Epi 152 Double Black Belt Dainis Nguyen

This week we bring you an interview with double Black Belt Dainis Nguyen. Dainis started judo as a kid and eventually moved to BJJ. He is an active competitor in BJJ both gi and no-gi, with many exciting matches under his belt.

Photo by Afrobraz

Photo by Afrobraz

We talk about:

  • Starting martial arts with judo
  • Blending judo and BJJ
  • His new gym Team DNA BJJ
  • The social atmosphere in his gym
  • The process of opening a BJJ gym
  • His competition goals
  • Nutrition advice
  • Developing healthy eating habits
  • Why it is important to be persistent in BJJ
  • The 3 different type of training partners you need (+=-)
  • First tournament advice


Quote of the week: “There is little success where there is little laughter” Andrew Carnegie

Article of the week: 10 Ways to Improve Your BJJ While Off the Mats


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