In this episode we recap some the events from the 2017 IBJJF Worlds and what our impression of the event was as spectators / participants. We discuss our opinion on the impact the 2017 Worlds will have on the future of Jiu Jitsu competition overall and the IBJJF competition scene in particular.


In this episode we discuss the upcoming Roll-a-Thon to support the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. I sit down with the organizers of the event Mark Pare and Becca Niburg to discuss the specifics of the event -date, time, location- as well as other resources and events that can support this effort for suicide prevention / aware.

In this episode I travel to Abmar Barbosa’s academy in Vienna, Virginia for a Women’s Only Competition Sparring Session. I was fortunate to sit down with multiple participants to discuss the art of Jiu Jitsu from the woman’s perspective. We talk competition, reasons to start training, and the ways and reasons why female can still excel in a male dominated sport.