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Chris Martin
Chris Martin

Chris Martin is one of the founding members of BJJ4CHANGE. Chris has a long history of doing martial arts and a big passion for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. This episode we will talk about BJJ 4 Change, an organization that is dictated to helping kids through BJJ.

We talk about:

  • What got Chris started in martial arts
  • Why he has such a passion for BJJ
  • Making a BJJ documentary
  • How doing BJJ can help kids on and off the mat
  • The goals of BJJ 4 Change
  • How the plan for BJJ 4 Change has adapted and grown
  • BJJ effecting social changes
  • The lifestyles of the kids that need some help
  • How Jiu-Jitsu helps with confidence
  • Where the money goes when you attend a camp
  • Some of the many benefits of BJJ

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Quote of the week: "Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish." John Quincy Adams

Article of the week: "What I Wish You Knew Before You Started Teaching: A Student’s View"

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Direct download: Epi2011520Chris20Martin20BJJ20420change.mp3
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We are excited to bring you Seph Smith this week on The BjjBrick Podcast.  Seph is the first person to be promoted to Black Belt under Ryan Hall.  Seph recently opened his own BJJ school called Up Stream BJJ.Seph Smith

We talk about:

  • Opening his own school
  • The type of game he plays
  • Why some people have a negative view of leg locks
  • Why leg locks can have a negative effect of some students progression
  • When students should start to do leg locks
  • Training safely
  • Some difficulties with opening his gym
  • Ryan Hall in the UFC
  • The attitude it takes to get good at BJJ

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Quote of the week: "A wrestling match in just the laws of physics"  Neil deGrasse Tyson

Article of the week: 12 life lessons kids learn fast in Jiu-Jitsu

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Direct download: Epi2011420Seph20Smith.mp3
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Scott Boehler of BJJ Rally
Scott Boehler of BJJ Rally

This week we bring you Scott Boehler. Scott is a brown belt from Montana.  He has been traveling the United States and Canada in his van training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

We talk about:

  • His goals with traveling
  • How he decided to leave Montana to train
  • Politics between schools in the same city
  • How to approach a gym you don't know
  • Paying mat fees
  • Living out of a van
  • Where to park a van over night and not get into trouble
  • What it takes for your gym to be welcoming
  • Teaching vs doing martial arts
  • Learning from coaches and athletes
  • A list of places that he have visited

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Quote of the week: “The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.” Ayn Rand. Presented by Roli Delgado

Article of the week: Train in the Gi to improve your No Gi

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Direct download: Epi2011320Scott20Boehler20Bjj20Rally.mp3
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Mark Fisher is a brown belt training at SGBi in Portland Oregon. He is one of the people that is running a Facebook page called Roll Out Jiu-Jitsu. Roll Out Jiu-Jjitsu is a online support group to help grapples that identify with LGBTQI.

Roll Out Jiu-Jitsu
Roll Out Jiu-Jitsu

We talk about:

  • The facebook page RollOut
  • The interview with Kurt Osiander from episode 108
  • Trainnig BJJ and not being out
  • How to find the correct BJJ gym for you
  • Mark's first day of BJJ
  • How to make you gym more friendly to the LGBTQI community
  • The type of game that Mark plays
  • Why he will try to not over use his flexibility
  • Tips for new competitors
  • The start of a BJJ match compared to the start of a chess match
  • Developing a game plan
  • Why you might want to shrink your game
  • Training on a limited schedule

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Other SBGi coaches that have been on The BjjBrick Podcast!

Quote of the week: "Set a goal so big that you can't achieve it until you grow into the person who can."

Article of the week: Fools Gold

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Direct download: Epi2011220Mark20Fisher.mp3
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