Tue, 19 September 2017
Nicolas Gregoriades, Roger Gracie’s 1st Black belt and the founder of The Jiu Jitsu Brotherhood. Nic is the author of The Black Belt Blueprint, and the producer of several highly popular video instructionals such as Yoga for Grapplers and Beyond Technique. In this interview he discusses his start in martial arts, training with Roger Gracie, starting the London Real and Digital communication podcasts, as well as his new BJJ podcast, working with the whole person through Jiu Jitsu, correlations between personalities and rolling, his love for kite surfing, coming full circle with his JJ philosophy, being unrestricted and new paradigms in JJ, a day his life, plans for moving to the US, and more.
Direct download: EP_81__1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:43am EDT
Mon, 4 September 2017
Master Carlos Machado, 8th degree coral belt and oldest brother in the legendary Machado Brothers family, discusses the early years of training with his brothers and cousins; living with Carlos Gracie and training with Carlos Gracie Jr; Rolls and Carlson Gracie sharing the same building for their schools; the start of Gracie Barra, how his training philosophy has changed over the years; Chuck Norris’ role in helping him get established in the US and assisting Chuck on the set of Walker Texas Ranger; key training principles, his view on why he and his brothers have been so successful; his upcoming seminar tour; exciting social media projects he has going on