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May 29, 2024

We welcome Matt Walsh, the owner and lead instructor of 10th Planet Pompano Bay. Matt, a 1st Degree 10th Planet black belt, has been dedicated to the 10th Planet system since 2008 and has taught at premier gyms in San Francisco and San Diego. His extensive experience in world, national, and regional no-gi competitions has shaped his coaching philosophy, focusing on the wellbeing and longevity of his students.In this episode, Matt discusses topics such as Craig Jones, ADCC, and illegal techniques in Jiu-Jitsu. He also shares insights from his recent controversial match with UFC veteran Raphael Assuncao, where he faced a DQ loss/win situation. Additionally, Matt's unique approach to Jiu-Jitsu includes teaching visually-impaired students, inspired by his work with blind athletes, which adds an inclusive dimension to his coaching.Tune in for a deep dive into the intricacies of Jiu-Jitsu with one of the sport's passionate advocates and educators.