John Hackleman is a martial arts pioneer and trainer of multiple champions. Fighters he’s trained include Chuck Liddell, Glover Tiexiera, and Ramsey Nijem. The Pit started out as a small training space in John’s backyard, and has grown into a strong network of schools across the United Sates.
There is not a dull moment in this entire episode. John speaks freely about his start in martial arts, the history of The Pit, and some recent controversies involving his school in Arroyo Grande, California.
John's Instagram is 100% worth a follow, so make sure to find him as @pit_master on Instagram.
If you’d like to learn some of what John Hackleman teaches, check out The Pit Online Dojo YouTube channel.
Thank you, John, for being one of the most entertaining guests I’ve had yet.