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The Chewjitsu Podcast

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

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...

Jan 18, 2024

Chewy discusses what makes an effective BJJ Coach, whether you have to be an extrovert to be a good coach, and how to increase confidence.

  1. Know the content you are teaching (be prepared)
  2. Prepare more content then you think you will need
  3. Get your “reps.”
  4. Learn your student’s names.
  5. The mission is to make your...

Jan 15, 2024

On this live recording of the Chewjitsu Podcast, Chewy and Eugene discuss 5 life lessons that they have learned from martial arts followed by a live Q&A.

We discuss the following ideas:

  1. Learning to grind.
  2. Being in control of your emotions.
  3. Understanding what failure is.
  4. Discovering the "After Feeling Focus."
  5. Learning...

Jan 9, 2024

On this episode, Chewy answers a question from Rolo, who says that he is an out of shape 50 year old BJJ hobbyist that doesn’t feel deserving of his belt promotion.

Chewy provides some advice and perspective on how to deal with not feeling worthy of the belt promotion and some ideas to work on.

Thanks to the podcast...