Category Archives: Sports

Taking Jiu-Jitsu Inspiration Everywhere with Roberto Jimenez

BJJ Fanatics sat down with rookie black belt Roberto Jimenez to talk about his style, how he learns, being a part of the new generation, training with some of the sports best, his inspirations in BJJ, and more. Check out Roberto’s series Attacking The Back Every Match now on BJJ Fanatics.

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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 28 : Garry Tonon “Shoot For The Kill”

Garry Tonon discusses his “Shoot For The Kill” philosophy and his upcoming instructional video with BJJ Fanatics.

Episode 26 : Augusto “Tanquinho” Mendes – Winning The ADCC

As a 36 year old “Old Guy” against the toughest guys on earth – 15 years younger than him.
Tanquinho shares some of his life in Jiu Jitsu and his philosophies which have allowed him to have incredible success at a time when most have retired.

Episode 25 : Andre Galvao “The Most Important Thing To Know To Get Good At BJJ”

6x World Champ & 6x ADCC Champ Andre Galvao talks about his secrets to success for himself and his team & also the most important factor in Jiu Jitsu


Episode 24 : Fabio Gurgel “Building The Most Successful Team In History – Through Consistency”

4x World Champ as a competitor & 12x Team Champ Coach At The World Championships – Alliance Founder & “General” Fabio Gurgel talks about his philosophies on competing and coaching BJJ for competitors and everyday athletes

Episode 22 : Gordon Ryan ” My Evolution Is Your Revolution “

Gordon Ryan talks about his ADCC Double Gold Performance and about his new instructional video ” My Evolution is Your Revolution”.

BJJ Fanatics Podcast Episode 21 : “Buchecha”

Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida is one of the most successful BJJ athletes ever. BJJ Fanatics talks with him in this podcast about his career and his guard pass.

Episode 20 Matheus Diniz: Breaking Through


The 2019 ADCC Champ at 88 KG discusses his life in BJJ, the influence of his coach Marcelo Garcia and how he got over the hump in 2019 for his first major world title as a Black Belt.