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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 his life, making the most out of an opportunity to take the martial art he loves and using it to carve out a new career path.
Here is The RŌL Radio with adult program manager at RŌL Academy, and first-degree black belt, Edgar Figueroa.
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2:59 Going Through Changes
4:06 Extremely Local Guest
9:26 Edgar’s First Cauliflower Ear
10:59 It Paid the Bills
14:45 Planting a Seed for Change
18:47 The Devil You Know
24:51 Questioning My Manhood
33:50 Different Looks from Instructors
40:46 To Be the Best I Wanted to Be
50:43 Managing the Things You Can’t Control
57:27 Living Up to the Belt
1:15:49 Taking the Chance
1:22:06 Bob Bass’ Question