52 episodes

Grappling superstar Tim Spriggs and Jiu-Jitsu enthusiast Tony Peranio discuss all things BJJ, Submission Grappling, and MMA with their own individual flavor and perspective.

BJJ GOONS Tim "Mushmaster" Spriggs and Tony Peranio

    • Wrestling
    • 4.8, 4 Ratings

Grappling superstar Tim Spriggs and Jiu-Jitsu enthusiast Tony Peranio discuss all things BJJ, Submission Grappling, and MMA with their own individual flavor and perspective.

    57: DONALD ACHNICK / THE GODFATHER

    57: DONALD ACHNICK / THE GODFATHER

    Master Donnie is second in command at Team Lloyd Irvin and has played a roll in the development of every elite competitor to represent Camp Springs. He's the architect of a world class kid's team that's produced world champs at every belt.

    • 1 hr 17 min
    56: FERNANDO REALS / TRUST & EMPATHY

    56: FERNANDO REALS / TRUST & EMPATHY

    Fernando "Reals" Restrepo has spent his life in service to others. He's an educator, activist, and a BJJ Black Belt. He's taught kids on Rikers Island, actively protests against oppression, and teaches BJJ to local youth free of charge.

    • 1 hr 14 min
    55: MALACHI EDMOND / MAGIC MAN MEALS

    55: MALACHI EDMOND / MAGIC MAN MEALS

    PG County is an area just outside Washington DC and is home to one of the best combat sports gyms in the world, Team Lloyd Irvin HQ. Team Lloyd Irvin's Kid's program has produced elite grapplers for decades. Malachi Edmond is a product of this program. He's a multiple-time World and Pan-Am medalist that now coaches in the kid's program and hosts a food vlog entitled Magic Meals. 

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    • 1 hr 11 min
    54: Alan Finfou Nascimento / Anything Is Possible

    54: Alan Finfou Nascimento / Anything Is Possible

    Alan "Finfou" Nascimento has had a hell of a journey. He went from growing up in one of the most impoverished and dangerous favelas in Brazil to coaching the best grapplers and MMA fighters in the world. His story is one of perseverance and faith. Despite all his trials and tribulations he beat the odds. In this episode we discuss Finfou's childhood in Cantagalo in Rio De Janeiro, how he was introduced to Jiu-Jitsu, how he ended up teaching in Sweden, facing racism and police brutality, and so much more!

    • 1 hr 41 min
    53: WAKE UP! / How To Help

    53: WAKE UP! / How To Help

    Tim and Nico felt that because of these trying times in the world instead of having a typical episode, they'd talk about their thoughts on the George Floyd situation, the protests, racism, police brutality, fascism, the Jiu-Jitsu community's response to it, and how we can help make the world a better place for EVERYONE. 

    Black Live Matter Resources: 

    Anti-Racism Resources

    115 Ways to Donate

    Black Lives Matter website

    Petitions on COVID for POC

    • 18 min
    52: Lion Heart Initiative / Service

    52: Lion Heart Initiative / Service

    Nico and Tim learn about the Lion Heart Initiative, a nonprofit enterprise to grow MMA in Africa by developing grappling, striking, and full spectrum skills to create opportunities in the industry. The GOONS spoke with AK Rupert (Managing Director), Kelly Grissom (Vice Chairman), Moustapha Diop (Regional Dir., West Africa) about their work in the initiative and their plans for the future.

    Learn more about the Lion Heart Initiative www.mmaforafrica.com

    • 1 hr 4 min

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