Episode 176 - NAIA Wrestling Champion Brandon Reed


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Brandon Reed is a 3x NAIA College Wrestling Champion, 2021 NAIA Wrestler of the Year, and recently became the 2021 No-Gi Blue Belt Ultra Heavyweight World Champion.

On this episode Brandon discusses his childhood and feeling like he didn’t fit in, being out of shape as a kid, discovering wrestling, getting adopted by his wrestling coach, developing his winning mentality, developing his work ethic, the best style of wrestling for BJJ, the most difficult adjustment from wrestling to BJJ, dealing with self-doubts, Brandon’s competition Mindset, the importance of being intentional in practice, the benefits of the Gi for a wrestler, Brandon’s goals in martial arts, the importance of not showing weakness, and the key to getting out of a bad habit.

Follow Brandon on Instagram @brandonreed3x

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