Latest Podcast Episodes
Today, I interviewed the jiu-jitsu black belt Christina Houck, the co-founder of the nonprofit organization A New Grip, along with Samantha Glenn. The Mission of A New Grip is to help sexually exploited individuals and human trafficked survivors regain their lives and find their inner peace again using Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu as a form of therapy…Read More
Calder Powers is the Executive Director of Guardian Project. Calder grew up in Oakland, California, where he faced numerous challenges during high school. Struggling with low self-esteem and depression, he turned to alcohol and drugs to escape his unhappiness. However, everything changed when he tried his first Jiu-Jitsu class during his senior year. Calder was…Read More
“Unbreakable Spirit: The Inspiring Journey of Zac Bighorn – Overcoming Adversity with Gratitude and Determination”
The GDT #7 is dedicated to Zac Bighorn, a jiu-jitsu athlete who, at the age of 38, was diagnosed with stage four colon cancer. Despite the news, Zac continued to train and compete, inspiring his family and friends with his unbreakable spirit, determination, and gratitude. Even when he was weak and told he had only months to live, Zac signed up for tournaments and won matches and tournaments. The message of Zac’s journey is to be grateful for your time on earth, never give up, and pursue your passions with determination and purpose.Read More
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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...