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 143 – Ray Freeman | One Community JJ Club Founder

By Gustavo Dantas | September 28, 2023 |

Meet Ray Freeman, a purple belt in Jiu-jitsu and One Community Jiu-jitsu Club leader in Kansas City, a donation-based program. Instead of standard monthly memberships or contracts, Ray fosters a sense of community by allowing individuals to contribute what they can, making Jiujitsu accessible to those who might otherwise be excluded.Ray’s inspiration to establish the…

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EP 142 – Jorge Britto | Jiu-Jitsu for Life Team Co-Founder

By Gustavo Dantas | June 20, 2023 |

Welcome back to another episode of the BJJ Mental Coach podcast. Today, we are excited to welcome back the 4th-degree black belt Jorge Britto. Born in Rio de Janeiro, Jorge transitioned from soccer to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at age 13, deeply immersed in the BJJ world under esteemed mentors at the Gracie Tijuca academy, led by…

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EP 141 Chatri Sityodtong | ONE Championship CEO

By Gustavo Dantas | May 3, 2023 |

Welcome to episode 141, today, we are excited to have Chatri Sityodtong, the founder, chairman, and CEO of ONE Championship, Asia’s largest sports media property.  ONE ranked #2 overall in 2021 digital viewership with over 13.8 billion video views across Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and TikTok. It sits just behind the #1-ranked NBA, which boasts over…

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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...