Jul 20, 2020
On this episode of The Chewjitsu Podcast we are joined by BJJ legend Dean Lister.
Dean shares his story of growing up in Panama and the importance of learning to fight, his start in martial arts, and training Sambo to develop his leg lock game.
Dean discusses his mindset for competition, fighting for "Pride FC" and the "UFC," how Dean and Jocko met and started training together, what makes Jocko a good training partner, how to decrease leg lock injuries, “unwritten rules of jiu-jitsu,” dealing with competition anxiety, using negative energy as a positive, competing in Brazil, the difference between a "Loss, L, Win, and W," injuries, the one time that “Rampage” Jackson saved his life, the explosion in popularity of BJJ, and Dean's plans for the future.
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