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The Chewjitsu Podcast

Jun 29, 2020

On this episode of the podcast, Chewy answers a question from a fan who enjoys training at his gym, but has different beliefs than some of his training partners and is trying to decide if he should go back to his current gym or find a new one.

We also discuss Jiu-Jitsu being a “social glue,” the importance of BJJ in...

Jun 22, 2020

Ben is a BJJ blackbelt and co-founder of Guardian Gym, which is a non-profit gym created for interested youth to have an opportunity to fall in love with martial arts and have their lives changed both on and off the mats.

Ben discusses how he accidentally stumbled into martial arts, what got him hooked on BJJ, the idea...

Jun 15, 2020

Jacob “Stitch” Duran is a professional cutman in boxing and MMA.

"Stitch" discusses growing up in a small farming town, his early years as a boxing trainer and also running a kickboxing gym, his transition to becoming a cutman and eventually working with elite level martial artists and boxers, starring in movies,...

Jun 8, 2020

Chewy answers a question from Johnny, who has dreams of owning a gym and being a high-level BJJ competitor while managing a job and family.

Chewy discusses the three pre-requisites you need prior to going after a goal, the importance of taking time to think, how to make the leap to go for your passion, how to...

Jun 1, 2020

Jimmy Smith is a BJJ black belt, former MMA fighter, and former Bellator and UFC commentator.

Jimmy discusses his start in martial arts and the early days of his BJJ and MMA training, training with MMA legends and elite BJJ athletes, being on the show "Fight Quest," becoming the commentator for Bellator MMA and the...