RIchard Bresler is a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu who was the first American to ever signup for a Gracie Jiu-Jitsu lesson with Rorion Gracie when Rorion first moved to the United States. Richard has been training and teaching Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for over thirty years. In this interview, we talk about Richard's early days training with the Gracie family, how Gracie challenge matches were carried out, and we speak about the lessons Richard has learned over his decades training in the martial art.
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Richard Bresler on Facebook
Rorion Gracie and his early days teaching Jiu-Jitsu in California
The Melt Method for pain free living.
Steve Maxwell being interviewed on the Joe Rogan experience podcast
Speed vs. Strength training and the importance of technique in BJJ
Helio Gracie fighting for over three hours
The Krav Maga academy where Richard is currently teaching