Category Archives: MMA

The Benefits of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu


I must admit that I have been a little cynical of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) in recent years but realise that I’ve been a bit of a bellend – projecting my own insecurities onto it. For example, blaming the cost … Continue reading

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Joe Rogan Experience #968 – Kelly Brogan – Summary


  The overall theme is that Kelly Brogan, a qualified medical doctor, used to prescribe drugs to treat mental health problems with little success, but now uses lifestyle changes including personalised dietary guidelines (organic red meat is a must, no … Continue reading

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Extreme Ownership, Depression & MMA


This is a pretty cool video and book about taking ownership when things go wrong. This relates to the psychological state of ‘learned helplessness’ which is defined as: “a condition in which a person suffers from a sense of powerlessness, arising … Continue reading

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Finishing a Double Leg Shot From Underneath a Sprawled Opponent


This is tricky, mainly because it’s very difficult to ‘feel’ what ‘hooks’ and holds your opponent has secured – something which comes with experience. Don’t shoot and then turtle up if you don’t secure the takedown straight away. I tend … Continue reading

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Joe Rogan Experience – Jon Jones Episode 880


  Notes from memory – please listen to the podcast yourself and let me know if there are any errors below: Jon talks about crashing and running off because he had a pipe (I think he called it a ‘bull’?) … Continue reading

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Joe Rogan Experience with Alex Jones


Eddie Bravo was on this podcast too:   Alex Jones is a commentator on politics and is regarded as a conspiracy theorist. He has a growing following after some of his theories have turned out to be true. He is … Continue reading

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Joe Rogan & Robb Wolf


    I’m paraphrasing here, so please check the podcast if you get time Robb says that he uses the sauna for recovery after BJJ and it makes a massive difference. He uses ice baths occasionally, but doesn’t find the … Continue reading

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