Our mission with this podcast is to help YOU grow on the mats! We do this by presenting deep, insightful interviews every week with the best athletes, coaches and legends of BJJ and Grappling. Whether you're looking to expand your knowledge about technique, BJJ culture or the history of the art, every episode is loaded with advice and lessons from the best in the game. The host Ryan Ford conducts each interview in a casual setting, which makes it easy to see the human side of the stars of our sport and get to know their story while also learning more for your own development. New episodes are available every week, and we have over 500 episodes for you to enjoy as well, which is over 800 hours of entertainment and knowledge! We hope you enjoy it!
Thomas Rozdzynski joins the show to discuss the art of teaching Jiu-Jitsu. Topics include gym culture, curriculums, mat fees and more. He also explains the importance of teaching the more "boring" parts of BJJ in a way that captivates your students.
Amanda "Tubby" Alequin joins the show to talk about learning to hit the mental switch in competition, building protocols from guard and the value of focusing on the mechanics of techniques. She also shares her opinion about equality in Women's Jiu-Jitsu!
Renato Canuto provides tremendous insight for all competitors! He talks about managing adrenaline dumps and fatigue, avoiding overthinking and how to develop a pre-competition routine. He also talks about overcoming losses and winning 2021 Worlds!
Roy Dean joins the show to talk about the pressures and expectations black belts carry, rank envy and keeping a student mindset. He also talks about designing and re-designing your game and his new film project with Jeff Glover.