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.
#28 The Covid Catch Up
What are the Bulletproof Boys doing in Lock Down? How are they getting it done? Today's show goes behind the scenes on what both JT & Joey are doing to process, stay active and keep the Bulletproof movement moving forward. They discuss a number of topics that you may be struggling with:
Raising a new born in Lock DownKeeping your business a float while closedStaying healthy and strong with no GymCreating daily structure to stay productiveTips to help you over come the chaos of CovidThis is a candid discussion that gives some insight into how the guys manage their personal and professional lives with the restrictions that keep us from the thing we love most- Jiu-jitsu.
#27 Stronger Grips For BJJ
Always get your grips broken? Forearms always gassing out? Sounds like you need stronger Grips! Often when people first start training Jiu-jitsu the first thing they feel fail is their ability to hold on, Gi or No-Gi. This can happen as a result of a few different factors.
JT & Joey discuss where most BJJ folk are going wrong and what they can then do to develop the killer crush grip.
How Rock Climbing training relates to training BJJThe Simplest way to improve your gripRope climbing and Grip PowerMaximal Grip strength & Captains Of Crush
#26 How To Fix Your Sore Fingers & Tight Wrists
"I can't straighten my fingers. My wrists are too sore for push ups. I have to use finger tape..."
Does this sound like something you might say?
At some stage in your BJJ journey you will suffer a small joint injury (finger or toe) and the terrible thing is they hurt like hell and take their sweet time to heal. Another side effect of lots of gripping during rolling is tight wrists.
In this episode JT & Joey discuss how you can go about speeding up your recovery time for an injured finger and the exact approach you can take to remedy those tight wrists.
#25 Worst Injury Stories
Broke a leg? Ruptured an ACL? The Bulletproof boys have had more injuries than you have had bowls of Açai. If you have had a serious injury then you know the drama it can bring to your life but it can also leave you with a great story to tell as well as a lesson learned.
Today JT & Joey speak about their worst injuries, how they happened and what it taught them. Break out the pop corn folks it's story time.
#24 Can you Touch Your Toes?
Sounds easy enough right? But can you touch your toes? There are many of our BJJ people who are attempting all types of guard positions & inversions, but cannot touch their toes! Today we unpack exactly what's holding you back and the injuries that can happen if you continue to push yourself on the mat and don't fix this problem.
The Bulletproof Boys breakdown what you can do to take action to remedy this on going issue quickly and effectively, starting today!
#23 Why Kettlebells are King for the Home Gym
Do you want to get stronger and fitter? Haven't got budget or room for big equipment? The Kettlebell is King for training from home!
There is a degree of mystery around this strange looking tool of strength and conditioning.
On this episode the boys breakdown all the elements that make the Kettlebell great, how lifting with skill makes you a better grappler and why the dynamic nature of kettlebell lifting makes you more athletic in less time.
There are some hidden gems as to the origin of both JT & Joey's introductions to Kettlebells, how it made an impact on them and how it can change your BJJ life.