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Martial Arts is not a hobby, it is a lifestyle. Join Marco Perazzo and Tim Carpenter as they discuss all facets of the life of THE true martial artist. They will be covering the latest news in MMA, BJJ, Grappling, Boxing, Wrestling, kickboxing, along with the training, business, mental skills, fitne…

Marco Perazzo & Tim Carpenter

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    Royce Gracie treated me like an….

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 83:05

    On episode 160 Marco, Tim, and JB tell some tales from the banya where Tim meets a Sambo champion and JB recounts how painful the interaction was to watch. Tim gives a review of the new Top Gun Film and goes over some of the highlights from the UFC on espn and what fighters were most impressive. We try to figure out an innovative submission from the PFL and we say goodbye to Tony Siragusa. We answer questions about what non combat sport would prepare someone best for combat sports, what was the best seminar we ever went to and who we would want to have teach a seminar at our schools.

    Fathers Day Extravaganza

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 100:54

    Episode 159 is the Fathers/Juneteenth day extravaganza. Marco, Tim , and Jb talk some of the wild UFC knockouts over the weekend and some post fight controversy and then talk about our dads and things we learned from them as well as Marcos experience being a dad at a phillies game and meeting tastykake executives. We talk about stupid injuries we sustained outside of training. How we would fight a kangaroo and how we would submit them, is jiu jitsu becoming too “jock-ified”, we discuss jiu jitsu self defense, our favorite books, and what's for dinner

    Side mount over mount or back?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2022 49:40

    On episode 158, Marco, Tim , and Jb argue about time zones and UFC ppv start times and then discuss UFC 275 and the fights between Zhang and  jedrzejczyk, Shevchenko vs Santos, and Glover vs Jiri. We talk about Michael Venom Page vs Mike Perry in BKFC and give our predictions, we talk about what kind of vat we would most like to fall into, when does life end and when we would choose side mount over mount or Back.

    Tim Carpenter vs Rafael Lovato: Tim's brief and self serving description

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2022 71:41

    On episode 157, Marco, Tim , and Jb briefly discuss some ufc and boxing fights and Tim recounts his late night at a grappling event. We talk about the IBJJF world championships and some big names that retired from world championship competition. We talk about cops getting injured during training and Francis Ngannous increasing irrelevance in the world of combat sports. Marco talks about a recent interaction he had with a mentally ill potential student/instructor and we discuss how the martial arts attracts weirdos and crazy people. We answer a question about kids programs and how important they are to a school and teaching submissions to kids.

    Tales from the Banya (Russian Sauna)

    Play Episode Listen Later May 31, 2022 62:09

    On episode 156, Marco, Tim , and Jb have no real fights to discuss, so they talk about Marcos experience coaching at Fury Grappling. We talk about Tim Williams match against a tricky opponent and recap some of the other matches from the event. Marco talks about his walk through the city and how he stayed safe and we discuss Tank Davis knocking out Romero in a Boxing match. We talk about unsportsmanlike conduct in jiu jitsu and we talk about our favorite stand up comedians. 

    Do Jiu-Jitsu guys suck at takedowns?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2022 77:30

    On episode 155, Marco, Tim , and Jb begrudgingly check in before briefly discussing the UFC fight night event. We discuss the theme songs that would be featured in the movies of our lives and we pay our respects to a recently deceased adult film star. We answer questions about what to look for in a bjj school and what red flags to look out for when choosing a place to train. We talk about training takedowns and how changes to BJJ scoring could advance the sport. We discuss how to deal with hugs from strangers and what we plan to do with our schools when we are no longer running it.Marco's theme song Jamiroquai Space Cowboy:'s theme song Jay-Z What more can I say:'s Theme Song Basil Poledouris Anvil of Crom:

    Specialize or Generalize?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 71:04

    On episode 154, Marco, Tim , and Jb recap UFC fight night including fights between Cuetelaba and Spann, Blachowicz and Rakic and Amanda Ribas vs friend of the show Kaitlyn Chookagian. We discuss the best and worst ways to score points in BJJ base on the data and we ignore a loyal listener's question due to our own intellectual laziness. We do, however, answer the age-old question of whether we would rather fight an orangutan with a sword once a year or fight a chicken everytime we get in a car. We answer questions about shitty training partners, bjj as therapy, we talk about whether it is better for a student to try to be a generalist or a specialist and we hear from a listener that is not only an expert on abortion, but also knows how to fix the supreme court.

    Back from hiatus ep.153

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 72:28

    On episode 153, Marco, Tim , and Jb talk about a wild weekend of combat sports with Canelo Alvarez going Vegan before his first loss in 8 years, Charles Oliviera winning his fight over Justin Gaethje but losing his title in the process, Tony Ferguson getting knocked out cold for the first time in his career and Rose Namajunas losing her title. We have a lighthearted discussion about abortion, and  We tell our favorite stories of times we have been choked unconscious and times we have choked others unconscious. And we answer questions about whether we would want the power to knock anyone out with one punch or be impervious to getting knocked out from any strike. 

    The triumvirate of Mikes

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2022 63:17

    On episode 152 Marco, Tim, and JB talk about the UFC fight night and Tyson Fury knocking out Dillian Whyte. We discuss Francis Ngannous appearance in the ring after the fight and the potential match up between Fury and Francis. We answer questions about nogi belt promotions, our first favorite jiu jitsu techniques, how does luck play a role in a fighters career, and taking your shoes off on an airplane.

    Jay Rod or Nicky Ryan who has a better ADCC?

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 19, 2022 68:37

    On episode 151 Marco, Tim, and JB celebrate the historic One hundred and fifty-first episode of the podcast. We talk about the new sonic the hedgehog film and we recap some of the fights from UFC fight night including philadelphia's Pat Sabatini vs Laramie and Luque vs Muhammed. We also talk about some illegal strikes that ended fights. We talk about one of Marcos students getting his first MMA win. We answer questions about illegal blows, Jay rod and Nicky Ryan in adcc, is it ok to train at 2 different schools, how useful are high kicks and spinning kicks in a real fight, and friendship

    One Hundred and Fiftieth Episode

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 12, 2022 86:56

    On episode 150 Marco, Tim, and JB recap the UFC fights between Yan and Sterling, Chimaev and Burns, and Volkanovski and Jung. Marco and Tim discuss a recent grappling competition that featured a showdown between Hellfish and NJMA competitors. We talk about Hellfish kids getting disqualified from the competition and what we will be doing next week to correct the mistakes we saw at the tournament. We talk about mental health and we answer some questions about how much time should a coach spend studying film and keeping up with whats trending in the competition scene and what role do specific recovery protocols like ice baths, sauna, and cold gloves play opposed to building natural capacity and mental toughness.

    Oscar slaps and ADCC slams

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 5, 2022 91:34

    On episode 149 Marco, Tim, and JB review the new Batman film and give predicitons on the upcoming UFC and discuss slap Will Smith dealt to Chris Rock at the oscars. We breakdown what Will Smiths public meltdown and how he should handle the aftermath. We discuss slams in submission grappling  competition. We answer questions about how what we would have done in Chris Rocks shoes, how to fight a south paw, promotions, and what type of students are our favorites.

    Phony Montana

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 29, 2022 87:12

    On episode 148 Marco, Tim, and JB fight their way through audio issues with JBs mic and discuss Marcos experience cornering a debut fighter and how to best handle a loss. We breakdownUFC fight night Daukus vs Blaydes and they talk about how the philly fighter can get back on track. We talk about Jorge Masvidals arrest, should Colby press charges, is Colby breaking man code, and does this lead to a 2nd fight? We also talk about the Johnson vs Rodtang mixed rules fight and if there will be more in the future. We answer questions about skipping class just to do open mat, why Dev is no longer with us, how many men would it take to beat Ngannou, and our top 5 steak houses.

    New rules for better combat in Jiu-jitsu

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 22, 2022 95:28

    On episode 147 Marco, Tim, and JB say goodbye to WWF superstar Razor Ramon and try to figure out if he was a white guy pretending to be Puerto Rican or Cuban. We discuss the result of UFC fight night in London and how much fighters should be paid in relation to how much money the UFC makes. We talk about Thor vs Eddie Hall and if celebrity boxing has run its course. We answer questions about what martial art we would want to train in that particular arts homeland and what rule changes we would make to current grappling competitions. We answer questions on how to deal with nagging soreness from training, what a beginner should focus on, how to handle farting during training, and how to improve mental performance in training. 

    Team Doors vs Team Wheels

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 15, 2022 96:35

    On episode 146, Marco, Tim and JB talk about some of the UFC fights and why a fighter with a 5-1 record should get a shot at Israel Adesanya next. We discuss the downfall of Marlon Moraes and whether the problem is physical or mental. We talk about Gary Tonons loss in ONE championship and what went wrong. We ask if heel hooks are a valid option in an mma fight. We reveal what the adult equivalent of finding out santa isn't real has been for us and we answer questions about Putins Judo skills, would we rather have to lose an arm or a leg, gi or nogi, and we tackle the question everyone has been asking, are there more doors or wheels in the world. 

    Ninja Rob lays out an airtight legal defense for Cain Velasquez

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 8, 2022 79:27

    On episode 145, Marco, tells JB and Tim about throwing out a person from his sunday open mat. We recap UFC 272 and the stand out performances by Colby covington, Rafael Dos Anjos, and Kevin Holland. We talk about Cain Velasquez arrest for attempting to murder the man who molested his daughter and what the future holds for him in or out of prison. We answer questions about last meals, music selection during training, and heel hooks for whitebelts and Marco and Tim face off in a showdown of serial killer trading cards.

    Putins acts of aggression

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 1, 2022 89:18

    On episode 144, Marco, Tim and JB discuss Marcos trip to various libraries and book stores in the philadelphia area and we discuss why a library would need armed police officers patrolling the aisles. We recap a couple fights and attempt to envision the perfect fighter to defeat Islam Makhachev. We talk about war in Ukraine and how Vladimir Putins acts of aggression will effect his standing in the martial arts world. We talk about getting in street fights, dealing with nerves before a fight and serial killers. 

    Tim returns from his suspension

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 22, 2022 67:29

    On episode 143, Tim returns to rescue the podcast from its downward spiral over the last few weeks of episodes without him. JB repeatedly ask Marco and Tim about the UFC fight night event they didn't watch. We talk about a potential grappling match between GSP and Khabib and who would win and why. We discuss preferred pronouns, adjectives, and titles and we talk about blood slaves and the human organ trade and the market for the blood of children. Marco and Tim engage in another trading card face off, this time with Serial killer trading cards.

    How do you measure Fight IQ?

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 15, 2022 76:13

    On ep. 142 Marco and JB are able to get the podcast back on track. Our 2 hosts discuss varied martial arts topics in a succinct and nuanced manner. Marco recaps the latest UFC. JB takes us on a deep dive into the world of the karateka (karate practitioner). JB and Marco try to figure out if Joe Rogan is cancellable. And we receive a two-part question that on its face is pretty basic. The second part of the question upends our answerListen and find out why this is our best episode yet. A special thank you to all our listeners and supporters as we break the fifty thousand download mark. 

    Talking Sense w/ Joe Hardcore

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 8, 2022 65:27

    Ep. 141 of the Ninja Rob podcast. We talk to Jiu-Jitsu Blue Belt and hardcore music scene legend Joe "Hardcore" Mckay. Our conversation takes us from his early days of city violence to his current passion for the gentle art. Find out about how a blue belt can love jiu-jitsu as much or more than most black belts. We all have a path. Joe's took him through some rough times. But on the other end of it all, he found jiu-jitsu. His passion for hardcore music and BJJ are evident in every second of this episode.

    Talking Sense w/ Jay Regalbuto

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 1, 2022 80:47

    On ep. 140 Marco takes a deep dive with Jay Regalbuto. They nerd out on talking Jiu-Jitsu and we learn how Jay approaches his relationships with athletes. Jay discusses Nicky Rod, coaching vs teaching, and commentating. We dive into Jay's obsession with Jiu-Jitsu and studying film. Take a listen to an interesting conversation with one of Jiu-Jitsu's good guys. 

    Fourth Degree Black Belts

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 25, 2022 101:08

    On episode 138, Marco, JB, and Tim talk about their pics for UFC 270 and recap the fights between Nganou and Gane as well as Moreno and Figueredo. They talk about Dana White not putting the belt around Fracis' waist and what the future holds for Francis in or out of the UFC. We discuss another sex worker to UFC story, Craig jones and Nicky Rod losing at WNO and the post DDS success of the former members and we answer questions about the necessity of BJJ for mma, how to be more competitive at a hobbyist school and the deaths of Meatloaf, Louie Anderson, and some other guy.

    Talking Sense w/ Rick Migliarese

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2022 84:38

    In today's episode (ep. 138), we take a break from our normal format and present to you an interview. Marco interviews Rick Migliarese. Rick is the co-owner of Balance Studios. Philadelphia's oldest and most successful Brazilian jiu-jitsu schools.Talking to Rick you realize how important his father was and continues to be to him. Even eight years after his father's death Rick still uses life lessons taught by his father. We talk about how every moment good or bad has made Rick who he is today, and he would not change any of it. We discuss chess, how the game's decision process has helped Rick learn from failure, and how he applies that to training. Rick also advises you to not be the smartest or the toughest person in the room, this way you can always be learning.

    Why so much hate on Karate?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2022 111:47

    On episode 137, Marco, JB, and Tim talk about their trip to try out a new banya and review of the experience. Marco skips a meal for once and talks about his journey into fasting. We discuss Jake Pauls ability to make people talk about him and we talk about Lex Fridmans latest podcast about Covid. We discuss the potential of Francis Ngannou boxing Tyson Fury. JBs brain cant handle the hypothetical situation so we answer some questions from listeners about the first fights we saw, is MMA the final frontier for martial arts, training journals, and the dumbest lies we believed as kids. Marco and JB discuss another unfortunate dining experience and Tim wins the UFC card war.

    How far would you go to reach your goals?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2022 61:13

    On episode 136, Marco, JB, and Tim talk about the new year and what they are looking forward to. We talk about the Fury grappling show, who impressed us, mma jiu jitsu vs pure jiu jitsu Sean Brady vs Craig jones, Grapplers moving to mma and mma fighters moving into grappling. We talk about Jake Paul vs Dana White and how Jake paul is a world class troll. We also talk about how far someone should be willing to go in order to achieve their dreams.

    Scorcese vs Tarantino: The brawl to end it all

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2021 104:50

    On episode 135, Marco, JB, and Tim talk about their Christmas 2021 experiences. There were no big fights to discuss so we talk about food and gifts before getting into talking about the role of the “heel” in mma and who are some of the best heels in the game. We discuss the disqualification of Nicholas Meragali from the Absolute final of the world championships and we take a deep dive into a debate on who is the superior director between Martin Scorcese and Quentin Tarantino. 

    Crapital Grill

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2021 114:25

    On episode 134, Marco, JB, and Tim talk about Marco and JBs terrible dining experience and we review the big fights from the weekend at the UFC between Lewis and Daukus as well as Belal Muhamad and Steven Thompson. We also discuss Jake Pauls spectacular knockout of Tyron Woodley. We unpack cliched motivational quotes and discuss the shortcomings of our martial arts training. We answer questions about leg locks in mma, how to make new friends, how to handle beef between students in a school, Jiu Jitsu in the olympics, and cinnamon toast crunch.

    Timber...the fall of Gabi Garcia

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 14, 2021 85:11

    On episode 133, Marco, JB, and Tim talk about Marcos new focus on self care and they recap the big fights from 269 between Cruz and Munoz, Nunes and Pena, and the lightweight title fight between Oliviera and Poirier. We talk about Dana white beating covid, how to prepare for your first competition, ibjjf worlds, the fall of Gabi Garcia, what makes the difference between a bjj world champion in mma and an mma world champions bjj, and we talk about what martial art is best for self defense between bjj, judo, and wrestling.

    Warm ups, Yes or No?

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 7, 2021 103:58

    On episode 132, Marco, JB, and Tim take a deep dive into breakfast cereals. We recap the UFC fight night card including Rafael Fizzivs spectacular knockout of Brad Riddel, and Jose Aldos tremendous performance in his win over Rob Font. We discuss internet sensation Dale and his DUST program, Ryron and Rener working with the cops, Dana White getting Covid, Warm ups for jiu jitsu class, how General Patton would execute a plan, Bone Thugs vs Three six Mafia and Marcos genetic ancestry.

    Presidential Royal Rumble and The Gracie Conspracy

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2021 108:58

    On episode 131 Tim returns to save the show from spiraling out of control without him.  He tells the harrowing tale of why he was absent last week and offers an apology to the listeners. This week, we discuss the recent Triad combat/Metallica concert from Triller. We talk about the good and bad of the event and what the future holds for this hybrid of MMA and Boxing. We also discuss the upset in boxing of Kambosos over Lopez and Tom Deblass' new book. We answer questions from listeners about “The Gracie Conspiracy” as told by Superfoot Wallace. Best and worst presidents of all time, what martial art we would like to train in, PED use in fighting, and personal development through training jiu jitsu.

    A broken hearted purple belt quits jiu-jitsu

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2021 79:45

    Tim takes the day off due to some car issues. JB and Marco power through and make the most of Tim's misfortune. We recap the latest UFC fight night. The Ninja Rob crew of two discuss Sean Brady, the undefeated Philly UFC welterweight. The podcast goes into promotions, gi, no-gi, traditional, and virtual. And lastly, JB and Marco read a letter from broken-hearted purple belt. The purple belt's letter about quitting jiu-jitsu has 10 major points. We debate his assertions point by point. 

    As long as no one attacks you, you'll be fine

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 120:33

    On episode 129 Marco, Tim, tell JB about their day coaching at grappling industries and the big wins and losses from the event. They discuss dick moves at ADCC and our experiences with ringworm as well as harrowing self defense encounters. JB takes heat from a listener about his stance on aikido and we recap the Holloway vs Rodriguez fight from UFC Fight Night. We answer questions about who we enjoy rolling with, bad parenting, Tims long hair, and the best submissions in MMA history. We do all this and still have time to pat ourselves on the back for reaching the 45k downloads milestone.

    Are the ADCC trials broken?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2021 115:35

    On episode 128, Marco, Tim, and JB recap UFC 268 and review fights between Usman and Covington, Zhang and Namajunas, Gaethje and Chandler, and more. We also discuss the ADCC trials and talk about the standout competitors and results. We talk about what's right and what's wrong with the adcc trials. We unpack motivational sayings, talk about the usefulness of submissions in MMA/Bjj and JBs tinder journey.

    Rookie Numbers

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2021 101:52

    On episode 127, Marco, Tim, and JB discuss breakfast, lunch, and dinner and they recap the fights from UFC 267 including Texiera vs Blachowicz and Yan vs Sandhagen. We give our predictions for UFC 268 fights between Covington and Usman as well as Zhiang vs Namajunas. We answer questions about when you should call someone you like, getting wrecked by everyone at open mat, how to cross train, the new Mikey Lock, american jiu jitsu, our first time competing, and UFC legend Steve Jennum.

    Is being a good sport important?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2021 79:39

    On episode 126 Jb, Marco, and Tim sit down at NJMA studios and discuss the UFC fight between Marvin Vettori and Paulo Costa and Fedor Emelianenkos knockout of Timothy Johnson. We answer some questions about how to stay motivated and not give up, do nogi guys need belt promotions, what kind of injury would we be willing to risk in the finals of a world championship competition, And we discuss how to choose between Kyokushin and Muay Thai training taking into account the risk of head trauma. We Unpack one of Bruce Lees silly philosophical quotes and we talk about our favorite live music performances we have seen and what we are having for dinner.


    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 72:27

    On episode 125 JB, Marco, and Tim attempt to elect fighters to the mount rushmore of MMA. Tim contests the election and secedes from the union. We discuss what makes the greatest fighters so great and we also include some honorable mentions. We review some of the weekends fights and we answer questions about how far is too far to go for “love”, What we wish we knew when we started,  what behaviors escalate a training session to death mode, and what fighters we would choose to have on our side during a royal rumble.

    What's for dinner?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 67:24

    On episode 124 Marco, Tim, and JB talk about the amazing heavyweight boxing match between Tyson Fury and Deonte Wilder. They break down the fight and talk about each fighters journey leading up to and through one of the great trilogy fights in Boxing history. We talk about if a fight like that can resurrect some boxing excitement and the relationship between boxing and MMA. We answer some questions about how to study competition footage, how to properly cross train at different schools, how to get better at arguing with your spouse and whats for dinner.

    Instant Replay

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 76:58

    On episode 123 Marco, Tim, and JB meet at NJMA studios to talk about national pizza month and where the best pizza in philly is. They discuss the UFC fight between Thiago Santos and Johnny Walker and the controversy in the Kyle Daukus vs Kevin Holland fight. We talk about the headbutt, the replay, should replay be used more, what are the implications of using replay in the future? We also answer questions about aging grapplers, making the transition from traditional martial arts to bjj/mma, and working 75 hours per week.

    Slamming out of submissions

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2021 67:53

    On episode 122 Marco, Tim, and JB meet at NJMA to talk about the UFC fights between Volkanovski and Ortega, Shevchenko and Murphy, and the return of Nick Diaz against Robbie Lawler. They recap the fights and talk about where Nick Diaz stands in the MMA world. They also discuss some of the big upset matches at the Flograppling WNO event including Gabi Garcia losing to Amanda Leve and Mikey Musemeci getting submitted by Gabriel Sousa. They answer some questions about Slamming out of submissions, The WNO matches, and would we take on an old washed up fighter knowing he will incur a lot of damage.

    How to relax in a stressful training environment

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2021 54:12

    On episode 121 Marco, Tim, and JB discuss the fight results from the UFC between Anthony Smith and Ryan Spann and the Bellator main event between Phil Davis and Yoel Romero. They discuss where Romero stands in the world of MMA after several consecutive losses and they talk about the upcoming fight between Nick Diaz and Robbie Lawler. They answer questions about how to relax in training and not freak out and how to handle a significant other with a questionable history of sharing nudes. We give our predictions on the next ADCC superfight between Gordon Ryan and Andre Galvao and we talk about Reddit

    MMA defeats Boxing at its own game

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2021 70:36

    On episode 120 Marco, Tim, JB, and Devin wish Marco a happy birthday. They discuss the big fights from Saturday night, namely Anderson Silva's brutal KO of Tito Ortiz and big win of MMA over Boxing in Vitor Belfort's spectacular finish of arguably the best heavy weight boxer of all time Evander Holyfield. We talk about what is next for Anderson and Vitor and if they can beat Jake Paul. We answer some questions about forgiveness,  the UFC hall of fame, our favorite martial arts movies, our favorite strikes, and should the oblique kick be illegal in MMA.

    Samurai Dave

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2021 66:06

    On episode 119 Marco, Tim, JB, and Devin recap the Jake Paul vs Tyron Woodley boxing match. We discuss the fight, is Jake Paul a real fighter, and who he should fight next. We talk about Tyron Woodley losing the fight, his legacy, and his manhood by begging for a rematch and getting another mans name tattooed on him. We give advice for when your friend admits murdering someone to you and we answer questions about the efficacy of shark tank drills, will covid cancel grappling tournaments this year, pineapple on pizza, famous bjj personalities in person being cool or not, and what are the vaccination statuses of the podcast members

    A chat with Tim Carpenter

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2021 53:58

    On episode 118 We were unable to get to the studio to record the podcast so Marco does a deep dive interview into Tims background, his school, his philosophy, where hes been and where he's going.

    A deep dive into the PB&J

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2021 81:17

    On episode 117, Marco, Tim, JB, and Devin are back in the studio. We discuss some UFC fights and what is the best base martial art between wrestling, BJJ, Muay Thai, and karate according to UFC championship history. We discuss whether it is better to be well rounded or to be “one dimensional” to reach the top and Devin hopes for a race war. We answer some questions about whether to procreate or not, Peanut butter and jelly, does using size limit your technique, what gym would be better to train at between renzo gracie academy and a gracie self defense school, what are our top 3 favorite bjj moves, what questions to ask before joining a gym, how to stay on the mats as you get older, will bjj schools adhere to another shut down, and more accusations of sexual misconduct in the bjj community.

    Monkey Steals the Peach

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2021 80:03

    On episode 116, Marco, JB, and Tim recap their UFC predictions and talk about Cyril Gane vs Derek Lewis and how Gane matches up with Ngannou. Marco and Tim share their experiences coaching at the grappling industries tournament. They talk about the highlights and lowlights, dealing with wins and losses, and injuries.  We answer some questions from the listeners about our favorite mob movies, Flograppling personas, Fightsports controversy around sexual assault and we answer some questions we were not asked from reddit about how to stay safe from covid if you cant get the vax, the cliched advice of just going to class to get better, and how to deal with getting wrecked by someone of a lower rank. 

    Sleep paralysis and origami dreams

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2021 76:09

    On episode 115 Marco, Tim, JB, and Devin are back in the studio to talk give predictions on the interim UFC Heavyweight title fight between Derrick Lewis and Cyril Gane. We also talk about Devins trip to puerto rico and the toilet situation outside of the US. Devin discusses his experiences with sleep paralysis and we answer some questions about how to sweep someone with a strong base, how to defeat negative thoughts about yourself, and whether Gordon Ryan or Mikey Musemeci is the greatest BJJ competitor. 

    Simone Viles?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2021 69:30

    On episode 114 Marco, Tim, and JB get together in Tims home podcast studio and discuss the recent DDS team split. They talk about various theories on why the team split, where the former members will go next, who will benefit and who will suffer from the break up. We also discuss where Jiu Jitsu is headed in the mainstream. Will Jiu Jitsu ever make it to the olympics and we talk about Simone Biles quitting in the middle of the olympics. We answer some questions about how to get chicks, what are our favorite olympic sports to watch, and what kind of music we like to train to.

    The NinjaBob Bobcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2021 73:26

    On episode 113 Marco, JB, and Tim pay tribute to good friend, loyal listener, frequent question submitter, and life long martial artist Bob Herman. We answer questions we weren't asked about when to let go of a submission if your partner isn't tapping, how to get students to focus on fundamentals vs fancy techniques they saw on instagram, When and how to start TRT, and how to balance lifting weights and training jiu jitsu to stay healthy, get better, and avoid injuries. We also discuss what would get someone kicked out of our school and what kind of person we would avoid rolling with.

    Episode 112 Where the podcasters dwell

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2021 63:54

    On episode 112, Marco, Tim, JB, and Devin pay respects to Biz Markie and Connor Mcgregors mma career. We discuss the fights from the UFC including Dustin Poiriers win over Connor Mcgregor, Tuivasa's Ko of Greg Hardy, Sean o malleys stellar performance against a less than stellar opponent, and Ryan Halls odd choice of strategy. We answer questions nobody asked us and some we were asked about the differences between modern bjj and old school bjj, acceptable age to start TRT, and some of our favorite old school matches we saw in person.

    Converted Zealot

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 13, 2021 69:21

    On episode 111 Marco, JB, Tim, and Devin sit down to talk about the trilogy fight between Conman Mcgregor and Dustin Soyier. We give our predictions and we talk about what we have given to the martial arts and what the martial arts has given to us. We answer questions we were not asked from reddit and then we answer questions we were asked about how to manage recurring injuries and still being able to maintain performance and debate what someone who competes in jiu jitsu should identify as.

    They might win, but they shouldn't defeat you

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2021 79:38

    On episode 110, Marco, Tim, Jb, and Devin discuss the recent Fury Grappling event. Marco relays his experience as a coach and what his student could have done better. We discuss how to deal with wins and losses when students compete and we also discuss some recent controversy from the Olympics regarding weed and performance enhancement. We answer questions that we were not asked from the internet and we talk about crazy things you see on the boardwalk. We also answer some questions we were asked by listeners about how to start bjj for an experienced muay thai fighter and what super powers we would have if we could.

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