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The Chewjitsu Podcast features your host BJJ Black Belt Nick "Chewy" Albin of chewjitsu.net and his co-host BJJ Black Belt and Physical Therapist Dr. Eugene Tsozik. The show covers topics such as Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, MMA, training, diet, health and injury-prevention, Q&A sessions, and interviews.
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Are you a new Jiu-Jitsu practitioner? Do you ever wonder if others are going through the same things as you? If so, then the Elbows Tight Podcast is for you! In this podcast, Travis documents his journey through Jiu-Jitsu. He sits down with everyone from brand-new white belts to well-established black belts to discuss their experiences, challenges, and successes. Whether you're a seasoned veteran or just starting out, you'll find something to relate to in the Elbows Tight Podcast. So come in ...
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A podcast where we will discuss the training, teaching, health and education of mixed martial arts. Hosted by Sonny Brown, a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt, competitor and coach who is also a 3 times Australian MMA Champion. He also runs the Sonny Brown Martial Arts YouTube Channel which breaks down MMA & Grappling competitors matches and careers. The podcast aims to provide insights to anyone looking to learn more about the teaching and training of martial arts.
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AJ Clingerman and Jennifer Risser are the power team that brings you Roll Model Women’s Only Grappling Camp, the world’s largest gathering of female grapplers. The camp offers multiple seminars from some of the best women in jiu jitsu, as well as workshops about topics that enhance your jiu jitsu journey. Each episode of Roll Model Radio we will discuss what we are working on that week for camp, what we are most excited about currently, where you will find us in the wild, and feature one of ...
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JiuJitsuMag's Coach Ben Podcast Show dedicated to performance, philosophy, strength and conditioning, nutrition, brazilian jiu-jitsu, and mixed martial arts. Coach Ben is a BJJ Black Belt, Strength & Conditioning Coach, Sports Nutritionist and Gym owner. 🔥 https://www.patreon.com/coachbz 🔥 https://www.swanbitcoin.com/coachbz 🔥 BTC: 3EtFDi9KpZxavnPYN411X644KLzUbch9av ✅ https://www.coachbz.com ✅ https://www.instagram.com/coachbz ✅ https://www.facebook.com/coachbz ✅ https://www.twitter.com/coachbz
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As SBG enters into its 25th year, we are closing in on more than 100 locations. We can be found on every continent on the planet (except Antarctica). We have some of the world’s biggest and best MMA champions. Our BJJ athletes can be found medaling, every weekend, all across the planet. Our coaches have helped to revolutionize law enforcement and military curriculums. And SBG as a whole has helped to lead a revolution in the Martial Arts. What Bruce Lee talked about when he spoke of Jeet Kun ...
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On this episode of the Chewjitsu Podcast, Chewy discusses the difference between “Classical Martial Arts” and “Combat Sports” and how to use combat sports such as Jiu-Jitsu to overcome fear. We discuss why it's important to have a realistic view of your ego, the importance of being in-shape as a martial artist, Eugene and Chewy share their fears wi…
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We share tips for anyone starting their Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu journey in 2023. Discover the keys to finding the perfect gym, why promotions shouldn't be your main focus, and the importance of embracing being submitted. We'll also discuss how to enjoy the journey and maintain motivation by celebrating milestones and acknowledging your progress. Be sur…
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On this episode of the podcast, Chewy and Eugene are joined by Inverted Gear Owner and BJJ Black Belt Nelson Puentes. Nelson joins the podcast to discuss what it was like immigrating to the US from Chile at 14 years old, joining his high school football team without knowing the rules of football, wrestling in high school and why he chose not to wre…
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On this episode of the podcast, we are joined by Origin and Jocko Fuel CEO and BJJ black belt, Pete Roberts. Pete discusses the process of growing a company, what happened to manufacturing in the U.S., what it's like meeting with big business executives and what Pete has learned from them, how the mission of Origin evolved over the years, the chall…
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Travis sits down and discusses the changes coming to Elbows Tight, Jon leaving the show, The new community group, merch drop ideas, an injury update, and more. Be sure to join the Facebook Group! https://www.facebook.com/groups/elbroscommunity Get 20% OFF MANSCAPED + Free Shipping with promo code ETP20 at MANSCAPED.com! Get 15% off MVMI Sleep + fre…
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On this episode, Chewy and Eugene discuss 5 ideas to improve your Jiu-Jitsu. Here are the ideas: 1. Learning to embrace failure in training. 2. Learning to play from bottom (for wrestlers) or top/takedowns (guard players). 3. Learning to enjoy drilling techniques. ​ 4. Not being worried about the outcome as much as the effort. 5. Learning how to tr…
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Join us in this episode as we sit down with Gustavo Dantas, a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt known for his sports contributions as an athlete, coach, and mental coach. Gustavo has won multiple titles as a competitor and has coached many successful athletes. We'll discuss his journey in BJJ, how jiu-jitsu has changed over the year, and his theory be…
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On this episode of the podcast, we are joined by BJJ black belt, Blacksmith, and contestant from the Netflix survival show “Outlast,” Justin Court. Justin joins the podcast to discuss the concept of the Netflix show, “Outlast,” what it was like surviving in Alaska for over a month on limited resources, the desire to go on a survival show, the paral…
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In today's episode, we discuss updates on their personal lives, including a jiu-jitsu injury, a two-week alcohol-free period, and building a doghouse. They also mention the growth of their podcast, their social media presence, and a challenge to find the best community name. The hosts express their commitment to sponsoring only products they believ…
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On this episode Chewy and Eugene discuss 7 ideas on how you can find your own Jiu-Jitsu game. 1. Look at “like-bodied competitors” - who Chewy and Eugene recommend for short-limbed and long-limbed grapplers. 2. Look at similar-aged grapplers. 3. Find moves to match your attributes. 4. Use your intuition. 5. Don’t give up on a technique that stops w…
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In this podcast episode, we sit down with Brian Beckcom, a nationally recognized trial lawyer, philosopher, and computer scientist. In addition to his impressive career accomplishments, we'll also discuss Brian's passion for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. As a purple belt in BJJ, Brian has developed a deep appreciation for the art and has found that it has p…
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On this episode of the podcast, Chewy and Eugene discuss why the set up and the prep work is vital for success. We discuss the idea of becoming “overnight success," when Chewy starts to prep for a tournament, what people overvalue and undervalue for competition prep as well as for creative endeavors such as creating content, the worst reason to be …
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Our latest episode features Chad Kuhn, a first-degree black belt under James Klingerman from Indiana. With almost two decades of experience, Chad shares his passion for Jiu-Jitsu and how he discovered it after starting karate in the 80s. Chad also reflects on the challenges of finding Jiu-Jitsu in Ohio in the early 2000s when options were limited a…
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On this episode of the podcast, Chewy and Eugene discuss why personal development isn’t just about growth, but why it’s also a process of personal decay. We discuss why it’s important to remove your “bad habits” for personal growth, how to deal with self-limiting beliefs, the value of consistency, becoming the winner, being intentional about your d…
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The guys discuss Jon's extra strength ringworm, overcoming being the nail in training, how life changes each decade of your life, our point of view on the Rener Gracie situation, and more. Get 30% off every item when you visit Aminoco.com/Elbowstight and use code "ELBOWSTIGHT" at checkout! Every purchase also comes with a free gift! #ad #aminocopar…
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On this episode of the podcast, Chewy and Eugene are joined by Chatri Sityodtong. Chatri is the founder, chairman, and CEO of ONE Fighting Championship, a Renzo Gracie brown belt, Kru in Muay Thai, and owner of Evolve MMA. Chatri discusses his start in Jiu-Jitsu in New York Under Renzo Gracie, how he manages training martial arts and running a larg…
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Finding the right Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) instructor is crucial for a positive and practical learning experience, but evaluating an instructor with limited martial art knowledge can be challenging. Join us for this informative and engaging discussion on assessing a BJJ instructor when you know little to nothing about the martial art. In this epis…
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Adam Hadairy is a former police officer, BJJ purple belt, co-founder of Effective Fitness, teaches defensive combatives for law enforcement , and runs the Instagram page @policeposts. On this episode, Adam joins the podcast to discuss how an altercation as a police officer led him to learning Jiu-Jitsu, the hands-on training he had in the police ac…
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Today we have the pleasure of speaking with Josh Wyland, a Brazilian jiu-jitsu purple belt training at B-Team in Austin, Texas, under Craig Jones. Josh started wrestling in the 4th grade and achieved many accolades, including becoming a 4-time state champ, 3-time freestyle state champ, 6-time All-American, and wrestling collegiately. In this episod…
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On this episode, Chewy and Eugene discuss some ideas on how to fail properly in grappling. We chat about whether you should promote a student to the next belt rank if they demonstrate a "bad attitude," why you need to experience loss and failure, how to lose properly, how the fear of losing can keep you from trying new things, letting go of the att…
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Drew Weatherhead is a Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt, host of "The Social Distortion Podcast," runs the popular Instagram meme page “Because Jitsu,” and is the author of the book “Consciousness, Reality, and Purpose.” On this episode, Drew discusses moving from Canada and living in an RV full time, the process of writing his book, his thoughts on consciousne…
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Welcome back to the second part of our two-part series on the transformative power of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. In this episode, we delve deeper into the core principles of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu that can help practitioners develop essential life skills and qualities. From striving for continuous improvement to understanding the value of collaboration, we …
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I talk to Kabir Bath, A Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt under Rafael Lovato Jnr, who runs Kaboom Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. He runs an excellent kid's program using only constraints based learning games. We discuss how he structures his class and programs for kids, how he does the same for his adult's jiu-jitsu classes, and how it benefits their information retenti…
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On this episode of the podcast, we are joined by strength, nutrition, and lifestyle coach Eli Coffey and introduce Eli and Chewy’s new strength and hypertrophy training program for Jiu-Jitsu athletes called “Swole & Roll.” Eli is a WBFF Pro Muscle Model, holds state and national bench press records, and is a black belt in Japanese Jujitsu. On this …
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Josh McKinney is a Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt under Kyle Watson and has been training BJJ for 15 years. He started BJJ at 14 years old and even coined the term designated winner to teach Brazilian jiu-jitsu techniques in a way that used games and specific intensity levels. Josh currently has two BJJ academies under him called Headnod HQ Granite…
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Join Travis and Jon in this two-part series as they dive deep into the world of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. In Part One, they discuss the principles and teachings of this martial art, from developing a non-violent approach to conflict resolution to learning to understand and accept loss. They also explore the importance of fostering a sense of discipline …
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Ffion Davies is a Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt, multiple-time Jiu-Jitsu World Champion, and the 2022 ADCC Women's -60 kg champion. On this episode, Ffion discusses her start in Judo, being very shy as a kid and what helped her overcome her shyness, fighting in MMA, finding a love for Jiu-Jitsu, moving to New York, why she chose to train with JT Torres, wha…
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With Jon on vacation, Travis sits down and answers your questions from Instagram and YouTube. Podcast Mic Suggestions: Samson Q2U: https://amzn.to/3Shbe2X Audio-Technica AT2020USB: https://amzn.to/3lT8UmN Shure MV7: https://amzn.to/3xB3wav Budget: https://amzn.to/3SinGQ8 Get 30% off every item when you visit Aminoco.com/Elbowstight and use code "EL…
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On this episode of the podcast, we are joined by Owen Livesey. Owen is a Jiu-Jitsu and Judo black belt, ADCC veteran, grappling coach, and owner of Carlson Gracie-Hull. On this episode Owen discusses his start in Judo and transitioning to BJJ, getting a job teaching wrestling to a Rugby team, how Judo helped his transition to no-gi grappling, wheth…
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On this episode of the podcast, Chewy and Eugene discuss the importance of long-term consistency to achieve goals and the quality of your effort. We also discuss why people are dishonest about their training, why the "10,000 hour rule" is inaccurate for mastering a technique, why how you perform your repetitions is vital, the value of having a coac…
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Toby Larson is a Performance and Exercise Psychologist and Performance Coach. With a Doctorate in Performance and Exercise Psychology from the University of Western States, Portland, OR, and a Masters in Kinesiology from California State University East Bay, Hayward, CA, Toby works with athletes, actors, musicians, artists, executives, and others t…
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On this episode, Chewy shares one of his top 5 strategies for BJJ. Chewy also shares some interesting and random history facts about Gladiators at the start of the episode. Chewy discusses how he improved his guard passing by working on his bottom game, having patience with grip fighting, the importance of discipline when trying to pass guard, whet…
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In today's episode, Jon and Travis catch up on how their training has been, if you should train when you are sick, how they recover from BJJ, use strength when rolling, recap recent interviews, does seeing a chiropractor help, massaging and cupping for recovery, researching for learning versus revisiting techniques, and more. Get 30% off every item…
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Join us this week on Elbows Tight as we dive into the spiritual journey of David Zwoboda. David is an Ayahuasca apprentice, retreat facilitator, and microdosing consultant. David will share his story of discovering the power of psychedelics, his journey of Bhakti Yoga & the Bhagavad Gita, and his passion for helping others heal through the gifts of…
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Jaidyn Mueller is a Jiu-Jitsu brown belt and up and coming Jiu-Jitsu athlete. Jaidyn joins the podcast to discuss her start in martial arts, her initial love for striking and MMA, her first experience in Jiu-Jitsu, gaining a love for Jiu-Jitsu, the decision and process of wanting to pursue Jiu-Jitsu full-time, working for and competing in “Fight 2 …
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Nicolas Gregoriades is a BJJ black belt under Roger Gracie, a Jiu-Jitsu coach, podcaster, and men’s coach. On this episode, Nicolas discusses growing up in South Africa, the life-changing experiences that impacted his life, the paradox of building yourself up to be better and at the same time knowing that you are enough, not basing your self-worth …
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In today's episode, Jon and Travis discuss common fears when starting jiu-jitsu 4 through 6. Fear #4: Time and Financial Commitments Fear #5: Social Anxiety Fear #6: Lack of Knowledge and Experience Get 30% off every item when you visit Aminoco.com/Elbowstight and use code "ELBOWSTIGHT" at checkout! Every purchase also comes with a free gift! #ad #…
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Today we have the privilege of talking with first-degree black belt Shane Weinischke. Shane owns Weinishchke Martial Arts in Tallahassee, Flordia. Shane's story is like many of ours in he uses jiu-jitsu to help him grow in all aspects of his life, both physically and mentally. Shane has been a martial artist since 1991, when he first started taking…
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On this episode of the podcast, Chewy and Eugene discuss how to overcome the fear on getting injured in competition. We discuss whether risk of injuries is higher in competition or training, when you are most likely to get injured in Jiu-Jitsu, why people avoid trying new things, whether increased exposure to a position decreases injury risk, why o…
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On this episode of the podcast, Chewy and Eugene answer the question of whether you should compare yourself to others in Jiu-Jitsu. We discuss why you should compare processes and not results, how to transition to a different mindset when comparing yourself to others, why self-awareness is transformative, being selective in what you compare and how…
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Starting Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) can be intimidating for many people, especially if they are new to martial arts or have never participated in a contact sport before. In this two-part episode, Jon and Travis discuss the first three of six common fears when starting jiu-jitsu and how they overcame them or are still handling them. Fear 1 - Fear of …
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Leah Stumpf is a BJJ black belt, a head coach at SBG-Montana, and the wife of retired Navy Seal Andy Stumpf. Leah joins the podcast to discuss her start in martial arts, her path to black belt, and how to grow a women’s Jiu-Jitsu program. Leah discusses her first experience with training BJJ, how to approach training with a less experienced BJJ pra…
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Today we have Jordan Preisinger from Jordan Teachs Jiu-Jitsu and Talk Jitsu Podcast. This conversation discusses how to properly set and achieve goals, support systems to help you succeed, and much more. Jordan's Social: https://www.instagram.com/jordanteachesjiujitsu/ https://www.youtube.com/@JordanTeachesJiujitsu Get 20% OFF @manscaped + Free Shi…
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On this episode, Chewy and Eugene chat about Chewy’s 5 major takeaways from the 2022 No-Gi Worlds that were integral in Chewy’s success at the competition. Five Key Takeaways: 1. Importance of drilling. 2. Knowing your game plan. 3. Taking days off. 4. Having a supportive partner. 5. Proper diet. Bonus: "Get lost between matches." We also discuss w…
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For the final episode of 2022 Jon and Travis sit down and recap the Top 5 episodes of 2022! 5th: Jim "MyWhiteBelt" Trick - Be Honest About Your Journey 4th: Steve Kwan - The Hobbisty Guide To Jiu-Jitsu 3rd: Hiasam Rida - Giraffes Kill Lions 2nd: Laurenz Pakter - Keep Showing Up 1st: Jordan Preisinger - The Power of Learning Jiu-Jitsu Through YouTub…
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Chewy and Eugene discuss the 2022 No-Gi Worlds, Chewy winning the Master 2 No-Gi Worlds, and also game planning for tournaments. We discuss IBJJF rules and our thoughts on purple belts doing heel hooks in competition, injuries in competition, tapping early, dealing with haters on the internet, Chewy's training schedule and tournament prep, the valu…
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Jon and Travis sit down and discuss how training has been for Jon, his consistency improving, difficulties training during the holidays, Travis's current funk, goals for 2023, and much more. Get 20% OFF @manscaped + Free Shipping with promo code ETP20 at MANSCAPED.com! #ad #manscapedpod LET'S EXCHANGE PATCHES! SEND A PATCH TO THE PO BOX, AND WE WIL…
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Today we have the incredible pleasure of speaking with Kristina Barlaan, a second-degree black belt under Caio Terra. Kristina initially did not find jiu-jitsu interesting after starting to train Muay Thai at Cesar Gracie‘s Gracie Fighter Academy. Her first experience with training jiu-jitsu was during a NoGi class; she did not initially enjoy it. …
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On this episode, Chewy discusses his diet, how eating the right foods, and how “meal timing” can help with performance on the mats. We also chat about macronutrients and how needs fluctuate based on your activity, when to eat fats, how not eating too long before training will impact your performance, what to eat before training and what to eat when…
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