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Jiu-Jitsu Outlet #21: Mike Fowler- "Jiu-Jitsu Has Been The Catalyst"

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Mike Fowler Interview - "Jiu-Jitsu Has Been The Catalyst"

Training in martial arts like Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ), Judo, wrestling, & Muay Thai is my outlet for improving my mental health and becoming a better person.

On this twenty-first episode of the podcast, I chat with Mike Fowler. Mike is a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and an academy owner on the North Shore of Hawaii. Mike is credited as being the 3rd fastest American to achieve a black belt... Achieving this massive goal in only 3.5 years. Known for his success as a competitor, Mike placed 4th in the 2007 ADCC and holds wins over some of the legends of the sport such as Renzo Gracie and Saulo Riberio. 

On this episode, Mike shares about how training in Jiu-Jitsu has improved his mental health and his life off the mats. He discusses why he has transitioned away from being a professional athlete and towards an off-grid lifestyle. Mike talks about the rewards that come from building your own home and gaining personal independence. He explains how his martial arts training enabled him to become a successful person who is capable of living life on his own terms.

Mike shares about his experiences as a competitor and how they shaped his outlook on life. We talk about the internal evolution that he experienced during his years competing against the best in the world.

On this episode, you will learn about how Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu can serve as a catalyst for every other area of your life to improve. 

This is an episode you do NOT want to miss.

Favorite Quote:

"I love the way my life has worked out and Jiu-Jitsu, I feel, has been the catalyst".

You can connect with Mike through his Instagram page here.

Want to train with Mike Fowler in Hawaii? Click this link to learn more about North Shore Jiu-Jitsu club.

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