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Interview with the mind behind Yolo BJJ, Eric York

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I’m pretty pumped to share with you a super in-depth interview with the President of Yolo BJJ, Eric York.

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GiReviews: Tell us a bit about your background with martial arts.

Eric York: I stated training in Shorin Ryu Karate in my early twenties but it just didn’t stick. It, honestly just wasn’t challenging, but one thing I did learn was the RNC (albeit, not with great detail) in one of our basic self defense classes.

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Inside the Minds of Lazy Lover Jiu Jitsu

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1. Tell us a bit about your background with martial arts.

We are active Jiu Jitsu players, who roll for joy and competition.

As long time competitive athletes across a range of sports, we enjoy the unique challenges Jiu Jitsu presents to our bodies and our minds. With professional careers in fitness and creative design, we’ve applied our knowledge of sport and strategy to Lazy Lover Jiu Jitsu.

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Inside the Mind Behind Fusion FG

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You may have noticed some amazing new rashguards and gis that have come out lately from Fusion FG (Check out our review of their latest gi here).  We even had a chance to do a pretty rad giveaway with them.

I wanted to get inside the mind behind the INCREDIBLE designs, licensing, and branding that Fusion has been doing so I got ahold of Chris Stepchuk, the mastermind behind everything they’re doing.Continue reading

An Interview with the mind behind Fluxk BJJ Apparel

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A Brief Interview with Bob from Fluxk BJJ

Cluck here to check out their store and site!

GiReviews: Tell us a bit about your background with martial arts.

Bob:  Uh, let me think. It’s been 10+ years and a lot of experiences but I’ll try to be succinct.Continue reading

Interview with the minds behind Deus Fight Co.

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I am super pumped to be able to share with you guys a quick interview that I did with Deus Fight Co.  Being a man that shares their beliefs, I was really interested to hear more about how they started the company, their background, and the MASSIVE amount of charity work that they do.  Plus, read to the bottom for a special discount code!

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Interview: Seymour Yang of Meerkatsu

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This edition of our Interview Series features Seymour Yang.

I’ve known *of* Seymour for just about as long as I’ve known him.  As one of the most prolific BJJ artists and bloggers, Seymour (aka Meerkatsu), is one of the most helpful and engaging people I’ve met in the online BJJ world.

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Interview: Jack Colvin of Roll Supreme

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10486957_578659557313_6079459587374607046_nJack Colvin runs the incredibly awesome BJJ brand, Roll Supreme.

I’ve been in touch with him since the absolute start of the brand and I was really pumped he agreed to let us see behind the curtain into the inner workings of his life and Roll Supreme.

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Aengus Ryan Patches O’Toole Interview

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Aengus Ryan Patches O'Toole Interview

Patches O’Toole is an awesome up and coming brand out of the UK with sharp designs and high quality BJJ Lifestyle goods.  I wanted to find out more about the brand and their owner, Aengus Ryan, so I reached out for an interview.  

Aengus happily obliged and I’m going to pretend it’s because I didn’t ask the same boring interview questions.  In the short interview below, I can guarantee you’ll learn something new about the man behind Patches O’Toole.  Enjoy!

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Scramble ‘Hand Made in Japan’ Gi Preview

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I recently had the chance to correspond with the one of the owners of Scramble, Matt Benyon (whom we also interviewed for our podcast ages ago). I asked him a few questions about one of his upcoming gis, The Yamato which is being made in Japan.  Without the VAST majority of gis being made in Pakistan (including Scramble) and China, I was curious as to why Matt wanted to change it up for this release.

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[UPDATE: This gi is no longer available]

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ROLL Jiu Jitsu Interview

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Roll Jiu Jitsu is a BJJ apparel brand out of Ireland. They contacted us about doing a review and we are super glad we got our hands on their stuff. Since I recently moved to Wisconsin the delivery of sweatshirts in their care package was extremely welcome.

We got Two sweatshirts, a t-shirt, some stickers and a patch, seen below.

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