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This podcast is dedicated to entrepreneurs, small business owners and/or aspiring entrepreneurs, who train jiu-jitsu and want to take their mindset to another level on and off the mat.


Every Monday, our guests, who also happen to train in jiu-jitsu, will share with you their failures, their successes, the mindset and habits of successful high-performers, plus provide valuable content on Entrepreneurship, Personal Development & BJJ that will help them during their entrepreneurial journey.

Latest Podcast Episodes

EP 86 – Do You Have a SMART Goal?

By Gustavo Dantas | January 19, 2020 |

Brian Edwards is a first-degree black belt an the owner of Swampfox Jiu-Jitsu in Florence, South Carolina. He is also the owner of Brian Edwards Insurance Agency and Brian Scott Properties. He talked about the dedication and discipline necessary to run multiple businesses while raising five daughters with his wife. My takeaway from the interview…

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EP 85 – Resilience in BJJ & Life | ATT Lowcountry Owner Malachy Friedman

By Gustavo Dantas | January 12, 2020 |

  Today we have 2nd degree-black belt Malachy Friedman. Malachy is the owner of the ATT (American Top Team) Lowcountry in Charleston, South Carolina.   We talked about entrepreneurship, life, and we talked a lot about jiu-jitsu. Teaching and studying jiu-jitsu, Mindset, visualization, and injuries.   He has struggled with multiple delicate neck surgeries; however,…

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EP 84 – Be True To Yourself | Danny Savery BJJ Academy Owner | Danny Savery

By Gustavo Dantas | January 5, 2020 |

Welcome to episode 84, today we have the second-degree black belt Danny Savery. He is the owner and head instructor of Danny Savery BJJ academy. Danny also has 15 years’ experience in law enforcement. He talked about his challenging transition of being a police officer to being a full-time academy owner, and the passion and…

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About me and the podcast

Welcome to the BJJ Mental Coach podcast, I’m your host Gustavo Dantas. I am a 5th degree black belt in BJJ, born and raised in Rio de Janeiro Brazil, the founder of the GD JJ academy in Tempe, AZ...