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Combat Learning: Science for Better Martial Arts Training
Self-Guided Learning & the Problem of Purple Belt "Ronins" in BJJ w/ Jestin Icasiano
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Self-Guided Learning & the Problem of Purple Belt "Ronins" in BJJ w/ Jestin Icasiano

My guest today is Jestin Icasiano, a Brazilian Jiu-jitsu black belt and instructor under Tony Pacenski. In this episode we explore the power and importance of self-guided learning and discuss the phenomenon of BJJ purple belts going "ronin." This episode will step on some of your toes, but I'm not sorry. If you're excited to jump in, hit subscribe on your podcatcher now! --- Join the CLP Newsletter now: combatlearning.com/newsletter --- Thank you so much for listening! If you have any feedback, you can email me at josh@combatlearning.com or send me a message on facebook.com/combatlearning. Now real quick before I go -- can I ask you a huge favor? If you got value from this episode, leave us a review on iTunes, Google Podcasts, or your favor favorite podcasting platform. So many shows pop up and fizzle out, and we're talking about stuff that almost nobody is talking about, so leaving us a review helps us a ton! Thanks in advance, and I'll see you on the next episode! --- Produced by Micah Peacock

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Combat Learning
Combat Learning: Science for Better Martial Arts Training
Combat Learning is about radically improving you as a teacher and learner of martial arts using the ecological dynamics and constraints-led approach to training. We explore the little-known frontiers of skill adaptation, perceptual-motor learning, and performance science for combat sports such as jiu jitsu, kickboxing, taekwondo, karate, muay thai, and more.