BJJ black belts Robert Drysdale and Frank Curreri Forza team up once again to produce a fast-moving, thought-provoking LIFEJITSU podcast tackling a wide range of issues.
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You can also listen to the tw0-hour, two-part podcast on the Anchor app.
Topics discussed include:
- What’s the best age to start kids in jiu jitsu and how hard should you push them?
- Robert Drysdale names the most talented jiu jitsueiro No one’s Ever Heard Of;
- Drysdale: “We’re living in the Age of Marketing …” Great Marketing > A Great Competition Resume;
- What Airports Can Teach Us About Human Psychology:
- Drysdale talks admiration for a Jiu Jitsu star who dropped to his knees and cried as if a relative had died — because his brother lost a match;
- What’s the one thing all great MMA fighters have in common? Frank Forza shares an unforgettable and compelling insight from one of MMA’s top managers (Minute 28);
- When kids cry on the mats — and why it is sometimes a super positive sign;
- Drysdale talks ‘ The two days I felt like a God’ … (Minute 31) ;
- Robert shares a profound story that FRANK MIR recently told him involving two fisherman — a parable of sorts that makes us rethink who’s smarter … the person who needs a $1 billion to be happy or the person who’s happy with $100 in their pocket?
- Robert offers love advice and the odds that he — twice married to BJJ black belts and twice divorced from BJJ black belts — will marry a THIRD Bjj black belt!;
— Robert talks nicknames in Brazil: “If someone refers to you by your real name in Brazil — they don’t like you! There’s no such thing as political correctness in Brazil.”
- Instructor’s Dilemma: Lay it on the line in live practice rolls and/or competition (and risk credibility if you’re beaten regularly in class) or Hide Behind Your Black Belt and seldom compete (Minute 40)?
- Robert discusses interviewing Renzo Gracie’s father (like his son also an incredibly colorful character) and talks about the Renzo he knows.