I got to speak with Brandon “The Irish Hammer” Teague, again, and every conversation gets better.
A 13x Gold Medalist, and a now BJJ practitioner, and a true champion in life. He shows more strength than the strongest man and tackling every obstacle while living with cerebral palsy.
Kerry Stellar: Brandon, how have you been?
Brandon Teague: Very good Kerry thank you.
Kerry Stellar: Now that you are a few months into your BJJ career, how has the road been so far?
Brandon Teague: The past few months have been life-changing for me all my life I’ve been disrespected and made fun of by everyone but I motivated myself to stay in the game and be a better version of myself.
Kerry Stellar: Have you done any competitions, or do you plan to?
Brandon Teague: I don’t know when my first competition will be but I wanna do the best I can and make myself proud win or lose I’ll always have the respect and love for my fellow competitors.
Kerry Stellar: We’ve spoken about your life with having cerebral palsy, how has your life improved since training BJJ?
Brandon Teague: I look up the stars and it’s like a fire burning inside me motivating me jiu-jitsu is like a guide to a next star and I wanna shine every day of my life
Kerry Stellar: What is your favourite part of training?
Brandon Teague: Takedowns and submissions.
Kerry Stellar: Our interviews and everyone that you’ve had has been a very educational conversation… How do you feel being able to help people, and reaching the masses?
Brandon Teague: Whenever I motivate people it brings a big smile on my face people always say how inspirational I am and I wanna motivate everyone for many years to come.
Kerry Stellar: What do you plan on doing with your platform and MMA career?
Brandon Teague: I hope to compete in many tournaments and my goal in MMA is to be a champion it may take a few bumps on the way but with blood sweat and tears I wanna prove all my Demons dead wrong
Kerry Stellar: If you’d like to take the time to thank some people, your training team, family… The time is yours.
Brandon Teague: I wanna thank Stone Jiu-Jitsu, my instructor Karl Stone, all my classmates and my friends and family without them nothing would be possible.
Kerry Stellar: Brandon thank you for taking time out of your day to speak with me. Let everyone know where they can follow you on social media.
Brandon Teague: Follow me on Twitter @IrishHammerMMA and follow me on Instagram TeagueTheIrishHammer