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Author: Scott McCausland / Kevin McCallion

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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt Scott McCausland and Purple Belt Kevin McCallion talk about Jiu-Jitsu, training, and anything else they can think of. They reach out to friends (and friends of friends) to get fresh perspectives on their Jiu-Jitsu.
31 Episodes
On this episode, our first of 2021, we talk with Brad Bukovics, a Relson Gracie black belt out of Orwell, OH.We talk about his background, competition experiences, and much more.Listen to find out about his nickname! Follow UsInstagram: @nodropinfeeFacebook: http://nodropinfee.comSupport the show (
#30 - "12 Days of J"

#30 - "12 Days of J"


On this episode, our 2nd Christmas Special, the topic is "12 Days of J". But not in the traditional sense... we give you our 12 tips for getting better at Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu! Check out our episode page: out our first video podcast on YouTube as well: UsInstagram: @nodropinfeeFacebook: http://nodropinfee.comSupport the show (
#29 - Chad "Kodiak" Fields

#29 - Chad "Kodiak" Fields


On this episode, we talk with Chad "Kodiak" Fields. We discuss his victory over Tom DeBlass, his upcoming competitions, how he stays motivated, and much more. For more info, check out his website: the show (
#28 - Robert Degle

#28 - Robert Degle


On this episode, we talk with Danaher Death Squad member, Robert Degle. We discuss his philosophy on training, his competition mindset, and much more.Listen close as he gives us some insight into why he is deciding to change his signature look!Check out his instructional videos and much more here -> http://robertdeglebjjonline.comSupport the show (
#27 - Valerie Worthington

#27 - Valerie Worthington


On this episode, we talk with a Leader in Jiu-Jitsu - 3rd Degree Black Belt Valerie Worthington. We talk about the following:How she got started in Jiu-JitsuHer trip across the countryHer bookHer plans for the futureNot only is she a killer on the mats and a wealth of knowledge, she is also one of the nicest people we have talked to on the podcast, and look forward to having her back again and again.Check out her book:  Training Wheels: How a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Road Trip Jump-Started My Search for a Fulfilling Life (Amazon)Support the show (
On this episode, we talk about what can help make a new persons introduction to BJJ a bit smoother. What do we teach on day one?What do we talk about?What is the right way to approach a day one student?And much much more...Support the show (
#25 - Creonte!!!

#25 - Creonte!!!


On this episode, we talk about what is means to be a CREONTE!We also ask some hard questions about whether Kevin is a creonte for training at a bunch of different schools.Where did the term "creonte" come from?What are the qualifications for being a creonte?Could you be one?Support the show (
On this episode, we talk about the ultimate goal in promoted ranks in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu - the Black Belt. Scott and Kevin discuss the expectations on earning the rank, the expectations from others about the rank, and what it means to be a black belt. ...and much more!Support the show (
We meet in the studio with Darren Italiani (of former fame) and discuss our favorite martial arts movies. We each come to the table with our Top 5's and some honorable mentions.Darren brings vast historical knowledge to the conversation with a deep understanding and affinity for "traditional" martial arts movies, and we discuss this in detail. What are your favorite martial arts films and why?Support the show (
In a break from our normal topics, we meet up with retired Pennsylvania State Police Sergeant Bob Bemis. We discuss the following:Current Law Enforcement TrainingWhat training may look like in the futureJiu-Jitsu Training for Police"Defund the police" movementGeorge FloydAdvice for Current Law EnforcementBob gives us his thoughts after an illustrious 30+ year career in law enforcement that focused on Defensive Tactics and Civil Disorder. He is also the author of Forged in Scars, a personal story about his victory over critical injury -> Click HereSupport the show (
We meet up over Zoom to discuss the differences between Goshin Jutsu and BJJ, and where they fit in Darren's heart. We also talk about his goals and that the future holds... Darren is a 5th degree Black Belt in Goshin Jutsu with over 30 years of experience and a Brown Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu with close to 10 years experience.Support the show (
We meet up over zoom with ADCC competitor Alec Baulding. We talk about his ADCC East Coast Trials win, his emotions going in and coming out of the ADCC World Championships, and a bunch of other things.Check out his Youtube channel: out his Instagram:*We had a little trouble with Kevin's audio, but we got it sorted out.Support the show (
We meet up with former UFC fighter Jason Dent over Zoom. We talk about his time on The Ultimate Fighter - Season 9, his fight career, his experiences as a school owner, and much much more.Support the show (
In the fourth installment of Jiu-Jitsu Shorts, we reach out to our old friend and BJJ purple belt, Bill O'Brien, to see what he's been up to!Support the show (
In the third episode of Jiu-Jitsu Shorts, we get an update from freshly promoted BJJ purple belt, Joe Jaggi, to see how he is managing life being: laid off, not allowed to train, and stuck at home. Support the show (
On this episode, we talk with BJJ brown belt and fierce competitor, Emil Fischer.We connect remotely via Zoom, and just chat about his competition experience, goals, and an alteration at a local tournament a few months back. Great conversation - great person - and lastly, great competitor.Support the show (
In the second episode of Jiu-Jitsu Shorts, we touch base with Erie Firefighter Trevor Doust to see how he is handling the quarantine and what he is doing to pass the time.We also talk about how he smashed Scott's trophy at a tournament in West Virginia!Support the show (
#14 - Talking with Travis

#14 - Talking with Travis


On this episode, we talk with BJJ purple belt and longtime friend, Travis McConnaghy. Still in the midst of the COVID-19 "Stay At Home" order, we all connect remotely, via Zoom, and just chat about what's going on, competition mindset, staying active, and goal setting.Support the show (
In the first episode of Jiu-Jitsu Shorts, we touch base with Dr. Korey Kilburn to see how he is handling the quarantine and how his program has been impacted by this pandemic. We talk about his first day of Jiu-Jitsu and what his current plans for the short term future are.Support the show (
On episode 12, Scott sat down with UndergroundBJJ's head instructor, Michael Rooney AKA “Roon”, to discuss his Jiu-Jitsu, how it all started, and what it's all about.With Kevin still out of town, the show must go on!Support the show (
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