BJJ Mental Models

By Steve Kwan

Explore the conceptual side of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Black belt Steve Kwan and a slate of expert guests discuss the mental models, or universal principles, behind the gentle art.

  1. 1.
    Ep. 144: The Constraints-Led Approach, feat. Dr. Rob Gray
    59:25
  2. 2.
    Ep. 143: Position Series: The Crucifix, feat. Drew Weatherhead
    1:09:20
  3. 3.
    Ep. 142: Learning From Instructionals, feat. Matt Kwan
    1:05:36
  4. 4.
    SPECIAL: Changing the Culture, feat. Andrew Wiltse
    1:10:54
  5. 5.
    Ep. 141: Life After Fighting, feat. Eliot Marshall
    1:05:59
  6. 6.
    Ep. 140: Defensive BJJ, feat. Priit Mihkelson
    1:17:39
  7. 7.
    SPECIAL: Abuse & Accountability, feat. Emily Kwok & Dominyka Obelenyte
    1:42:30
  8. 8.
    Ep. 139: Posts, feat. Matt Kwan
    58:09
  1. 9.
    BONUS: The Gameplanning Series, free demo!
    32:20
  2. 10.
    Ep. 138: Jiu-Jitsu Career Paths, feat. Rebecca Hughes
    1:02:43
  3. 11.
    Ep. 137: Empathy, feat. Jamie Kilstein
    1:09:43
  4. 12.
    Ep. 136: The Anaconda System, feat. Matt Skaff
    56:28
  5. 13.
    Ep. 135: Transmission of Knowledge, feat. Drew Weatherhead
    1:23:33
  6. 14.
    Ep. 134: Bullshit Inoculation, feat. Phrost
    1:23:25
  7. 15.
    Ep. 133: Submit the Stigma, feat. Erin Herle
    1:22:12
  8. 16.
    Ep. 132: Wedges, feat. Matt Kwan
    1:03:03
  9. 17.
    Ep. 131: Movement Vocabulary, feat. Margot Ciccarelli
    1:05:17
  10. 18.
    Ep. 130: Position Series: Kesa Gatame, feat. Sonny Brown
    1:04:05
  11. 19.
    BONUS! Arm Drag Concepts, feat. Rob Biernacki
    45:16
  12. 20.
    Ep. 129: Create Something, feat. Christian Graugart
    1:39:40
  13. 21.
    Ep. 128: Autism and BJJ, feat. Adam Medlock
    58:51
  14. 22.
    Ep. 127: Frames, feat. Matt Kwan
    57:11
  15. 23.
    Ep. 126: Pregnancy and Jiu-Jitsu, feat. Livia Giles
    56:33
  16. 24.
    Ep. 125: Timeless Jiu-Jitsu, feat. Rafael Lovato Jr.
    56:14
  17. 25.
    Ep. 124: Ratchet Control, feat. Matt Kwan
    1:01:47
  18. 26.
    Ep. 123: Injury Rehab, feat. Mike "Doctor Kickass" Piekarski
    1:01:07
  19. 27.
    Ep. 122: The 80/20 Rule, feat. Marcus Aurelius Anderson
    58:50
  20. 28.
    Ep. 121: Kegan's Theory of Adult Development, feat. David Zeitler
    1:07:31
  21. 29.
    Ep. 120: Art x Jiu-Jitsu, feat. Dominyka Obelenyte
    1:07:20
  22. 30.
    Ep. 119: Professional Wrestling for BJJ, feat. Jeff Shaw
    1:03:33
  23. 31.
    Ep. 118: Mortality, feat. Daniel Rodriguez
    56:12
  24. 32.
    The worst episode of BJJ Mental Models ever.
    33:43
  25. 33.
    Ep. 117: Training BJJ Like a Sport, feat. Priit Mihkelson
    1:05:53
  26. 34.
    Our roadmap for the rest of 2021
    17:48
  27. 35.
    Ep. 116: Judo for BJJ, feat. Kathy Hubble
    1:16:58
  28. 36.
    Ep. 115: The BITE Model and Influence Continuum, feat. Matt "Aesopian" Kirtley
    1:10:13
  29. 37.
    Ep. 114: Methods vs. Outcomes, feat. Brian Glick
    56:50
  30. 38.
    Ep. 113: Jiu-Jitsu for Total Beginners, feat. Jeff Shaw
    1:06:30
  31. 39.
    Ep. 112: Killing the Ego, feat. Dr. Valerie Worthington
    59:48
  32. 40.
    Ep. 111: Position Series: Knee on Belly
    1:08:46
  33. 41.
    Ep. 110: The Reverse Classroom Model, feat. Bruce Hoyer
    41:33
  34. 42.
    Ep. 109: Peak Performance, feat. Emily Kwok
    1:13:52
  35. 43.
    Ep. 108: Lessons From Inverted Gear, feat. Nelson Puentes
    1:06:53
  36. 44.
    Ep. 107: Information Literacy, feat. Robert Degle
    1:28:37
  37. 45.
    Ep. 106: Resilience, feat. Stephan Kesting
    1:14:54
  38. 46.
    Ep. 105: The Art of Coaching, feat. Valerie Worthington
    1:14:40
  39. 47.
    Ep. 104: Grip Strategy, feat. Shintaro Higashi
    1:25:21
  40. 48.
    Ep. 103: Depression and Jiu-Jitsu, feat. Dr. David Ley
    52:17
  41. 49.
    Ep. 102: The Ethics of PEDs, feat. Lachlan Giles
    1:07:15
  42. 50.
    Ep. 101: Health Care Control Strategies, feat. Rory van Vliet
    1:10:50

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