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 141 Chatri Sityodtong | ONE Championship CEO

By Gustavo Dantas | May 3, 2023 |

Welcome to episode 141, today, we are excited to have Chatri Sityodtong, the founder, chairman, and CEO of ONE Championship, Asia’s largest sports media property. ONE ranked #2 overall in 2021 digital viewership with over 13.8 billion video views across Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and TikTok. It sits just behind the #1-ranked NBA, which boasts over 14.5…

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EP 140 Thomas Rodzynski | The Rol Academy of Jiu-Jitsu Owner

By Gustavo Dantas | April 24, 2023 |

Welcome to episode 140! Today we have, for the second time, Thomas Rodzynski, 3rd Degree Black Belt, head instructor at the ROL Academy of Jiu Jitsu in Orland Parks, Illinois, and the co-host of The Rol Radio Podcast. I was a guest there on episodes 36 & recently, episode 142. Thomas began his journey in…

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EP 139 Alan Shebaro | We Defy Foundation Co-Founder

By Gustavo Dantas | April 19, 2023 |

🎙️🥋 Welcome to the BJJ Mental Coach Podcast episode 139! Today, we are honored to host an incredible guest, Professor Alan Shebaro, a 4th-degree Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt, a decorated military veteran, co-founder of the nonprofit We Defy Foundation, and a dedicated coach who has made a significant impact in the martial arts community. 🥋🎖️ Earning…

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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...