The Clint Cronin Show

Clint Cronin is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt, entrepreneur, technologist and on-air personality. With nearly 12 years of jiu jitsu training he has had the opportunity to meet and learn from me of the best instructors and competitors on the planet. This show is about Clint's journey to live life on his terms. He shares his experiences and introduces you to some interesting people and show how Jiu Jitsu has changed their lives as well. He is stepping out of his role building the systems responsible for some of the biggest tech companies in Silicon Valley and following his dreams. The message of this journey is simple: with hard work, belief in yourself and passion anything is possible.
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May 30, 2017

Today on the show we've got an unreleased episode from "the vault" . This one took a while to get edited as we were having some technical difficulties with a mixer at the time. We initially recorded this following John's win at Bellator ( Fedor vs Mitrione ) in San Jose a few months ago . The last weeks have been so busy it's actually taken quite a while to go back and get the audio sorted for this one. 

We are one day removed from Memorial Day so I want to send a big " thank you " to all of the veterans past, present and future . You put your lives on the line and many do pay the ultimate price for our freedom back home so, again, thank you. 

John Cardenas is a friend, training partner and an undefeated mixed martial arts fighter out of the American Kickboxing Academy. 

May 22, 2017

KAINE "KONG" MARZOLA is a USMC Infantry Combat Veteran (0311), Blackbelt Instructor (0916), Real Mixed Martial Arts Champion, Promoter, Model/Actor, RealWater Athlete!

Follow Kaine at @kainekong and check out his website at

In his own words: 

I spent eight years in the United States Marine Corps Infantry from October 2003 - November 2011. I completed 2 combat tours to the most dangerous city in the world- Ramadi, Iraq with 2nd Battalion 5th Marines, Fox Company "Black Hearts." Numerous Humanitarian Aid missions throughout the Philippines, Thailand, Cambodia, Japan, and Bangladesh with 3rd Marine Expeditionary Force. I dedicated all of my fights to the military veterans, Fire fighters, and police officers who had to pay the ultimate sacrifice with his or her life for another ones freedoms.  I also fight to promote awareness for veterans suffering from PTSD. I want to show that Mixed Martial Arts training can be an alternative therapy for those suffering with PTSD. They can take us out of the combat zone but they can not take the combat zone out of us. I want to thank all of the staff at Real Water, and Real MMA for giving me opportunities to prove my visions by doing something that I love to do. Finally, I want to thank GOD, my family, friends, coaches Guy Marzola, Kenny Marzola, Pete Martin, Leandro Lorenco, Michael Costa, Wanderlie Silva, Ninja Nick Wesley, Lance Parvin and the rest of my training partners from Wand Fight Team. Thank you for pushing me to be the best version of myself.

May 15, 2017

Today we have Justin Willis on the show. Justin is a heavyweight in the UFC from the American Kickboxing Academy in San Jose, CA. He's an alum of San Jose State and former defensive tackle for the San Jose State University Spartans. He's got a great grappling pedigree, and he hits very very hard. 

Justin "Big Pretty" Willis is set to make his long awaited UFC debut in Glassgow Scotland at UFC Ultimate Fight Night 113 on July 13 2017 . Check him out on instagram and twitter at @bigprettymma 

May 8, 2017

Aaron Ryan is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt under Leo Viera / Checkmat I finally get to spend an extended period of time talking about comic books, comic book movies and jiu jitsu on my podcast. I'm pretty stoked. This show is damn near three hours long so enjoy ! Be sure and like, share, subscribe <-- if you show at amazon use my link and help support the show for no additional cost to you 

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May 1, 2017

Kyle Hand is a good friend and long time training partner of mine. He's a seasoned Brown Belt and former amateur wrestler. He's also an engineer with a great head of hair. He's well known for his arsenal of chokes and has great taste in jackets. 

Be sure and check out his website and blog at

In his own words: My name is Kyle Hand. I am a brown belt based out of San Jose California. I started around 2003 at Ralph Gracie’s then went to American Kickboxing Academy (SJ) then for the last 5 years I have been AKA Sunnyvale. I have trained under Ralph Gracie, Sandro “Batata” Santiago, Dave Camarillo, Bobby Southworth, Alex Khanbabian and Mike Prudencio. Before that I wrestled from Junior High to College. And I have dabbled in other arts like kickboxing, Judo and MMA.