The Old Man Grappling Hour

The Old Man Grappling Hour

A couple of old crusty black belts talking about recent events in the world of Jiu Jitsu.

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    Jordon Holy

    Listen to Jordon Holy's amazing story of transformation and how Jiu Jitsu played a huge roll in it.

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    Nicky Rodriguez

    We talk to the phenom blue belt who won the very stacked west coast ADCC Trials, Nicky Rodriguez.

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    Bruno Bastos

    We chat with black belt, Bruno Bastos.

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    Emil Fischer

    We talk to jiu jitsu times writer and brown belt, Emil Fischer.

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    Bobby Emmons

    Bobby Emmons from Nice Guy Submission Fighting

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    Jon Calestine

    We talk with Jon Calestine about his path in the word of jiu jitsu and the reasons behind his departure from the Danaher Death Squad.

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    Robby Donofrio

    We talk with Robby Donofrio about a bunch of different subjects including the whole Andre Galvao / Gordon Ryan internet battle. Watch on youtube:

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    Matt Arroyo

    This week we spoke with ADCC vet, EBI vet, UFC and TUF vet, and pro fight coach and manager, Matt Arroyo.

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    Robby Donofrio

    Sonny Parlin chats with black belt, Robby Donofrio about his recent trip to Kazakhstan to corner one of his MMA students, full video is on YouTube at

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    Quentin Rosenzweig

    We talk to Quentin Rosenzweig about all things jiu jitsu in the last week. Lots to talk about, lotta debriefings to be had, lotta ins, lotta outs, lotta what-have-you's, etc... Video:

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    Mike Padilla

    We chat with Renzo Gracie black belt and owner of Padilla BJJ, Mike Padilla.

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    Silver Fox

    Here we chat with OG Karel “SILVER FOX” Pravec, a 3rd Degree Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt about all manner of current topics in the jiu jitsu world, including Karel's take on Rickson Gracie's statement that "modern BJJ black belts remind me of Karate practitioners clueless of Jiu-Jitsu."

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