#182 – John Danaher: The Path to Mastery in Jiu Jitsu, Grappling, Judo, and MMA


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Here’s the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time.
(00:00) – Introduction
(07:02) – Fear of death
(17:18) – The path to greatness
(22:57) – Judo
(27:07) – Seoi nage judo throw
(39:21) – Fundamentals of jiu jitsu
(45:34) – Developing new techniques
(53:24) – Value of training with lower belts
(1:03:23) – Escaping bad positions
(1:10:18) – Submissions
(1:14:30) – Reinventing yourself in 5 years
(1:30:38) – Drilling
(1:49:10) – Leglock system
(2:08:44) – How hard is it to break a leg?
(2:12:52) – Greatest jiu jitsu player ever
(2:17:42) – Roger Gracie
(2:22:25) – Gordon Ryan
(2:27:16) – Georges St-Pierre
(2:36:26) – Superintelligent Robot vs Cyborg Gordon Ryan
(3:12:07) – Advice to white belts
(3:15:24) – What does it take to get a black belt
(3:16:09) – Best martial art for street fighting
(3:23:23) – Tie chokes
(3:27:44) – Austin
(3:32:23) – Meaning of life

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