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The Chewjitsu Podcast

Feb 19, 2024

On this episode, Chewy and Eugene are joined by BJJ black belt and former MMA fighter Jeff Alexander. Jeff also helps run "The Chewjitsu Open" and shares some details about the upcoming tournaments.

Jeff joins the podcast to discuss his start in MMA and taking his first fight without any formal training, the challenges...


Feb 12, 2024

On this episode, we are joined by 10th Planet Black Belt, former MMA fighter, and “Rogue Combat Club” owner Johnny Buck.

Johnny discusses what sets his gym and business apart from other gyms in Asheville area, the importance of gym culture on and off the mats 15, how to build a balance at the gym for hobbyists and...


Feb 5, 2024

On this episode, Chewy and Eugene discuss the idea of whether BJJ is watered down.

We chat about how Jiu-Jitsu has evolved over the years from a traditional self-defense martial art and more toward a sport, how BJJ becoming more of a business changed the martial art, the evolution of training, how social media has...


Jan 29, 2024

On this episode, Chewy and Eugene talk to Judo U.S. National Champion, U.S. Open Champion, World Cup Medalist, and Medical Doctor Austin Cook.  Austin also specializes in teaching No-Gi Judo on his Instagram page @badboymedicine https://www.instagram.com/badboymedicine/

Austin joins the podcast to discuss his start in...


Jan 22, 2024

On this episode of the podcast, Chewy and Eugene discuss 5 basic principles that are useful in BJJ and in Life.

  1. Everything requires repetition and practice.
  2. Be open to learning new techniques and doing things that make you uncomfortable.
  3. It’s better to be effective with less than be ineffective with more.
  4. Your...