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 39 – What Are You Investing Your Time On? | AmaZix Head of Advisory Jose Macedo


Jose Macedo is a Portuguese entrepreneur, a jiu-jitsu purple belt, and a former professional poker player who as able to turn an initial deposit of 30 dollars into over 1.5 million dollars. Currently, besides owning multiple businesses, Jose is involved with Cryptocurrency. He is a partner and head of the advisory team at AmaZix He…

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EP 38 – Finding Harmony in Work and Life | BJJ Tour founder Claudio Franca


Claudio Franca is a six-degree black belt, the creator of BJJ Tour, which has events all over the United States and he also runs three jiu-jitsu academies. He talked about the jiu-jitsu early days’ in California, the importance of resilience and finding harmony in your work and life. At the end of the episode, during…

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EP 37 – Building Your Relationships | KJG Productions founder Kevin-James Gonzalez


Kevin-James is a black belt in jiu-jitsu from Checkmat and he has over 30 years’ experience as an entrepreneur in the mortgage and real estate business. He is the founder and CEO of KJG Productions, which provides a social media platform for realtors. He talked about the importance of residual income & multiple revenue streams,…

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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...