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The Open Guard Cast is a project dedicated to promoting Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. If you've trained before, you understand how the art can consume your life. We often make life altering sacrifices to train, compete, and strive for each of our personal bests. The Open Guard Cast will explore the people and events that make BJJ so special.

The Open GuardCast Daniel O'Donnell

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The Open Guard Cast is a project dedicated to promoting Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. If you've trained before, you understand how the art can consume your life. We often make life altering sacrifices to train, compete, and strive for each of our personal bests. The Open Guard Cast will explore the people and events that make BJJ so special.

    Open GurdCast Episode 47 - John Evans of BJJ Breakdown

    Open GurdCast Episode 47 - John Evans of BJJ Breakdown

    Episode 47 of OGC is an interview with John Evans. John is a commentator for Flograppling and also started the popular BJJ Breakdown YouTube channel. Topics discussed in this episode include:
    John's questions for the OGC hosts How John got started in competition Making a living from Jiu Jitsu How the pandemic is affecting the Jiu Jitsu scene And much more... Be sure to follow John @bjjbreakdown and subscribe to his YouTube channel! 

    • 1 hr 43 min
    Open GuardCast Episode 46 - NCAA Wrestling Champion Tony Ramos

    Open GuardCast Episode 46 - NCAA Wrestling Champion Tony Ramos

    Open GuardCast episode 46 is an interview with NCAA wrestling champion Tony Ramos. In addition to winning a national title, Tony was also a World team member and a US Open champion. Topics discussed in this episode include:
    Tony's biggest accomplishments in the sport of wrestling His introduction to Jiu Jitsu and MMA  Similarities and differences between wrestling and Jiu Jitsu Tony's match with Nicky Ryan at Who's #1 And much more... Follow Tony on Instagram @t_ram133.

    • 58 min
    Open GuardCast Episode 45 - Adam Ferrara of GFTeam FTL

    Open GuardCast Episode 45 - Adam Ferrara of GFTeam FTL

    Episode 45 if OGC is an interview with Adam Ferrara. Adam is a black belt under AJ Sousa and won the No-gi Pan Ams at brown belt, among many other titles. Topics discussed in this episode include:
    ADCC Trials Competing while holding down a full time job Coaching high school wrestling Wrestling training vs. Jiu Jitsu training And much more... Follow Adam @admferrarabjj on Instagram!

    • 1 hr 16 min
    Open GuardCast Episode 44 - Kody Steele of Brazilian Fight Factory

    Open GuardCast Episode 44 - Kody Steele of Brazilian Fight Factory

    Open GuardCast Episode 44 is an interview with Kody Steele of Brazilian Fight Factory. Kody is coming off big wins at Who's #1 and Fight to Win, so we had to have him on the show! Topics covered in this episode include:
    Kody's recent super fight matches Transitioning from a wrestling base to Jiu Jitsu Training with the Tackett brothers ADCC And much more Follow Kody on Instagram @kody_steelebjj

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Open GuardCast Episode 43 - Andre Galvao of Atos Jiu Jitsu

    Open GuardCast Episode 43 - Andre Galvao of Atos Jiu Jitsu

    Episode 43 of the Open GuardCast is an interview with multiple time World and ADCC champion Andre Galvao. In addition to being one of the most accomplished Jiu Jitsu competitors of all time, Andre is also the head of Atos HQ, an academy that has produced countless champions. Topics discussed in this episode include:
    Being a well rounded competitor Coaching athletes to their strengths How his faith has impacted his life and the Atos association Building great leaders Plans for the future And much more... Be sure to follow Andre and Atos Jiu Jitsu on Instagram!

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Open GuardCast Episode 42 - Jordan Peitzman & Andrew Wiltse

    Open GuardCast Episode 42 - Jordan Peitzman & Andrew Wiltse

    Episode 42 of OGC is an interview with Andrew Wiltse & Jordan Peitzman. Andrew is competing on BJJ Woodstock this Saturday! We discuss:
    The BJJ Woodstock tournament Andrew's recent super fights And much more... Be sure to catch BJJ Woodstock this Saturday live on YouTube!

    • 39 min

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