From September of 1990 to 2010 Jocko Willink was a Navy SEAL Platoon Commander and Seal Task Unit Commander leading hundreds of operations in combat. He earned his Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu from world champion Dean Lister, competed at the national level in Submission Grappling, and has trained dozens of professional fighters. He has also coached and cornered fighters in numerous King of the Cage, Pride, and UFC events.
Jocko started training BJJ in 1995 under the Fabio Santos. He then started training 2-3x a day.
He now owns Victory MMA together with Dean Lister. He is a black in BJJ under Dean Lister.
He is a lean 230 pounds and he used to tap out 20 Navy SEALs per workout. He is a legend in the Special Operations world.
Navy SEAL Jocko Willink on “real” martial arts, and what are the most effective ones for self defense.
For him, the best are Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Boxing and Muay Thai. Then he recommends evolving into Stick Fighting and Kravmaga.
He tells a very interesting story at the end of the video:[fbvideo link=https://www.facebook.com/TimFerriss/videos/vb.174883497240/10153699147052241/?type=2&theater]
Navy SEAL and BJJ expert Jocko Willink on “Real” Martial ArtsNavy SEAL Jocko Willink on “real” martial arts. Keep in mind that he is an expert in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. See our extended interview here: http://fourhourworkweek.com/2015/09/25/jocko-willink/ His new book: http://amzn.to/1S6C1Ja
Posted by Tim Ferriss on Wednesday, October 28, 2015