The Jiu-Jitsu Therapist Podcast-Episode 30: Team Shawn Hammonds Black Belt Kenneth Degenhardt

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On the 30th episode of The Jiu-Jitsu Therapist Podcast, BJJ Black Belt Kenny Degenhardt joins me to discuss everything from his path to getting a black belt in BJJ, his MMA career, training and coaching with some of the best in the world at Team Alpha Male, and how he balances his career as a Locksmith and his training.

The Jiu-Jitsu Therapist Podcast-Episode 29: BJJ Black Belt James Clingerman

On this episode of the podcast I get the privilege to talk to BJJ black belt James Clingerman. He is the owner and coach of the Indiana Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy. James has remained an avid and successful BJJ competitor over the years. He is also a former MMA fighter, MMA referee, and someone who has run a very successful BJJ tournament for many years, the Extreme Grappling Open (EGO). He has dealt with and overcome some of the most severe injuries, and we get to discuss his BJJ journey, his injuries, how he has continued to train, evolve, and remain successful.

 

The Jiu-Jitsu Therapist Podcast-Episode 28: Judo Black Belt Eberhard “Eb” Kieslich

On this episode of the podcast, I get to talk to “Eb” Kieslich, a 6th degree Judo Black Belt. He got his start in Germany at a young age and has continued to train and compete at a high level for many years. We discuss his philosophy on training, martial arts, staying healthy, and competing at a high level. We also get into the origins of BJJ and Judo and their similarities. Check out his gym at Toshi Dojo of Brandenburg if you want to train with Eb.

The Jiu-Jitsu Therapist Podcast-Episode 27: Chas Skelly

On this episode of the podcast, UFC Featherweight Chas Skelly joins me to discuss his MMA career. We talk about his start in wrestling, his injuries, and what it was like scoring the fastest submission in UFC Featherweight history. Hope you enjoy the podcast.

The Jiu-Jitsu Therapist Podcast-Episode 26: Michael Ciochon

On this episode of the podcast I am joined by Michael Ciochon. Mike is the owner of Asgard503, a jiu-jitsu and MMA clothing and apparel company. Mike is also a jiu-jitsu purple belt in the 10th planet system. We discuss his start in jiu-jitsu, why and how he started his company, and his plans for jiu-jitsu and also for the future of Asgard503.

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The Jiu-Jitsu Therapist Podcast-Episode 25: Joe Baize

On the 25th episode of the podcast, BJJ black belt and leg lock specialist Joe Baize returns. He has been busy competing in submission grappling matches all over and is currently preparing for another EBI event in the future. We discuss his plans for the future and how he has been staying motivated and how he continues to improve his game.

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The Jiu-Jitsu Therapist Podcast-Episode 24: BJJ Black Belt Nick “Chewy” Albin and BJJ Purple Belt Chris Dukes

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On this episode of the podcast I am joined once again by my head coach and BJJ black belt Nick “Chewy” Albin. He is fresh off of his win at Fight To Win Pro 29 in Nashville, has just returned from running a few seminars, and talks about his plans for the future.

Chris Dukes is a BJJ purple belt and lawyer. Chris is recovering from knee surgery and is the guy that I have been working with in my videos on my Youtube channel to get him rehabbed and back to training. We discuss his recovery from injury, staying healthy, and how starting BJJ at an older age has affected his body.

We also delve into discussing stem cell injections, PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) Injections, Physical Therapy, and surgical treatment options for recovery. It was a great podcast with plenty of information, and of course historical facts and rambles from “Chewy.”

The Jiu-Jitsu Therapist Podcast-Episode 23: BJJ Injuries and How To Deal With Them With Nick “Chewy” Albin

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On the 23rd episode of The Jiu-Jitsu Therapist Podcast is a conversation Chewy and I recorded a while back where we had a Q&A discussing BJJ injuries, rehab, and maintenance of the body to stay healthy and prevent injury.

 

The Jiu-Jitsu Therapist Podcast-Episode 22: Dr. Kim Freeman and Kerry Krawetz

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I am joined by Dr. Kim Freeman, PhD who is also a BJJ Brown belt. She has been training for over 18 years and discusses her path and BJJ journey. I am also joined by Kerry Krawetz. Kerry is a Registered Nurse and 4-stripe BJJ white belt who is one of my training partners. Kerry gives her perspective on BJJ and what being part of Derby City Martial Arts as well as BJJ has meant to her.

The Jiu-Jitsu Therapist Podcast-Episode 21: “Magic” Mike Roberts

On this episode of The Jiu-Jitsu Therapist Podcast, I am joined by professional MMA fighter, BJJ purple belt, and military veteran Mike Roberts. We discuss his start in MMA, training, traveling, and of course BJJ.

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