Matt Thornton is a 'coaches' coach'. He's been in the jiu-jitsu game for over 25 years and has built a huge network of excellent academies. Besides being the instructor of Connor McGregor's coach John Kavanagh, he's also known as one of the most cerebral and intelligent jiu-jitsu teachers around. In this episode Matt shares insights on functional martial arts, coaching and training tips for older grapplers. Learn more about Matt at his blog and his check out his Straight Blast Gym network.