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Jiu-Jitsu Outlet #12: Ryan Ford - "OCD Is A Superpower"

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Ryan Ford From BJJ Fanatics - "OCD Is A Superpower"

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 twelvth episode of the podcast, I interview Ryan Ford. Ryan is a brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and the #1 podcaster in the BJJ industry. He hosts the BJJ Fanatics Podcast (formerly known as the Grappling Central Podcast). He has sat down and chatted with the greatest grapplers and martial artists in the world over the course of doing his show. Ryan is an expert in the Jiu-Jitsu world who has also struggled with OCD throughout the course of his life.

On this episode, we discuss how Ryan uses Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu training to cope with his OCD. He breaks down how keeping notes for his training helps him organize his brain and achieve internal peace. We dive into how BJJ and martial arts training helps a person improve their life.

Ryan talks about the importance of viewing OCD as a super power and viewing all the ways it benefits his life as a major advantage - vs. a disability. 

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This is an episode you do NOT want to miss.

Favorite Quote:

"OCD is a super power."

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