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The Chewjitsu Podcast

Nov 21, 2022

On this episode, Chewy and Eugene discuss how to build your confidence on the Jiu-Jitsu mats and in life.

We discuss building confidence through exposure and how to build confidence when coming back to Jiu-Jitsu after an injury.

We also discuss why your rank in Jiu-Jitsu is meaningful, why you should put yourself into...


Nov 14, 2022

On this episode, Chewy and Eugene discuss if BJJ is becoming more dangerous because people aren’t giving their opponents enough time to tap.

We discuss the unwritten rule in training about not ripping submissions, thoughts on whether you should aggressively finish submissions in competition, the contrast of going...


Nov 7, 2022

On this episode, Chewy and Eugene discuss some ideas around a  quote from the author Thomas Sowell, “There are no solutions, just trade-offs,” and how this thinking applies to Jiu-Jitsu and also to life.

We discuss why you shouldn’t push yourself too hard when you first start training, using a reward system when...


Oct 31, 2022

On this episode of the podcast, Chewy discusses techniques that were seen as low percentage that have become high percentage effective techniques.

We chat about specific techniques that were seen as low percentage and have become high percentage, why it's important to have an open mind and experiment with BJJ...


Oct 24, 2022

Chewy and Eugene are joined by BJJ black belt and the 2022 ADCC 88 kg World Champion Giancarlo Bodoni.

Giancarlo joins the show to discusses his preferred rule sets for grappling, starting BJJ primarily as a Gi practitioner and then transitioning to primarily training No-Gi. Giancarlo also talks about starting BJJ at 12...