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The Chewjitsu Podcast

Aug 26, 2019

On this episode of the podcast, we talk to BJJ brown belt Dru Phoenix.

Dru shares his passion for working with under-privileged kids and how jiu-jitsu has been a positive in empowering those kids.

Dru also discusses his military experience, overcoming depression, helping others with PTSD through performing and writing...

Aug 19, 2019

On this episode of the podcast, Chewy breaks down his recent wins at The IBJJF Chicago Open, the mindset that he has when going into competition, if Chewy gets nervous at competitions, and much more.

Additional Show Notes:

We discuss whether you should watch the matches at a tournament before you compete.

If Chewy feels...

Aug 12, 2019

Ben Eaton is a Jiu-Jitsu black belt under Xande and Saulo Ribeiro.

Ben discusses how he found jiu-jitsu and the impact it had on him physically and mentally. Ben shares what the landscape of jiu-jitsu was like 22 years ago when he started, his thoughts on staying consistent with BJJ, training and teaching,...

Aug 5, 2019

Chewy discusses how he deals with and overcomes fear and negative self talk, why having some anxiety before a tournament is a good thing, how to adjust training intensity the week before a competition,  using exercise and stretching for mental health, how movement with meditation can help you focus, ways to...