In this interview on the Grappling Central Podcast, Nic Gregoriades discusses many aspects of the jiu jitsu including:

  • Japan and its importance to jiu jitsu
  • The importance of attributes (and hence conditioning) in jiu jitsu
  • What it’s like learning from Roger Gracie
  • Observations about the differences between teaching vs competing
  • The best benchmark your jiu jitsu
  • How jiu jitsu is a gift that you can give to someone
  • Building a solid foundation for your bjj
  • Being adaptable vs having a specific ‘game’


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For white and blue belts: BJJ Building Blocks - The ultimate fundamentals program for jiu jitsu beginners

For those wanting progressive techniques: Flow Jitsu - Smooth-flowing combinations from 'BJJ After 40' Legend Mike Bidwell

For those struggling to remember their techniques: Beyond Technique - concept-focused jiu jitsu program by black belts Nic Gregoriades and Kit Dale

For those wanting a reference manual for BJJ: The Black Belt Blueprint - Nic Gregoriades’ bestselling book on the art of jiu jitsu