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BJJ Mental Models

By Steve & Matt Kwan

Explore the conceptual side of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Black belt brothers Steve & Matt Kwan discuss the mental models, or universal principles, behind the gentle art.

  1. 1.
    Ep. 90: Expertise, feat. Rob Biernacki09/14/2020
    1:54:23
  2. 2.
    Ep. 89: Open Guard Series: Seated Guards09/07/2020
    1:21:43
  3. 3.
    Ep. 88: Open Guard Series: Gi-Based Guards08/31/2020
    1:09:01
  4. 4.
    Ep. 87: Open Guard Series: Butterfly Guard08/24/2020
    1:06:50
  5. 5.
    Ep. 86: Open Guard Series: X Guard08/17/2020
    1:07:23
  6. 6.
    Ep. 85: Open Guard Series: de la Riva Guard08/10/2020
    1:09:24
  7. 7.
    Ep. 84: The Third Place08/03/2020
    1:08:07
  8. 8.
    Ep. 83: Fear of the First Step07/27/2020
    1:05:01
  1. 9.
    Ep. 82: Tipping Points07/20/2020
    1:08:14
  2. 10.
    Ep. 81: Teaching Methodologies07/13/2020
    1:02:33
  3. 11.
    Ep. 80: Surface Area & Blading07/06/2020
    1:10:13
  4. 12.
    Ep. 79: Online Education, feat. Rory van Vliet06/29/2020
    1:26:04
  5. 13.
    Ep. 78: Motivation06/22/2020
    1:05:47
  6. 14.
    Ep. 77: The Ethics of Law Enforcement, feat. Sergeant Major Seb Lavoie06/15/2020
    1:35:44
  7. 15.
    Ep. 76: Fear of Time06/08/2020
    49:03
  8. 16.
    Ep. 75: Submission as Position06/01/2020
    51:26
  9. 17.
    Ep. 74: Position Series: Mount05/25/2020
    1:00:09
  10. 18.
    Ep. 73: Stress Management05/18/2020
    59:59
  11. 19.
    Ep. 72: Technique Chaining05/11/2020
    57:25
  12. 20.
    Ep. 71: Controlled Breathing05/04/2020
    52:03
  13. 21.
    Ep. 70: Staying Loose04/27/2020
    58:59
  14. 22.
    Ep. 69: Position Series: North-South04/20/2020
    54:58
  15. 23.
    Ep. 68: Entrepreneurship04/13/2020
    1:15:18
  16. 24.
    Ep. 67: Gratitude04/06/2020
    1:03:48
  17. 25.
    Ep. 66: The BJJ Mental Models Virtual Academy04/01/2020
    29:16
  18. 26.
    Ep. 65: Adversity03/30/2020
    1:20:40
  19. 27.
    Ep. 64: Head Position03/23/2020
    54:07
  20. 28.
    We need your help.03/19/2020
    10:34
  21. 29.
    Ep. 63: Cults, feat. Rob Biernacki - Part 203/16/2020
    1:34:51
  22. 30.
    Ep. 62: Cults, feat. Rob Biernacki - Part 103/09/2020
    1:13:44
  23. 31.
    Ep. 61: Creating Opportunities03/02/2020
    1:19:07
  24. 32.
    Ep. 60: Identifying Opportunities02/24/2020
    1:01:50
  25. 33.
    Ep. 59: Passivity02/17/2020
    1:12:03
  26. 34.
    Ep. 58: The Gracies02/10/2020
    51:54
  27. 35.
    Ep. 57: Direct vs. Proxy Control02/03/2020
    1:02:41
  28. 36.
    Ep. 56: Promotions01/27/2020
    1:07:12
  29. 37.
    Ep. 55: Passing Guard01/20/2020
    1:09:17
  30. 38.
    Ep. 54: The Modern Competitive Landscape, feat. Oliver Taza01/13/2020
    1:02:22
  31. 39.
    Ep. 53: Being Bad at Jiu-Jitsu01/06/2020
    59:38
  32. 40.
    Ep. 52: Uke's Responsibilities12/30/2019
    1:02:03
  33. 41.
    Ep. 51: Succeeding with Ethics, feat. Rob Biernacki12/23/2019
    1:56:02
  34. 42.
    Ep. 50: Alignment 2.0, feat. Rob Biernacki12/16/2019
    1:43:58
  35. 43.
    Ep. 49: Types of Guard12/09/2019
    54:50
  36. 44.
    Ep. 48: Stress and Recovery12/02/2019
    1:05:51
  37. 45.
    Ep. 47: Systems11/25/2019
    1:01:58
  38. 46.
    Ep. 46: Frugality11/18/2019
    1:02:29
  39. 47.
    Ep. 45: Committed Techniques11/11/2019
    1:18:58
  40. 48.
    Ep. 44: Rulesets11/04/2019
    1:01:57
  41. 49.
    Ep. 43: Sport vs. Self-Defense10/28/2019
    1:06:48
  42. 50.
    Ep. 42: Oliver Taza10/21/2019
    1:18:05
  43. 51.
    Ep. 41: Crushing Smaller People10/14/2019
    1:01:14
  44. 52.
    Ep. 40: Inversion10/07/2019
    1:14:17
  45. 53.
    Ep. 39: Inside Channel Control09/30/2019
    1:05:36
  46. 54.
    Ep. 38: Jiu-Jitsu as Therapy - Part 209/23/2019
    1:14:47
  47. 55.
    Ep. 37: Jiu-Jitsu as Therapy - Part 109/16/2019
    56:01
  48. 56.
    Ep. 36: De-escalation09/09/2019
    1:13:54
  49. 57.
    Ep. 35: Respect your Opponent09/02/2019
    59:41
  50. 58.
    Ep. 34: Funneling08/26/2019
    59:13
  51. 59.
    Ep. 33: Idea Communism vs Idea Capitalism08/19/2019
    1:04:19
  52. 60.
    Ep. 32: Body Tethering08/12/2019
    54:58
  53. 61.
    Ep. 31: Predictable Responses08/05/2019
    58:01
  54. 62.
    Ep. 30: Double Trouble07/29/2019
    59:16
  55. 63.
    Ep. 29: Elbow-Knee Connection07/22/2019
    1:08:31
  56. 64.
    Ep. 28: Kuzushi07/15/2019
    1:01:24
  57. 65.
    Ep. 27: Instructor Series: The Dark Side of Jiu-Jitsu07/08/2019
    1:13:52
  58. 66.
    Ep. 26: Instructor Series: Business Relationships & Networking07/01/2019
    1:16:12
  59. 67.
    Ep. 25: Instructor Series: Maintaining and Growing your Gym06/24/2019
    1:16:39
  60. 68.
    Ep. 24: Instructor Series: Opening a Gym06/17/2019
    1:11:00
  61. 69.
    Ep. 23: Instructor Series: Coaching06/10/2019
    1:11:05
  62. 70.
    Ep. 22: Size Discrepancies06/03/2019
    1:10:57
  63. 71.
    Ep. 21: Surviving Bad Positions05/27/2019
    1:06:21
  64. 72.
    Ep. 20: Longevity05/20/2019
    1:00:57
  65. 73.
    Ep. 19: Injuries & Setbacks05/13/2019
    1:07:26
  66. 74.
    Ep. 18: Guard Series: Retention Phase05/06/2019
    1:07:32
  67. 75.
    Ep. 17: Guard Series: Maintenance Phase04/29/2019
    1:10:31
  68. 76.
    Ep. 16: Guard Series: Engagement Phase04/22/2019
    1:08:02
  69. 77.
    Ep. 15: Force Vectors & Leading Edges04/15/2019
    1:08:15
  70. 78.
    Ep. 14: Joe Peters v Marcus Soares04/08/2019
    39:32
  71. 79.
    Ep. 13: Some corrections...04/01/2019
    40:05
  72. 80.
    Ep. 12: The Art of Learning03/25/2019
    1:12:13
  73. 81.
    Ep. 11: Mindset03/18/2019
    1:11:47
  74. 82.
    Ep. 10: Overcoming Plateaus03/11/2019
    1:08:48
  75. 83.
    Ep. 9: Retaining Knowledge03/04/2019
    1:01:32
  76. 84.
    Ep. 8: Rapid Learning02/25/2019
    1:16:00
  77. 85.
    Ep. 7: Mindfulness02/18/2019
    1:08:36
  78. 86.
    Ep. 6: Gym Culture & Etiquette02/11/2019
    1:06:32
  79. 87.
    Ep. 5: Finishing Mechanics02/04/2019
    1:10:28
  80. 88.
    Ep. 4: Dominant Angles01/28/2019
    1:06:18
  81. 89.
    Ep. 3: Anatomic Hierarchy, Grips01/21/2019
    1:09:38
  82. 90.
    Ep. 2: Core Mechanics01/14/2019
    1:02:35
  83. 91.
    Ep. 1: Alignment01/08/2019
    1:08:22

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