87 episodes

A Mixed Martial Arts talk show featuring Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belts David Avellan (creator of the Kimura Trap System and ADCC 2009 Bronze Medalist) and Robert Drysdale (2005 IBJJF World Champion, ADCC 2007 Absolute Champion, co-founder of Zenith BJJ). Both of them have extensive backgrounds in MMA and BJJ as students, competitors, coaches, and school owners - pulling on their combined experiences to discuss the mental aspect of training, proper preparation, championship mindset, and more.

Breaking The Guard Podcast breakingtheguard

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    • 4.8 • 27 Ratings

A Mixed Martial Arts talk show featuring Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belts David Avellan (creator of the Kimura Trap System and ADCC 2009 Bronze Medalist) and Robert Drysdale (2005 IBJJF World Champion, ADCC 2007 Absolute Champion, co-founder of Zenith BJJ). Both of them have extensive backgrounds in MMA and BJJ as students, competitors, coaches, and school owners - pulling on their combined experiences to discuss the mental aspect of training, proper preparation, championship mindset, and more.

    BTG 86 - Remembering Iceland

    BTG 86 - Remembering Iceland

    I have just returned from a 14 day vacation from Iceland, and I recount my experiences there and also give you an update on my carnivore status. I also review the results from WNO 23: Meregali vs Rocha.
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    DavidMMA.com - David Avellan's new website, where he is posting new articles daily, new courses being posted frequently, covering techniques, news, fitness, breakdowns, and much more. You can join as a guest for free to see what the site has to offer.
    Follow us on Facebook: https://Facebook.com/BreakingTheGuardFollow us on Instagram: https://Instagram.com/BreakingTheGuardFollow us on Twitter: https://Twitter.com/BreakingGuardTag us on Social Media with #BreakingTheGuard

    • 32 min
    BTG 85 - Too Much or Too Little

    BTG 85 - Too Much or Too Little

    Learning how to balance how much training you need can be tricky. I do my best to explain what you should be paying attention to, and how to measure progress in a more objective fashion.
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    DavidMMA.com - David Avellan's new website, where he is posting new articles daily, new courses being posted frequently, covering techniques, news, fitness, breakdowns, and much more. You can join as a guest for free to see what the site has to offer.
    Follow us on Facebook: https://Facebook.com/BreakingTheGuardFollow us on Instagram: https://Instagram.com/BreakingTheGuardFollow us on Twitter: https://Twitter.com/BreakingGuardTag us on Social Media with #BreakingTheGuard

    • 25 min
    BTG 84 - Loyalty

    BTG 84 - Loyalty

    I talk about the importance of loyalty when it comes to the student/instructor relationship. However, it's a two way street, which is something many people seem to forget. I also talk about the difference between a casual student versus a professional athlete, and the dynamics of a pro-fighter's relationship with their coach.
    Visit our sponsors:
    DavidMMA.com - David Avellan's new website, where he is posting new articles daily, new courses being posted frequently, covering techniques, news, fitness, breakdowns, and much more. You can join as a guest for free to see what the site has to offer.
    Follow us on Facebook: https://Facebook.com/BreakingTheGuardFollow us on Instagram: https://Instagram.com/BreakingTheGuardFollow us on Twitter: https://Twitter.com/BreakingGuardTag us on Social Media with #BreakingTheGuard

    • 27 min
    BTG 83 - Is the Pit the Future of Combat Sports?

    BTG 83 - Is the Pit the Future of Combat Sports?

    I watched Karate Combat 45 this weekend, and I'm going to give you my impressions of the Pit, the inverted pyramid design of the fighting area and it's use for grappling and MMA.
    I also talk a bit about developments in my life with the carnivore diet, and my upcoming trip to Iceland.
    Visit our sponsors:
    DavidMMA.com - David Avellan's new website, where he is posting new articles daily, new courses being posted frequently, covering techniques, news, fitness, breakdowns, and much more. You can join as a guest for free to see what the site has to offer.
    Follow us on Facebook: https://Facebook.com/BreakingTheGuardFollow us on Instagram: https://Instagram.com/BreakingTheGuardFollow us on Twitter: https://Twitter.com/BreakingGuardTag us on Social Media with #BreakingTheGuard

    • 35 min
    BTG 82 - If you ain't spying, you ain't trying

    BTG 82 - If you ain't spying, you ain't trying

    The historic UFC 300 took place this weekend, and I review some of the key match ups - reviewing tactics and how some fighters seemed to lack any planning or insight into strategy.
    Visit our sponsors:
    DavidMMA.com - David Avellan's new website, where he is posting new articles daily, new courses being posted frequently, covering techniques, news, fitness, breakdowns, and much more. You can join as a guest for free to see what the site has to offer.
    Follow us on Facebook: https://Facebook.com/BreakingTheGuardFollow us on Instagram: https://Instagram.com/BreakingTheGuardFollow us on Twitter: https://Twitter.com/BreakingGuardTag us on Social Media with #BreakingTheGuard

    • 36 min
    BTG 81 - Countering over Defending

    BTG 81 - Countering over Defending

    I cover the importance of utilizing counters instead of just defending, cover the upcoming WNO 23 card, and the Ruotolo brothers epic wins in OneFC.
    Visit our sponsors:
    DavidMMA.com - David Avellan's new website, where he is posting new articles daily, new courses being posted frequently, covering techniques, news, fitness, breakdowns, and much more. You can join as a guest for free to see what the site has to offer.
    Follow us on Facebook: https://Facebook.com/BreakingTheGuardFollow us on Instagram: https://Instagram.com/BreakingTheGuardFollow us on Twitter: https://Twitter.com/BreakingGuardTag us on Social Media with #BreakingTheGuard

    • 20 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
27 Ratings

27 Ratings

javierbjj ,

Awesome show!

Great content and very articulated! Keep it up💪🏼

DJ anthony.mia ,

Great show.

Really good jiujitsu podcast!

Acure💪🏼 ,

Best bjj/MMA podcast out there

Very informative and entertaining stuff from two of the best coaches out there .

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