Nov 28, 2022
On this episode, Chewy and Eugene are joined by 10th Jiu-Jitsu Planet Black Belt and the head coach and owner of 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu - Las Vegas, Casey Halstead.
Casey discusses his start in Jiu-Jitsu, how Jiu-Jitsu impacted his life after getting out of a difficult relationship, starting Jiu-Jitsu at an old-school gym that was against cross-training and the process of changing to a 10th Planet gym, training with Eddie Bravo, how Casey’s game evolved when changing gyms, why you should eliminate techniques at black belt, Casey’s thoughts on why Eddie Bravo gets so much hate, his process for learning new techniques, how to develop leaders in the gym, why Casey made a goal to say “Yes” to every opportunity in 2017, the biggest challenge with opening a Jiu-Jitsu gym, the importance of putting culture first, when Casey started to feel “old” on the mats, what Casey recommends for body maintenance and his experience with stem cells, the #1 idea an older grappler needs to learn, his decision behind moving to Vegas, how he got into coaching MMA, and his gym mission statement for the gym.
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