Oliver Taza Discusses Becoming a Professional Athlete and Training Under John Danaher

Oliver Taza is one of the up-and-coming talents in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. He is a brown belt under Firas Zahabi who also spends much of his time training under John Danaher at Renzo Gracie HQ in NYC. Oliver trains regularly with the likes of Garry Tonon, Gordon Ryan, Eddie Cummings, Georges St.-Pierre, and other legends of BJJ and MMA. In this episode, we chat about life as a professional athlete, training under John Danaher, and talk about Oliver's recent experience competing at the Eddie Bravo Invitational tournament. 

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Show Notes: 

Oliver Taza on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter

Oliver's coaches Firas Zahabi and John Danaher and their respective gyms: Tristar in Montreal and Renzo Gracie HQ in NYC. 

Matrix Jiu-Jitsu and the headcoach Rene Becker. Matrix recently hosted Oliver for a seminar which is how this interview happened. 

Tom Deblass and his gym in New Jersey

Bronx Martial Arts where many of the Renzo Gracie HQ athletes go for additional training

Matt Sera's gym where the UFC legend regularly teaches and trains

Gordon Ryan, Garry Tonon, and Eddie Cummings 

The legendary Georges St.-Pierre

UFC Fighter Tom Breese

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