Save Jiu Jitsu Podcast Episode 5

Living Jiu Jitsu Legend, Xande Ribeiro gives us the truth about Jiu Jitsu in this new episode!

In this episode you get Rafael Lovato Jr and Xande Ribeiro breaking down their thoughts on Metamoris, Save Jiu Jitsu, the true “essence” of Jiu Jitsu and Xande and Rafael’s advice on how you can keep  true Jiu Jitsu alive.

Rafael is taking a limited number of people in his interactive personal online Jiu Jitsu coaching program for 2015 – click here to find out more

Xande Ribeiro is available to connect with through his site:

This podcast was brought to you by BJJ Black Belt Secrets, founder Shaun Smith.



Save Jiu Jitsu Podcast Episode 4

In this episode Rafael Lovato Jr and Hall Of Fame 4X Black Belt World Champion Braulio Estima discuss the current state of Jiu Jitsu and how you can improve your game.

Rafael and Braulio discuss:

  • The rules changes in the Copo Podio and other events
  • White Belts and Blue Belts using newer guard variations
  • The true “essence” of Jiu Jitsu
  • What goals you should be focusing in your matches
  • Plus much, much more…

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Save Jiu Jitsu Podcast Episode 3

Fresh out of the 2014 World Championships and securing a Bronze medal, Rafael shares with you his thoughts and advice on how to be the best jiu jitsu fighter and competitor and how to make the sport better..

In this podcast here are some of the things you will discover:

  • The reason why Rafael doesn’t compete in the Absolute division (and thoughts on how to make it better)
  • What it is like the night between before the Worlds and between day one and two of the black belt division
  • Rafael’s mindset going into competition (and what to look out for yourself)
  • The surprising referee call that earned Rafael a spot in the semi-finals
  • How Rafael “collects data” in his matches (even in a loss) to learn and get better
  • Rafael’s overall thoughts on the state of Jiu Jitsu and the 2014 Worlds
  • See why Rafael thinks advantages should be taken away from the sport completely
  • The three pillars of competition and how you can focus on these three areas to improve at jiu jitsu right now
  • Why losing at the colored belt levels doesn’t matter
  • When you should start training for the 2015 Worlds
  • What’s next for Rafael and a HUGE announcement for later in the year



Save Jiu Jitsu Podcast Episode 2

In this episode you get behind the scenes access to Metamoris 3 from the Referee Scott Nelson and announcer Jeff Glover.

Also, Rafael Lovato Jr shares his thoughts on the event and what we can do to keep progressing the sport and art of Jiu Jitsu.

Just a few things you will get in this brand new episode recorded on April 1st 2014:

  • Rafael’s pics on the best and worst matches on the night
  • Find out who the identity of the BJJ superstar Jeff Glover had to restrain himself from throwing a chair at during the show
  • The real story from Scotty about the Royler and Eddie restart controversy
  • The celebrity basketball player that Jeff Glover is calling out to a challenge match in BJJ
  • Plus a bunch of other weird stuff



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