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The Chewjitsu Podcast

Jul 26, 2021

Richard Bresler is a Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt, Rorion Gracie's first Jiu-Jitsu student in America, and the author of the book "Worth Defending: How Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Saved My Life." 

Richard shares his story of how he met Rorion Gracie, how he started training , how jiu-jitsu offers a new beginning, what it was like...

Jul 19, 2021

On this episode, we discuss the concept of being an "Anti-Martial Artist."

We also chat about the evolution of Jiu-Jitsu and the importance of learning new techniques influenced by other martial arts, being a “technique mercenary,” maintaining a “beginner’s mind,” the importance of training strikes with...

Jul 12, 2021

Joel Blanton is a Jiu-Jitsu black belt who has been training for over 20 years.

Joel and Chewy share their first encounter at a tournament, how training in Professional Wrestling led to Joel's start in MMA, what the MMA scene was like in the early days, his start in Jiu-Jitsu, the ability to avoid confrontation, how to...

Jul 5, 2021

Kade Ruotolo is a Jiu-Jitsu Brown Belt who trains out of Atos HQ.

We start off the podcast discussing Kade’s recent victory at Who’s Number One by “Buggy Choke.” We discuss how Kade developed this new technique and how he implemented the submission into high level competition. Kade shares what it was like...