The Essential Jiu Jitsu Podcast

Ep. 7: My Fight With Auto Immune Disease

May 24, 2023 Matt Kwan Season 1 Episode 7
The Essential Jiu Jitsu Podcast
Ep. 7: My Fight With Auto Immune Disease
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Have you or any loved ones suffered from autoimmune disease? I discuss my experience with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and a solution that worked for me.

I also talk about my findings using the Greg Souders Ecological approach to Jiu Jitsu for the first week at my academy.
Enjoy the show!

Further Study/Resources:

- Professor Greg Souders of Standard Jiu-Jitsu (IG: @gdsouders, @standardjiujitsu)
- BJJ Mental Models Podcast Ep. 203: Evidence-Based Coaching, feat. Greg Souders
- Make It Stick- Book by Henry L. Roediger III, Mark A. McDaniel, and Peter C Brown
- How We Learn to Move: A Revolution in the Way We Coach & Practice Sports Skills- Book by Rob Gray
- Learning To Optimize Movement: Harnessing The Power Of the Athlete-Environment Relationship- Book by Rob Gray

My Nutritionist:

Alice Park
Certified Clinical Nutritionist

Contact/Support The Show:

Instagram: @theessentialjiujitsupodcast
On Guard Online Academy:
Zara Can Do Jiu Jitsu!

My experience with Rheumatoid Arthritis
My symptoms
Things went from bad to worse
One of the worst flare ups I ever had
The person (and diet) that saved my life
Medication and more diet talk
Elimination of household products
Why do autoimmune diseases happen?
Leaky gut syndrome
Challenges with this solution
Spreading the word
Ask for help!
Quick thought: Our experience with the Greg Souders “Ecological Approach” to learning Jiu Jitsu
Contact & Support the show