The Work Play Obsession, Life and Jiu Jitsu podcast shared our mission to build a community of inclusivity and familiarity for those healing the invisible wounds of trauma. We do this by leveraging recreational therapy in the form of Jiu Jitsu, Art, and Stand Up Paddle boarding. Our events welcome military, law enforcement officers, and first responders to share stories and build camaraderie in a fun and safe atmosphere.
AFSP Rollathon 2019
We discuss the upcoming Jiu Jitsu Rollathon to raise funds for The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. We sit down with one of the event coordinators, Alex Dugas, to discuss the event format, instructors presenting mini seminars, silent auction, and the overall objective of the event.
Former Marine and Professional MMA Fighter Kelsey Desantis
Interview with Former Marine Kelsey Desantis. Kelsey is a professional MMA fighter who now trains at American Top Team in Florida. We discuss a wide range of topics including her time in the Corps, her amateur and professional MMA career and her love for BJJ.
Victor Genovesi BJJ Black Belt
Continuing out BJJ Black Belt Series we sit down with BJJ Black Belt Victor Genovesi. We discuss training and competing at the highest level and why everyones Jiu Jitsu journey is a personal one and should not be measured against anyone else.
Building a Community, Whatever it Takes
Always start with "Why". We discuss the "why"behind Work Play Obsession, our mission and our goals. Building a community of like minded individuals to provide a support network / a resource to reach out to whenever someone feels the need. Military, Law Enforcement, First Responder, survivors of domestic terrorism we support the entire community. No one should suffer in silence.
Work Play Obesssion Mahamed Aly Interview
Interview with 2018 IBJJF Black Belt World Champion Mahamed Aly. We discuss fear management, visualization and the fact that training is not the only requirement to becoming world champion at the highest level.
One on One at The Compound
We sit down with Air Force veteran and owner of The Compound BJJ Muay Thai Combatives, Pow Srikachorn. Starting with "Why" we discuss the mission of The Compound and the vision for its growth. Currently the academy offers Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai, Yoga, and Combatives and also regularly hosts community outreach events for military and law enforcement.
Best BJJ podcast for the DMV!!!