28 episodes

Follow Mark and Ryan as they share their passion of Brazilian Jiujitsu with a twist. Listen to the father and son duo speak to some of the top jiujitsu practitioners, mixed martial artist, and grapplers. Also, being a parent isn't easy and most of us as parents can relate to the stresses of life but we can't ignore what the teens of today are dealing with as well.

Follow Dad and the Jiujitsu Kid in their journey together for their love for a sport that binds their family together.

Dad and the Jiujitsu Kid Mark Benavides

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Follow Mark and Ryan as they share their passion of Brazilian Jiujitsu with a twist. Listen to the father and son duo speak to some of the top jiujitsu practitioners, mixed martial artist, and grapplers. Also, being a parent isn't easy and most of us as parents can relate to the stresses of life but we can't ignore what the teens of today are dealing with as well.

Follow Dad and the Jiujitsu Kid in their journey together for their love for a sport that binds their family together.

    DJJK EPISODE 28 - LEAVING FOR COLLEGE

    DJJK EPISODE 28 - LEAVING FOR COLLEGE

    It's the start of high school for Ryan and his best friend is leaving for college. In this episode we sit down with Alex Sandoval Jr who I've watch to grow up to be an amazing young man who is on his way out of state to attend college and wrestle. Ryan and him share some old stories but most importantly, Alex shares how he kept on track dealing with injuries that weren't in his plans.

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    • 1 hr 28 min
    DJJK Episode 27-How Honest Should You Be With Your Kids

    DJJK Episode 27-How Honest Should You Be With Your Kids

    In this episode, Ryan and I sit down to catch up and talk about our 1 year anniversary for the podcast and why and how the show was even created. Our conversation leads into territory I feel a lot of parents may avoid or don't know how to approach their kids and that is; how honest do you feel you should be with your kids?

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    • 1 hr 7 min
    DJJK Episode 26- The Flavio Episode Reaction, Strength Training and Tattoos with Jake Watson

    DJJK Episode 26- The Flavio Episode Reaction, Strength Training and Tattoos with Jake Watson

    He's back! We love sitting down with Jake as much as we can and glad we were able to have him sit down for another podcast and cover a lot of topics. We sit down and discuss listener reaction to the professor Flavio Almeida episode. We also hear about his thoughts on strength training for jiujitsu and we also discuss what a high level competitor wants to see at tournament as a competitor.

    Follow Jake as he prepares for IBJJF World Championship

    Jake Watson Instagram @jakewatson_bjj

    • 1 hr 50 min
    DJJK Episode #25-Jiujitsu Legend Carlson Gracie Junior

    DJJK Episode #25-Jiujitsu Legend Carlson Gracie Junior

    Welcome back! We sit down with Master Carlson Gracie Junior who is the son of one of the most historical and beloved figures in jiujitsu history, the late Master Carlson Gracie Senior. Carlson Junior is the leader of the reborn Carlson Gracie Team.

    • 1 hr 12 min
    DJJK Episode #24- Jiujitsu for Everyone with Allan Di Lucia

    DJJK Episode #24- Jiujitsu for Everyone with Allan Di Lucia

    In this episode, Allan Di Lucia stopped by to sit down with us and talk about his jiujitsu program. In Brazil, Allan created a jiujitsu program for special needs students and with his recent move to the U.S. he brought the program with him. Unlimited BJJ was created to use jiujitsu to help everyone and all students train for free. Allan runs the organization with the help of professor Augusto Tanquinho at Soul Fighters Academy in Tempe, Arizona.

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    • 1 hr 16 min
    DJJK Episode #23-Flavio Almeida

    DJJK Episode #23-Flavio Almeida

    In this episode we sit down with Carlos Gracie, Jr. black belt, Professor Flavio Almeida. Ryan and I were invited to the North Phoenix Gracie Barra location to sit down with Professor Flavio Almeida and the experience was a great one. With the recent negative events surrounding Professor Flavio Almeida, his philosophy and positivity on jiujitsu and life overshadows everything else.

    We hope you enjoy!

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    • 1 hr 44 min

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