Fri, 25 May 2018
Mike Bidwell, creator of BJJ After 40 and Flo Life BJJ + academy. Mike is a bJJ black belt under Nick Gregoriades and the Jiu Jitsu Brotherhood. In the interview he talks about sneaking out as a kid to do martial arts, his History through the martial arts, being a Ninja, finding application for JJ through other arts, being accepting of the various reasons people train, his new academy and the holistic approach behind it, the fact that Jiu Jitsu is for everyone, being a brown belt for 13 years, the impact that his wife Sheena has had on his life, living his authentic self, how he comes up with the innovative moves he features in his videos, meditation and movement, the JJ Sisterhood, the upcoming Paradise Vacation camp, and more
Direct download: 93_GJJR_EP_93.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:08am EDT
Mon, 7 May 2018
Dave Kovar is a very accomplished martial artist and martial arts business coach. He’s the founder of Kovar Systems and Kovar’s Satori Academies, and is one of the rare individuals who’ve achieved a black belt in 10 martial arts, including BJJ. In this interview he discusses running a martial arts business, his journey through the arts, the early days of jiu Jitsu, Kovar systems, the Satori Alliance, his new podcast, savoring the moments of your life, the importance of habits, his hobbies off the mat, having a plan and starting your day on purpose, the value of sticking with one art and the value with training multi arts, being a father, sparring 50 rounds on his 50th birthday, etc...
Direct download: 92_GJJR_Ep_92_Dave_Kovar.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:13am EDT