Get Smart - Welcome to the Gun Show

Episode 31

Get Smart

Published on: 23rd November, 2020

We interview James Smart, 2nd degree black belt and owner of Gracie Jiu Jitsu Cape Town and Street Smart.

James tells us where his martial arts background begun and more specifically how he got started in BJJ and combatives. 

We discuss the differences between martial arts, combatives, sparring, competition and violent encounters, both social and criminal.

There’s an awesome story from James’ travels and we chat about his recent entry into sport shooting.

Terrick tells a story about meeting a Gracie.

Contacting James:

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About the Podcast

Welcome to the Gun Show
A show about all things firearms, from a South African perspective
Hosted by three competitive shooters, all with vastly different experience.

We'll discuss competitive shooting, defensive shooting, guns, gear, training, maintenance and everything in between.

About your hosts

Corne van Driel

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I enjoy solving problems using skills acquired through years of hard work and consistent mistakes… but mostly mistakes.

Garrett-John Evans

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An avid handgun shooter focused in the IPSC Sports.
With some experience shooting AR'15's and shotguns.
Interested in guns workings and modifications, worked on a few and a Glock Armourer.

Terrick Naude

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Industry shill.
Preacher of the Gospelofthegauge
And I love dogs.