Ricky Lundell Shoots on Training, Hybrid Coaching and More!
By Scott Casber
The Official Radio Partner of PunchDrunkGamer, Takedown Radio’s Scott Casber talked with jiu-jitsu and grappling coach Ricky Lundell about no-gi grappling training, working with mixed martial arts stars, high expectations, the University of Grappling, Cael Sanderson and his life outside of jiu-jitsu. Enjoy!
Lundell was the youngest American to earn a BJJ Black Belt; Ricky has worked with UFC/WEC fighters across North America including champions such as Sean Sherk, Frank Mir, Miguel Torrres and Forrest Griffin. Lundell Wrestled and lettered at Iowa State University without any prior wrestling experience, shocking the grappling world. A two-time national Grappling champion (2007-08) and two-time world team trials champion, Lundell went on to be the two-time back-to-back FILA World Champion (2007, 2008). Lundell is also an accomplished scholar, entering Utah Valley University at 15 and graduating in science at 18. An incredible saxophone player, high altitude Snow Boarder, and a wonderful husband and father, for more information visit the University of Grappling.
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