Brett McKay here and welcome to another edition of The Art of Manliness podcast in the 1980s. When people signed up for martial art, they probably joined a karate or Taekwondo school today. The probably signing up for a role on the mat and Brazilian jiu-jitsu class in the Gracie family has played a central role in this martial art precipitous, rise. My guest today is a member of the Gracie family. The head instructor of the Gracie, Jiu-Jitsu Academy, and the co-creator of Grace University and online. Jiu-Jitsu program is name is Hunter Gracie, and you may have seen the videos we've made with him on our YouTube channel couple years ago. You haven't got check them out today. Hit her walks through the origins of Brazilian jiu-jitsu beginning with his grandfather. Hey Leo and how a martial art born in Japan. Ended up being reshaped. In Brazil. He then shares how his father helped develop the UFC as a way to promote the efficacy of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, but why there's a big difference between sport Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in self-defense, Brazilian jiu-jitsu and why Brazilian jiu-jitsu is such an effective real world. Martial art, we end by talking about the mindset shift that occurs when you learn how to defend yourself and how the confidence you gain from learning, Jiu-Jitsu carries over to other aspects of life. After the show's, over check out our show notes at a OMG is / Gracie.
Brett McKay Introduces Rener Gracie (Part I)
#446: How Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Will Make You a Better Man - Rener Gracie