• Tooke Talks Episode 18: Maggie Smith

    In this episode I speak with long time student and friend Maggie Smith. Maggie is a Jiu-jitsu purple belt, a Pan Am Champion, and school teacher and a new mother. She is also one of my very favorite people with a charming and hilarious personality. We discuss how Jiu-jitsu has shaped her life and her approach to teaching and problem solving. This was a great episode. Enjoy! www.travistooke.com
  • Tooke Talks Podcast Episode 18: Dennis Asche “Connection Rio”

    In this episode I speak with long time friend and black belt Dennis Asche. Dennis has an amazing story that includes living and training in Brazil for over 12 years. Dennis was my roommate for 6 months while I was living in Brazil and is one of the nicest and hard working people I have ever met. Please excuse the audio as some of it was broken up during the zoom meeting. I promise you, it's definitely worth the listen. Dennis' story is an inspiration for anyone who has a dream and the courage to follow it. Now owner of his academy "Connection Rio" in Bend, Oregon Dennis is living his dream and sharing his love for martial arts with his family of students! Connection Rio Jiu jitsu Academy https://connectionriobjj.com/
  • Training in the Jiu jitsu Goldilocks Zone

    Professor Travis shares his thoughts on how you can find your perfect training zone for Jiu-jitsu. Overtraining too soon can lead to burnout and injury. However, as you progress, not pushing yourself enough will stifle your growth and lead to plateau. The concept of the Jiu-jitsu Goldilocks Zone is that finding the right balance off pushing yourself outside of your comfort zone without overtraining will lead to the greatest outcome. This is an insightful and funny video that is sure to help you gauge your effort in both Jiu-jitsu training or your approach to any goal.
  • Tooke Talks Episode 17: Robby Rabadi (part 2)

    Travis Tooke and Robby Rabadi discuss Robby's martial arts history. From fighting, to teaching to opening and leading one of the largest BJJ schools in Austin, Robby shares some great wisdom in this episode of Tooke Talks. Professor Robby is a Brazilian Jiu-jitsu Black Belt under Travis Tooke and is the owner and head instructor of Team Rabadi Brazilian Jiiu-jitsu ad Muay Thai in Pflugerville, TX.
  • Why Your Daily Routine Is So Important

    Professor Travis explains the importance of having a routine and why it is such an important component to finding success. To become a black belt or to achieve any worthy goal, a consistent routine is one of the most essential elements in realizing your dream.
  • Team Tooke Kids Martial Arts Character Enrichment Program

    Team Tooke Martial Arts has a strong focus on developing future leaders and self reliant individuals. Our Kids Character Enrichment program combines Martial Arts training with real world character building skills. Every class has a strong focus on attitude, teamwork, focus and leadership. Team Tooke Mixed Martial Arts 10111 Grant rd Suite R Houston, TX 77070 www.TeamTooke.com www.TravisTooke.com
  • Tooke Talks Episode 16: Robby Rabadi

    Jiu-jitsu instructor Professor Robby Rabadi joins Travis for a very special discussion about attitude, mindset and leadership. Robby is a Jiu-jitsu Black Belt, an undefeated MMA fighter and the master instructor of Ribeiro Jiu-jitsu affiliate in Round Rock, TX. He has worked with UFC fighters and has trained countless champions and martial arts leaders.
  • Jitsy Fit with Eric Schultz

    In this video I join Jitsyfit founder and Jiu-jitsu athlete Eric Schultz for a Jitsyfit workout. The Jitsyfit System is designed to maximize performance for combat athletes, increase stamina, improve agility and reduce the potential for injury. It's also incredibly fun and exhausting. Lots of smiling and sweating in this workout. We also discuss the applications of the system and how to make the most of your workouts. Enjoy and please remember to give this video a Like and Share! Check out www.JitsyFit.com for more information
  • Tooke Talks Podcast Episode 15: Miguel Castro

    Black Belt Miguel Castro joins the Tooke Talks Jiu-jitsu Podcast. Professor Miguel is a Brown Belt IBJJF World Champion, a Black Black Belt under Travis Tooke and owns and operates Team Tooke Cypress. Miguel has an uncanny ability to connect with his students, especially his youth group. In this podcast he discusses how he started from very little to develop a top tier kids martial arts program.
  • Tooke Talks Episode 14: Positivity during a Pandemic w/ Anthony Martinez

    Team Tooke Jiu-jitsu Blue Belt Anthony and Professor Travis Tooke discuss mindset and attitude during the pandemic and offer ideas and insight on how to stay focused and grow during this challenging time.