Quote: " A champion should ask himself: If I were to compete
against myself, what would I practice to beat me?" ~Leo Vieira
Robert Drysdale is a world renowned Jiu Jitsu & MMA competitor. He is the co-founder of Zenith BJJ and founder of Drysdale BJJ. He’s an IBJJF black belt world champion and a ADCC world champion. He had an 8-0 MMA record. In this interview he talks about the “golden era” of BJJ, the early days in Brazil, what made him (and all successful people) so successful, what part accountability and ego play in success, accepting when your attributes are declining and how hard that can be, how being a father has changed him, Jiu Jitsu for real combat/self defense, competition, Gi and No Gi…..(Functional Jiu Jitsu), why wrestling can be a better foundation for MMA than Jiu Jitsu, why MMA is the most efficient form of self defense ever created, details of the north south choke, his mom’s impact on his life, biggest influences on his BJJ, his new podcast Breaking the Guard with David Avelon (known for the Kimura Trap system), his upcoming documentary Closed Guard The Movie, commentating at the A upcoming ADCC, and more….. Don’t miss it!
Make a Difference/Make an Impact Segment:
This segment is from Robert Van Valkenburgh's blog, Holistic Budo
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