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Our guest was on the forefront of bringing BJJ to the masses. By importing martial arts videos, then producing instructional videos, and live streaming BJJ events, Jake McKee is one of the people that had the vision of what the sport was going to be and dedicated himself to promoting the art worldwide.
Listen as Jake describes the early days of importing videos, the enormity of live streaming events back in the early days, and how his company Budo Videos blazed the trail for the BJJ video production that followed. He also shares with us his vast knowledge of yoga and how it has changed his life and how it compliments his Jiu Jitsu.
Here is The RŌL Radio with 3rd-degree Aikido Black Belt, BJJ Black Belt under Carlos Gracie Jr., and creator and owner of Budovideos, Budo Jake McKee.
4:25 The Start of Budovideos
8:49 Early View of BJJ
11:00 How BJJ Became Mainstream
15:00 What Makes the Best Instructor
20:55 Biggest Changes in BJJ Over the Years
23:12 Leg Lock Risks and Rewards
29:00 Marathon Not a Sprint
36:00 Committing to Yoga
46:05 Why no Academy
50:30 Training in Japan
55:38 The Future of Instructionals
56:30 Five Questions