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 133 Renato Santos | Founder of Braus Fight

By Gustavo Dantas | March 11, 2022 |

Welcome to episode 133, I’m your host Gustavo Dantas, and today I interview for the second time, Renato Santos, a jiu-jitsu black belt and the owner of Braus Fight. Their team include big names in the sport such as: ROGER GRACIE, PAULO MIYAO, THALISON SOARES and many others.With a vision to support the growth of…

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EP 132 Jeff Mata | Founder of Matavation

By Gustavo Dantas | February 2, 2022 |

Jeff Mata is a brown belt under Baret Yoshida, a motivational speaker, entrepreneur, business owner and an athlete. He is the founder and president of Matavation, co-founder of Haabu, Inc. and a partner with Poway Jiu-Jitsu. Very inspirational episode. Enjoy!  Gustavo Dantas Itunes – Google Plus – Spotify – #bjjpodcast #jiujitsupodcast Resources: Facebook: Jeff…

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EP 131 Dr. Mike Piekarski

By Gustavo Dantas | December 14, 2021 |

Dr. Mike Piekarski graduated from Binghamton University in New York with a bachelor’s degree, it was during this time he found MMA and began competing, eventually turning professional while competing in Muay Thai and submission Grappling also.  After he began his professional MMA career he decided to shift his focus and return to school and…

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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...