Monthly Archives: July 2020

Episode 37 – Understanding Connected Reaction With Paul Schreiner



We sat down with Paul Schreiner to talk about his start in BJJ, his time at the Marcelo Garcia Academy, his upcoming series on BJJ Fanatics, what connected reaction means, and how to best learn grappling concepts and techniques.

You can find Paul’s series here. To learn more great Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Techniques, visit https://www.bjjfanatics.com.
BJJ Fanatics was started by a pair of black belts (Bernardo Faria & Michael Zenga) who feel that nothing is more important than improving your BJJ skills as much as possible in the least amount of time.  Their aim was to create a shop for BJJ Students who don’t look at BJJ as a sport – but as a lifestyle.

Episode 36 – Active Learning and Double Sleeve Open Guard with Jon Thomas



We sat down with Jon Thomas to talk about developing a double sleeve open guard game, what double sleeve is, his modalities of training, how he develops and learns, differences in training in Sweden, his start in BJJ, how he thinks new students can learn, and more!

Find Jon’s series Double Sleeve Open Guard here. To learn more great Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Techniques, visit https://www.bjjfanatics.com.
BJJ Fanatics was started by a pair of black belts (Bernardo Faria & Michael Zenga) who feel that nothing is more important than improving your BJJ skills as much as possible in the least amount of time.  Their aim was to create a shop for BJJ Students who don’t look at BJJ as a sport – but as a lifestyle.

Episode 35 – Learning Butterfly Guard From Marcelo & Developing His Own Way with Jon Satava



We sat down with Jon Satava to talk about developing a butterfly and x guard game under Marcelo Garcia, his start in BJJ, the varied teaching styles at Marcelo’s Academy, learning tactics alongside technique, how he thinks you should learn from instructionals, how Bernardo Faria used to train and prepare, and more.

Find Jon’s series The Modern Butterfly Guard No Gi and The Modern No Gi X Guard here. To learn more great Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Techniques, visit https://www.bjjfanatics.com.
BJJ Fanatics was started by a pair of black belts (Bernardo Faria & Michael Zenga) who feel that nothing is more important than improving your BJJ skills as much as possible in the least amount of time.  Their aim was to create a shop for BJJ Students who don’t look at BJJ as a sport – but as a lifestyle.

Episode 34 – Learning And Teaching With Video and Sharing Positivity In BJJ with Alec Baulding



Today we get to talk to Alec Baulding, ADCC Trials Champion, Alliance black belt, and instructor and we discuss his BJJ Youtube channel, taking ownership of your jiu-jitsu, learning as a black belt, how he uses video to learn and improve, how he had to start learning technique as a brown belt, and more.

Find Alec’s series Keeping The Guard here. To learn more great Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Techniques, visit https://www.bjjfanatics.com.
BJJ Fanatics was started by a pair of black belts (Bernardo Faria & Michael Zenga) who feel that nothing is more important than improving your BJJ skills as much as possible in the least amount of time.  Their aim was to create a shop for BJJ Students who don’t look at BJJ as a sport – but as a lifestyle.