On this weeks episode of Open Mat Radio, “Cobra Kai Never Dies,” we have Simpson Go on the show. For more details on this episode, click the “Read More” link below. Enjoy the show!
“When I started, I think BJ Penn was training there (J-Sect). You got Tito coming down quite a bit, Chuck Liddell, Tony DeSouza and Marc (Laimon) started coming in about three months after I started training.”
“They’d always look at me (as a teen) like, ‘You sure you want to do this? You want to be in the Men’s division? This is your last chance.’ See because I would weigh in and I would be like maybe 15 pounds underweight, I’d weigh in with my hoodie.”
“I think the speed really comes from being able to anticipate the moves. If you know what the guy’s about to do, and you not mastered it, but if you have the technique down to where you can capitalize on it the moment you see it, it makes you look so much quicker.”
Stay tuned for Part II where we discuss Marcelo Garcia’s style, wrestling’s impact on jiu-jitsu, the current state of competition, Sim’s future plans for Cobra Kai and much more.
For more information on Simpson Go, visit ckjj.com