BjjBrick Podcast- BJJ, no-gi and good times!

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This week we have an interview with BJJ black belt Alexander Trans. Alexander is on the top of the competition scene.  He has been recently sidelined by a knee injury while competing at the worlds. Check out Alexanders Bio here.Alexander Trans

We talk about:

  • Teaching BJJ in the public schools of Abu Dhabi
  • Teaching regular classes in Abu Dhabi
  • His upcoming knee surgery
  • His plans on moving to Brazil
  • How he injured his knee during Worlds
  • His focus while he is training
  • Why he gets so many leg locks
  • What he eats before a tournament
  • Advice for dealing with nerves and adrenaline
  • What he was like as a blue belt
  • Advice for new students
  • Watching competition videos


Quote of the week: "Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent." Calvin Coolidge

Article of the week: "How to get the most out of a BJJ class"

First year of BJJ

Catch us next week for another episode of The BjjBrick Podcast

Direct download: Epi209920Alexander20Trans.mp3
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