i competed in jiu jitsu

this video is something i've wanted to do for a very long time..and i'm grateful i got the chance to finally do it. thanks to everyone who helped me in this process and a massive thanks to matt and ethan for helping me film this video
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  1. Sian Desai

    Sian Desai

    5 dagen geleden

    2016: My boyfriend teaches me Jiu Jitsu 2017: My boyfriend teaches me Jiu Jitsu 2 & Teaching my boyfriend how to pitch softball 2018: My boyfriend teaches me Jiu Jitsu 3 2019: I competed in Jiu Jitsu #evolution #couple goals

  2. Lauren Splitter

    Lauren Splitter

    8 dagen geleden


  3. Miranda Bell

    Miranda Bell

    Maand geleden

    The fact that Ethan filmed part of this is great because I didn’t know who Ethan was four months ago and not I love him

  4. Mac K

    Mac K

    Maand geleden

    Love that Ethan and Julien are friends. It's like a cross over of unus annus and julien solo. I love it!!

  5. J M

    J M

    Maand geleden

    Love that Ethan is in this. Congratulations Julien you're amazing. Love to Jenna, I miss her.

  6. Eunice Ortega

    Eunice Ortega

    Maand geleden

    Get it ninja!!!🤙

  7. Lisca


    Maand geleden

    How is he purple in 4 years

  8. SaraElizaBeauty


    2 maanden geleden

    I was yelling at the screen every round. I was like ahhh come on JULES!

  9. Aryzeen


    2 maanden geleden

    I watched this video when it came out before I knew who Ethan was but rewatching it now is so weird because eef has become one of my favorite NLcamerasrs. Honestly wish I found him sooner

  10. Lizz Parlow

    Lizz Parlow

    2 maanden geleden

    I’m a white belt. Rock on.

  11. Alejandra Vega

    Alejandra Vega

    2 maanden geleden


  12. Jessica Murtha

    Jessica Murtha

    3 maanden geleden


  13. Moczartician


    3 maanden geleden

    It's a little late but congratulations Julien!

  14. Ella N

    Ella N

    3 maanden geleden

    Some of the auto generated captions were so wild and completely off lol

  15. Huntie G

    Huntie G

    3 maanden geleden


  16. Elizabeth Chastain

    Elizabeth Chastain

    3 maanden geleden

    I’ve always watched the “boyfriend teaches me Jiu Jitsu” videos & today, as I was scrolling through Jenna’s old videos, was wondering if you were still training & I found this. I know I’m pretty late but it was awesome to see how much you put into your preparation for this & how strong your will was on the mat. I also love how Jenna is doing her best to comfort you but not really being able to understand how genuinely heartbreaking the losses are.. especially the day of. I competed regularly from white belt to purple & never got a gold medal until I was a blue belt. (I literally didn’t even win a single match until my 3rd) I hope you don’t let the loss get you down or discourage you from trying again. I can tell you from experience that the losses will only make you feel so much more amazing when you finally get that win!

  17. Jethro X

    Jethro X

    4 maanden geleden

    1. You can get overwhelmed at tournaments with so many things happening, get there early and warm up with a higher grade in the corner with some throw drills, watch and cheer on your club junior players. 2. Don't wear a t shirt under, you can overheat and gas out 3. Everything is an opportunity, don't let them take you down on their terms, you attack with a throw and take them down your way first. 4. If they take you down, don't spend all your time defending, be on offensive when your defending looking for arm and leg locks as they attack you attack back.

  18. Elissa Underkoffler

    Elissa Underkoffler

    4 maanden geleden

    Ok Ethan popped out of no where and I almost had a heart attack like where did you come from

  19. Phildo


    4 maanden geleden

    Swing into Ultimate Fitness/TAM if you’re ever in Sac! Once we are able to gain control over covid and this whole pandemic! The facility is awesome! 🤙🏻

  20. Chip Bobina

    Chip Bobina

    5 maanden geleden

    Do your thang, nunchuck daddy!

  21. Jana Eloff

    Jana Eloff

    5 maanden geleden

    Daayummmm i'm struggling to even comprehend the strength needed for doing what they be doin to em! 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼

  22. Jana Eloff

    Jana Eloff

    5 maanden geleden

    whoohoo go julien!!! ethan?! yay juliee

  23. Noel Towart

    Noel Towart

    5 maanden geleden

    i like how when they were moving too far they had to move back and julien just opened his legs and fell back and let the guy crawl between them😂

  24. Jenna Dundon

    Jenna Dundon

    5 maanden geleden


    • Jenna Dundon

      Jenna Dundon

      5 maanden geleden


  25. Solution


    5 maanden geleden

    Props for showing a loss on camera. Good matches, keep training.

  26. Peachy Keen

    Peachy Keen

    5 maanden geleden

    I had no idea Ethan is friends with Julien!

  27. Rei Hitchens

    Rei Hitchens

    5 maanden geleden

    Yaaaaas Gojira!

  28. Katlin Sturgill

    Katlin Sturgill

    5 maanden geleden

    I'm absolutely in love w this man

  29. Luna3141


    5 maanden geleden

    *peachy curled up in her dad's arms

  30. Carla Low

    Carla Low

    5 maanden geleden

    I didn't know Julien was friends with Ethan! That's really cool!

  31. Ellie


    6 maanden geleden

    The ending made me so emotional! We are so proud of you, Julien!!!

  32. Alison Blackburn

    Alison Blackburn

    6 maanden geleden

    So Jiu-jitsu is basically slowly undressing yourself and your opponent in a violent game of contact-twister that requires high levels of physical fitness and mental toughness. Got it.

  33. emc300


    6 maanden geleden

    the vibes in this comment section are immaculate

  34. Camille Pratt

    Camille Pratt

    6 maanden geleden

    did anybody else wonder what happened to the pizza montage didn't happen

  35. David Estabrook

    David Estabrook

    6 maanden geleden

    It’s tough to compete against new people, when u train with the same people u get used to the way move, congrats Julien so glad u made this video brudda, u gone gettum next time and if not then then the next time.

  36. Kelsey Stasen

    Kelsey Stasen

    6 maanden geleden

    Why am I just finding out Julien and Ethan are pals??? Why dont we have more Julien + Ethan content????

  37. H. R.

    H. R.

    6 maanden geleden

    Honestly, this is severly underviewed.

  38. Alison Deng

    Alison Deng

    6 maanden geleden

    Julien, thanks for making this video. Honestly, I admire your courage and determination... your confidence to put yourself out there. I realized fairly recently that I have a pretty paralyzing fear of failure. I'm not going to bore anyone with my personal story, but I just wanted to say that this video showed me how someone rationalized his apprehensions, fully committed to something just because he put his mind to it, and faced uncertainty in front of an audience of millions. In my opinion, that is very brave. Thank you for sharing this. I think I'll try to do the same.

  39. OliverFilms


    6 maanden geleden


  40. Sophia Tufariello

    Sophia Tufariello

    6 maanden geleden

    i have been running for years, but just this year (as a freshman in college) i joined my school's cross country team. this video really shows how even if you don't "win" (or for me, get a new PR) that training and competition itself is so rewarding :) thanks for reminding me of that julien

  41. Sophia Tufariello

    Sophia Tufariello

    6 maanden geleden

    my worlds are colliding??? i love ethan and i love julien????? this is like disney channel crossover episode

  42. Megan Lohmeyer

    Megan Lohmeyer

    6 maanden geleden

    As a rower I’m like shook at how great Julien’s erg form is also I feel like Julien would be a menace in a single

  43. Sage's Chronicles

    Sage's Chronicles

    6 maanden geleden

    me literally getting jumpscared by Ethan lmao

  44. DrawingAddict 7836

    DrawingAddict 7836

    6 maanden geleden

    I'm not gonna lie I was surprised to see Ethan in that 😂😂😂

  45. Ana Bailot

    Ana Bailot

    7 maanden geleden

    A Jew doing jiu jitsu - part of me really wants to say Jew jitsu. From one Jew to another mazel tov 💪🏻🥋

  46. Anthony George

    Anthony George

    7 maanden geleden

    Wait wait wait..... Ethan knows julien!?! When did this community overlap happen?

  47. Miss B

    Miss B

    7 maanden geleden

    Was so proud seeing that shirt underneath the Gi. Proud of you Julien. Also your gym looks awesome.

  48. Miss B

    Miss B

    7 maanden geleden

    Hurts to breath just watching that workout

  49. ohitslexii


    7 maanden geleden

    I miss your vlogs ❤️

  50. cloudy & baguette

    cloudy & baguette

    7 maanden geleden

    wait can someone explain to me how you win

  51. Alexander Reynard

    Alexander Reynard

    7 maanden geleden

    First time watching a more vlog style vid by Julien and watch a lot of Crankgameplays and Unus Anus. was really surprised to see Ethan. Also kinda makes me smile to know creators I like kinda know each other.

  52. Katy Finley

    Katy Finley

    7 maanden geleden

    watching the part where you're actually do-jistu-ing reminded me of trying to film wrestling matches while watching them lol you're just SO INVESTED but you also have to film so they can watch themselves and learn later. SO MUCH PRESSURE but anyways good job julieulieuuuuu

  53. Melinda Whitlock

    Melinda Whitlock

    7 maanden geleden

    Ethan! Unus Anus!

  54. leah .p.

    leah .p.

    7 maanden geleden

    I feel like i shouldn't be watching julien and another man slowly undress eachother surrounded by 100s of people for like 7 minutes

  55. Eme


    7 maanden geleden

    at 32:23 it sounds like marbles barking

  56. Daniela Rodriguez

    Daniela Rodriguez

    7 maanden geleden

    Fav video. Loved this thank you so much for sharing!

  57. Kae saysstfu

    Kae saysstfu

    7 maanden geleden

    Ethan!!! Good job julie!!

  58. Misadventures of Brandon

    Misadventures of Brandon

    7 maanden geleden

    I didn’t know you were friends with Ethan! That’s so cool, he’s one of my favorite creators.

  59. r4g3!


    7 maanden geleden

    the first time i watched the video and i saw Ethan i was like "EXCUSE ME WUT"

  60. em golds

    em golds

    7 maanden geleden

    Would love to see more bjj vids! Found this super interesting and motivating to get back into bjj and maybe look into competing

  61. Rachel W

    Rachel W

    7 maanden geleden

    AAAhhhhh, You and jennaaaaa are so cute I just can't with you guys!!

  62. Randall Stephens

    Randall Stephens

    7 maanden geleden

    I know I'm late to the party here, but I wanted to chime in anyway. For a first time in competition, you did an outstanding job. Purple is a pretty strong level in the tournament scene, so just not getting smoked in the first 20 seconds against these guys in a feat. I hope you do more of these.

  63. Macee Mammen

    Macee Mammen

    7 maanden geleden

    this video became so much better when i realized Ethan was there

  64. Aimee G.

    Aimee G.

    7 maanden geleden

    I was NOT expecting Ethan to show up this is like a crossover episode I wasn’t expecting holy gosh

  65. Erin Bertrand

    Erin Bertrand

    7 maanden geleden

    I honestly wasnt expecting Ethan to be filming

  66. Ruan Ruan

    Ruan Ruan

    8 maanden geleden

    julien: dad bod but training the arms

  67. jane 86

    jane 86

    8 maanden geleden

    The fight didn't looked fair at all. The other guy was SO much bigger.

  68. - mikayla -

    - mikayla -

    8 maanden geleden

    i kept saying COME ON JULEN!😂💜 YOU DID GREAT

  69. AceGali


    8 maanden geleden

    i didnt know him and ethan were friends!!

  70. Camille-H. Fournier

    Camille-H. Fournier

    8 maanden geleden

    Awwwn yay Ethan!! ☺️✨

  71. Nugget Von Mattenhorn

    Nugget Von Mattenhorn

    8 maanden geleden

    I wasn’t expecting to see Ethan so my brain did like a double take and I thought I was having a stroke

    • Abby


      3 maanden geleden

      same i thought is was gonna be Jenna or Will behind the camera but then it was Ethan and my brain was like “HUH?!”

  72. David Strome

    David Strome

    8 maanden geleden

    Good job Julien. This is a great video because it shows success isn't just necessarily getting first place in a competition but rather putting in the effort, testing yourself, learning from that, and pushing forward. This is a great lesson for people of all ages to absorb. Keep doing what you love and you'll be better for it.

  73. Cassius Bentley

    Cassius Bentley

    8 maanden geleden

    🔥🔥🔥🔥 hard to watch 1:58 💚 👇👇👇👇🖤

  74. Lulu !

    Lulu !

    8 maanden geleden

    Every time I hear jujitsu I say quietly “ahhhhhh jujitsu”

  75. John Lloyd

    John Lloyd

    8 maanden geleden

    🔥🔥🔥 great fight 0:44 💖🥊 👇 👇 👇❣

  76. TokyoTraveller


    8 maanden geleden


  77. Carmelo Marquez

    Carmelo Marquez

    8 maanden geleden

    🔥🔥 real fight 1:07 🔥❤ 👇👇💙

  78. Yari


    8 maanden geleden

    Julien makes me so happy Jenna is so lucky ! He’s one of a kind Aries!

  79. Dani Vitaly

    Dani Vitaly

    8 maanden geleden

    I got so nervous when he started competing.

  80. Jay Can Get It

    Jay Can Get It

    8 maanden geleden

    Wait wait wait, wait...if Julien knows Ethan...does that mean he knows Markiplier!?!?!?

  81. Audrey Watt

    Audrey Watt

    8 maanden geleden

    I felt like I was watching a documentary this was fucking beautiful

  82. Purple Booty

    Purple Booty

    8 maanden geleden

    Oh my god this is were Ethan got the idea for the cryo chamber video

  83. Dalton abbott

    Dalton abbott

    9 maanden geleden

    Ogs remember when Julien was into Olympic weightlifting

  84. Maxwell Williams

    Maxwell Williams

    9 maanden geleden

    Is that the Ethan from markipliers channel bc it sounds just like em

  85. Hunner McMolin

    Hunner McMolin

    9 maanden geleden

    Was not expecting Ethan to be here 😂

  86. Skyfyre2007


    9 maanden geleden

    I'm a white belt who has never competed. Mostly because the week of butterflies you mentioned gives me anxiety to think about. And all the videos out there seem to be of people winning. I'm glad you posted your full experience, it's motivating me to just go for it

  87. Alex Marx

    Alex Marx

    9 maanden geleden

    lol literally watching this to hear how fucking positive and supportive Jenna is lmao

  88. kai lynn

    kai lynn

    9 maanden geleden

    OMG I DIDNT EXPECT ETHAN TO BE HERE WAT that was a very pleasant surprise xD

  89. m y s t i c

    m y s t i c

    9 maanden geleden

    Where are the mid rolls we wanna get u that coin bb 😤😤

  90. Bare Foot Gardener

    Bare Foot Gardener

    9 maanden geleden

    this was such a good video my guy!!! congrats on bronze and getting yourself out there!

  91. Home Phone

    Home Phone

    9 maanden geleden


    • Home Phone

      Home Phone

      9 maanden geleden

      I'm responding to my own coment

  92. Oh_its_katie


    9 maanden geleden

    yay julen

  93. Alejandrina Ruiz

    Alejandrina Ruiz

    9 maanden geleden

    What’s the tape on the fingers for?

  94. AspenJade


    9 maanden geleden

    OMG ITS ETHAN!!!!!!!!

  95. Diego Saenz

    Diego Saenz

    9 maanden geleden

    Love that rash guard

  96. Beverly Sings

    Beverly Sings

    9 maanden geleden

    Wait!! Ethan knows Julien??

  97. Abi Hayward

    Abi Hayward

    9 maanden geleden

    This video gave me serious nostalgia from when I used to compete in karate

  98. Abi Hayward

    Abi Hayward

    9 maanden geleden

    I did not expect Ethan😂

  99. Rachel Masut

    Rachel Masut

    9 maanden geleden


  100. Motivated By Medals

    Motivated By Medals

    9 maanden geleden

    Hey, if was your first completion. Great Job! Go back out there at some point and see if you feel more like yourself. Congrats! You went.