Joe Rogan And His Jiu-Jitsu
UFC Commentator Joe Rogan is as much a part of the Ultimate Fighting Championships many of its fighters. Around pretty much since it’s inception, getting his first interviewing job at UFC 12. He has gone on to do much more, including running his own podcast show which is listened to by millions across the globe. Another notch to his belt is him finally achieving his blackbelt in Jiu-jitsu.
Having originally begun training under Carlson Gracie in 1996. His current trainer and friend Eddie Bravo finally awarded Rogan his Blackbelt after some 9 years under his tutelage. Documentary filmmaker Stuart Cooper is on a mission to do a film on Joe’s jiu-jitsu journey. And he begins with this is a homage to the man himself as we get to see Joe rolling and giving a demonstration on some slick submissions.
While Rogan may not have competed in MMA, he has trained extensively in Taekwando, becoming a US national champion and over the last decade in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Joe is a student of the combat sports game and even though he is past fifty years of age. He still very much has the fitness and overall body condition to continue training at a very high level.
Coaching UFC Fighters in Jiu-Jitsu
Here we get to see him using some of his favourite submissions on UFC fighters. Along with UFC bamtamweight TJ Dillashaw and Danny Castillo, Joe shows us some of the submissions which he has learned throughout his years of training. And while the two students may themselves be professional fighters. They are still eager to learn some moves they may not have seen before.
So let us watch Joe Rogan and company as they put on display some of the Jiu-Jitsu moves they find best works in real fight situations. A great learning experience for all concerned along with some of the best fighters in the world.