Gracie Jiu Jitsu Rocks! podcast
Welcome to the Gracie Jiu Jitsu Rocks! podcast, a podcast dedicated to Gracie Jiu Jitsu and all things Gracie, including self defense, competition, anti bullying, women's self defense and empowerment, nutrition, and most especially the people involved in GJJ..This podcast is for the average Joe; it's for anyone who practices, trains, teaches, or just loves to talk about or hear about Gracie Jiu Jitsu. We'll explore the lives of Gracie JJ practitioners, how they got involved with the art, and what effect it's had on their lives.

Carlos Henrique "Caique" Elias is a 7th degree red-and-black belt master of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu(BJJ) and owner and head instructor of Caique Jiu Jiu academy and CJJNetwork.  He is one of only a handful of non family members  awarded the black belt from GM Helio Gracie, and In March 2009, he was awarded a 7th degree red-and-black belt by Master Rickson Gracie.

In the interview he discussed his start in martial arts, his long and close relationship with GM Helio, what it was like coming to the US back in the 90’s, the value of competing, the current state of belts/promotions, what he does when he’s not on the mat, etc.

Direct download: EP_88_Final_Final_Final.mp3
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