PODCAST

BJJ Mental Models

Steve Kwan

Explore the conceptual side of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Black belt Steve Kwan and a slate of expert guests discuss the mental models, or universal principles, behind the gentle art.

Ep. 179: Hybrid Reverse Classrooms, feat. Lachlan Giles
3d ago
58 mins
Ep. 178: Redefining High Percentage, feat. Robert Degle
This week we're joined again by Robert Degle!  Robert joins us for a thought piece where we question one of the biggest assumptions in Jiu-Jitsu: what does it mean for a technique to be "high percentage?"  And are we defining this correctly?Robert Degle's Linktree:https://linktr.ee/RobertDegleBJJMental models discussed in this episode:Do What Workshttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/do-what-works/Win Conditionshttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/win-conditions/Resulting Fallacyhttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/resulting/Probabilistic Thinkinghttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/probabilistic-thinking/Habits Over Resultshttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/habits-over-results/Train With Purposehttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/train-with-purpose/Don't forget to check out BJJ Mental Models Premium!If you love the podcast, you’ll definitely love our premium membership offerings. The podcast is truly just the tip of the iceberg – the next steps on your journey are joining our community, downloading our strategy courseware, and working with us to optimize your game.  We do all this through memberships that come in at a fraction of the cost of a single private.Sign up here for a free trial:https://premium.bjjmentalmodels.com/Need more BJJ Mental Models?Get tips, tricks, and breakthrough insights from our newsletter:https://bjjmentalmodels.com/newsletter/Get nitty-gritty details on our mental models from the full database:https://bjjmentalmodels.com/database/Follow us on social:https://facebook.com/bjjmentalmodels/https://instagram.com/bjjmentalmodels/Music by Enterprize:https://enterprize.bandcamp.com/
09-05-2022
1 hr 3 mins
Ep. 177: Submission Series: The Arm Triangle, feat. Seph Smith
This week we're joined by Seph Smith!  Seph is a black belt under Ryan Hall and is the head instructor at Upstream BJJ.  Seph joins us to talk about the concepts behind one of his favorite submissions: the arm triangle.Seph's Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/sephwillkillyou/Seph's email:sephsmithbjj@gmail.comArm Triangle Details with Seph Smith:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TCOXwqVePsYRyan Hall Online:https://ryanhallonline.com/Mental models discussed in this episode:Single vs. Double Lever Controlhttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/single-vs-double-lever-control/Choking Mechanicshttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/choking-mechanics/Position Over Submissionhttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/position-over-submission/Center of Gravityhttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/center-of-gravity/Theory of Alignmenthttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/theory-of-alignment/Surface Areahttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/surface-area/Predictable Responseshttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/predictable-responses/Defend With Purposehttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/defend-with-purpose/Crossing the Centerhttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/crossing-the-center/Don't forget to check out BJJ Mental Models Premium!If you love the podcast, you’ll definitely love our premium membership offerings. The podcast is truly just the tip of the iceberg – the next steps on your journey are joining our community, downloading our strategy courseware, and working with us to optimize your game.  We do all this through memberships that come in at a fraction of the cost of a single private.Sign up here for a free trial:https://premium.bjjmentalmodels.com/Need more BJJ Mental Models?Get tips, tricks, and breakthrough insights from our newsletter:https://bjjmentalmodels.com/newsletter/Get nitty-gritty details on our mental models from the full database:https://bjjmentalmodels.com/database/Follow us on social:https://facebook.com/bjjmentalmodels/https://instagram.com/bjjmentalmodels/Music by Enterprize:https://enterprize.bandcamp.com/
02-05-2022
51 mins
Ep. 176: Nutrition for BJJ, feat. Dr. Matteo CapodaglioEp. 175: Submission Series: The Guillotine, feat. "The Raspberry Ape" Daniel Strauss
This week, we're joined by "The Raspberry Ape," Daniel Strauss!  Daniel is a black belt under Roger Gracie and is the host of The Raspberry Ape Podcast.  In this episode, Daniel breaks down the concepts behind one of his favorite submissions, and arguably one of the best overall submissions in all of Jiu-Jitsu: the guillotine choke. Daniel's Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/raspberry_ape/Daniel's website:https://raspberryape.com/The Raspberry Ape Podcast:https://soundcloud.com/theraspberryapepodcast/Mental models discussed in this episode:Predictable Responseshttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/predictable-responses/Position Over Submissionhttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/position-over-submission/Myopiahttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/myopia/Probabilistic Thinkinghttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/probabilistic-thinking/Single vs. Double Lever Controlhttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/single-vs-double-lever-control/Choking Mechanicshttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/choking-mechanics/Technique Chaininghttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/technique-chaining/Critical Control Pointshttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/critical-control-points/Surface Areahttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/surface-area/Don't forget to check out BJJ Mental Models Premium!If you love the podcast, you’ll definitely love our premium membership offerings. The podcast is truly just the tip of the iceberg – the next steps on your journey are joining our community, downloading our strategy courseware, and working with us to optimize your game.  We do all this through memberships that come in at a fraction of the cost of a single private.Sign up here for a free trial:https://premium.bjjmentalmodels.com/Need more BJJ Mental Models?Get tips, tricks, and breakthrough insights from our newsletter:https://bjjmentalmodels.com/newsletter/Get nitty-gritty details on our mental models from the full database:https://bjjmentalmodels.com/database/Follow us on social:https://facebook.com/bjjmentalmodels/https://instagram.com/bjjmentalmodels/Music by Enterprize:https://enterprize.bandcamp.com/
18-04-2022
1 hr 3 mins
Ep. 174: Structuring a Curriculum, feat. Nick Purler
This week we're joined by Nick Purler!  Nick is the head coach at Purler Wrestling Academy.  In this episode, Nick brings his wealth of wrestling and coaching knowledge to the podcast, discussing topics such as: structuring a curriculum, cultivating a gameplan, the coach/student relationship, and introducing wrestling into your BJJ game.Purler Wrestling's Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/purlerwrestling/Purler Wrestling Academy:https://purlerwrestling.com/Mental models discussed in this episode:Predictable Responseshttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/predictable-responses/Tokui Wazahttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/tokui-waza/80/20 Rulehttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/80-20-rule/Funnelinghttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/funneling/Double Down on Strengthshttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/double-down-on-strengths/Table Selectionhttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/table-selection/Growth From Discomforthttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/growth-from-discomfort/Don't forget to check out BJJ Mental Models Premium!If you love the podcast, you’ll definitely love our premium membership offerings. The podcast is truly just the tip of the iceberg – the next steps on your journey are joining our community, downloading our strategy courseware, and working with us to optimize your game.  We do all this through memberships that come in at a fraction of the cost of a single private.Sign up here for a free trial:https://premium.bjjmentalmodels.com/Need more BJJ Mental Models?Get tips, tricks, and breakthrough insights from our newsletter:https://bjjmentalmodels.com/newsletter/Get nitty-gritty details on our mental models from the full database:https://bjjmentalmodels.com/database/Follow us on social:https://facebook.com/bjjmentalmodels/https://instagram.com/bjjmentalmodels/Music by Enterprize:https://enterprize.bandcamp.com/
11-04-2022
1 hr 11 mins
Ep. 173: S&C for Elite Athletes, feat. Lucius Tirey IV
This week we're joined by Lucius Tirey IV!  Lucius is the strength & conditioning coach for Rafael Lovato Jr. and Xande Ribeiro.  In this episode, Lucius discusses how he builds and executes strength & conditioning programs for elite-level BJJ athletes.Lucius' Instagram:https://instagram.com/greenstrengthiv/Lucius' website:https://greenstrengthhq.com/Mental models discussed in this episode:Concepts Over Techniqueshttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/concepts-over-techniques/Prioritize Longevityhttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/prioritize-longevity/Intentionhttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/intention/Mindfulnesshttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/mindfulness/Controlled Breathinghttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/controlled-breathing/Consistencyhttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/consistency/Kaizenhttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/kaizen/Don't forget to check out BJJ Mental Models Premium!If you love the podcast, you’ll definitely love our premium membership offerings. The podcast is truly just the tip of the iceberg – the next steps on your journey are joining our community, downloading our strategy courseware, and working with us to optimize your game.  We do all this through memberships that come in at a fraction of the cost of a single private.Sign up here for a free trial:https://premium.bjjmentalmodels.com/Need more BJJ Mental Models?Get tips, tricks, and breakthrough insights from our newsletter:https://bjjmentalmodels.com/newsletter/Get nitty-gritty details on our mental models from the full database:https://bjjmentalmodels.com/database/Follow us on social:https://facebook.com/bjjmentalmodels/https://instagram.com/bjjmentalmodels/Music by Enterprize:https://enterprize.bandcamp.com/
04-04-2022
1 hr 13 mins
Ep. 172: The Law of Attraction, feat. Sonny BrownEp. 171: Financial Jiu-Jitsu, feat. Meg He
28-03-2022
1 hr 30 mins
Ep. 170: Following Your Passion, feat. Braulio Estima
This week we're joined by Braulio Estima!  Braulio talks about the importance of following your passion, and explains what "clicked" for him when he burst onto the world scene at black belt.Braulio's Linktree:https://linktr.ee/braulioestimaMental models discussed in this episode:Self-Competitionhttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/self-competition/Concepts Over Techniqueshttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/concepts-over-techniques/Levels of Competitionhttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/levels-of-competition/Mindfulnesshttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/mindfulness/Kaizenhttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/kaizen/Loss Aversionhttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/loss-aversion/Meditative Drillinghttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/meditative-drilling/Abundance Mindsethttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/abundance-mindset/Ulysses Contractshttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/ulysses-contracts/Investing in Losshttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/investing-in-loss/Idea Communismhttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/idea-communism/Don't forget to check out BJJ Mental Models Premium!If you love the podcast, you’ll definitely love our premium membership offerings. The podcast is truly just the tip of the iceberg – the next steps on your journey are joining our community, downloading our strategy courseware, and working with us to optimize your game.  We do all this through memberships that come in at a fraction of the cost of a single private.Sign up here for a free trial:https://premium.bjjmentalmodels.com/Need more BJJ Mental Models?Get tips, tricks, and breakthrough insights from our newsletter:https://bjjmentalmodels.com/newsletter/Get nitty-gritty details on our mental models from the full database:https://bjjmentalmodels.com/database/Let them know you're an educated grappler with our merch:https://bjjmentalmodels.com/store/Follow us on social:https://facebook.com/bjjmentalmodels/https://instagram.com/bjjmentalmodels/Music by Enterprize:https://enterprize.bandcamp.com/
21-03-2022
1 hr
Ep. 169: Submission Series: The D'Arce Choke, feat. Drew Foster
This week we're joined by Drew Foster!  Drew, also known as Darce_Knight on Reddit, is the host of The Neon Belly Podcast.  In this episode, Drew breaks down one of his specializations: the D'Arce choke.Drew's podcast:https://www.buzzsprout.com/1844219Drew on Reddit:https://www.reddit.com/user/Darce_KnightDrew on Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/drewdarce/Mental models discussed in this episode:Do What Workshttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/do-what-works/Limb Coilinghttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/limb-coiling/Single vs. Double Lever Controlhttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/single-vs-double-lever-control/Inside Channel Controlhttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/inside-channel-control/Predictable Responseshttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/predictable-responses/Mask Your Intentionshttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/mask-your-intentions/Theory of Alignmenthttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/theory-of-alignment/Critical Control Pointshttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/critical-control-points/Keep it Playfulhttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/keep-it-playful/Dilemmahttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/dilemma/Position Over Submissionhttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/position-over-submission/Don't forget to check out BJJ Mental Models Premium!If you love the podcast, you’ll definitely love our premium membership offerings. The podcast is truly just the tip of the iceberg – the next steps on your journey are joining our community, downloading our strategy courseware, and working with us to optimize your game.  We do all this through memberships that come in at a fraction of the cost of a single private.Sign up here for a free trial:https://premium.bjjmentalmodels.com/Need more BJJ Mental Models?Get tips, tricks, and breakthrough insights from our newsletter:https://bjjmentalmodels.com/newsletter/Get nitty-gritty details on our mental models from the full database:https://bjjmentalmodels.com/database/Let them know you're an educated grappler with our merch:https://bjjmentalmodels.com/store/Follow us on social:https://facebook.com/bjjmentalmodels/https://instagram.com/bjjmentalmodels/Music by Enterprize:https://enterprize.bandcamp.com/
14-03-2022
1 hr 4 mins
Ep. 168: Workshopping, feat. Malachy Friedman
This week, Malachy Friedman joins us to discuss workshopping!Malachy's Linktree:https://linktr.ee/MalachyFriedmanMental models discussed in this episode:Scientific Methodhttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/scientific-method/Cognitive Loadhttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/cognitive-load/Meditative Drillinghttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/meditative-drilling/Investing in Losshttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/investing-in-loss/Beginner's Mindhttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/beginners-mind/Incremental Learninghttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/incremental-learning/Teach to Learnhttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/teach-to-learn/Train With Purposehttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/train-with-purpose/Resulting Fallacyhttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/resulting/Kaizenhttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/kaizen/Form to Leave Formhttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/form-to-leave-form/Growth From Discomforthttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/growth-from-discomfort/Transfer of Learninghttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/transfer-of-learning/Predictable Responseshttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/predictable-responses/Funnelinghttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/funneling/Don't forget to check out BJJ Mental Models Premium!If you love the podcast, you’ll definitely love our premium membership offerings. The podcast is truly just the tip of the iceberg – the next steps on your journey are joining our community, downloading our strategy courseware, and working with us to optimize your game.  We do all this through memberships that come in at a fraction of the cost of a single private.Sign up here for a free trial:https://premium.bjjmentalmodels.com/Need more BJJ Mental Models?Get tips, tricks, and breakthrough insights from our newsletter:https://bjjmentalmodels.com/newsletter/Get nitty-gritty details on our mental models from the full database:https://bjjmentalmodels.com/database/Let them know you're an educated grappler with our merch:https://bjjmentalmodels.com/store/Follow us on social:https://facebook.com/bjjmentalmodels/https://instagram.com/bjjmentalmodels/Music by Enterprize:https://enterprize.bandcamp.com/
07-03-2022
1 hr 19 mins
Ep. 167: Position Series: Inverted Guard, feat. Nikki Sullivan
This week we're joined by Nikki Sullivan!  Nikki is a black belt under André Galvão and is an inverted guard specialist.  Nikki breaks down the concepts behind her inverted game, which she calls "panda."Nikki's Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/nikkicuddlejitsu/The Panda Guard by Nikki Sullivan - BJJ Fanatics:https://bjjfanatics.com/products/the-panda-guard-by-nikki-sullivanThe Panda Guard Systems - Atos BJJ On Demand:https://www.atosbjjondemand.com/products/panda-guardMental models discussed in this episode:Inversionhttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/inversion/Mask Your Intentionshttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/mask-your-intentions/Elbow-Knee Connectionhttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/elbow-knee-connection/Grips Dictate Positionhttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/grips-dictate-position/Kuzushihttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/kuzushi/Dictate the Pacehttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/dictate-the-pace/Controlling the Distancehttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/controlling-the-distance/Committed Techniqueshttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/committed-techniques/Prioritize Longevityhttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/prioritize-longevity/Overwhelming Forcehttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/overwhelming-force/Don't forget to check out BJJ Mental Models Premium!If you love the podcast, you’ll definitely love our premium membership offerings. The podcast is truly just the tip of the iceberg – the next steps on your journey are joining our community, downloading our strategy courseware, and working with us to optimize your game.  We do all this through memberships that come in at a fraction of the cost of a single private.Sign up here for a free trial:https://premium.bjjmentalmodels.com/Need more BJJ Mental Models?Get tips, tricks, and breakthrough insights from our newsletter:https://bjjmentalmodels.com/newsletter/Get nitty-gritty details on our mental models from the full database:https://bjjmentalmodels.com/database/Let them know you're an educated grappler with our merch:https://bjjmentalmodels.com/store/Follow us on social:https://facebook.com/bjjmentalmodels/https://instagram.com/bjjmentalmodels/Music by Enterprize:https://enterprize.bandcamp.com/
28-02-2022
37 mins
Ep. 166: Position Series: Back Control, feat. Nick "Chewy" Albin
This week we're joined by Nick "Chewy" Albin!  Chewy breaks down strategies and concepts for back control.  The BJJ podcast crossover you never knew you needed!Chewy's Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/chewjitsu/Chewy's website:https://www.chewjitsu.net/Chewy's YouTube:https://bit.ly/3sMOuM2Chewy's back control playlist:https://bit.ly/36fAra3Mental models discussed in this episode:Overwhelming Forcehttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/overwhelming-force/Anatomic Hierarchyhttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/anatomic-hierarchy/Head Positionhttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/head-position/Form to Leave Formhttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/form-to-leave-form/Position Over Submissionhttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/position-over-submission/Train With Purposehttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/train-with-purpose/Myopiahttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/myopia/Technique Chaininghttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/technique-chaining/Shuharihttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/shuhari/Predictable Responseshttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/predictable-responses/Dictate the Pacehttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/dictate-the-pace/Growth From Discomforthttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/growth-from-discomfort/Don't forget to check out BJJ Mental Models Premium!If you love the podcast, you’ll definitely love our premium membership offerings. The podcast is truly just the tip of the iceberg – the next steps on your journey are joining our community, downloading our strategy courseware, and working with us to optimize your game.  We do all this through memberships that come in at a fraction of the cost of a single private.Sign up here for a free trial:https://premium.bjjmentalmodels.com/Need more BJJ Mental Models?Get tips, tricks, and breakthrough insights from our newsletter:https://bjjmentalmodels.com/newsletter/Get nitty-gritty details on our mental models from the full database:https://bjjmentalmodels.com/database/Let them know you're an educated grappler with our merch:https://bjjmentalmodels.com/store/Follow us on social:https://facebook.com/bjjmentalmodels/https://instagram.com/bjjmentalmodels/Music by Enterprize:https://enterprize.bandcamp.com/
21-02-2022
1 hr 7 mins
Ep. 165: Behavior Analysis, feat. Dr. Antonio Harrison
This week we're joined by Dr. Antonio Harrison!  Antonio, affectionately known as "Coach Doc," holds a PhD in behavior analysis, and has a wealth of experience in sports coaching.  Doc introduces us to the field of behavior analysis, and shares lessons on how coaches can bring out the best in their athletes.Doc's Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/onecoachdoc/Doc's website:https://www.muchlovealways.com/Supernatural:https://www.getsupernatural.com/Mental models discussed in this episode:Building Your Triggershttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/building-your-triggers/Defensive Thinkinghttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/defensive-thinking/Self-Competitionhttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/self-competition/Incremental Learninghttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/incremental-learning/Beginner's Mindhttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/beginners-mind/Levels of Competitionhttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/levels-of-competition/Investing in Losshttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/investing-in-loss/Compartmentalizationhttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/compartmentalization/Keep Your Identity Smallhttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/keep-your-identity-small/Habits Over Resultshttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/habits-over-results/Growth From Discomforthttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/growth-from-discomfort/Don't forget to check out BJJ Mental Models Premium!If you love the podcast, you’ll definitely love our premium membership offerings. The podcast is truly just the tip of the iceberg – the next steps on your journey are joining our community, downloading our strategy courseware, and working with us to optimize your game.  We do all this through memberships that come in at a fraction of the cost of a single private.Sign up here for a free trial:https://premium.bjjmentalmodels.com/Need more BJJ Mental Models?Get tips, tricks, and breakthrough insights from our newsletter:https://bjjmentalmodels.com/newsletter/Get nitty-gritty details on our mental models from the full database:https://bjjmentalmodels.com/database/Let them know you're an educated grappler with our merch:https://bjjmentalmodels.com/store/Follow us on social:https://facebook.com/bjjmentalmodels/https://instagram.com/bjjmentalmodels/Music by Enterprize:https://enterprize.bandcamp.com/
14-02-2022
1 hr 3 mins
Ep. 164: S&C for Normal People, feat. Leanne Pedante
This week we're joined by Leanne Pedante!  Leanne is the Head of Fitness at Supernatural.  Leanne shares her philosophy for making strength & conditioning accessible and fun for the non-athletes among us.Leanne's Instagram:https://instagram.com/leannepedanteLeanne's website:https://www.leannepedante.com/Supernatural:https://www.getsupernatural.com/Mental models discussed in this episode:Keep Your Identity Smallhttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/keep-your-identity-small/Cognitive Dissonancehttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/cognitive-dissonance/Psychological Safetyhttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/psychological-safety/Self-Competitionhttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/self-competition/Ulysses Contractshttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/ulysses-contracts/10 Minute Rulehttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/10-minute-rule/Don't forget to check out BJJ Mental Models Premium!If you love the podcast, you’ll definitely love our premium membership offerings. The podcast is truly just the tip of the iceberg – the next steps on your journey are joining our community, downloading our strategy courseware, and working with us to optimize your game.  We do all this through memberships that come in at a fraction of the cost of a single private.Sign up here for a free trial:https://premium.bjjmentalmodels.com/Need more BJJ Mental Models?Get tips, tricks, and breakthrough insights from our newsletter:https://bjjmentalmodels.com/newsletter/Get nitty-gritty details on our mental models from the full database:https://bjjmentalmodels.com/database/Let them know you're an educated grappler with our merch:https://bjjmentalmodels.com/store/Follow us on social:https://facebook.com/bjjmentalmodels/https://instagram.com/bjjmentalmodels/Music by Enterprize:https://enterprize.bandcamp.com/
07-02-2022
1 hr 18 mins
Ep. 163: Training with Constraints, feat. Mark Harari
This week we're joined by Mark Harari!  Mark is the owner of Pulse Fitness Studio, coach on Supernatural, and a reputed celebrity fitness trainer.  Mark joins us to explain how fitness programs are structured to accommodate the needs of individuals with real-life constraints around their training, such as limited time, physical constraints, or work requirements.Mark's Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/markpulse/Mark's website:https://www.markharari.com/Mental models discussed in this episode:Growth From Discomforthttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/growth-from-discomfort/Consistencyhttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/consistency/Raise the Level in the Roomhttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/raise-the-level-in-the-room/Prioritize Longevityhttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/prioritize-longevity/Habits Over Resultshttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/habits-over-results/Loss Aversionhttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/loss-aversion/Kaizenhttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/kaizen/Don't forget to check out BJJ Mental Models Premium!If you love the podcast, you’ll definitely love our premium membership offerings. The podcast is truly just the tip of the iceberg – the next steps on your journey are joining our community, downloading our strategy courseware, and working with us to optimize your game.  We do all this through memberships that come in at a fraction of the cost of a single private.Sign up here for a free trial:https://premium.bjjmentalmodels.com/Need more BJJ Mental Models?Get tips, tricks, and breakthrough insights from our newsletter:https://bjjmentalmodels.com/newsletter/Get nitty-gritty details on our mental models from the full database:https://bjjmentalmodels.com/database/Let them know you're an educated grappler with our merch:https://bjjmentalmodels.com/store/Follow us on social:https://facebook.com/bjjmentalmodels/https://instagram.com/bjjmentalmodels/Music by Enterprize:https://enterprize.bandcamp.com/
31-01-2022
1 hr
Ep. 162: The Language of Coaching, feat. Nick Winkelman
This week we're joined by Dr. Nick Winkelman!  Nick is the author of The Language of Coaching and the Head of Athletic Performance at Irish Rugby.  In this episode, Nick shares concepts that coaches can use to maximize athletic performance in their students.Topics discussed include:Types of cues: internal, external, analogy.The "long loop" for teaching new movements: describe it, demonstrate it, cue it, do it, debrief it.The "short loop" for those familiar with the cue: cue it, do it, debrief it.Check out Nick and his book, The Language of Coaching:https://www.thelanguageofcoaching.com/Follow Nick on Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/nickwinkelman/A great write-up on Nick's system:https://leadersinsport.com/performance/the-power-of-coaching-cues/Mental models discussed in this episode:Feedback Loophttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/feedback-loop/Incremental Learninghttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/incremental-learning/Cognitive Loadhttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/cognitive-load/Form to Leave Formhttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/form-to-leave-form/Building Your Triggershttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/building-your-triggers/Curse of Knowledgehttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/curse-of-knowledge/Don't forget to check out BJJ Mental Models Premium!If you love the podcast, you’ll definitely love our premium membership offerings. The podcast is truly just the tip of the iceberg – the next steps on your journey are joining our community, downloading our strategy courseware, and working with us to optimize your game.  We do all this through memberships that come in at a fraction of the cost of a single private.Sign up here for a free trial:https://premium.bjjmentalmodels.com/Need more BJJ Mental Models?Get tips, tricks, and breakthrough insights from our newsletter:https://bjjmentalmodels.com/newsletter/Get nitty-gritty details on our mental models from the full database:https://bjjmentalmodels.com/database/Let them know you're an educated grappler with our merch:https://bjjmentalmodels.com/store/Follow us on social:https://facebook.com/bjjmentalmodels/https://instagram.com/bjjmentalmodels/Music by Enterprize:https://enterprize.bandcamp.com/
24-01-2022
1 hr 5 mins
Ep. 161: Pressure Concepts, feat. Xande Ribeiro
This week we're joined by Xande Ribeiro!  Xande joins us to discuss the concepts behind pressure: one of the most potent weapons in Jiu-Jitsu.Xande's Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/xanderibeirojj/Six Blades Jiu-Jitsu:https://www.instagram.com/sixbladesjiujitsu/Mental models discussed in this episode:Surface Areahttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/surface-area/Force Vectorshttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/force-vectors/Staying Loosehttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/staying-loose/Mindfulnesshttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/mindfulness/Growth From Discomforthttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/growth-from-discomfort/Alignment Over Positionhttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/alignment-over-position/Economy of Motionhttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/economy-of-motion/Win Conditionshttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/win-conditions/Don't forget to check out BJJ Mental Models Premium!If you love the podcast, you’ll definitely love our premium membership offerings. The podcast is truly just the tip of the iceberg – the next steps on your journey are joining our community, downloading our strategy courseware, and working with us to optimize your game.  We do all this through memberships that come in at a fraction of the cost of a single private.Sign up here for a free trial:https://premium.bjjmentalmodels.com/Need more BJJ Mental Models?Get tips, tricks, and breakthrough insights from our newsletter:https://bjjmentalmodels.com/newsletter/Get nitty-gritty details on our mental models from the full database:https://bjjmentalmodels.com/database/Let them know you're an educated grappler with our merch:https://bjjmentalmodels.com/store/Follow us on social:https://facebook.com/bjjmentalmodels/https://instagram.com/bjjmentalmodels/Music by Enterprize:https://enterprize.bandcamp.com/
17-01-2022
1 hr 1 min
Ep. 160: Wrestling for BJJ, feat. Sara McMann
This week we're joined by Olympic wrestler and UFC fighter Sara McMann!  Sara explains how Jiu-Jiteiros can level up their wrestling in BJJ.Follow Sara McMann on Instagram:https://instagram.com/saramcmannMental models discussed in this episode:Direct vs. Proxy Controlhttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/direct-vs-proxy-control/Mask Your Intentionshttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/mask-your-intentions/Dictate the Pacehttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/dictate-the-pace/Defense Paradoxhttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/defense-paradox/Train With Purposehttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/train-with-purpose/Plus, Minus, Equalshttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/plus-minus-equals/Technique Chaininghttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/technique-chaining/Staying Loosehttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/staying-loose/Economy of Motionhttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/economy-of-motion/Funnelinghttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/funneling/Opening Salvoshttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/opening-salvos/Committed Techniqueshttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/committed-techniques/Limb Coilinghttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/limb-coiling/Keep Your Identity Smallhttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/keep-your-identity-small/Don't forget to check out BJJ Mental Models Premium!If you love the podcast, you’ll definitely love our premium membership offerings. The podcast is truly just the tip of the iceberg – the next steps on your journey are joining our community, downloading our strategy courseware, and working with us to optimize your game.  We do all this through memberships that come in at a fraction of the cost of a single private.Sign up here for a free trial:https://premium.bjjmentalmodels.com/Need more BJJ Mental Models?Get tips, tricks, and breakthrough insights from our newsletter:https://bjjmentalmodels.com/newsletter/Get nitty-gritty details on our mental models from the full database:https://bjjmentalmodels.com/database/Let them know you're an educated grappler with our merch:https://bjjmentalmodels.com/store/Follow us on social:https://facebook.com/bjjmentalmodels/https://instagram.com/bjjmentalmodels/Music by Enterprize:https://enterprize.bandcamp.com/
10-01-2022
1 hr