A couple of months ago the super-talented jiu jitsu filmmaker Stuart Cooper invited me to Thailand to work with him on a short film about the gentle art, entitled ‘The Spirit of Jiu Jitsu’. It turned out to be one of the most enjoyable experiences of my life.

In this 13 minute documentary I discuss some of my philosophies regarding jiu jitsu as well as how my discovery of yoga has improved my game.

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Jiu Jitsu Documentary

In this 13-minute film, bjj filmmaker Stuart Cooper films Roger Gracie Black Belt Nicolas Gregoriades training jiu jitsu and yoga in Phuket, Thailand. Gregoriades discusses yoga and his philosophy and approach to the jiu jitsu lifestyle.