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

In this episode we talk about one of the most important things to learning BJJ efficiently. You need to be learning while you roll. We share a bunch of tips for a variety of situations.

We talk about:

  • Tips for rolling while you are new
  • Training with someone that has much more skill
  • Looking at common things in your defeats
  • Giving advice while rolling
  • Asking questions while rolling
  • Keeping a good attitude

Quote of the week: “Take the wood and make one of your own” Donatello

Article of the week: Top 5 Taboo Topics in BJJ

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This week we have an interview with Josh Myers. Josh credits BJJ with being a part of surviving cancer.

We talk about:

  • His start to BJJ
  • Getting a cut inside his mouth from hard training
  • Getting diagnosed with cancer
  • Getting skin grafts
  • Putting stress on your body
  • Other health benefits of BJJ
  • Tap Cancer Out
  • How to help a friend that has cancer

Links: Josh shares his story here

Quote of the week: “Time is a vindictive bandit to steal the beauty of our former selves. We are left with sagging, rippled flesh and burning gums with empty sockets.” Raphael

Q&A What is the first top dominant position i should work on?

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This week we have an interview with Patricia Fontes. Patricia is a IBJJF black belt No-Gi World Champion in 2015, 2016, and 2017. Her interview covers a wide range of topics.

We talk about:

  • Her start to sports with ballet
  • Her move to the United States
  • Dealing with injuries
  • Training both Gi and nogi
  • Dealing with the stress of a tournament
  • Getting her black belt
  • Competing with black belts as a brown belt
  • Teaching kids BJJ
  • Keeping jiu-jitsu fun
  • Traveling to Brazil

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Quote of the week: “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication” Leonardo da Vinci

Article of the week: 5 Things You Learn as a White Belt Helping Teach the Kids Class

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This week we bring you an interview with one of Europe’s top competitors Ashley Williams.

We talk about:

  • His move to the Submission Only format
  • Fighting in Polaris and the 3 round system
  • Training for specific events
  • Dealing with a combination of injuries
  • Using a counter attack strategy
  • His experiences in EBI
  • Being in exciting matches
  • Dealing with losses
  • The change of the leg lock game
  • Tips for people to do better in competition
  • Different levels for each belt

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Quote of the week: “The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark.” Michelangelo

Article of the week: Make your BJJ training effortless

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This week we bring you an interview with Olympic Greco Roman medalists and BJJ black belt Adam Wheeler. Adam has a new book that shares much of his story. Adam’s book is Believe and Achieve: Overcoming Obstacles to Excel.

We talk about:

  • Some stories from his childhood
  • Transitioning from wrestling to BJJ
  • Gi and nogi training
  • Training safely
  • How to make the best out of a bad situation
  • Being around positive people

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Quote of the week:”Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.” Arnold Schwarzenegger

We also recapped the second BjjBrick camp.

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