Echo Charles receives his Black Belt from Jocko Willink (VIDEO)

It appears as if 2019 Origin Immersion Camp is a success this year, with upwards of 300 participants. In attendance this week are BJJ icons such as Dean Lister, James Clingerman and Jocko Willink. It’s definitely a jam-packed week of Jiu Jitsu. Among the events, Dean Lister gave a Leg Lock Seminar:

Notably this year, Echo Charles, from the popular Jocko Podcast, received his black belt. In an emotional moment, Jocko surprised Echo with the belt. See the video below:

Daaaaaaaaang!

Afterwards, many in the BJJ community congratulated Echo on his achievement.

Congratulations to Echo on his promotion!

PS: Echo looks jacked.

Matt Peters

Matt is a day-time engineer who enjoys writing about Jiu Jitsu and MMA. He has written for YouJiuJitsu and Grappling Insider. Matt is a BJJ blue belt who has mastered the art of skipping warmups. He has been training for 5 years in the Minneapolis area. He has never officially tapped to a wristlock.