John Danaher is by all means a sensation in contemporary jiu-jitsu.
The New Zealand born, BJJ black belt under Renzo Gracie has been praised by the BJJ community as being a master and brain of the art. Danaher is a highly intelligent individual, who has a Master degree in philosophy, and is totally focused on the evolution and improvement of Jiu-Jitsu. He is also the submission coach of none other than former UFC Welterweight Champion George Saint Pierre. Danaher trains at Renzo Gracie’s Academy in New York where he also teaches Jiu jitsu and leads his own team at Renzo Gracie Academy: Danaher Death Squad which is comprised of Garry Tonon, Gordon Ryan, Eddie Cummings and Oliver Taza.
He wrote a very interesting analysis on the belt system in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
He appeared on the popular Joe Rogan podcast in a highly awaited episode.
Sit back, and enjoy: