Gui Valente is the cofounder of the famed “Valente Brothers Jiu-Jitsu Studio.” He explains how jiu-jitsu not only teaches you to defend yourself, but it also sharpens your mental, physical, and emotional wellbeing.

2:50 – Jiu-jitsu has roots from the Samurai warrior.

5:15 – When should a child start training?

9:15 – Holistic jiu-jitsu vs. tournament jiu-jitsu.

13:00 – Never allow someone’s words to control you.

15:10 – How the Valente brothers leaned on their martial arts training to grieve their father.

17:45 – Gui explains his 7-5-3 code of mind, body, and spirit.

22:30 – Their system of martial arts is based on reflex development.

23:40 – The top mental benefits of jiu-jitsu training.

28:00 – How jiu-jitsu helps you protect yourself if you’re attacked.

33:00 – Why we should always think about gratitude.