Episode 15: Ordering pizza online for Valerie who got stuck in Kazakstan’s pandemic quarantine after taking up a controversial offer to go teach Jiu Jitsu there

Valerie Jean took up a much controversial offer on the Members of BJJ Globetrotters Facebook group to fly to Kazakstan and teach Jiu Jitsu, all inclusive. Those who were nervous for her to get stuck there indefinitely, had probably not imagined that would actually happen because of a world wide pandemic. After many unsuccessful attempts at catching a flight out of Kazakstan to get home to Canada, we managed to call her during the quarantine and hear her story. [Quarantine special]

Episode 14: A long walk on the beach with Ben Westrich for a talk about IBJJF, hierarchies, belt promotions and other weird things. [Quarantine special]

Quarantine special! The first in a series of podcast episodes I’ll be recording while under lockdown due to the Corona virus. I can’t record at home, so I took a long walk on the beach and called my friend Benjamin Westrich for a talk about IBJJF, belt promotions, hierarchies and other weird things that humans take seriously.

Episode 13 – How Priit Mihkelson from Estonia suddenly became one of the world’s most sought after BJJ instructors

If you’re training BJJ and have been online for the last few years, chances are very high that you have come across some of Priit’s recent instructional videos. In this episode, I speak with him about how he has done the seemingly impossible and become one of the most sought after BJJ instructors in the world at the moment, based purely on his technical material and not on being a celebrity competitor or coach.

Episode 12 – Becoming an instructor at the BJJ Globetrotters camps

Charles Harriott was teaching at his first BJJ Globetrotters camp one year ago. Since then, he has been part of many of our events and in this interview he is telling about his experiences with becoming an instructor at the camps, how nervous he was about it initially and how the experience has evolved for him over the course of the year.

Episode 11: The story of the BJJ Globetrotters camps, 2018 review and 2019 preview

In this episode, I talk about the story of how the BJJ Globetrotters camps started and about the background of each of the many camps we do at this point. We also look back at what happened in the BJJ Globetrotters community in 2018.

Episode 10: The BJJ Globetrotters Boat – About following a crazy dream, failing and then try again; a story four years in the making.

Viktor and Dan had a dream since they were kids; buy a boat and sail around the world. This is the 4-year-in-the-making story of how they tried, failed hard and then ultimately succeeded. Enjoy!