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 135 Sam Crook – Jiu-Jitsu Coach at Francis Ngannou Foundation

By Gustavo Dantas | January 26, 2023 |

Sam Crook is a first-degree black belt, 4-time IBJJF Black Belt National Champion, 4-time British Champion, and the Jiu-Jitsu head coach of the nonprofit organization FRANCIS NGANOU FOUNDATION in the Village of Bati, Cameroon, Africa. His cousin encouraged Sam to start his jiu-jitsu journey to lose weight, and as a result, he began an impressive…

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EP 134 – Tiago Mascarenhas | CEO of SEDA College

By Gustavo Dantas | June 30, 2022 |

Welcome to episode 134; today, we have Tiago Mascarenhas. Tiago is a purple belt in jiu-jitsu living in Dublin, Ireland, and a serial entrepreneur passionate about education and learning. He is the co-founder and CEO of SEDA College, a first-class educational institution that offers English language courses to international students. SEDA College was established in…

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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…

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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...