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#073: Helping People With a Fighting Passion – 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu

Andy Murad – 10th Planet Spring Valley – @10planetfreaks – Spring Valley, CA

Podcast recorded live above the butcher shop at Valley Farm Market in Spring Valley, California.

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Andy “The Tooth Fairy” Murad is a mixed martial artist, Muay Thai kick boxer and owner of 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu in Spring Valley California.
Born in Detroit, Michigan, Andy moved to San Diego at a young age and started wrestling in high school. Later he transition to Brazilian jiu-jitsu under the tutelage of Dean Lister.
Andy knew that owning a gym would be his lifelong passion after his first day at Dean Lister’s gym.
As an overweight child Andy’s training philosophy encourages his students to find happiness in their own self care and personal growth.
Motivated by his passion, Andy shares how he fought three major fights in three months just to keep his gym open.

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Shareable Quotes:

“I can’t tell you how much I love doing what I do. If I hit the lottery I wouldn’t retire, I would just keep doing what I am doing for free because I really enjoy helping people.” {8:55} – Andy Murad
“The difference between me and you? There is none. I struggle just like you struggle the cool part is when you come in the gym we struggle together.” {26:09} – Andy Murad
“I wasted a day if I can’t wring my shirt out full of sweat.” {29:03} – Derek Marso
“My goal is to be able to give out the best product I know how to, at the cheapest price, where I can still make a living. I don’t need to take advantage of people.” {37:18} – Derek Marso
“Because I was so in love with what I was doing I was eager to find a way to make it work.” {40:00} – Andy Murad

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Honorable Mentions & BBQ Business Resources:
9th Annual Spring Valley Tailgate & BBQ Festival  

California’s Largest Annual Amatuer Tailgate & BBQ Competition
Sunday, October 28, 2018

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