Getting beat up in practice is part of the game. The journey from white to black belt is filled with training sessions so brutal that you second guess why you started. What separates a black belt from an average joe is their willingness to be physically dominated consistently over a long period of time. In […]
In the first official episode of the BJJ GOONS podcast DJ and Tim discuss: Culture vultures, The best 90’s tv shows and movies, fighting while hungover, and how they decided on their grappling style. Be sure to rate, like, share, and subscribe to us on iTunes. Episode no longer available.
At the lower belts, I would fantasize about fighting the legends of jiujitsu. Those fantasies motivated me to train hard and get my black belt so that I’d be able to fight those legends. Looking back, it was a toxic mindset. Instead of focusing on getting better just to get better, I was focused on […]
Jiu-Jitsu is a business. It’s no longer about who is better and who wins the most major titles. It’s about who is the best at marketing his/herself and getting the fans behind them. I used to hate on it, but I’ve now embraced it. Online trash talk isn’t my thing anymore, but I understand it. […]
I love going to war on the mat. I train and compete to not only win a fight, but to dominate. You can say it’s against the martial arts code or non-technical, but it’s honest. It’s honest because at the end of the day you’re trying to fuck up your opponent and he’s trying to […]
This is the first (but technically not) episode of the podcast. This episode doesn’t have a cool name or number because this was a dry run. It was all performed in one take and had no editing. Going forward we will be having more editing and post production for you guys to enjoy the show […]