Epi 170 Black Belt Dr. Jen Case

This week we bring you an interview with Dr. Jen Case. Dr. Case has a PhD in human nutrition, she studies nutrition and sport performance. Dr. Case is a black belt under Renato Tavares and she trains in Kansas City with Jason Bircher.

We talk about:

  • How Jiu-Jitsu has effected her education
  • The idea of passive insufficiency and BJJ
  • Comparing a black belt to a Phd
  • The importance of strength and skill on the mat
  • Weightlifting for BJJ
  • Diet tips for better performance on the mat
  • What you should eat based on the time of day
  • Cutting weight
  • Teaching women’s only seminars
  • Advice to women who are new to BJJ
  • Advice for students going to school and BJJ
  • Goals for new students
  • A women’s only BJJ seminar Feb 4, 10-11:30 that she is teaching

Links: Kansas City BJJ

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

Article of the week: Meet the 5 worst enemies of the BJJ fighter

We also debuted our new segment The Referee Corner “Epi 1 Most common mistake in BJJ”


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BjjBrick Radio Episode 5

Today we talk to Jason Bircher.

The BjjBrick Podcast is in iTunesand Stitcher radio
He is a black belt under Renato Tavares, he has a BJJ club in Kansas City.
Jason talks about his history in BJJ.
He gives us several tips for competing.
He will give you some great advice with developing your game.
Throughout the interview you can tell Jason has a deep passion for BJJ.
This interview is available in iTunes and Stitcher radio.

Jason and Byron

Jason and Byron

Quote “The man is the size of his dreams” from Andre Tim Monteiro

Article of the week- From Innerbjj.com “The Bjj Contrarian”

KCbjj.com If you are in Kansas City check out Jason’s gym. He is a great instructor and leads a fun class.
Innerbjj.com “The Bjj Contrarian”
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