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Martial Arts, Politics, and Social Commentary by Gibran Maciel

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Martial Arts, Politics, and Social Commentary by Gibran Maciel

    #3 - Mike Gatto, Lockdown and the Constitution

    #3 - Mike Gatto, Lockdown and the Constitution

    Mike Gatto is an Attorney and a former member of the California State Assembly. We discuss the constitutional issues of the COVID19 lockdown, and discuss the legal landscape that businesses face when opening against local and state guidelines.
    We also discuss the myriad policy responses from the different layers of government, and talk about how the lockdown itself has become a political football in an election year.

    • 49 min
    #2 - Joel Varain & Robert Lockwood, Deep Relief CBD

    #2 - Joel Varain & Robert Lockwood, Deep Relief CBD

    Joel Varain and Robert Lockwood are the founders of Deep Relief CBD. They come on the show to talk about their journey as entrepreneurs, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and share their views on the regulatory, banking and commercial landscape of the CBD and hemp industry.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Ryan Rich & Manny Gonzales

    Ryan Rich & Manny Gonzales

    Ryan Rich, owner and instructor of Granite Bay Jiu JItsu & Manny Gonzales, owner and instructor of Ralph Gracie in Sacramento Jiu Jitsu join us to talk about how the shutdown is affecting their business and their thoughts on moving forward.

    • 2 hr 20 min
    #59 - Francisco "Toco" Alburqurque

    #59 - Francisco "Toco" Alburqurque

    Francisco “Toco” Albuquerque is a Carlson Gracie Sr. black belt and is the co-founder of the prestigious “Nova Geracao” team. He is a fifth degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and has awarded black belts to 128 fighters throughout his 4 decades of teaching. His lineage includes the legendary Francisco "Cyborg" Abreau as well as many other legendary BJJ fighters.

    Join us to talk about Toco's journey in BJJ, how he got his nickname, his views on the direction of sport Jiu Jitsu, and much much more!

    • 1 hr 5 min
    The BJJ Network Podcast #58 - Kenneth Degenheardt

    The BJJ Network Podcast #58 - Kenneth Degenheardt

    Kenneth Degenheardt is a team Shawn Hammonds Jiu-Jitsu Association black-belt, pro MMA fighter and entrepreneur.

    • 1 hr 10 min
    The BJJ Network Podcast - Amir Kazemi, Ashwin Arab

    The BJJ Network Podcast - Amir Kazemi, Ashwin Arab

    Life, and Jiu Jitsu is rebranding, and will now be known as The BJJ Network Podcast. We are rebranding in order to shine light on our hosts' new project, TheBJJNetwork.com, which will break barriers in our community and help us share knowledge, learn, and grow from each other.

    In this episode we catch up with Amir Kazemi, a professional fighter from Team Alpha Male and a brown belt in BJJ. Ashwin Arab is a BJJ white belt at eastsacbjj.com. The three of us are close personal friends. Join us as we talk about Amir's last MMA fight, Ashwin's journey in martial arts, and a variety of other topics in this casual and far-ranging conversation.

    Sign up for our email list at THEBJJNETWORK.com for updates.

    • 1 hr 24 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
24 Ratings

24 Ratings

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Honestly, I have never really sat through a whole podcast until now! I’m glad I found Gibran's place. I loved it 👏🏼 Very entertaining and informative. Great talking points. I will definitely be tuning in again!

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Love the podcast, very entertaining , fun and lots of Bjj pros on the show. 🤙🤙

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