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The Chewjitsu Podcast

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The Chewjitsu Podcast
The Chewjitsu Podcast

The Chewjitsu Podcast

Chewjitsu

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7
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The Chewjitsu Podcast features your host BJJ Black Belt Nick "Chewy" Albin of chewjitsu.net and his co-host BJJ Brown Belt and Physical Therapist Dr. Eugene Tsozik.The show covers topics such as Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, MMA, training, diet, health and injury-prevention, Q&A sessions, and interviews.

Latest Episodes

Episode 69 - Jon "Thor" Blank Returns

EOn this episode of the podcast, 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt Jon “Thor” Blank returns to discuss what he's been up to since being on the podcast a year ago. Jon shares how things have changed since he won The EBI Combat Jiu-Jitsu Middleweight Tournament in 2018, what its like competing in big tournaments such as the ADCC and Kasai Grappling, and the opening of his new gym "10th Planet Allentown." Jon also breaks down his matches from the 2019 ADCC tournament including his strategies going into each match, the wins, the losses, and the incredible atmosphere of the ADCC. Instagram @jon_thor_blank Gym: https://www.10thplanetallentown.com/

65 MIN10 hours ago
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Episode 69 - Jon "Thor" Blank Returns

Episode 68 - Developing A Submission Mindset

EChewy answers a question about how to improve your ability to get a submission and how to become more submission-oriented. We discuss the mental and physical aspects of this type of training focus, how to study/research new techniques, the importance of ritual, and implementation of this type of mindset and style of grappling.

65 MIN1 weeks ago
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Episode 68 - Developing A Submission Mindset

Episode 67 - Dr. Chris Moriarty

EOn this episode of the podcast, we are joined by BJJ Black Belt, Dr. Chris Moriarty. We discuss Chris’ start in jiu-jitsu, what drew him to jiu-jitsu and what led him to becoming a Medical Doctor, dealing with injuries, injury-prevention tips, his research study on the prevalence of injuries in jiu-jitsu, and much more. Research Article: Injury rate and pattern among Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioners: Asurvey study. Abstract of the study can be found here: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31288212 Grappling RX - The Warm-Up can be found here: https://jiujitsutherapist.com/products-gear

100 MIN1 weeks ago
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Episode 67 - Dr. Chris Moriarty

Episode 66 - ADCC Preview and Competition Talk

EOn this episode of the podcast, we preview the upcoming 2019 ADCC grappling tournament. We discuss the rule set, why this tournament has so much hype, our thoughts on FloGrappling covering the event, our thoughts on whether the competitors get nervous, why some people perform better under pressure, and we make predictions on the winners for each division.

37 MIN2 weeks ago
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Episode 66 - ADCC Preview and Competition Talk

Episode 65 - 10th Planet Black Belt Brandon Mccaghren Returns

EOn this episode of the podcast, we are joined once again by 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt Brandon Mccaghren. We discuss diet, Brandon’s biggest fear, Combat Jiu-Jitsu, how Brandon started commentating events, how he studies jiu-jitsu, his training schedule, coaching MMA fighters, how he developed his flexibility and what he does to keep his body healthy, and his Youtube show. Follow Brandon on Instagram and Youtube @brandonmc.ninja

102 MIN3 weeks ago
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Episode 65 - 10th Planet Black Belt Brandon Mccaghren Returns

Episode 64 - BJJ Black Belt Adam Wilson and Q&A

EOn this episode of the podcast we are joined by BJJ black belt Adam Wilson. Adam discusses starting jiu-jitsu, what it was like changing gyms, getting recognized when traveling to other gyms, filming videos with Chewy, earning his black belt, and much more. The Q&A starts at 56:00 This podcast was recorded live on The Chewjitsu Youtube Channel. Check out the video version of the podcast here: https://youtu.be/5_6IbiO42Ps https://youtu.be/iLOllvzo1QU Thanks to our podcast sponsor Charlotte's Web CBD. Check them out at www.charlottesweb.comand use the promo code chewjitsu10 to get 10% off of your total purchase.

141 MINSEP 16
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Episode 64 - BJJ Black Belt Adam Wilson and Q&A

Episode 63 - Being Efficient On and Off The Mats

EChewy discusses his tips for efficiency and improved productivity. We discuss the importance of taking adequate breaks to improve efficiency. Chewy also talks about why he only works for 33 minutes at a time, how to start delegating tasks to improve efficiency, and the importance of simplifying your life by getting rid of non-essential things.

53 MINSEP 9
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Episode 63 - Being Efficient On and Off The Mats

Episode 62 - Kenny Florian

EOn this episode of the podcast, we are joined by BJJ black belt, The Ultimate Fighter ("TUF") Season 1 Middleweight finalist, and UFC veteran Kenny “Kenflo” Florian. Kenny shares his interest in martial arts and start in jiu-jitsu, how that transitioned to fighting in MMA, his career in the UFC, the evolution of his training, his injuries, retirement from MMA and moving on to work as an analyst, and we also end with a unique fight breakdown and prediction.

67 MINSEP 2
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Episode 62 - Kenny Florian

Episode 61 - BJJ Brown Belt Dru Phoenix

EOn this episode of the podcast, we talk to BJJ brown belt Dru Phoenix. Dru shares his passion for working with under-privileged kids and how jiu-jitsu has been a positive in empowering those kids. Dru also discusses his military experience, overcoming depression, helping others with PTSD through performing and writing poetry, dealing with a severe knee injury, and how jiu-jitsu has impacted his life.

113 MINAUG 26
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Episode 61 - BJJ Brown Belt Dru Phoenix

Episode 60 - Chewy's Mindset For BJJ Competition

EOn this episode of the podcast, Chewy breaks down his recent wins at The IBJJF Chicago Open, the mindset that he has when going into competition, if Chewy gets nervous at competitions, and much more. Additional Show Notes: We discuss whether you should watch the matches at a tournament before you compete. If Chewy feels more pressure now that he gets recognized more at competitions. How being in the present moment can provide clarity. Why getting pre-match jitters is a good thing. Why Chewy almost did not do the open-division of the Chicago Open. How far out Chewy starts a tournament training camp and how he adjusts training intensity. How to build a cardio base for a tournament. What drill Chewy likes to improve cardio for BJJ. How much of your performance is mental vs physical. How do you build mental toughness and resiliency. Should you go easier on a training partner who is prepping for a big tournament. Chewy's thoughts on being called "the best grappler in Kentucky." Chewy’s thoughts on an opponent “gaming the system” or causing a DQ on purpose in a BJJ tournament. *We are always wanting to improve the podcast and would appreciate if you can fill out a quick survey to help us out: https://survey.libsyn.com/chewjitsu

81 MINAUG 19
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Episode 60 - Chewy's Mindset For BJJ Competition

Latest Episodes

Episode 69 - Jon "Thor" Blank Returns

EOn this episode of the podcast, 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt Jon “Thor” Blank returns to discuss what he's been up to since being on the podcast a year ago. Jon shares how things have changed since he won The EBI Combat Jiu-Jitsu Middleweight Tournament in 2018, what its like competing in big tournaments such as the ADCC and Kasai Grappling, and the opening of his new gym "10th Planet Allentown." Jon also breaks down his matches from the 2019 ADCC tournament including his strategies going into each match, the wins, the losses, and the incredible atmosphere of the ADCC. Instagram @jon_thor_blank Gym: https://www.10thplanetallentown.com/

65 MIN10 hours ago
Comments
Episode 69 - Jon "Thor" Blank Returns

Episode 68 - Developing A Submission Mindset

EChewy answers a question about how to improve your ability to get a submission and how to become more submission-oriented. We discuss the mental and physical aspects of this type of training focus, how to study/research new techniques, the importance of ritual, and implementation of this type of mindset and style of grappling.

65 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
Episode 68 - Developing A Submission Mindset

Episode 67 - Dr. Chris Moriarty

EOn this episode of the podcast, we are joined by BJJ Black Belt, Dr. Chris Moriarty. We discuss Chris’ start in jiu-jitsu, what drew him to jiu-jitsu and what led him to becoming a Medical Doctor, dealing with injuries, injury-prevention tips, his research study on the prevalence of injuries in jiu-jitsu, and much more. Research Article: Injury rate and pattern among Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioners: Asurvey study. Abstract of the study can be found here: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31288212 Grappling RX - The Warm-Up can be found here: https://jiujitsutherapist.com/products-gear

100 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
Episode 67 - Dr. Chris Moriarty

Episode 66 - ADCC Preview and Competition Talk

EOn this episode of the podcast, we preview the upcoming 2019 ADCC grappling tournament. We discuss the rule set, why this tournament has so much hype, our thoughts on FloGrappling covering the event, our thoughts on whether the competitors get nervous, why some people perform better under pressure, and we make predictions on the winners for each division.

37 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
Episode 66 - ADCC Preview and Competition Talk

Episode 65 - 10th Planet Black Belt Brandon Mccaghren Returns

EOn this episode of the podcast, we are joined once again by 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt Brandon Mccaghren. We discuss diet, Brandon’s biggest fear, Combat Jiu-Jitsu, how Brandon started commentating events, how he studies jiu-jitsu, his training schedule, coaching MMA fighters, how he developed his flexibility and what he does to keep his body healthy, and his Youtube show. Follow Brandon on Instagram and Youtube @brandonmc.ninja

102 MIN3 weeks ago
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Episode 65 - 10th Planet Black Belt Brandon Mccaghren Returns

Episode 64 - BJJ Black Belt Adam Wilson and Q&A

EOn this episode of the podcast we are joined by BJJ black belt Adam Wilson. Adam discusses starting jiu-jitsu, what it was like changing gyms, getting recognized when traveling to other gyms, filming videos with Chewy, earning his black belt, and much more. The Q&A starts at 56:00 This podcast was recorded live on The Chewjitsu Youtube Channel. Check out the video version of the podcast here: https://youtu.be/5_6IbiO42Ps https://youtu.be/iLOllvzo1QU Thanks to our podcast sponsor Charlotte's Web CBD. Check them out at www.charlottesweb.comand use the promo code chewjitsu10 to get 10% off of your total purchase.

141 MINSEP 16
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Episode 64 - BJJ Black Belt Adam Wilson and Q&A

Episode 63 - Being Efficient On and Off The Mats

EChewy discusses his tips for efficiency and improved productivity. We discuss the importance of taking adequate breaks to improve efficiency. Chewy also talks about why he only works for 33 minutes at a time, how to start delegating tasks to improve efficiency, and the importance of simplifying your life by getting rid of non-essential things.

53 MINSEP 9
Comments
Episode 63 - Being Efficient On and Off The Mats

Episode 62 - Kenny Florian

EOn this episode of the podcast, we are joined by BJJ black belt, The Ultimate Fighter ("TUF") Season 1 Middleweight finalist, and UFC veteran Kenny “Kenflo” Florian. Kenny shares his interest in martial arts and start in jiu-jitsu, how that transitioned to fighting in MMA, his career in the UFC, the evolution of his training, his injuries, retirement from MMA and moving on to work as an analyst, and we also end with a unique fight breakdown and prediction.

67 MINSEP 2
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Episode 62 - Kenny Florian

Episode 61 - BJJ Brown Belt Dru Phoenix

EOn this episode of the podcast, we talk to BJJ brown belt Dru Phoenix. Dru shares his passion for working with under-privileged kids and how jiu-jitsu has been a positive in empowering those kids. Dru also discusses his military experience, overcoming depression, helping others with PTSD through performing and writing poetry, dealing with a severe knee injury, and how jiu-jitsu has impacted his life.

113 MINAUG 26
Comments
Episode 61 - BJJ Brown Belt Dru Phoenix

Episode 60 - Chewy's Mindset For BJJ Competition

EOn this episode of the podcast, Chewy breaks down his recent wins at The IBJJF Chicago Open, the mindset that he has when going into competition, if Chewy gets nervous at competitions, and much more. Additional Show Notes: We discuss whether you should watch the matches at a tournament before you compete. If Chewy feels more pressure now that he gets recognized more at competitions. How being in the present moment can provide clarity. Why getting pre-match jitters is a good thing. Why Chewy almost did not do the open-division of the Chicago Open. How far out Chewy starts a tournament training camp and how he adjusts training intensity. How to build a cardio base for a tournament. What drill Chewy likes to improve cardio for BJJ. How much of your performance is mental vs physical. How do you build mental toughness and resiliency. Should you go easier on a training partner who is prepping for a big tournament. Chewy's thoughts on being called "the best grappler in Kentucky." Chewy’s thoughts on an opponent “gaming the system” or causing a DQ on purpose in a BJJ tournament. *We are always wanting to improve the podcast and would appreciate if you can fill out a quick survey to help us out: https://survey.libsyn.com/chewjitsu

81 MINAUG 19
Comments
Episode 60 - Chewy's Mindset For BJJ Competition