Dante Leon’s garage powerlifting workout

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  1. Slatersan

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    Haven’t seen this posted here yet. He’s doing Westside Barbell powerlifting method or something based off that. Pretty cool. I love powerlifting and BJJ and rarely see high level guys applying them together. I posted this in the grappling section but I figured you guys might want to check it out as well.
     
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  2. boingyman

    boingyman If can, can. If no can, no can.

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    I have a lot of memories doing conjugate training with my old powerlifting team. I still wear my old WSB pitbull shirt as an undershirt that I had for over 15 years. Shit has a bunch of holes, but so damn comfortable. I just started training again and I may consider programming based on conjugate method in the future, but may also be more methodical with RPE/volume. I wonder how his strength levels carry over to BJJ at a high level.
     
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  3. Slatersan

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    He’s a beast just choked out Edwin Najmi
     
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    belph Pissing into the wind.

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    Fairly fucking well. I've had a playful roll with dante at a seminar once. Haven't felt many guys that strong.
     
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    Chad Wesley Smith, who founded Juggernaut Training Systems and has Squatted 900 lbs in competition, took Silver at the Ultra Heavy Blue Belt in the Pan Ams. There's a video of him tapping an opponent with a Kimura that Smith applies with one hand. So yeah, while Skill is obviously king, I'd say strength levels carry over pretty well.
     
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