This is the official podcast of the Bulletproof For BJJ movement. Hosted by JT & Joey. Each episode the founders break down problems that Jiu-jitsu people experience, giving guidance and tips to improve your training for BJJ. With the goal of helping every body on the Brazilian jiu-jitsu path reduce their chance of injury, improve their strength and mobility to become more resilient.
#95 Marijuana & BJJ: Does smoking Weed Help or Hurt your BJJ?
Do you like to smoke weed? Have you ever rolled high? Marijuana has a mythical status in BJJ culture and there are many famous proponents of smoking weed but this has mislead many people within Jiu-Jitsu. This is another topic that has JT & Joey split- which side of the fence are you on? The boys discuss the pros, cons and the science behind what Marijuana may or may not do to help your BJJ training.
#94 Leg Locks Have Changed Jiu-Jitsu: The History and context of the leg attack revolution.
Do you play with leg locks? Down to roll with heel hooks? Even if you don't know how to do them you have probably been foot locked at some point. Leg locks have risen to prominence in the last 10 years and this has changed the way we train and compete in BJJ.
JT & Joey go back through grappling history to talk through the major players that pushed the Leg Lock game into the mainstream. From Eddie Cummings to Eddie Bravo, Osvaldo Fader to the Danaher Death Squad, Dean Lister to Lachlan Giles.
Whether you are new to Jiu-jitsu or love the modern No-Gi game this episode has everything you need to know about why leg locks have levelled the playing field and defined modern BJJ
#93 Dealing with Depression, Bullying & Bad days on the mat.
Have you felt a bit down at Jiu-jitsu? Feel like you are in a slump? BJJ presents many challenges physical and mental. Life can throw a lot of challenges at you but what do you do when BJJ is getting you down.
You are training hard, fighting through injuries, taking beatings and struggling to fit in with team mates. Some days you are gonna suck and it can make you feel dark.
How do you handle it mentally is important.
JT & Joey discuss how to deal with the mental trial and tribulations that are part of the BJJ journey. Having an approach to deal with bad days is the key to staying in the game and not over thinking, so you can get out of your head and back onto the mat.
#92 The White Belt Warm Up Routine: The 5 best moves for those new to BJJ
Just started Jiu-Jitsu? Not sure how to warm up? Getting ready to roll is an important part of getting good at BJJ. Many classic Jiu-jitsu warm ups are not the best and some may even make you tighter and more prone to injury. JT & Joey layout their Top 5 warm up drills for White Belts and explain how they can help you.
#91 ADCC TRIALS OCEANIA 2022: The Highlights, back stories, upsets and Incredible results.
The ADCC is the Olympics of No-Gi Grappling! Australia recently had the Oceania Trials for this years upcoming Submission Grappling tournament. Possibly one of the most hotly contested selection competitions in Australian grappling history.
Competitors flew in from all over the world to punch their ticket to the big show. There were some great matches, big upsets and clutch submissions. JT & Joey recap all the results and this is just the warm up for when JT reports live from the ADCC event later this year.
#90 Bulletproof Question Time: You asked and we Answered.
Got something you want to ask us? We have received some really great questions recently and thought we would dedicate an episode to them. There are some great topics covered in this show and provide insight on things which are not commonly spoken about:
How do I not get down in the dumps when I'm injured?New to BJJ and got totally Ignored by the coach- is that normal?Already started lifting, can I switch to the The Standards Program ?If you have a question that you would like us to answer please hit us up directly and leave a voicemail by clicking the link below.
We will play it as part of the show and answer you directly!
Best BJJ resource I’ve found
Can’t speak highly enough of this podcast, JT & Joey have a vast amount of knowledge on BJJ as well as strength and conditioning. If you want to be in the best shape you can for BJJ and also avoid injury’s and have a long career in the sport this is the podcast!