E47: Adam Wheeler – Olympic Medalist, BJJ Blackbelt, Author

Adam Wheeler is an American wrestler, best known for his bronze medal performance at the 2008 Summer Olympics. He is now a jiujitsu blackbelt and teaches at Prime BJJ in Colorado Springs. Adam’s book is called “Believe and Achieve: Overcoming Obstacles to Excel” now avaiable on Amazon. 

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E46: Ryron & Rener Gracie

Ryron & Rener Gracie are American Brazilian jiu-jitsu practitioners, head instructors at the Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Academy, and creators of Gracie University. Members of the Gracie family, they are the grandsons of Grandmaster Helio Gracie, and the second-eldest son of Grandmaster Rorion Gracie, who was among some of the first family members to bring Gracie jiu-jitsu to the United States. Ryon & Rener spent over twenty-five years at the Gracie Academy studying under Rorion and Helio Gracie.

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E45: Clifford Starks

Clifford Starks is an American mixed martial artist who competes in the Middleweight division for the World Series of Fighting. A professional competitor since 2009, he has formerly competed for the UFC, Bellator, and Shark Fights.

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E44: Loren Landow

Coach Landow is a world-renowned movement and sports performance expert. He has trained thousands of athletes of all ages and abilities, including over 700 professional athletes competing in the NFL, NHL, MLB, UFC, and WNBA, as well as Olympic medalists. He has worked with over 70 NFL All-Pros and over 20 first round draft selections in the NFL.
 
In the summer of 2012 he served as a Strength and Conditioning coach on the 16th season of the Ultimate Fighter Reality Show for Team Carwin. He currently works with approximately 30 MMA athletes. He works with Pan Am and Worlds Jiu-Jitsu Champions as well.
 
A National and International presenter for the leading organizations in the performance field, Coach Landow has been a keynote speaker for the NSCA National Conference, the ASCA in Australia, the SPRINTZ Conference in New Zealand, and the UKSCA United Kingdom Conference. He serves as a consultant for the University of Colorado Football Team, MLB Texas Rangers, USA Women’s National Soccer Team, and the USA Bobsled Team. He is the author of two books, My Off-Season with the Denver Broncos: Building a Championship Team (While Nobody’s Watching) and Ultimate Conditioning for Martial Arts.
 
Coach Landow serves on the Board of Directors for the Exercise Science Program at Metro State University, as well as the Board for the Master’s program for Setanta College in Ireland. He is the Sports Performance Director for Elite Sports University, an online education website, and also developed the ACL prevention program and the ACL return to sport protocols for the Steadman Hawkins Clinic-Denver. Colorado. As of March 12th,2018 Coach Landow is now the full-time head Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Denver Broncos Football Organization. He maintains his ownership/founder of Landow Performance in Centennial, Colorado.

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E43: Rhadi Ferguson

Rhadi Ferguson is an American mixed martial arts trainer, strength and conditioning coach, motivational speaker, and black belt in judo and Brazilian jiu-jitsu.

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E42: Erica Peng – Freedom Fighter

Erica Peng is a leadership coach and founder of Deep Stream Leadership. She also teaches a course, “Interpersonal Skills & Embodied Leadership” with the Haas School of Business at the University of California Berkeley.

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E41: Cody Donovan

Cody Scott Donovan is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black belt and a retired professional mixed martial artist, who is perhaps best known for his four-fight stint in the Light Heavyweight division of the UFC and has also competed for Bellator.

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E40: Orlando Sanchez – The Cuban Tree Stump

Orlando is an American born Jiu Jitsu black belt under “Zé Radiola” who competes in the ultra heavyweight division for the Gracie Barra team (grappling). Orlando Sanchez is also known for his past drug dependence, which he overcame through practising Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, becoming in the process one of the fastest Americans to have reached the degree of black belt in the sport (4 years).

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E39: Tyrone Glover Jr. – American Jiu-Jitsu OG

Tyrone Glover Jr. is Paragon’s first Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black belt and former professional MMA fighter (6-0). In 2005 he abruptly left the sport behind and entered law school. After graduating law school he also quit his corporate law job to become a public defender. Tyrone attributes his victories to a certain mentality, constant fight and struggle are a theme in his life and it was only natural he continue fighting the good fight on behalf of those in need.

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E38: Mike Dolce – The Dolce Diet

Mike Dolce is one of the world’s top weight management coaches, known for training the best fighters in the world of professional mixed martial arts. Mike has been the man behind the likes of Ronda Rousey, Thiago Alves and Carlos Condit.

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