Episode 30

Evolved Idiots #30 w/Victor Silvério

Published on: 17th January, 2021

Victor Silvério is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt, a grade he earned training under the supervision of the illustrious Master Julio Cesar of the Grappling Fight Team (GFT). Silvério was singled out as one of the top prospects in the sport after his winning performance at the UAEJJF Abu Dhabi World Pro Championships back in 2009, where he competed as a juvenile athlete. Since then, Victor Silvério cemented his status with several wins at some of the world’s most respected tournaments. In 2017 Victor joined Gracie Barra‘s Northridge academy, a group led by Romulo Barral.

Follow Victor on Instagram at @victorsilverio

0:00 - Opening

3:00 - Jiu Jitsu Beginnings

7:40 - Facing Mental Challenges

14:06 - Instilling Discipline

18:36 - Struggle & Priorities

27:49 - MMA

33:23 - Grappling vs Striking

40:40 - Expectations & Discipline

48:19 - Change & Growth

56:15 - Social Media Martial Arts

58:12 - Diet & Nutrition

1:10:59 - Maintenance & Recovery

1:22:24 - Training Strategy

1:30:21 - Strength & Conditioning

1:34:30 - Sacrifice Fuels the Fire

1:38:28 - Being Authentic

1:47:12 - Music & Reading

1:50:23 - Closing

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Evolved idiots
The podcast for evolving minds...
The Evolved idiots podcast is hosted by Matthew Nathaniel & Mike Mendoza.

Matthew is a business leader with a long history of working with startups & evolving companies from a variety of industries, including cannabis, hemp, entertainment, advertising, and health & fitness.

Mike is a trained boxer & champion in martial arts, as well as a comic book and food enthusiast. He continues his martial arts practice, while using his immense experience to lead others on their own martial arts journey to self discovery.