Aug 17, 2020
Bernardo is a multiple-time Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu World Champion, owner and head coach of The Bernardo Faria Academy, and one of the co-founders of the popular martial arts website www.bjjfanatics.com
Bernardo talks about taking the unusual path of making a career out of Jiu-Jitsu, why winning the Jiu-Jitsu Worlds at purple belt was a pivotal point in his career, Bernardo’s training regimen that won him numerous world titles, how Bernardo learned about new BJJ techniques, Bernardo’s first experience in America and training with Gabriel Gonzaga, how to stayed motivated, the importance of being genuine, having a constant willingness to learn, life after BJJ and his decision to retire, working with elite athletes when filming instructionals in BJJ Fanatics, how the saying “Huge honor for me” started, how Bernardo has dealt with retirement and the importance of having a plan after retiring, balancing life after retirement, and much more.
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