Epi 95 Kicking Butt and Saving Animals With David Meyer

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This week we have a Pioneer of American BJJ practitioners David Meyer. David started Jiu-Jitsu is 1991 and was one of the first Americans to reach the rank of black belt. He was also one of the first 12 non Brazilians to reach black belt putting him he the group known as the “Dirty Dozen”

We talk about:

  • His early experiences with Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
  • Competing at some of the first BJJ competitions in the united states
  • Being an athlete and a vegan
  • Kicking ass and saving animals
  • Getting more out of each class
  • Doing BJJ home work
  • Doing a tabata workout
  • How to push yourself when you are tired
  • BJJ for MMA
  • Early MMA
  • Performing better at competitions
  • Developing new techniques
  • Being a good training partner
  • The importance of a game plan
  • Training with Eddie Bravo
  • Adopting a pet


Quote of the week: “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” Aristotle, Presented by Ryan Hall

Article of the week: “4 Ways Submission Grapplers Can Apply Wrestling Concepts to Their Practice

Catch us next week for another episode of The BjjBrick Podcast

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