Dallas Niles is a 29 year old purple belt. He recently did a seminar at Wichita Jiu-Jitsu Club. Gary took the opportunity to get a great interview.
Has been training BJJ for about 6 years under Rafael Lovato Jr. Dallas closed out the 2012 pan ams with Jarrod Dopp. He has placed at the Europeans, no-gi worlds, and won american nationals.
Dallas will be competing in the Europeans at the end of January. After that he will be competing in a long string of tournaments for the next 6 months.
Dallas shares with us lots of information about; training, motivation, goals, competing, coaching, dealing with losses, competing with wrestlers, go vs no-gi training, his favorite submission,hobbies out side of BJJ, and much more.
Contact info: Of Dallas Niles
Quote of the week – “If you think, you’re late. If you’re late, you muscle. If you muscle, you get tired. If you’re tired, you die. When you die is when you tap.” Saulo Ribeiro
Article of the week- (actually a website)- Mike Calimbas is the worlds number one photographer of BJJ. Byron and Gary have both liked his Facebook page and we recommend that you do to. If you miss a tournament Mike will provide your news feed with stunning pictures of all the action. Visit Mikecalimbas.com or his facebook page Facebook.com/DSLRmike.
Next week we have an outstanding interview with BJJ black belt Renato Tavares!