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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 111 – Don’t overthink, just act! |Seeds 13 BJJ Academy owner Diego Almeida

By Gustavo Dantas | October 11, 2020 |

Welcome to episode 111, I’m your host Gustavo Dantas, and today we have jiu-jitsu black belt Diego Almeida.Diego is the owner and head instructor at Seeds 13 Jiu-Jitsu Academy in San Angelo, TX.He shared his early days in Brazil and how jiu-jitsu gave him direction as a teenager. He also taked about the beginning of…

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EP 110 – Staying Dedicated | Camarillo Jiu-Jitsu Owner Daniel Camarillo

By Gustavo Dantas | September 13, 2020 |

Welcome to episode 110 I’m your host Gustavo Dantas and today we have Daniel Camarillo. Daniel is a 3rd degree black belt in Judo and a 4th degree black belt in jiu-jitsu. Daniel is the owner and head instructor at Camarillo Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu located in Bakersfield, California. He shared about his early experiences competing in…

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EP 109 Formulas for Success | Fuji Gym Wakefield owner Travis Stevens

By Gustavo Dantas | August 30, 2020 |

Welcome to episode 109, today we have 3x Time Judo Olympian Travis Stevens. Travis is a judo & jiu-jitsu black belt and the owner of Fuji Gym in Wakefield, Massachusetts. Travis shared a little bit of his Judo competition journey and his competition mindset that took him to win the silver medal at the Rio…

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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...