Richard Bresler and Scott Burr are co authors of the book Worth Defending, an amazing story about Richard's journey in life and how a chance meeting with a jiu jitsu master (Rorion Gracie) was the catalyst that lead Richard on a quest for self realization and self improvement. Through his friendship with Rorion, Richard explains how he turned his life around by finding jiu jitsu and helped contribute to the birth of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in America, a martial arts revolution, and the creation of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
Scott Burr is a black belt professor and the first person to earn the rank of black belt from legendary BJJ pioneer Professor Steve Maxwell. He also holds black belts in Kodokan Judo and the Kuk Sul Do, and is a MaxwellSC-certified Pro Trainer, holding Level 1 and Level 2 certifications in both the MaxwellSC Kettlebell and Bodyweight Training systems. Scott is the author of the numerous books on strength & conditioning and martial arts books, and In recent years has had the opportunity to train with and learn directly from Master Rickson Gracie. In this interview we talk about his history in martial arts, including MMA training and going from Jiu Jitsu to Judo; his relationship with Steve Maxwell; his books, and how he got into writing; his current projects including Robert Drysdale’s book - Opening Close Guard and Richard Bresler’s book - Worth Defending; his invention-the Knot Lock; training with Rickson Gracie, his Jiu Jitsu philosophy, and more
100% Kona coffee produced on the Big Island of Hawaii is prized among connoisseurs. But preparing any type of coffee takes certain skill. Scott Burr, Founder of Carta Coffee, offers tips for making a great cup of coffee, storing your coffee beans correctly to savor your cup of java with more pleasure. www.cartacoffee.comThis show is brought to you by Talk 4 Radio (http://www.talk4radio.com/) on the Talk 4 Media Network (http://www.talk4media.com/).
Hawaii is the only U.S. state that grows coffee, and the best is from Kona on the Big Island, home to 600 small farms (average 6 acre orchards). Scott Burr, Founder of Carta Coffee, left the wine business to buy a coffee farm. At his Nolyssa Farms, Scott's approach is hands-on to growing and roasting his beans. We discuss what make 100% Kona coffee prized among connoisseurs and its production as well as its challenges from "knockoff" blends. Carta Coffee is available at www.cartacoffee.com.This show is broadcast live on W4CY Radio – (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (http://www.talk4radio.com/) on the Talk 4 Media Network (http://www.talk4media.com/).
#109: Scott Burr, Strength Coach & Jiu Jitsu Black Belt
Podcast – Functional Meatheads
Scott Burr is an interesting guy. He’s holds a black belt in multiple martial arts, is a former MMA fighter, a strength coach, published fiction author, and has the distinction of being Steve Maxwell’s first and only black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Mark and Scott recently took part in Jim Smith and Steve Maxwell’s recent videos, 3D Strength & Real Resets and sat down to do this podcast in a hotel in Elmira, NY. The two talk about what it’s like to come of age and have multiple interests in front of you, but no real path; strength and conditioning, and of course, jiu jitsu and MMA. Check it out! http://2manymcs.net/PODCAST/Live/FMLiveEp084.mp3 Download: FUNCTIONAL MEATHEADS EPISODE 109 (MP3)