Tim starts off the show talking about Inside BJJ crew doing the broadcast for the 6th American Cup tournament. He shares another tournament bathroom incident and his first homicide car wash of the spring. The guys discuss the upcoming Metmoris 2 and share some strategies for maximizing training on a limited time budget.
Tim, Matt, and Ernest sit down with Roy Harris to talk about his extensive background training in over 25 martial arts, what it was like training with Guru Dan Inosanto and Sifu Paul Vunak, and how Roy discovered Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu on asphalt in a parking lot grappling match. Roy talks about what self defense really is and how it should be taught as well as his approach to teaching students. He also reviews his approach to belt testing in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, shares a story about an overly aggressive brown belt, and his "A" game.
Later, Matt gives his UFC 159 review and the results of his latest Fightpick Showdown.
Tim sits down on with 7th Red and Black belt Fabio Santos. They talk about the state of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, competition, the belt system, the IBJJF, the good/bad of Jiu-Jitsu, and many more topics.
Tim, Matt, and Ernest flip the script. Ernest hosts the show and interviews Tim as the featured guest. Tim takes on the announcing duties and Matt co-hosts. Ernest interviews Tim about his background in Jiu-Jitsu, how Inside BJJ started, balancing family and training, and the guys discuss a ton of topics.
Tim, Matt, Ernest, and Ryan get together to talk about the recent Norcal Legacy 2 Jiu-Jitsu tournament, IBJJF Gi Checks, Relson Gracie receiving his red belt, and a recent thread discussing the best people in Jiu-Jitsu.
Afterwards, the guys join Guerilla Jiu-Jitsu founder, Dave Camarillo, for a conversation about Dave's judo background, sneaking to Jiu-Jitsu class without his father's knowledge, training with Ralph Gracie, fighting MMA on 10 minutes notice, the differences in the Judo and Jiu-Jitsu communities, GSP and a whole lot more.
Later the guys do a message board recap.
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Tim, Matt, and Ernest sit down to talk about the state of the Inside BJJ Podcast. The guys air their grievances and clear the air with each other. The guys then join Mark "Westside" Johnson to talk about Mark's unique experience starting a high school based Jiu-Jitsu outreach club that later morphed into a Jiu-Jitsu school. Mark talks about how he got started in Jiu-Jitsu, what it's like writing multiple books about Jiu-Jitsu and all of the crazy things that go along with it. Mark gives an honest perspective on the nuances in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, the virtues of tapping or not, farting on your opponents, and the ill fated Jiu-Jitsu pants stain.
Later, the guys do a round of Black and White Jiu-Jitsu Advice.