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The Sonny Brown Breakdown

A podcast where we will discuss the training, teaching, health and education of mixed martial arts. Hosted by Sonny Brown, a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt, competitor and coach who is also a 3 times Australian MMA Champion. He also runs the Sonny Brown Martial Arts YouTube Channel which breaks down MMA & Grappling competitors matches and careers. The podcast aims to provide insights to anyone looking to learn more about the teaching and training of martial arts.


The Reverse Classroom, Skill Acquisition & Submeta With Lachlan Giles 54:29 04/19/2022
Positive Benefits of the Gi & IBJJF Points System With Robert Degle 91:45 03/31/2022
BJJ Mental Models, Concepts, Principles & Online Learning With Steve Kwan 52:44 02/23/2022
Contrarian Grappling While Combining Catch Wrestling & Jiu-Jitsu With Sam Kressin 113:21 01/09/2022
Mind Over Muscle, Judo & Jigoro Kano With Andy From School Of Grappling 82:06 01/03/2022
The Rancid Ingredients For A Martial Arts McDojo With Rob From McDojoLife 92:31 12/13/2021
Designing BJJ Lessons, Learning & Lifestyle With John B Will 73:29 11/22/2021
The Taoist Teachings Of Bruce Lee With Daniele Bolleli 58:08 11/08/2021
Belts, Ranking, Titles & Hierarchy In Jiu-Jitsu With Priit Mihkelson 94:41 10/31/2021
Submitting the Stigma of Mental Health in Martial Arts With Erin Herle 80:10 09/20/2021
UFC Performance Institute, MMA Periodisation & Integrating Mental Training With Richy Walsh 66:22 08/14/2021
Dedication of Daisy Fresh & Fighting For the Future With Heath Pedigo 109:19 07/15/2021
Alliance With Adversity & The Value of Vulnerability With Eric Uresk 73:38 06/29/2021
An Inquiry-Based Instructional Strategy of Teaching Without Telling With Tum "Energia" Voorn 99:16 06/01/2021
Initiating No-Gi Jiu-Jitsu for the Next Generation of Grapplers With Chris Brennan 76:05 05/10/2021
Importance of Offense vs. Dependable Defense With Priit Mihkelson & School Of Grappling 109:11 04/09/2021
Leg Locking in the MMA Meta & Elegant Leg Entanglements for Vale Tudo With Robert Degle 97:04 03/31/2021
Free Thinking Fusion of Fist Fights, Submissions, Shooto, Scarfhold & Synergetic Spirit With Erik Paulson 101:56 03/23/2021
Being a BJJ Globetrotter, Busting up Tribalism, Belt Bureaucracy & Building a Clubhouse With Christian Graugart 72:27 03/01/2021
Life Lessons from the Worlds Longest Lockdown with Denis Kelly 65:41 02/15/2021
Down Under to Danaher, Peurto Rico, Pro Grappling & Providing Entertainment With Craig Jones 85:59 01/31/2021
Weighty Issues of Weight Loss and Weight Cutting for Combat Sports with Dr Reide Reale 94:00 12/02/2020
BJJ Mental Models of Blading, Tempo & Establishing Offensive Cycles With Matt Kwan 72:13 11/06/2020
Unconventional Growth in Grappling & A Universal Theory of Guard With Chris Paines 62:59 10/27/2020
Reformation of Rituals Based on Research, Sparring & Self Determination Theory With Priit Mihkelson 129:02 10/16/2020
Fusing Sambo Into the Grappling Universe & Unity Over Division With Vlad Koulikov 59:18 10/09/2020
The Purpose of Pragmatism, Persuasion, Jiu Jitsu & John Danaher with Robert Degle 91:10 09/27/2020
The Husky History of Folk Wrestling Styles & the Hero With a Thousand Holds With Ruadhán MacFadden 75:12 09/18/2020
The Good, Bad & Beautiful Truth in the Origins of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu With Robert Drysdale 92:08 09/12/2020
Efficiency in Learning Techniques, Making Decisions and Mental Models for BJJ With Steve Kwan 67:03 09/08/2020