This week Nico and Tim
talked with Deon Thompson. Deon is a former D1 college basketball
player who started training in his 30s. Since then, he became the
only black martial arts gym owner in Northwest Ohio. He is a second
degree black belt under 7x World Champion Rodrigo "Comprido"
Medeiros. He's also won several IBJJF titles as well. In our talk
we discussed: Running a gym in the age of covid, balancing coaching
and competition, being a black gym owner, and how gym affiliations
About the Podcast
BJJ superstar Tim "MUSHMASTER" Spriggs and BJJ practitioner / activist / journalist Nico Ball tell the stories of the people of the BJJ and Combat Sports community.
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