Ricky Lundell is FILA world champion, a 2 time Pankration world champion, and a Jiu Jitsu world champion. He’s a former D-1 Wrestler and the youngest person to receive a black belt in Gracie Jiu Jitsu in the US. He is a world renowned wrestling, BJJ, and MMA coach, and 4th degree BJJ Black Belt under Master Pedro Sauer. Ricky is a prominent coach, trainer, and motivational speaker, currently serving as head coach of national powerhouse for athletics, Bishop Gorman High School in Las Vegas. He is also a strategy coach and head trainer for MMA at the University of Grappling, and founder of
1 % Better Every Day ™
In this interview Ricky discusses starting BJJ as a child (including time he “fought” Pedro Sauer’s daughter Taissa), early days with Pedro, how he became the youngest black belt in the US, early MMA (NHB), things that he did to become world champion ( importance of visualization and drilling), early Grapplers Quest days, FILA and Pankration world championships, how ended up on the Iowa wrestling team and his relationships with Cael and Cody Sanderson, the University of Grappling, working UFC fighters and champions such as Jon Jones, Ronda Rousey, Frank Mir, Miesha Tate, etc, taking a personal diagnostic daily, The 1% Better Every Day movement and philosophy and how it can change your life, how personal tragedy forced him to dig deep, how he set out to squat 500 lbs in 500 days (at 149 lbs body weight). Ricky is an incredible human being so don’t miss this episode!
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