Epi 140 Ricardo Tubbs DFKC

The week we bring you an interview with BJJ black belt Ricardo Tubbs. Ricardo is a black belt under Master Ricardo Cavalcanti, he is also the owner of Da Firma Kimono Company.

Ricardo Tubbs DFKC BJJ

We talk about:

  • What makes Da Firma Kimono Company different
  • Why they have 49 different sizes of kimonos
  • Some challenges with starting a gi company
  • Tips for caring for your gi
  • Keeping the color in your gi
  • BJJ and the navy
  • BJJ in schools
  • Advice for a student doing a first tournament
  • The importance of basics
  • Advice for doing no-gi from a mostly bjj background


Quote of the week: “He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life” Muhammad Ali

Article of the week: Purple Belt a.k.a. “The Rolling Belt” 


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This episode also has a movie breakdown of Napoleon Dynamite on a bike ramp and Gary talks about his book “Rolling In The Living Room: The Futon submission”

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