Rank #1: Episode 59 - Kurt Osiander
Kurt talks about his split from longtime coach Ralph Gracie, how he got into BJJ, the zombie apocalypse, trying to kill a dove, his MMA career, drawing naked women, being a role model, training over 50, drinking, partying and ancient weapons.
Rank #2: Episode 76 - Klaus Yohannes - The Black Vikings
In this episode, we talk about the founding of the Black Vikings, the sagas, the movements, the mantras, injuries, struggle, axes and more.
Rank #3: Episode 32 - Mauricio Gomes
It was a absolute honour to be able to sit down with Mauricio and talk about his life and jiu jitsu. In this episode we talk about the history of the Gracie family, Mauricio's connection and relationship with the Gracie's, especially Rolls, how he travelled around to Japan and the UK to spread jiu jitsu, his own personal competition career, the career of his son Roger Gracie, self defence vs sport jiu jitsu and much much more.
Mauricio is a living legend of the sport and it was great to have him share his story.
To book anything with Mauricio email: email@example.com
Follow on Facebook: www.facebook.com/MauricioGomesukbjj
Check out www.rogergracie.com
Rank #4: Episode 46 - Jon Hegan
In this episode we talk about Jon's time in the Marines, how he got into BJJ, training with the Gracie family in the 90's, the early days of UK BJJ, taking his black belt test with the Valente brothers, training with a blue belt Roger Gracie, training Krav Maga in Israel, working with violent young offenders for 14 years and much more.
For more info on Jon visit his website:
Rank #5: Episode 42 - Andrew Marshall 2: The Revenge
I talk to Andrew about training.
Rank #6: Episode 38 - Sebastian Brosche - Yoga for BJJ
Rank #7: Episode 54 - Ffion Davies
In this episode we talk about how Ffion got into martial arts, her judo career, how she got into BJJ, breaking down her competition success, and covering a lot of women related topics in BJJ including women teaching, should you date your instructor and dick pics, probably too much about dick pics.
Find Ffion on instragram: www.instagram.com/ffioneira3
Find out more about CF24: www.cf24jiujitsu.co.uk
Rank #8: Episode 1 - Andrew Marshall
We talk about the fitness industry, strength training for BJJ, the important of mentality in training and pretty much ramble about everything in between.
Rank #9: Episode 14 - Mike Leng - Unorthodox Nutrition
We talk about cutting weight, losing weight, gaining weight, day of fight nutrition, what to eat around training and much much more.
For more info or to contact Mike visit:
Rank #10: Episode 5 - Nicolas Gregoriades
If you want to find more about Nic you can find all about the Jiu Jitsu Brotherhood at - www.jiujitsubrotherhood.com
Buy cool stuff like gis and rash guards at - www.jjbgear.com
And listen to his own podcast at - www.digitalcommunion.com
And as always if you want to contact the podcast hit me up at - firstname.lastname@example.org
Rank #11: Episode 69 - Lachlan Giles
In this episode, we talk Australian jiu jitsu, coaching, competition, leg locks, rule sets, running an academy, injuries and more.
Rank #12: Episode 3 - Simon Hayes
In an epic 3 and a half hour conversation we talk about his history in sport and martial arts, how he found BJJ, the birth of jiu jitsu in the UK, training on set with the likes of Guy Ritchie and Jason Statham, the creation of his famous smash pass and even the history of bulldogs.
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Rank #13: Episode 8 - Oli Geddes
We discuss his nomadic lifestyle, his journey into a full time jiu jitsu athlete, training with Roger Gracie, the development of his famous half guard and foot lock game, his strength training and his interesting diet.
For more about Oli visit: www.olivergeddes.com
To buy Oli's foot lock instructional visit: www.footlockmastery.com
Or follow him on instagram: www.instagram.com/olivergeddes
To contact the podcast: email@example.com
Rank #14: Episode 2 - Alan Whitton - The Mind as a Weapon
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Rank #15: Episode 50 - Simon Yeo
In this episode we talk about Simon's journey into martial arts. The history of ninjutsu. How he discovered BJJ and how he combined it with his ninjutsu. Meeting and travelling Japan with Royce Gracie is his Pride days, hanging out with Eric Clapton, touring with INXS, teaching Bear Grylls on his boat and much more.
Find out more about Simon at www.yeodojo.net
Rank #16: Episode 11 - Kev Capel
In this episode we talk about the early days of UK BJJ and MMA, Kev's time in the army, training with a young Roger Gracie, opening and building a successful academy, training in Brazil, his own competition experiences, what its like having a real BJJ family and much much more.
For more info on Kev visit: www.rgabucks.co.uk
As always to contact the podcast: firstname.lastname@example.org
Rank #17: Episode 74 - John Will
In this episode, we talk about Johns journey in the martial arts, the creation of his magazine; Blitz, training under the Gracie's and Machado's, participating in challenge matches, travelling the world studying martial arts and much more.
Rank #18: Discussion. Episode 3 - Quintet rundown
Rank #19: Episode 33 - Marc Goddard
In this episode I sit down with world renowned MMA referee Marc Goddard. What many people don't realise about Marc is that he has a long history training and competing within the martial arts. With a professional MMA career and a BJJ black belt. In this episode we talk about Marc's journey through the martial arts, how he got into refereeing, why he had to step away from his own fighting career, refereeing in BJJ and much more.
Rank #20: Episode 12 - Callum Medcraft - Jiu Jitsu Style
In the episode we talk about how he came to create Jiu Jitsu Style, the philosophy behind the mag, stories of where the mag has taken him. As well as talking about EBI, Polaris, how the sport has changed and how Callum sees it growing in the future.
To find out more about Jiu Jitsu Style visit:
Facebook - facebook.com/bjjstyle
Instagram - instagram.com/bjjstyle
Twitter - twitter.com/jiujitsustyle