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This week’s guest might be one of the most recognizable people in Jiu Jitsu. After a stellar competition career, he became an entrepreneur creating the most popular resource for Jiu Jitsu instructionals.
On this episode we are fortunate enough to have Bernardo Faria join us to discuss his Jiu Jitsu journey, the impact that his family and positive role models have had in his life, how he created and grew BJJ Fanatics, and a ton more.
Here is The RŌL Radio with a multi-time world champion, IBJJF Hall of Famer, co-creator of BJJ Fanatics, and one of the nicest guys in Jiu Jitsu, Bernardo Faria.
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2:52 Gary Fanboys Out
4:37 Sadness Doesn’t Pay the Bills
7:16 Why Jiu Jitsu Satisfies
9:55 How Popular Will Jiu Jitsu Get?
13:43 Making Jiu Jitsu Accessible
15:12 Bernardo’s Start
20:54 Bernardo’s Toughest Fight
26:39 Bernardo’s Father Gets Onboard
30:39 Positive Role Models
35:05 World Championships and Hall of Fame
39:59 Rationality vs Instinct
45:19 Age vs Mileage
51:11 How We Learn
55:08 Tarik Hopstocks Question
58:54 BJJ Fanatics’ Mission
1:00:00 Fanatics Beginning