• Jiu-jitsu and Life: Lessons Learned On and Off the Mat-Chapter 4 Reading Excerpt

    In this reading from Chapter 4 of "Jiu-jitsu and Life: Lessons Learned On and Off the Mat", Professor Travis gives a short preview of the chapter. He discusses the importance of taking action over just dreaming. He also explains the value of just taking the first step toward a goal rather than waiting for everything to be just right.
  • Jiu-jitsu and Life: Lessons Learned On and Off the Mat-Chapter 3 Excerpt Reading

    Check out the latest excerpt reading from chapter 3 of my new book, "Jiu-jitsu and Life: Lessons Learned On and Off the Mat" To get your copy please visit https://www.amazon.com/Jiu-Jitsu-Life-Lessons-Learned-off/dp/1610660846/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=jiu+jitsu+and+life&qid=1600282526&sr=8-1 Professor Travis Tooke is a 4th degree Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu and owner of Team Tooke Mixed Martial Arts Academy; one of the largest Jiu-jitsu school s in Texas. He is the author of the book, Jiu-jitsu and Life: Lessons Learned On and Off the Mat. For more information on Travis and Team Tooke please visit www.TravisTooke.com or call 281-955-7300
  • Jiu-jitsu and Life: Chapter 2 Excerpt Reading

    In this video I read a short section from Chapter 2 of my new book, Jiu-jitsu and Life: Lessons Learned On and Off the Mat. This section is pretty funny and shows how you can find teachers in the most unlikely of places. I hope you enjoy. Please remember to leave a comment, hit the like button and subscribe for more videos. To get a copy of my new book please visit https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1610660846?pf_rd_r=C8Q16CRHBCV19CKH9K79&pf_rd_p=edaba0ee-c2fe-4124-9f5d-b31d6b1bfbee
  • Jiu-jitsu and Life: Lessons Learned On and Off the Mat-Introductory Reading

    In this video I read from my new book, Jiu-jitsu and Life: Lessons Learned On and Off the Mat. To get your copy please visit https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1610660846?pf_rd_r=C8Q16CRHBCV19CKH9K79&pf_rd_p=edaba0ee-c2fe-4124-9f5d-b31d6b1bfbee Thank you all for the incredible support so far, it means the world to me!
  • 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 17: 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 16: 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