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Dec 6, 2019

This episode focuses on cutting weight and weight management for Jiu-Jitsu competitions. Weigh-ins often occur immediately before competition begins in most jiu-jitsu competitons using the tournament format. My entire approach is outlined in the episode.

Dec 2, 2019

Coach Ben recaps Polaris 12

PJ Barch vs. Marcin Held
Dehvonte Johnson vs Arya Esfandmaz
Michelle Nicolini vs Vanessa English
Richard Alarcon vs Ash Williams
Nick Rodriguez vs. Luke Rockhold

Nov 29, 2019

Jim and Ben talk about the highest paid BJJ event ever, the production, and the tactics of the competitors. Coach Ben offers some practical tips as well as analysis of the matches.

Nov 13, 2019


Nov 13, 2019

I am joined by Jim Lawson, owner of JiuJitsu Magazine and we discuss the new CSAC weigh-in rule in which a fight will be cancelled if a fighter weighs in at over 15% of the contracted weight.