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Discussions of our lives as married Brazilian Jiu Jitsu practitioners

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A BJJ Marriage Nick Lee

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Discussions of our lives as married Brazilian Jiu Jitsu practitioners

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    078 - How Should You Roll with Black Belts?

    078 - How Should You Roll with Black Belts?

    We've had a crazy few weeks!  We traveled to Colorado to help Brenton teach a seminar at Morning Star Jiu Jitsu, met up with Henry Matamoros, and Nick had a Pankration fight in Waukesha!  We talk a bit about our travels and adventures, but also what it's like to roll with so many different types of black belts.  What is your goal when you roll with a black belt?  Listen in to see what Brittany and Nick's goals are!

    Show Notes:
    - Welcome back, we've missed you!
    - Training with Henry Matamoros & Troy Everett at Nova Mente
    - Cog Theory seminar at Morning Star
    - Hiking in all 4 seasons & Red Rocks
    - Inverse Fighting Event
    - Nick commentates his Pankration match
    - Our goal of rolling with black belts
    - Building relationships and learning from them
    - How one black belt changed the way Brittany rolls with other black belts - attack
    - Submissions come as a gift
    - Proving your worth on the mat based on gender, size and rank
    - Wondering what black belts expect when rolling with other black belts

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    • 53 min
    077 - BOO! Leg Locks Aren't Scary!

    077 - BOO! Leg Locks Aren't Scary!

    BOO! It is spooky szn but you don't have to be afraid of leg locks!  After an eventful weekend of our Halloween open mat and brining a BJJ group through a haunted house, this week we talk about how we've been integrating more leg locks into our games.  At first we were afraid, we were petrified! But now we understand, it's just Jiu Jitsu.  Listen in to dispel the fear of leg locks!

    Show Notes:
    - Episode 77, Take 4 😂
    - Halloween party at Fluid recap
    - Leg Locks are their own world
    - Brittany's theory on spousal training
    - Leg Locks in competition
    - Scared of leg locks for being "dangerous"
    - Teaching white belts how to safely do leg locks
    - Understand the position to be able to stop it
    - Making Jiu Jitsu effortless
    - The mechanics of rotational submission
    - Leg entanglements for transitions
    - Catch and Release for safety



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    076 - Flow into Gold 🥇

    076 - Flow into Gold 🥇

    Nick went to Grappling Industries Chicago this weekend and killed it!  Brittany has been focusing on flow rolling and staying on the mats even when injured. What do these two events have to do with each other?  We talk about how flow rolling is beneficial for your Jiu Jitsu and helped Nick flow his way to double gold!

    Show Notes:
    - Grappling Industries Chicago Recap
    - Setting the tone of the match right away
    - Leg attacks Craig Jones style
    - What is flow rolling to us? Why do we do it?
    - Catch and release and transitions
    - Learn what works and what doesn't and why
    - Safe way to learn Jiu Jitsu
    - Theory on why white belts dislike flow
    - Jiu Jitsu is a dance & art
    - Submissions are a gift - Master Sauer
    - Master Sauer seminar, Halloween party, Pankration, Colorado Seminar, Grappling Industries December 3rd
    - Develop confidence in uncomfortable positions

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    Fluid BJJ: https://www.fluid-jiujitsu.com/

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    #abjjmarriage #fluidjiujitsu #bjj #bjjpodcast #bjjwhitebelt #bjjbluebelt #bjjpurplebelt #bjjcomp #bjjcompetition #flow #flowrolling


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    075 - Getting Your Partner Ready for Competition with Lydia Rivera & Marian Pintar

    075 - Getting Your Partner Ready for Competition with Lydia Rivera & Marian Pintar

    This week we are joined by Lydia Rivera and Marian Pintar! Lydia and Marian are badass women who are always staying active in the Greater Milwaukee competition scene. We go over what it's like to prepare our partners for a big day and what it's like training with each other on a daily basis. Listen for the key trick to never be nervous!

    Show Notes:
    - Welcoming Lydia Rivera & Marian Pintar
    - Why cross-training is beneficial
    - No gi promotion style
    - Lydia's background - starting her MMA journey
    - Upcoming Events - Ben's fight, no-gi scrimmage, Grappling Industries
    - Say yes to things you don't find easy to challenge yourself
    - The 4 of us go through how we feel about the struggles and prep for our competitions
    - How supportive we, as practitioners, can be for one another
    - Training as a couple - the good and bad
    - Skill gaps as couples - the challenges
    - Advanced females proving to new guys that girls can actually do Jiu Jitsu

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    Fluid BJJ: https://www.fluid-jiujitsu.com/

    Upcoming Events: https://abjjmarriage.com/events/

    Brittany's Recipes: https://abjjmarriage.com/recipes/

    Newsletter: http://eepurl.com/hYojCn

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    • 1 hr 5 min
    074 - Training BJJ for Longevity

    074 - Training BJJ for Longevity

    This week was our anniversary and also another exciting week of grappling for us!  Nick visited a sister school and Fluid hosted a Pedro Sauer Black Belt - Kristen DeBruycker, who we were able to spend a lot of time with.  One big topic we discuss is how to train today to ensure we can train forever.  How long do you plan on training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu?

    Show Notes:
    - We talk too much about Jiu Jitsu
    - Kristen DeBruycker Seminar
    - Ride the wave, sandbag vs barbell
    - Watching matches at ADCC
    - Coaching high-level grappling
    - October 8th Grappling Industries
    - November 5th Pankration - https://www.inversefighting.com/tickets
    - Training for longevity
    - Don't force the Jiu Jitsu
    - Check your ego at the door
    - Getting comfortable in uncomfortable positions

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    Fluid BJJ: https://www.fluid-jiujitsu.com/

    Upcoming Events: https://abjjmarriage.com/events/

    Brittany's Recipes: https://abjjmarriage.com/recipes/

    Newsletter: http://eepurl.com/hYojCn

    #abjjmarriage #fluidjiujitsu #bjj #bjjpodcast #bjjwhitebelt #bjjbluebelt #bjjpurplebelt #bjjcamps #bjjseminar


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    • 59 min
    073 - Exciting Events in our Jiu Jitsu Lives

    073 - Exciting Events in our Jiu Jitsu Lives

    So many events, so little time!  We are loving the packed schedule full of camps, seminars, vacations, weddings, and more.  This week we dive into some of the stuff we've been learning, the amazing people we've met, what we're specifically working on, and what challenges are trying to keep us off of the mats.



    Show Notes:

    - Gentle Art Lifestyle Camp recap

    - Natasha doing "The Brittany"

    - Alan Titone teaching intense yoga

    - Labor day inversions

    - Brittany's rib injury

    - ADCC, seminars, and events coming up

    - Brittany plans to stay sharp with mental Jiu Jitsu

    - Nick plans to work more backside 50/50



    A BJJ Marriage: https://www.abjjmarriage.com

    Fluid BJJ: https://www.fluid-jiujitsu.com/

    Upcoming Events: https://abjjmarriage.com/events/

    Brittany's Recipes: https://abjjmarriage.com/recipes/

    Newsletter: http://eepurl.com/hYojCn

    #abjjmarriage #fluidjiujitsu #bjj #bjjpodcast #bjjwhitebelt #bjjbluebelt #bjjpurplebelt #bjjcamps #bjjseminar


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    • 49 min

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