Dirty White Belt Radio (Cageside Concussioncast)
About This Show
The Dirty White Belt Radio show focuses on jiu-jitsu and other fighting arts in the Carolinas and beyond. Listen every Sunday on iTunes, Stitcher & Soundcloud for interviews with prominent BJJ figures, experts on fitness & nutrition, outstanding MMA practitioners and much more.
Twitter: @dwbbjj, @jeffshaw
(We used to be the Cageside ConcussionCast)
Our guests include top-tier fighters, teachers and trainers. We’ll let these experts explain how North Carolina became a jiu-jitsu hotbed, what fights to watch and when, how to execute techniques and what walkout music you should pick for your fight. We also promise fun and vegan recipes with a minimum of blunt trauma, but a maximum of entertainment.
Most Recent Episode
BETA Academy: Nakapan Phungephorn, Laurie Porsch, Luis Candelas
5 days ago
You know Nakapan Phungephorn as a high-level jiujitsu black belt and Muay Thai practitioner, as well as the head of BETA Academy in DC. In three weeks, Nakapan returns to the MMA cage for the first time in 15 years. He talks to us about why he made this decision. about the trip to Thailand in 1994 that jumpstarted his Muay Thai career, about how he got the idea of opening a school from Leo Dalla, about martial arts politics, and why he's stopped eating meat.
Plus, we talk to BETA Academy students about what makes their school a special place to train! Organizer of Grapplethon Laurie Porsch comes back on the show to talk about the charity grappling event on Nov. 4, her thoughts on competition, positivity in training and women-only martial arts classes. General Manager of BETA Luis Candelas also joins us to talk about how they don't care what kind of clothes you wear to train as long as they can choke you with them.
Plus, Jeff goes weekend-by-weekend to cover all the amazing events from now until Nov. 19. Don't miss it! Thanks as always to our sponsors, US Grappling, Toro BJJ, and Cageside MMA! Register online at usgrappling.com to compete on Oct. 21 at US Grappling in Chantilly, Virginia, and if you need gi or nogi gear to compete, find the best products at cageside.com! If you want access to bonus content, you can support us at patreon.com/dirtywhitebelt, as Cody Maltais, Karl Krebs, Chris Holmes and Betty Broadhurst did this month -- thanks, y'all!
Rated 5 out of
These guys are fantastic - I listen to a lot of bjj and mma podcast - this is, by far, my favorite! Giver yourself a break and give them a listen!
Date published: 2016-02-11
Rated 5 out of
MMA & BJJ in the Carolinas and beyond!
This show really covers the interesting stuff happening in the Carolinas and worldwide. Great interviews and fun stories.
Date published: 2015-12-05