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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#101 – The Mindset Is Everything | Fuji Mats VP Jimmy Pedro

By Gustavo Dantas | May 24, 2020 |

Welcome to episode 101, I’m your host Gustavo Dantas and today we have the 7th-degree black belt in judo Jimmy Pedro. Jimmy is a four-time U.S. Olympian and has won two Bronze Medals, one in 1996 the other in 2004. Jimmy owns and operates Pedro’s Judo Center in Wakefield, Mass. and is the President of…

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EP#100 – Stay Humble | Echelon Front Strategic Advisor JP Dinnell

By Gustavo Dantas | May 17, 2020 |

Welcome to episode 100 of the BJJ Mental Coach Podcast, I’m your host Gustavo Dantas and I would like to give a shout out to all hardcore listeners who listened to all one hundred episodes. As a matter of fact, I would love to hear your feedback with your top three episodes in the past…

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GDT#5 It’s not what happens to you, it’s what you do about it

By Gustavo Dantas | May 10, 2020 |

Gustavo Dantas Thoughts (GDT) #5 It’s not what happens to you, it’s what you do about it. Let’s talk about your mindset during this pandemic. I’m going to share with you four critical thoughts that I took into consideration during this time to apply in my life, and hopefully, you can apply in yours. Enjoy!…

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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...