Mon, 10 November 2014
Shama Ko is the program director of an organization called Girls in Gis (GIG). GIG supports a growing and supportive community of women in BJJ. Chapters of GIG are springing up all over the Midwest. Shama has been training BJJ for 13 years. GIG had about 30 events this year.
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Quote of the week: "Risk more than others think is safe, care more than others is wise." Presented by AJ Agazarm
Article of the week: "How to Survive a Training Layoff" grapplearts.com
Mon, 3 November 2014
AJ Agazarm is a former DI wrestler and a very active light weight black belt. He is known for his aggressive style and never quit attitude. He received his black belt a couple of years ago from Eduardo de Lima. This is a fun interview and AJ shares tons of great advice for any grappler.
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Quote of the week: "Nothing takes the place of hard training on the mats" Budo Jake
Article of the week: 5 Important Things Your Instructors Want You to Stop Doing
Mon, 27 October 2014
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Quote of the week: "When you first assemble a group, it's not a team right off the bat. It's only a collection of individuals." Mike Krzyzewski (Coach K)
Article of the week: Why Do So Many People Quit Jiu-Jitsu At Blue Belt?
Mon, 20 October 2014
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Quote of the week: "High expectations are the key to everything" Sam Walton
Article of the week: "3 Ways to Become Happier with Your Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Training"
Mon, 13 October 2014
Rafael Ellwanger is from Rio De Janeiro, he has been a BJJ black belt since April 10, 2006. He opened his won gym called Gracie United, in Hammond Louisiana. Gracie United has 15 schools in or near the Louisiana area.
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The BjjBrick Podcast has been going for 1 Year with this episode!! We have managed to pull off an episode every week. We (try to quickly) go down the episode list for anyone who has missed something that you might want to go back and check.
Quote of the week:"Everything Should Be Made as Simple as Possible, But Not Simpler" Albert Einstein- Presented by Matt Thorton
Article of the week: Breaking Down the Notebook by White Belt Survival Strategy
Mon, 6 October 2014
Matt Thornton is the founder of Straight Blast Gym. He was introduced to BJJ in 1991. In 2001 Chris Hauete awarded Matt his black belt. He can be found running his own Academy in Portland, Oregon, when his is not traveling.
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Quote of the week: “I am a slow walker, but I never walk back.” Abraham Lincoln
Article of the week: "How To Be A Douche In Jiu-Jitsu" by http://jiujitsutimes.com/
We end the podcast with Ultimate dancing with Byron's Mom talking about Randy Couture on dancing with the stars.
Mon, 29 September 2014
Matheus Diniz is a rising star in the world of BJJ. He is a Brown Belt training at Marcelo Garcia's academy. On Saturday 9-27-2014 he won the Pans nogi, Brown belt in the heavyweight division.
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Quote of the week: "Shoot for the moon, even if you miss you will be among the stars" Bernardo Faria
Article of the week: "When Hugs Get Dangerous: Guys Rolling w/ Women" by Jesse J. Saxon
Mon, 22 September 2014
The BjjBrick Podcast is in iTunes, and Stitcher radioBernardo Faria is one of the top BJJ black belt competitors on the mat today. He credits a lot of his success not to being talented but to training very hard everyday. He is currently training and teaching at Marcelo Garcia's Academy. Look for him this October competing in Worlds No-Gi, IBJJF PRO and NY PRO.
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More info on Bernardo's Deep Half Guard DVD!!
Quote of the week: "train hard fight easy" this quote was presented by Yuri Simoes
Article of the week: Teamquestmma.net "8 Tips For Teaching Kids Martial Arts"
Mon, 15 September 2014
The BjjBrick Podcast is in iTunes, and Stitcher radio Yuri Simões is one of the top competitors at the heavyweight division in BJJ. He is competing for the Caio Terra Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Association. He has been doing BJJ for 13 years, compeating for most of it.In this interview Yuri Simões talks about:
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Quote of the week: "ABC always be choking" Brian Marvin
Article of the week: "7 people you meet training bjj"
Mon, 8 September 2014
The BjjBrick Podcast is in iTunes, and Stitcher radioBrian Marvin is a 1st Degree Black Belt under Master Carlos Gracie Jr. This interview is packed full of great advice for the new grappler and the experienced competitor alike. Professor Brian Marvin has recently opened a Gracie Barra School in Sugar Land Tx. This interview we talk about:
Quote of the week: In boxing, I had a lot of fear. Fear was good. But, for the first time, in the bout with Muhammad Ali, I didn't have any fear. I thought, 'This is easy. This is what I've been waiting for'. No fear at all. No nervousness. And I lost.
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