Meet the Listener Segment: Today we meet Kirsty Mather, head coach of Timaru BJJ in Timaru, New Zealand www.TimaruBJJ.com www.australiangirlsingi.com
Carlos "Caique" Elias
Carlos "Caique" Elias is a 7th degree Red and Black belt master of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) and owner and head instructor of Caique Jiu Jiu academy and Caique Jiu Jitsu Network. He’s originally from Brazil and In 1996, Elias moved with his family to the United States to teach at the new Gracie Academy in Torrance. He is one of only a handful of non family members awarded the black belt from GM Helio Gracie, and In March 2009, he was awarded a 7th degree red-and-black belt by Master Rickson Gracie. In 2001, Master Caique formed his own school, the Caique Jiu-Jitsu Academy., which is now based in Lomita, California, and i had the distinct honor of recently sitting down with him at his academy for this interview.
In the interview he discussed his start in martial arts, his long and close relationship with GM Helio, what it was like coming to the US back in the 90’s, the value of competing, the current state of belts/promotions, what he does when he’s not on the mat, etc. He’s a true legend in JJ and it was my honor to interview him.
Make a Difference/Make an Impact Segment:
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Marty discusses how even small changes can add up to significant improvements in life
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