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Episode 96 Priit Mihkelson ▶ Episode 96 - Priit Mihkelson
Episode 96 - Priit Mihkelson

Priit Mihkelson is a BJJ black belt and owner of Defensive BJJ.In this episode we talk about Priits background in martial arts, how he got into grappling, his different approach to teaching and learni ...

Episode 95 Shanti Gorton and Marina Mavr ▶ Episode 95 - Shanti Gorton and Marina Mavrou - Women Who Fight
Episode 95 - Shanti Gorton and Marina Mavrou - Women Who Fight

Shanti and Marina are the two ladies behind Women Who Fight, an organisation formed to empower, promote and educate women within combat sports.In this episode we discuss how and why WWF was created, ...

Episode 94 Leo Negao ▶ Episode 94 - Leo Negao
Episode 94 - Leo Negao

Leo Negao is an old-school BJJ black belt and former pro MMA figher. In this episode, we discuss how Leo got into BJJ, his early days training with Carlson Gracie and his legendary vale tudo team, his ...

Episode 93 Adisa Banjoko The Bishop ▶ Episode 93 - Adisa Banjoko - The Bishop
Episode 93 - Adisa Banjoko - The Bishop

Adisa The Bishop is a BJJ black belt, author, journalist, educator, and curator specialising in the fields of hip hop, chess, and jiu jitsu. In this episode we talk about Adisa's journey in hip hop, f ...

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Episode 92 Andy Costello ▶ Episode 92 - Andy Costello
Episode 92 - Andy Costello

Andy is a BJJ black belt, former Judo British squad member, Pro MMA fighter, boxer, Kickboxer, and chess boxer.In this episode we talk about Andy's martial arts journey starting with his highly accomp ...

Episode 91 Tim Shieff ▶ Episode 91 - Tim Shieff
Episode 91 - Tim Shieff

Tim is a freerunning world champion, ninja warrior and biomechanical explorer.In this episode we discuss Tims journey, his freerunning and parkour days, ninja warrior, his deep exploration into human ...

Episode 90 Pedro Bessa ▶ Episode 90 - Pedro Bessa
Episode 90 - Pedro Bessa

Pedro Bessa is a BJJ black belt under Telles, Terere and 'Careca' and worlds and european medalist.In this episode we talk about Pedro's start in BJJ, his training in Capoeria, his time at TT training ...

Episode 89 James Hunter Crossley ▶ Episode 89 - James Hunter Crossley
Episode 89 - James Hunter Crossley

James Crossley is a former bodybuilder, strongman, and Gladiator from ITV's GladiatorsIn this episode we talk about Jame start in bodybuilding as a youth, being scouted by ITV to join the hugely pop ...

Episode 88 Dan Hardy ▶ Episode 88 - Dan Hardy
Episode 88 - Dan Hardy

Dan Hardy is a former UFC fighter, commentator, and fight analyst.In this episode we discuss Dan's start in martial arts, his entry into professional MMA, his career in the UFC, his retirement due to ...

Episode 87 Jimmy Wallhead ▶ Episode 87 - Jimmy Wallhead
Episode 87 - Jimmy Wallhead

Judo Jimmy Wallhead is a judo black belt and professional mixed martial artist.In this episode we talk through Jimmy's martial arts career, from his start in Judo to his career fighting in many of t ...

Episode 86 Jeff Lawson ▶ Episode 86 - Jeff Lawson
Episode 86 - Jeff Lawson

Jeff Lawson is a BJJ black belt, a judo black belt, and a former MMA fighter.In the episode we talk about how Jeff got into judo, how he transitioned into mixed martial arts in the early days of the s ...

Episode 85 Matthew Benyon ▶ Episode 85 - Matthew Benyon
Episode 85 - Matthew Benyon

Matt Benyon is a BJJ black belt and the brains behind multiple BJJ brands including Scramble and Polaris.In this episode, we talk about Matt's journey into martial arts, his inspiration for starting S ...

Episode 84 Andrew Marshall 3 The Redempt ▶ Episode 84 - Andrew Marshall 3: The Redemption
Episode 84 - Andrew Marshall 3: The Redemption

I'm joined again by strength and conditioning coach Andrew Marshall to discuss training, lifting and the passage of time. ...

Episode 83 Rick Young ▶ Episode 83 - Rick Young
Episode 83 - Rick Young

Rick Young is a lifelong martial artist whos full list of accomplishments is too long to note but include:Scotlands first BJJ black belt, judo black belt, Karate black belt, full instructor in JKD und ...

Episode 82 The Stone Man Martin Jancsics ▶ Episode 82 - The Stone Man - Martin Jancsics
Episode 82 - The Stone Man - Martin Jancsics

Martin Jancsics is one of the world's leading authorities on Stone lifting.In this episode, we talk all about historic stone lifting; its history, the culture, the stories, the myths and the stones th ...

Episode 81 Steve Campbell ▶ Episode 81 - Steve Campbell
Episode 81 - Steve Campbell

Steve Campbell is Manchesters first BJJ black belt and owner of Stealth BJJ.In this episode, we talk about Steves BJJ journey which included living in Brazil for 8 years and all the stories that come ...

Episode 80 David Horne ▶ Episode 80 - David Horne
Episode 80 - David Horne

David Horne is a master of all things strength. Legendary in the grip strength world David has competed in over 300 contest including tug of war, strongman, powerlifting, arm wrestling and grip sports ...

Episode 78 Sam Crook The Francis Ngannou ▶ Episode 78 - Sam Crook - The Francis Ngannou Foundation
Episode 78 - Sam Crook - The Francis Ngannou Foundation

Sam Crook is a BJJ black belt and head coach at the Francis Ngannou Foundation, a martial arts based social project in Cameroon.In this episode, we talk about how Sam came to head up the project, what ...

Episode 78 Pete The Greek Letsos ▶ Episode 78 - Pete The Greek Letsos
Episode 78 - Pete The Greek Letsos

Pete The Greek Letsos is a Carlson Gracie Jr black belt and founder Rio Jiu Jitsu club.Pete has been training BJJ for over 20 years, starting with Carlson Gracie Jr and spending years living in Braz ...

Episode 77 Rosi Sexton ▶ Episode 77 - Rosi Sexton
Episode 77 - Rosi Sexton

Rosi Sexton is a former professional MMA fighter, Musician, Mathematician, Osteopath and politician.In this episode, I chat to Rosi about her incredibly interesting life. Her unique combination of ski ...

Episode 76 Klaus Yohannes The Black Viki ▶ Episode 76 - Klaus Yohannes - The Black Vikings
Episode 76 - Klaus Yohannes - The Black Vikings

Klaus is a strength and conditioning coach and founder of the Black Vikings movement. In this episode, we talk about the founding of the Black Vikings, the sagas, the movements, the mantras, injuries, ...

Episode 75 Alex Reid ▶ Episode 75 - Alex Reid
Episode 75 - Alex Reid

Alex Reid is an actor, MMA fighter and Celebrity Big Brother winner.In this episode, we talk about Alex's acting career, his MMA career, being thrust into the media spotlight through big brother, the ...

Episode 74 John Will ▶ Episode 74 - John Will
Episode 74 - John Will

John Will is Australia's first BJJ black belt and one of the dirty dozen - The first 12 non-Brazilians to receive a BJJ black belt. In this episode, we talk about Johns journey in the martial arts, ...

Episode 73 Lucio Lagarto Rodrigues ▶ Episode 73 - Lucio “Lagarto” Rodrigues
Episode 73 - Lucio “Lagarto” Rodrigues

Lucio “Lagarto” Rodrigues is a multiple European champion and UAEJJF world championIn this episode we talk about Lucio’s journey into BJJ, having to fight strangers on the weekend before he was allowe ...

Episode 72 Samantha Cook ▶ Episode 72 - Samantha Cook
Episode 72 - Samantha Cook

Samantha Cook is a BJJ black belt and one of the UK's finest competitors. In this episode, we talk about Sam's heavy competition schedule, travelling, weight cutting, the growth of women's jiu jitsu, ...

Episode 71 Braulio Estima ▶ Episode 71 - Braulio Estima
Episode 71 - Braulio Estima

Braulio Estima is a multiple time BJJ World champion, ADCC weight and Absolute champion, and multiple time Pan-American and European champion. In this episode, I sit down with one of the greatest ever ...

Episode 70 Ben Poppleton ▶ Episode 70 - Ben Poppleton
Episode 70 - Ben Poppleton

Ben is an old school UK BJJ legend and one of the earliest British black beltsBen started training in the earliest days of UK BJJ and spent large periods of time training in Brazil with the Gracies. I ...

Episode 69 Lachlan Giles ▶ Episode 69 - Lachlan Giles
Episode 69 - Lachlan Giles

Lachlan Giles is an elite competitive black belt, coach and physio. In this episode, we talk Australian jiu jitsu, coaching, competition, leg locks, rule sets, running an academy, injuries and more. ...

Episode 68 Darragh OConaill ▶ Episode 68 - Darragh O'Conaill
Episode 68 - Darragh O'Conaill

Darragh O'Conaill is an Irish BJJ black belt competitor and coach who runs East Coast Jiu Jitsu Academy.In this episode, we talk about Darragh's competition career, how he got into BJJ, his time at th ...

Episode 67 Eric Uresk ▶ Episode 67 - Eric Uresk
Episode 67 - Eric Uresk

Eric is a former professional MMA fighter and the head coach at Phuket top team. In this episode we talk about Eric's pretty wild childhood and youth, how he escaped it, how he got into fighting, his ...

Episode 66 Hooman Tavakolian and Saeed E ▶ Episode 66 - Hooman Tavakolian and Saeed Esmaeli
Episode 66 - Hooman Tavakolian and Saeed Esmaeli

Hooman Tavakolian is a former wrestler, wrestling coach, sports diplomat and philanthropist. In this episode, we discuss how wrestling is deeply built into Iranian culture, an athletes responsibility ...

Episode 65 Tom Barlow ▶ Episode 65 - Tom Barlow
Episode 65 - Tom Barlow

Tom is a BJJ black belt and multiple time nogi world champion.In this episode Tom and I discuss how he got into BJJ, his gymnastics background, training with some of the best in the world at some of t ...

Episode 64 Bob Breen ▶ Episode 64 - Bob Breen
Episode 64 - Bob Breen

Guro Bob Breen is a martial arts pioneer. Renowned in multiple disciplines including Karate, Kali/Escrima, Philipino martial arts and Jeet Kun Do.Bob has been teaching martial arts for over 50 years, ...

Discussion Episode 5 Polaris 8 rundown ▶ Discussion. Episode 5 - Polaris 8 rundown
Discussion. Episode 5 - Polaris 8 rundown

I'm joined by Luke Dalmedo again to discuss Polaris 8, and many irrelevant things. ...

Episode 63 Ant Lambert ▶ Episode 63 - Ant Lambert
Episode 63 - Ant Lambert

Ant Lambert is a former Marine and adventurer.One half of the two-man team; the Mad Explorers. The Mad Explorers have undertaken a challenge they have named Expedition 5, in which they will attempt ...

Discussion Episode 4 Quintet 3 rundown ▶ Discussion. Episode 4 - Quintet 3 rundown
Discussion. Episode 4 - Quintet 3 rundown

This episode is a rundown of Quintet grappling 3 event in Las vegas.I sit down with Luke Dalmedo and David Ooi to chat about Quinet 3 and sin city. ...

Episode 62 Ben Hodgkinson ▶ Episode 62 - Ben Hodgkinson
Episode 62 - Ben Hodgkinson

Ben Hodgkinson is a BJJ black belt and the director of Grappling Industries Aus and UK.In this episode, we talk about Ben's journey in BJJ, training around the world, his work with Grappling Industrie ...

Episode 61 Tom Kong Watson ▶ Episode 61 - Tom Kong Watson
Episode 61 - Tom Kong Watson

Tom Watson is a former BAMMA Champion and UFC veteran. In this episode we talk about Tom's journey into martial arts, his time training at some of the best MMA camps in the world, including; Jackson, ...

Episode 60 Josh Palmer ▶ Episode 60 - Josh Palmer
Episode 60 - Josh Palmer

Josh Palmer is a top MMA and BJJ commentator. Josh commentates on some of the worlds biggest grappling shows such and Polaris and Kasai and MMA show such as Cage warriors. In this episode, we chat abo ...

Episode 59 Kurt Osiander ▶ Episode 59 - Kurt Osiander
Episode 59 - Kurt Osiander

Kurt Osiander is one of the most well-known characters in all of BJJ, known for his crazy personality and zero-fucks-given attitude Kurt talks about his split from longtime coach Ralph Gracie, how he ...

Episode 58 Danny Batten ▶ Episode 58 - Danny Batten
Episode 58 - Danny Batten

Danny Batten is a UK MMA pioneer and Roger Gracie black belt.In this episode we talk through Danny's MMA career, the reason he retired from fighting, being a brown belt for 10 years, fighting pro with ...

Episode 57 Rob Long ▶ Episode 57 - Rob Long
Episode 57 - Rob Long

Rob Long is a blind veteran injured in Afghanistan and a BJJ competitor. In this episode, Ron talks about his experience in the army, his training, what it's like living in one of the most dangerous p ...

Episode 56 Lee Doski ▶ Episode 56 - Lee Doski
Episode 56 - Lee Doski

Lee Doski is a Bjj black belt and UK MMA pioneer. In this episode, the Guitar hero talks about his start in MMA, gives a history lesson on UK MMA, shares some stories, serenades us with his musical ...

Episode 55 Nick Osipczak ▶ Episode 55 - Nick Osipczak
Episode 55 - Nick Osipczak

Nick Osipczak is a former UFC fighter and all round martial artist. In this episode we talk about gambling, kung fu, MMA, Nick's UFC career, why he retired, tai chi, fighting animals, Ayahuasca, art, ...

Episode 54 Ffion Davies ▶ Episode 54 - Ffion Davies
Episode 54 - Ffion Davies

Ffion Davies is one of the UK's top BJJ competitors and a Judo black belt. In this episode we talk about how Ffion got into martial arts, her judo career, how she got into BJJ, breaking down her compe ...

Episode 53 Lee Kemp and Saeed Esmaeli ▶ Episode 53 - Lee Kemp and Saeed Esmaeli
Episode 53 - Lee Kemp and Saeed Esmaeli

Lee Kemp is a 3 time wrestling world champion and hall of famer. Saeed Esmaeli is a renowned wrestling coach working with some of the top wrestling, MMA and Jiu Jitsu competitors. In this episode we t ...

Discussion Episode 3 Quintet rundown ▶ Discussion. Episode 3 - Quintet rundown
Discussion. Episode 3 - Quintet rundown

In this episode Im joined by Luke Dalmedo as we chat about last weeks Quintet Grappling event in Japan. ...

Episode 52 Maximiliano Ulloa York ▶ Episode 52 - Maximiliano Ulloa York
Episode 52 - Maximiliano Ulloa York

Maximiliano Ulloa York is a paraplegic jiu jitsu competitor and runs the International Jiu Jitsu without Limitations Federation and Para Jiu jitsu magazine. Maximiliano started jiu jitsu whilst fully ...

Episode 51 Shaun Escoffery George Asprey ▶ Episode 51 - Shaun Escoffery + George Asprey - The Lion Kings
Episode 51 - Shaun Escoffery + George Asprey - The Lion Kings

Shaun Escoffery and George Asprey star in the London production of The Lion King musical. Shaun is a BJJ black belt and George is a blue belt. I sit down with Mufasa and Scar to talk about their profe ...

Episode 50 Simon Yeo ▶ Episode 50 - Simon Yeo
Episode 50 - Simon Yeo

Simon Yeo is a 15th degree Bujinkan Ninjutsu black belt and a Roger Gracie BJJ black belt. In this episode we talk about Simon's journey into martial arts. The history of ninjutsu. How he discovered B ...

Episode 49 Arlans Siqueira ▶ Episode 49 - Arlans Siqueira
Episode 49 - Arlans Siqueira

Arlans Siqueira is a BJJ black belt and the first person to teach BJJ in the UK. In the episode we talk about how Arlans got into BJJ. Coming to the UK when there was no jiu jitsu and teaching it for ...

Episode 48 Ben Whybrow The Judo Physio ▶ Episode 48 - Ben Whybrow - The Judo Physio
Episode 48 - Ben Whybrow - The Judo Physio

Ben Whybrow is a musculoskeletal, sports & music physiotherapist. Squad physio for Comberton Judo Club and a judo black belt. In this episode we discuss injury prevention, recovery and answer listener ...

Episode 47 Brian Jacks ▶ Episode 47 - Brian Jacks
Episode 47 - Brian Jacks

Brian Jacks is an Olympic judo medalist and multiple time Superstars champion.Brian Jacks is a legendary British judo figure. Being the first brit to medal at a world championship. Put in the Olympic ...

Episode 46 Jon Hegan ▶ Episode 46 - Jon Hegan
Episode 46 - Jon Hegan

Jon Hegan is a BJJ, Judo and Krav Maga black belt and former Marines Commando.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, ...

Episode 45 Romeo Carlo Pagulayan ▶ Episode 45 - Romeo Carlo Pagulayan
Episode 45 - Romeo Carlo Pagulayan

I chat with Romeo about entrepreneurship, design, grip, diet, cryptocurrencies, driverless cars, competition mindset and much more. Follow Romeo on instagram at:www.instagram.com/romeostasis_ ...

Episode 44 Gareth Riddy ▶ Episode 44 - Gareth Riddy
Episode 44 - Gareth Riddy

Gareth Riddy is the author of How to Undo the Shit the Modern World Does to Us, a personal trainer and physical therapist. In his episode we discuss all the shit the modern world does to us and some ...

Episode 43 Marc Walder ▶ Episode 43 - Marc Walder
Episode 43 - Marc Walder

Marc is a Mauricio Gomes black belt and one of the first people in the UK to train BJJ. We talk about Marc's introduction to BJJ, his experience at the Gracie academy in the mid 90's, bring Royce over ...

Episode 42 Andrew Marshall 2 The Revenge ▶ Episode 42 - Andrew Marshall 2: The Revenge
Episode 42 - Andrew Marshall 2: The Revenge

Andrew Marshall is a Strength and Conditioning coach. I talk to Andrew about training. ...

Episode 41 Dean Amasinger ▶ Episode 41 - Dean Amasinger
Episode 41 - Dean Amasinger

Dean Amasinger is a former professional MMA fighter, TUF contestant and a world renowned sports performance coach. In this episode we talk about how Dean got into MMA, his experience in the Ultimate F ...

Episode 40 Drew Sullivan ▶ Episode 40 - Drew Sullivan
Episode 40 - Drew Sullivan

Drew Sullivan is the former GB basketball captain, Olympian and Roger Gracie blue belt. In this episode we talk about how Drew got into basketball, going to America at a young age to play, travelling ...

Episode 39 Sebastian Junger ▶ Episode 39 - Sebastian Junger
Episode 39 - Sebastian Junger

Sebastian Junger is a world renowned author, filmmaker and journalist.In this episode we discuss why Sebastian got into war journalism, his experiences in increasingly hostile locations, the brotherho ...

Episode 38 Sebastian Brosche Yoga for BJ ▶ Episode 38 - Sebastian Brosche - Yoga for BJJ
Episode 38 - Sebastian Brosche - Yoga for BJJ

Sebastian Brosche is a BJJ black belt and owner of Yoga for BJJ. In this episode we talk about yoga, injuries, nutrition, sleep, Yoga for BJJ and much more. For more info check out:www.yogaforbjj.netO ...

Episode 37 Ray Stevens ▶ Episode 37 - Ray Stevens
Episode 37 - Ray Stevens

Ray Stevens is a Judo Olympic silver medalist and a Roger Gracie black belt.We talk about how Ray got into judo, his experience training in Japan, his competition career, his Olympic games performance ...

Episode 36 Danny Williams ▶ Episode 36 - Danny Williams
Episode 36 - Danny Williams

Danny Williams is a judo Olympian and Commonwealth gold medalist.In this episode we talk about how Danny got into judo, his experience at the 2012 olympic games, his training, his experience in BJJ, t ...

Episode 35 Ryan Mairs ▶ Episode 35 - Ryan Mairs
Episode 35 - Ryan Mairs

Ryan Mairs is a grappler, mixed martial artist and mental health advocate.In this episode I talk to Ryan about his experience of mental health, from his own to those around him. Why its so important t ...

Episode 34 Brad Pickett ▶ Episode 34 - Brad Pickett
Episode 34 - Brad Pickett

Brad Pickett is a UFC veteran and UK MMA legend. In this episode I talk to Brad about how he got into MMA, his career during the WEC and later the UFC, his retirement, his upcoming professional grappl ...

Episode 33 Marc Goddard ▶ Episode 33 - Marc Goddard
Episode 33 - Marc Goddard

Marc Goddard is a UFC referee and BJJ black belt under Braulio Estima.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 ...

Episode 32 Mauricio Gomes ▶ Episode 32 - Mauricio Gomes
Episode 32 - Mauricio Gomes

Mauricio Gomes is a 7th degree coral belt in BJJ, one of the famous five under Rolls Gracie and father of Roger Gracie. It was a absolute honour to be able to sit down with Mauricio and talk about h ...

Episode 31 Leigh Remedios ▶ Episode 31 - Leigh Remedios
Episode 31 - Leigh Remedios

Leigh Remedios is a UK MMA legend with over 30 professional bouts. We talk about how Leigh got into MMA before it was even called MMA, his match against Genki Sudo at UFC 38, his career as an infamous ...

Episode 30 Kameron Atakuru ▶ Episode 30 - Kameron Atakuru
Episode 30 - Kameron Atakuru

Kameron Atakuru is a BJJ black belt competitor and coach, a former professional MMA fighter with a background in catch wrestling. In this episode Kam explains the history of catch wrestling and the va ...

Episode 29 Ross Nicholls ▶ Episode 29 - Ross Nicholls
Episode 29 - Ross Nicholls

Ross Nicholls is a Roger Gracie black belt and one of the UK's top competitors. Me and Ross talk Polaris ahead of both our matches, strength and conditioning, mindset, sub only rules, being full time ...

Episode 28 Lee Johnstone ▶ Episode 28 - Lee Johnstone
Episode 28 - Lee Johnstone

Lee Johnstone is a BJJ black belt and owner of the Combat Sports Academy. Lee has a long a varied background in the martial arts, having training in sambo, wresting, judo, ju jitsu, MMA and BJJ. In th ...

Episode 27 Andrew Marshall CJ Swaby ▶ Episode 27 - Andrew Marshall + CJ Swaby
Episode 27 - Andrew Marshall + CJ Swaby

I sit down with strength coaches Andrew Marshall and CJ Swaby. In a relaxed and unplanned podcast we begin talking about men's health week and soon spiral away from there. ...

Episode 26 Rob Blair ▶ Episode 26 - Rob Blair
Episode 26 - Rob Blair

Rob Blair is an ex Royal Marines Commando, Worlds strongest hands 83kg, owner of The Commando Temple and a Marathon DesSables finisher.In this episode we talk about being in the Marines, fixing busted ...

Episode 25 Nicolas Gregoriades 2 ▶ Episode 25 - Nicolas Gregoriades 2
Episode 25 - Nicolas Gregoriades 2

Nic Gregoriades is a Roger Gracie black belt and founder of the Jiu Jitsu Brotherhood Nic returns to the podcast to discuss how his focus and changed since our last discussion. We talk about goals, bu ...

Episode 24 Paul Bridges ▶ Episode 24 - Paul Bridges
Episode 24 - Paul Bridges

Paul Bridges is a BJJ black belt, instructor and one of the UK's dirty dozen.Paul is seriously old school, having begun training in the mid nineties. Travelling to America to train with the Gracie's ...

Episode 23 Steve Okeeffe ▶ Episode 23 - Steve O'keeffe
Episode 23 - Steve O'keeffe

Steve O’keeffe is a BJJ black belt, professional MMA fighter and coach. Steve is a BJJ black belt, pro mma fighter, taekwondo black belt, judo brown belt, Level 2 Boxing coach, Weight lifting coach, f ...

Episode 22 Gavin Allinson ▶ Episode 22 - Gavin Allinson
Episode 22 - Gavin Allinson

Gavin Allinson is nutritionist, writer, rugby coach and BJJ brown belt.In this episode I talk to Gavin about the ketogenic diet, ketones, fasting, supplements, longevity and much more.The website Gavi ...

Episode 21 Maj Donald MacIntyre Maj Sham ▶ Episode 21 - Maj Donald MacIntyre & Maj Shamus Kelly
Episode 21 - Maj Donald MacIntyre & Maj Shamus Kelly

Shamus Kelly is a serving Major in the British army and a BJJ purple belt, Donald MacIntyre is a recently retired British army Major and a BJJ brown belt. Shamus and Donnie are two of a group of indiv ...

Episode 20 Daren Bartlett ▶ Episode 20 - Daren Bartlett
Episode 20 - Daren Bartlett

Daren Bartlett is a film maker and BJJ black belt.Im joined by Daren Bartlett who has recently released Tradition: The Rise of a Gracie Fighter. A documentary about Roger Gracie and his rise to domi ...

Episode 19 Dickie Martin ▶ Episode 19 - Dickie Martin
Episode 19 - Dickie Martin

Dickie Martin is a BJJ black belt, instructor at Carlson Gracie London and a world, pan am and european double champion.In this episode we talk about his introduction to BJJ, his thrill seeking days i ...

Episode 18 Chloe Moore ▶ Episode 18 - Chloe Moore
Episode 18 - Chloe Moore

Chloe Moore is a transgender BJJ competitor. This episode was brought about after a heated debated on the UK BJJ underground group about whether it was fair for a transgender woman to compete in jiu j ...

Episode 17 Ashley Williams ▶ Episode 17 - Ashley Williams
Episode 17 - Ashley Williams

Ashley is one of the UK's most active black belt competitors. A 2 time EBI vet, multiple IBJJF and NAGA champion and full time Coach at the Chris Rees Academy.Me and Ash have a similar story, starting ...

Live QA with Mike Leng ▶ Live Q&A with Mike Leng
Live Q&A with Mike Leng

Mike Leng of Unorthodox Nutrition is a nutritionist who specialises in combat sports athlete. This is the audio from a Facebook live Q&A session where we answered the audience's nutrition questions. W ...

Episode 16 Benjamin Naylor ▶ Episode 16 - Benjamin Naylor
Episode 16 - Benjamin Naylor

Benjamin Naylor is a strength and conditioning coach and owner or Beyond Boundaries S&C. I met Ben when he took a workshop during a seminar camp I was teaching on and I really enjoy he's unique style ...

Discussion Episode 2 UFC 207 Rizin 2016 ▶ Discussion. Episode 2 - UFC 207, Rizin, 2016 run down
Discussion. Episode 2 - UFC 207, Rizin, 2016 run down

I sit down with BJJ black belt and jiu jitsu nerd Ricky Rout to discuss UFC 207, Rizin, a review of 2016 in BJJ and its highlights and a Euro's 2017 preview.Follow Ricky at: www.instagram.com/rickytan ...

Episode 15 Alain Guerra Pozo ▶ Episode 15 - Alain Guerra Pozo
Episode 15 - Alain Guerra Pozo

Alain Pozo is a Carlson Gracie London black belt and instructor at Carlson Gracie Essex. An active competitor as well as a renowned instructor Alain had a unique and inspiring journey to where he is n ...

Episode 14 Mike Leng Unorthodox Nutritio ▶ Episode 14 - Mike Leng - Unorthodox Nutrition
Episode 14 - Mike Leng - Unorthodox Nutrition

Mike Leng of Unorthodox Nutrition is a nutritionist focusing on sports performance for a range of athletes, many of which are BJJ or combat sports athletes. We talk about cutting weight, losing weight ...

Episode 13 Seymour Yang aka Meerkatsu ▶ Episode 13 - Seymour Yang aka Meerkatsu
Episode 13 - Seymour Yang aka Meerkatsu

Seymour Yang aka Meerkatsu is a blogger, reviewer, artist and BJJ black belt. His art is seen on martial arts clothing, logos and posters all over the world. In this episode we talk his journey into t ...

Discussion Episode 1 EBI and UFC 205 ▶ Discussion. Episode 1 - EBI and UFC 205
Discussion. Episode 1 - EBI and UFC 205

I sit down with Andrew Marshall to chat EBI and UFC 205 in a pilot episode for a new format to run alongside the standard interview episodes. Let me know if you want more of this style or not! ...

Episode 12 Callum Medcraft Jiu Jitsu Sty ▶ Episode 12 - Callum Medcraft - Jiu Jitsu Style
Episode 12 - Callum Medcraft - Jiu Jitsu Style

Callum Medcraft is the creator of Jiu Jitsu Style magazine. One of the biggest jiu jitsu magazines in the world and a brown belt under Roger Gracie. In the episode we talk about how he came to create ...

Episode 11 Kev Capel ▶ Episode 11 - Kev Capel
Episode 11 - Kev Capel

I sit down with Roger Gracie black belt and owner of RGA Bucks 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, op ...

Episode 10 Leoni Munslow ▶ Episode 10 - Leoni Munslow
Episode 10 - Leoni Munslow

Im joined by newly crowned brown belt masters world champion Leoni Munslow. Leoni is one of the UKs leading figures in womens BJJ. With national, european and now a world title under her belt. We talk ...

Episode 9 Nick Brooks ▶ Episode 9 - Nick Brooks
Episode 9 - Nick Brooks

This episode I sit down with my own coach Nicholas Brooks. Nick is a second degree black belt under Roger Gracie and Maurcio Gomes and head instructor at Mill Hill BJJ. He has had one of the most acti ...

Episode 8 Oli Geddes ▶ Episode 8 - Oli Geddes
Episode 8 - Oli Geddes

Today I'm joined by Roger gracie black belt and jiu jitsu nomad Oli Geddes. Oli has spent his jiu jitsu journey travelling around the world teaching and competing more than almost anyone else.We discu ...

Episode 7 Lisa Filippina Price ▶ Episode 7 - Lisa Filippina Price
Episode 7 - Lisa Filippina Price

This episode i'm joined by competitive strongman, qualified yoga, freediving and weight lifting instructor and sports masseuse Lisa Filippina Price. We discuss competing in strongman, getting outside ...

Episode 6 Jude Samuel ▶ Episode 6 - Jude Samuel
Episode 6 - Jude Samuel

Jude is the UK's first home grown Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt, a UK BJJ pioneer, a renowned instructor as well as a top level competitor.In this episode we talk about Jude's training history, the e ...

Episode 5 Nicolas Gregoriades ▶ Episode 5 - Nicolas Gregoriades
Episode 5 - Nicolas Gregoriades

Today I’m joined by BJJ black belt and founder of the Jiu Jitsu Brotherhood Nicolas Gregoriades. In this episode we talk about his nomadic lifestyle, travelling, his conceptual approach to jiu jitsu, ...

Episode 4 David Onuma ▶ Episode 4 - David Onuma
Episode 4 - David Onuma

Today i'm joined by Multiple black belt holding life long martial artist David Onuma. David has reached the highest level in more martial arts than anyone else I know and this gives him a very unique ...

Episode 3 Simon Hayes ▶ Episode 3 - Simon Hayes
Episode 3 - Simon Hayes

This episode I sit down with BMX champion, life long martial artist, judo black belt, jiu jitsu black belt, Carlson Gracie London instructor, bulldog owner and Oscar award winning sound engineer Simon ...

Episode 2 Alan Whitton The Mind as a Wea ▶ Episode 2 - Alan Whitton - The Mind as a Weapon
Episode 2 - Alan Whitton - The Mind as a Weapon

This episode i'm sitting down with Alan Whitton of Fighter's mind to talk about training the mind to be the most effective weapon possible. We discuss my experiences working with him, the techniques a ...

Episode 1 Andrew Marshall ▶ Episode 1 - Andrew Marshall
Episode 1 - Andrew Marshall

For my first ever episode i'm joined by Andrew Marshall, a strength and conditioning coach and founder and owner of Villain Strength and Villain Barbell Club.We talk about the fitness industry, streng ...