Archive for 'INTERVIEWS'

5 Things I Did to Stay Focused on Path to Black Belt – Jason Scully

5 Things I Did to Stay Focused on Path to Black Belt – Jason Scully

If you’re aware already, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) is one of the hardest martial arts to receive the rank of Black Belt, this is highly due to the fact that BJJ has a large focus on [...]

Samuel Braga: Interview with my Students

Samuel Braga: Interview with my Students

Here is a great interview with two of my students who have been winning a lot of tournaments lately. They are dedicated jiu-jitsu practitioners and a true example of  how hard work in the gym pays off on [...]

IBJJF Houston Open 2012

IBJJF Houston Open 2012

IBJJF TV episode 1 takes us to the 2012 Houston Open. Featuring: Rafael & Guilherme Mendes, Andre Galvao, James Harbison, Ryan Hall, Bruno Amorim, Pablo Santos, Andre Carvalho, Diego Nogueira, JT Torres, & Andre Monteiro. Also [...]

Draculino: “Gracie Barra is Still Number 1″

Draculino: “Gracie Barra is Still Number 1″

Here is an amazing Documentary with Professor Draculino    – Vinicius ‘Draculino’ Magalhaes is a 4th degree Gracie Barra black belt. Part of the GB team since the 1980s, he shared a mat with many of [...]

Black Belt on Black Belt: Samuel Braga with Draculino

Black Belt on Black Belt: Samuel Braga with Draculino

Black Belt on Black Belt Interview: Samuel Braga with Draculino I came up with a special interviewing process where I get talk to a a black belt and get them to ask another black belt 3 [...]

Black Belt on Black Belt: Alberto Crane with Draculino

Black Belt on Black Belt: Alberto Crane with Draculino

Black Belt on Black Belt Interview: Alberto Crane with Draculino I came up with a special interviewing process where I get talk to a a black belt and get them to ask another black belt 3 [...]

INTERVIEW: Samuel Braga vs Mendes Brothers – The Berimbolo Originator

INTERVIEW: Samuel Braga vs Mendes Brothers – The Berimbolo Originator

Gracie mag did an article calling the Berimbolo technique a “Trademark of the Mendes Brothers”, something Samuel Braga has been doing since they were white belts. Samuel wanted to clarify a few things that he was [...]

Interview: Pablo Popovitch with Sherdog Members

Interview: Pablo Popovitch with Sherdog Members

Interview: Pablo Popovitch with Sherdog Members Every now and then I like to let members pick out the questions themselves so that they get to talk to them directly. This time, we were lucky enough to [...]

Travel Blog – Draculino 2011 (Back Take From Top Half Guard)

Travel Blog – Draculino 2011 (Back Take From Top Half Guard)

Draculino makes his yearly trip to visit all of his European schools, first stop is Holland! Draculino shows a great back take from top half guard in a packed seminar…check it out. [...]

Interview: Carlson Gracie: “Living Legend”

Interview: Carlson Gracie: “Living Legend”

Classic Carlson Gracie interview: “Living Legend” From O’Tatame magazine (Brazil) Translated by Tatiana Andres (Asst. to Carlson Gracie) This interview took place soon after UFC 15, at the end of 1997. ______________________________________________________________ Tatiana: Who was the [...]