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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 127 James Clingerman | Owner of Indiana Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy

By Gustavo Dantas | July 19, 2021 |

James Clingerman is a 3rd-degree black belt under Anibal Braga. He spends the vast majority of his time teaching at two different schools in Indiana, Endurance BJJ in Zionsville and the Indiana Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy in Greenwood. James also owns and operates The Fight Hub which is one of the Internet’s top resources for online…

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EP 126 Henry Akins | Founder of Hidden Jiu-Jitsu

By Gustavo Dantas | July 10, 2021 |

Henry Akins moved to Los Angeles in 1995 and began training, achieving his black belt in 2004, becoming the third black belt promoted by Rickson Gracie. He is currently sharing his knowledge via his website Hidden Jiu-Jitsu and his YouTube channel Hidden Jiu-Jitsu where he has recently started “Mat Chats” in which Henry hopes to…

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EP 125 – Greg McLarty | Owner of Control Physical Therapy

By Gustavo Dantas | June 22, 2021 |

Greg McLarty is a jiu-jitsu purple belt, physical therapist, and owner of Control Physical Therapy in Scottsdale, AZ. He earned his Doctorate degree in physical therapy in 2016, and founded his business in 2019, with a goal to help active adults maintain their ability to participate in sports. Although he helps people maintain all activities,…

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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...