We’re Steve and Matt Kwan, Jiu-Jitsu black belts and brothers from the Vancouver, BC, Canada area.
There’s no shortage of online Jiu-Jitsu resources for training your body. Our podcast, BJJ Mental Models, trains your mind. Using mental models and systems thinking, the same concepts used by ace investors like Warren Buffet and Charlie Munger, we’ll teach you to rapidly accelerate your learning of the gentle art.
BJJ Mental Models is (in our opinion) the best resource available for systems-thinking grapplers. As of this writing, our product has almost half a million downloads.
If you love the podcast, you’ll definitely love our premium membership offerings. The podcast is truly just the tip of the iceberg – check out the perks below to see why you should consider our member tiers.
|The BJJ Mental Models podcast.||☑️||☑️||☑️||☑️|
|Our weekly newsletter.||☑️||☑️||☑️||☑️|
|Early access to new products.||☑️||☑️||☑️||☑️|
|Early access to every episode.||☑️||☑️||☑️|
|The newsletter archive.||☑️||☑️||☑️|
|Access to our Discord community.||☑️||☑️||☑️|
|Premium audio strategy courseware.||☑️||☑️|
|Bonus short-form episodes.||☑️||☑️|
|Mini-podcasts made for you.||☑️|
|The BJJ Mental Models book series.||☑️|
|Unlimited virtual coaching.||☑️|
|A direct line to Steve & Matt.||☑️|
Currencies above are in USD.
The free tier: at the bare minimum, join this.
Anyone can join our free tier! Fill in your email and we’ll send you our best concepts, strategies, and mental models for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. It’s free! You’ll get:
☑️ The BJJ Mental Models podcast.
Odds are you already subscribe to BJJ Mental Models…and if not, give it a shot! It’s the best audio resource you’ll find for understanding the concepts and systems behind Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, mindsets, business, and life. Search for it in your podcast app, or sign up for this tier and we’ll send you the details.
☑️ Our weekly newsletter.
Every Friday we send out more details, strategies, and mental models via the BJJ Mental Models newsletter. Join the thousands of grapplers already on the list!
☑️ Show notes.
Newsletter subscribers get detailed show notes for the BJJ Mental Models podcast, including references to the relevant mental models discussed on the show.
☑️ Early access to new products.
Those in the free tier get a heads up on all new BJJ Mental Models products, which sometimes includes early beta access.
At the bare minimum, you should definitely join our free tier. It’s a tremendous value and a great way to dig deeper into our framework.
Or, if you’re ready for the next level, consider…
🥉The Bronze tier🥉
The Bronze tier is for those looking to dabble into our premium tiers. It contains our single most valuable resource: access to the BJJ Mental Models Discord community. When you join the Bronze tier, you’ll get:
☑️ Early access to every episode.
Receive immediate access to every new episode of BJJ Mental Models, hot out of the oven.
☑️ The newsletter archive.
We’re often asked how you can get access to our historical archives of newsletters. They’re available on Patreon to the Bronze tier and above.
☑️ Access to our Discord community.
We’re building what is currently (in my opinion) the highest-quality community of systems-thinking grapplers anywhere on the internet. If you’re looking for more than a chat group, and need access to a community of specialists who are invested in your success on the mats, make sure you get into our community.
If you want to be a better strategist, consider…
🥈The Silver tier🥈
The Silver tier is for those looking to deeply explore strategy, decision-making, and grappling concepts. If you’re a fan of BJJ Mental Models and have often thought, “I wish I could get more of this!” or, “I’d love some super-targeted, detailed discussions!” then consider the Silver tier.
In addition to all the benefits of the Bronze tier, when you join the Silver tier, you’ll get:
☑️ Premium audio strategy courseware.
This includes our incredible 7-part Gameplanning Series, which guides you through the process of developing and refining your Jiu-Jitsu gameplan using the concepts we discuss on the show.
☑️ Bonus short-form episodes.
Silver-tier members get a continuous stream of short-form discussions, which answer very specific and targeted questions often asked by listeners.
And for real transformative change, consider…
🥇The Gold tier🥇
The Gold tier is for those looking for serious results, and those who are looking for significant and measurable personal growth. Ultimately, the Gold tier is about direct coaching. We’ll walk you through the process of refining your game, refining your business, and refining your thinking, using the concepts on the show. And we’ll do it for a fraction of the cost of a single Jiu-Jitsu private – only $20/mo USD.
The Gold tier is our strongest offering and our strongest recommendation – and of course, you can cancel anytime if it’s not for you.
Join the Gold tier and, in addition to everything from the Bronze and Silver tiers, you’ll get:
☑️ Mini-podcasts made for you.
If you have a nagging question or problem that can’t be answered effectively in text, we’ll make a bespoke podcast episode to solve your problem.
☑️The BJJ Mental Models book series.
Due to popular demand, we’re in the process of rolling out a series of digital books documenting all our mental models. The first one, Mechanical Models for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, is already available for Gold tier patrons.
☑️ Unlimited virtual coaching.
We’ve partnered with Tekneek.io, an online professional feedback service. Using Tekneek.io we can quickly and efficiently review your sparring or competition footage, and provide guidance based on best practices. Usage of this service is unlimited for those in our Gold tier. With Tekneek.io we can provide far more detailed and nuanced feedback than we can do in a regular roll. Again, this is the equivalent of unlimited access to some of the most well-known BJJ systems thinkers on the planet – for a fraction of the cost of a regular private.
☑️ A direct line to Steve & Matt.
Ultimately, the Gold tier is about us investing in you. Join the Gold tier and we will make it our focus to assist you with ongoing questions and guidance. This isn’t about just getting some pointers, this is about building real relationships.
And of course, if you have any problems or questions, please reach out to us and we’ll be happy to help. Ultimately, the purpose of our membership tiers is to make our system work for you. So if you’re even remotely considering joining us, please do reach out and let us know your thoughts.