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Jiu-Jitsu Radio

Jiu-Jitsu Radio

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The Jiu-Jitsu Radio podcast is a celebration of the journey of jiu-jitsu. Tune in as we sit down with not only some of the most talented Jiu-jitsu and mma fighters in the world but with guests that embody all that is the jiu-jitsu lifestyle.
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The ROL Radio - Jiu Jitsu Podcast

Thomas Rozdzynski and Gary Pond

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The ROL Radio Show features your host BJJ Black Belt Thomas Rozdzynski of ROL Academy and his co-host Gary Pond. Take a listen to the untold stories from the world of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Mixed Martial Arts as well as a unique take on life itself. The RŌL Radio podcast uniquely shines a spotlight on the untold stories within the world of Jiu-Jitsu. Going beyond techniques and competitions, the show delves into the personal narratives and journeys of individuals deeply entrenched in the marti ...
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Andy Wang knew what it took to be a fighter. So when opportunities to be a pro came his way he was able to show up. On the Takeaway, Thomas and Gary discuss people's unrealistic expectations on what it takes to become a pro in any endeavor. www.rolacademy.tv 30% discount with ROLRADIO code at checkout. Over 1000 videos for your Jiu-Jitsu journey. h…
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Former Third Coast Grappling President Ryan McGuire is back on the podcast to talk about his experience post 3CG and the toll creating an innovatve grappling tournament took on his life.►𝐒𝐮𝐛𝐬𝐜𝐫𝐢𝐛𝐞 𝐭𝐨 𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐘𝐨𝐮𝐓𝐮𝐛𝐞 𝐂𝐡𝐚𝐧𝐧𝐞𝐥: / jiujitsuradio Don't forget to SUBSCRIBE and TURN ON Notifications by clicking the 🔔 Bell. The Jiu-Jitsu Radio podcast is availa…
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Today’s guest began his bjj career training with some of the biggest names the sport has ever produced and unexpectedly found himself fighting all over the world. Andy Wang joins us to discuss the evolution of jiu-jitsu over the decades, what he misses most about the old days, the incredible relationships he built through martial arts, and how he f…
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There are a lot of cliches in the world of jiu-jitsu and arguably the biggest is “embrace the grind”. Coral belt Waldomiro Perez Junior thinks life is enough of a grind and that jiu-jitsu should be your escape from it. On this Takeaway, Thomas and Gary discuss whether or not jiu-jitsu has to be a grind and if you can get the benefits of jiu-jitsu w…
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Today’s guest has been a fixture in jiu-jitsu for decades in both his homeland of Brazil and the US. Over the years he has coached legends of jiu-jitsu and MMA including, Tito Ortiz and Quintin Rampage Jackson. Waldomiro Perez Jr. joins us to discuss his unique approach to coaching professional fighters and hobbyists, the similarities and differenc…
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How often do people not take advantage of opportunities because they are afraid? Michael Currier had an opportunity to break the cycle of poverty he grew up in and he was so afraid of failing he joined the army instead. On this Takeaway, Thomas and Gary discuss how fear of failure can limit one's progress and can keep people from doing the things t…
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Today’s guest was a nationally ranked gymnast but made a major shift in life which ended up putting him on the jiu-jitsu path. Mike Currier joins us to discuss overcoming the fear of failure, trusting your instincts, and how he has changed his entire life for his journey. Here is The RŌL Radio with gymnast, jiu-jitsu black belt under Michael Chapma…
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Brian Glick has been on the mats for over 25 years. He still believes there is a ton he has to learn and a lot he can accomplish after all his experience and his age. On this Takeaway, Thomas and Gary discuss how, with the right expectations a person can have a very long and fruitful jiu-jitsu journey. www.rolacademy.tv 30% discount with ROLRADIO c…
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Today’s guest was never very active in sports and started jiu-jitus a little later than most. Many people would think a person like that might not succeed in a room with some of the biggest names in jiu-jitsu and future legends of MMA. Brian Glick joins us to discuss how a martial art can make a fundamental change in a person’s life, the physical a…
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We asked Paulo Guillobel what he still loves about jiu-jitsu after 35 years on the mats. One of his answers is that jiu-jitsu acts as a destresser. On this Takeaway, Thomas and Gary discuss how jiu-jitus can help with the stress of day-to-day life and how something such as reorganizing our priorities can help lead to a less stressful life. www.rola…
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Today’s guest is a 6th-degree black belt and is one of the most respected instructors and academy owners in southern California. Paulo Guillobel joins us to discuss what he still loves about jiu-jitsu after over 35 years on the mats, his decision to move from Brazil to the United States, how the mats are a great equalizer, and a ton more. Here is T…
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What is the secret to getting really good at anything, including jiu-jitsu? Brandon Mccaghren says it is doing it all the time for a long time. On this takeaway, Thomas and Gary discuss how consistency over long periods is the recipe for success on and off the mats, and why it is so difficult for people to do things all the time for a long time. ww…
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Today’s guest is an Eddie Bravo black belt and the first person to run a 10th Planet in the Southeastern United States. Brandon Mccaghren joins us to discuss how a New Year's Resolution started his jiu-jitsu career, how showing up all the time for a long time is the recipe for getting good, his unique relationship with Eddie Bravo, and more. Here i…
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Who are the gatekeepers of jiu-jitsu and who gets to decide what is and is not part of the art? After a great conversation with Eddie Kone about new-school and old-school jiu-jitsu, Thomas and Gary discuss who is, and should be the gatekeepers of jiu-jitsu. www.rolacademy.tv 30% discount with ROLRADIO code at checkout. Over 1000 videos for your Jiu…
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Today’s guest has the distinction of being Royler Gracie’s first European black belt and is now a fourth-degree black belt under the Jiu-Jitsu Global Federation. Eddie Kone joins us to discuss why old school is the best school, his appreciation for today’s professional jiu-jitsu athletes, who the gatekeepers of jiu-jitsu are, and why after becoming…
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What’s up everyone and welcome to The RŌL Radio’s 2023 Recap. 2023 brought us more legends of BJJ including several dirty dozen members, future legends, and several guests that are and will be integral in the evolution of the sport and art we all love so much. So sit back and enjoy clips from Amal Easton, Miko Hytonen, Nick “the tooth” Gullo, and m…
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A Flow State has been described as a mental state where you are focused on a single task. After a great conversation with Rob Hileman, Thomas and Gary discuss what a Flow State means in jiu-jitsu and how achieving a Flow State can help you escape from the “Whirlwind of Life”. www.rolacademy.tv 30% discount with ROLRADIO code at checkout. Over 1000 …
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Today’s guest is a black belt under one of the most respected professors in jiu-jitsu and is the owner and head coach of a successful academy. Rob Hileman joins us to discuss what it really takes to run an academy, the slow burn of jiu-jitsu, how a student’s contribution back to jiu-jitsu sets it apart from other sports, and a ton more. Here is The…
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Are you able to adapt to your surroundings and the challenges that come your way? Rodrigo Onishi has lived all over the world and adapted to everything that comes with that. On this Takeaway, Thomas and Gary discuss why adapting to your surroundings is so important, both on and off the mats. www.rolacademy.tv 30% discount with ROLRADIO code at chec…
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Today’s guest has trained and coached all over the globe and today is integrating jiu-jitsu into the school system and military in the United Arab Emirates. Rodrigo Onishi joins us to discuss why the implementation of jiu-jitsu in schools, the military, and the presidential guard, is so important, the real impact jiu-jitsu has had on his students, …
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Why is it so hard to find balance in life, let alone jiu-jitsu? After a great conversation with Leo Vieira, who spoke about the importance of a balanced life, Thomas and Gary discuss what they believe keeps us from finding balance and how to seek it out. www.rolacademy.tv 30% discount with ROLRADIO code at checkout. Over 1000 videos for your Jiu-Ji…
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As both a member and co-founder of some of the biggest and most respected jiu-jitsu teams in the world, today’s guest is one of the most influential people in jiu-jitsu. Today Leo Vieira joins us to discuss what makes a great team and community, the importance of balance, being present, and a ton more. Here is The RŌL Radio with a multi-time world …
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Have you ever been so determined to accomplish something that nothing could stand in your way? Pati Fontes’s mother wouldn’t let her train jiu-jitsu when Pati was a teen because girls didn’t do things like that. However, Pati was so determined to train she did it in seceret. On this Takeaway, Thomas and Gary discuss how a person’s determination can…
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Today’s guest is a multi-time world champion and won the IBJJF Worlds three consecutive years in a row. Pati Fontes joins us to discuss how her determination to just train jiu-jitsu when she wasn’t allowed, eventually led to her championships, the struggles she had to overcome being one of only two women in her academy, and how she never let self-d…
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Richard Bresler says that his jiu-jitsu journey started because he was at the right place at the time. On this Takeaway Thomas and Gary discuss how life can take unexpected twists and turns through coincidences, accidents, and the impact that can have on a person’s life and generations that follow. www.rolacademy.tv 30% discount with ROLRADIO code …
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Today’s guest was literally at the very beginning of BJJ in the United States and has the distinction of being Rorion Gracie’s very first student in America. Richard Bresler joins us to discuss the earliest days of Gracie Jiu-Jitsu in the US, his chance encounter with Rorion that changed his life, how jiu-jitsu has evolved over the past 40 years, h…
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Would you consider someone who grew up with a dirt floor in their kitchen and no hot water in their house lucky? What if the same person became a success only to have his business burn to the ground, would you consider them lucky? Gilberto Castro has lived through that and considers himself the luckiest guy in the world. On this Takeaway, Thomas an…
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Today’s guest considers himself a lucky guy. Many others may not. Gilberto Castro grew up in Mexico under extreme poverty and most recently he lost his academy this past summer when it was destroyed in the Maui wildfires. Gilberto sees those struggles as what has made him who he is today and he is here to discuss how his positive attitude and persp…
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Have you ever been around a person whose personality and vibe rub off on everyone around them? After a great conversation with Miko Hytonen, Thomas and Gary discuss how a person’s personality and how they teach can affect their students and the community at large. www.rolacademy.tv 30% discount with ROLRADIO code at checkout. Over 1000 videos for y…
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Today’s guest has made a name for himself by being one of the most followed and entertaining jiu-jitsu practitioners on social media. Miko Hytonen joins us to discuss why he creates his content the way he does, the importance of having a solid foundation in your jiu-jitsu, how gradual improvement will keep you growing, and a ton more. Here is the i…
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Javier Vazquez believes his method of teaching jiu-jitsu is going to fundamentally change the way people learn the art going forward. On this Takeaway, Thomas and Gary discuss the different ways people teach and learn jiu-jitsu and how learning concepts rather than steps can make your partners feel you are always five steps ahead. www.rolacademy.tv…
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Today’s guest is a fifth-degree black belt and has fought in some of the top grappling and MMA organizations in the world But he isn’t resting on his past achievements and has set his sights on changing the world of jiu-jitsu. On this episode Javier Vazquez discusses his unique coaching and instructing style, how it helps students learn faster, wha…
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Shintaro Higashi’s father grew up and trained Judo in Japan and was tuff on Shintaro but also showed him a softer side that he himself didn’t receive. On this Takeaway, Thomas and Gary discuss the impact a father has on his children and how fatherhood has changed over the generations. www.rolacademy.tv 30% discount with ROLRADIO code at checkout. O…
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Today’s guest is a double black belt. He is a six dan in judo and a black belt in BJJ. Shintaro Higashi has excelled in multiple martial arts and was raised under two vastly different training philosophies. His father was a native of Japan and Shintaro was raised in the United States. Shintaro discusses how that upbringing forged his current traini…
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Bjj Dirty Dozen member Rick Williams was so thirsty for knowledge when he began training that he trained with Royce Gracie in the morning and the Machado brothers in the evenings. While it isn’t as big a deal as it once was, cross-training is still something that is frowned upon. On this Takeaway, Thomas and Gary discuss how they feel about trainin…
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The goal of having the entire Dirty Dozen gets one step closer with today’s guest. Rick Williams is here to discuss his early journey with Royce Gracie, his seat at the table during the development of the first UFC, grading student performance on a curve, and a ton more. Here is The RŌL Radio with a Machado Brothers black belt, Los Angeles Lakers H…
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Steve Bongiorno ends every class by asking his students, “What did you learn and who did you help?”. This makes his students reflect on their class and look deep inside themselves. So, next time you’re stepping off the mats, ask yourself those questions and use the answers to better yourself and your life. www.rolacademy.tv 30% discount with ROLRAD…
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Today’s guest has been on the New Jersey martial arts scene for over 40 years. Starting off in the striking arts he earned his black belt in Tae Kwon Do Moo Duk Kwan and was going to specialize in weapons training. However, after seeing the very first UFC he switched his focus to grappling. Steve Bongiorno joins us to discuss why people bond over j…
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With a martial art as deep and rich as jiu-jitsu, students often find themselves trying to learn a little bit of everything without becoming really good at anything. After a great conversation with Scott Burr, Thomas and Gary discuss the importance of having a narrow focus in order to improve incrementally, eventually becoming a well-rounded jiu-ji…
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Today’s guest had trained under and with some of the most influential people in jiu-jitsu. He is also an author and editor who has worked on some of the best books about BJJ. Scott Burr is here to discuss his relationships and training experience with some of the legends of BJJ, the explosion of BJJ’s popularity, jiu-jitsu as a vehicle to better on…
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Why are we so violent? Malachy Friedman grew up as a violent young man and still loves violence but has learned to channel it. On this Takeaway, Thomas and Gary discuss how jiu-jitsu can be a positive outlet for our violent nature, helping us both physically and mentally. www.rolacademy.tv 30% discount with ROLRADIO code at checkout. Over 1000 vide…
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Today’s guest is a third-degree BJJ black belt. He trained for a number of years at American Top Team and has coached and cornered fighters in the top promotions in MMA, as well as the IBJJF and ADCC. Malachy Friedman joins us to discuss his opinions on Gi vs. NoGi, why certain people feel the need to train in combat sports, how to continue being e…
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Call them reasons or excuses, people often use them to quit jiu-jitsu. After a great conversation with Edgar Figueroa, Thomas and Gary discuss how people leave jiu-jitsu because they don't make it a priority in their lives, and how easy it is not to prioritize the things in life that truly make them happy. www.rolacademy.tv 30% discount with ROLRAD…
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There was a time not that long ago when a career in jiu-jitsu seemed like a fantasy for most people. This episode’s guest has recently moved from the world of stock trading to working at an academy full-time. Edgar Figueroa joins us to discuss how he went from not even thinking a career in jiu-jitsu was a possibility to making a monumental shift in…
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Opportunities are all around us and we either take advantage of them or we don't. When jiu-jitsu legend Rigan Machado was thinking of leaving California and returning to Brazil, Bob Bass saw an opportunity for Rigan. He told Rigan he should stay and open a jiu-jitsu academy. Rigan made the most of that opportunity and changed the world of martial a…
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The RŌL Radio’s quest to get all of the BJJ Dirty Dozen on the podcast continues with Rigan Machado’s first American black belt, Bob Bass. Bob first began his training with Rickson Gracie and then became hugely influential under Rigan Machado. On this episode, Bob describes the early days of training with the Gracies and Machados, his influence on …
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Another jiu-jitsu cliche is Technique is King, but as we know, strength, size, and rules of engagement all play a vital role in jiu-jitsu. After a great conversation with John Frankl, Thomas and Gary discuss whether or not good technique is all that is needed for success on the mats. www.rolacademy.tv 30% discount with ROLRADIO code at checkout. Ov…
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Today’s guest is another true martial artist. With a background in several martial arts, it was his exposure to jiu-jitsu in 1989 that he knew he had found what he really wanted to do. It did take a few years before John Frankl started his formal training under Rickson Gracie and after moving from the West Coast to Boston John trained under Roberto…
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Jiu Jitsu mats can be the great equalizer. But what does that mean? After speaking with Charles Harriott, who travels the world teaching jiu-jitsu, Thomas and Gary discuss how the mats can bring people together who otherwise might never spend time together. www.rolacademy.tv 30% discount with ROLRADIO code at checkout. Over 1000 videos for your Jiu…
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Today’s guest is another jiu-jitsu globetrotter. He has turned his lifelong love of martial arts into his passion, traveling across the world teaching jiu-jitsu in so many countries he has lost count. Charles Harriott joins The RŌL Radio to discuss his teaching style, how he has figured out how to enjoy life on the road, how teaching everything tea…
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