Interview with 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu founder Eddie Bravo

London Real hosted by Brian & Nic is a weekly video podcast, dedicated to challenging the status quo, exploring the human experience and exchanging ideas and perspectives with a full range of eclectic guests in one of the most exciting cities in the world. Recent guests include bestselling author Graham Hancock and British Member of Parliament George Galloway.

London Real’s recent exclusive one-hour video interview is with 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu founder Eddie Bravo in Venice Beach, CA. Eddie talks about music and his band Smoke Serpent, how his love for Bruce Lee eventually brought him to Jiu-Jitsu, why he avoided marijuana for most of his life and now embraces it, and how having a child has completely changed his priorities in life.

Watch 3-minute video highlight or the full one-hour interview at the links below:

Some interesting snippets from the conversation:

“I sample metal stuff, I sample Goth stuff, I sample old Nine Inch Nails stuff.” – Eddie Bravo (4:28)

“I like no limits. With a rock band if you put a synthesiser in there you risk being called homo.” – Eddie Bravo (6:23)

“I didn’t know what I was going to do. That was the year I started smoking weed and the last thing I wanted to do was play electric guitar.” – Eddie Bravo (17:03)

“Why did you pick Jiu Jitsu? I saw UFC 2.” – Brian & Eddie Bravo (20:55)

“I really respect you for doing that, you really put yourself out on the line. I had to.” – Nic & Eddie Bravo (45:44)

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