“Rocco's unique combination of life experience, curiosity, courage and an unrelenting commitment to the truth have coalesced into a truly unique and powerful individual.
He sees the world in a way nobody else does, and articulates what the nature of it in a way nobody else can.”

Professor Nic Gregoriades, co-founder SUBCONSCIOUS Jiu Jitsu Association


real words, real feelings—from real people.

Throughout my brief time as a mentee and friend of Rocco, I’ve undergone most—if not all—of the seasons that I imagine many people go through when they have the opportunity to meet and work with him.

...as I began to peal back the layers of Rocco, I discovered that what I perceived to be arrogance was simply his insistence that both he and I hold ourselves to an altogether higher standard of reasoning, debate, understanding, and inquiry. I learned that my aversions to his methods were not coming from a true desire to become better, but rather were the remnants of outdated internal values and beliefs. Rocco is a true friend, a true leader, and a true philosopher.

I am better for having come across Rocco and his work, and I know you will be, too.
Simon Drew Founder, The Walled Garden
Los Angeles

Rocco is for people who want to make a profound impact in the world, who are seeking to establish their ‘voice’ in the world, who are brave about their personal evolution, who are curious about their path in life, who are bold in their aspirations —or who seriously want to be.

My own experience of working with Rocco was that I became better able to bring my fullest, realest self to the journey of finding my voice in the world. It has been a gift for me: everything gets easier when I’m in my deeply authentic form.
Rowan Belchers Founder, Lockstep Consulting
Cape Town
Rocco has been a friend, a coach, a mentor and guiding light for me. I am lucky enough to have spent time with him in a casual setting, a ceremonial setting, one on one setting and also in his group classes. At every turn he seems to know what to say and how to say it.

Through working with Rocco, I’m learning the tools to help me deal with past trauma, understand the way I see the world is tainted from past experiences and so-called truths I’ve learned as a child. If you’re ready to be honest with yourself and ready to take a step towards being a happier person, then this is your guy. It won’t be easy and it might not be pretty, but it will be worth it. Just like Jiu Jitsu, you learn slowly and some techniques come more naturally than others, but if you keep showing up at some point you will be much better than the person who started.
Mark Brandon, Father, Surfer, Grappler, Marine
it’s not too big of a statement to say that working with Rocco effectively cured my life-long cycles of depression and encouraged me to live bigger and with less fear. The greatest gift he gave me is my own self-belief.
In so many ways, Rocco helped me to rapidly make sense of my many negative thought patterns borne of my upbringing… and let them go. By helping me to engage with my discomfort I was able to reconcile with my shame and lack of self-worth. I have quietened my inner self-critic that I’d given far too much airtime my whole life. And it’s not too big of a statement to say that working with Rocco effectively cured my lifelong cycles of depression and encouraged me to live bigger and with less fear.
Bryan Summers, Designer
Western Australia
Rocco has the rare gift of truly understanding someone and their unique issues in a short amount of time.

His knowledge of the human psyche, evolutionary psychology, and the human condition gives him the ability to help someone heal their psychological wounds. He has taught me the importance of acknowledging and healing my inner-child.

His goal is to teach me how to reach my full potential through honesty and love. He provided me the proper tools and strategies on how to heal myself. He has also taught me importance of self-permission and self-love.
Angie Orozco, Behaviour Instructor
Los Angeles
Number one is Rocco's heart. He cares deeply. I can feel it. Secondly is his kindness.

And third is his immense and practical knowledge gleaned through a lifetime of self learning and hard-knock. He has distilled it all into bite-sized, manageable chunks for immediate application!

I have encountered many coaches within and outside sports, but Rocco is unique in every way. I appreciate his beautiful Socratic style of asking me questions, until I am forced to face everything that is keeping me from being my best self. Working with Rocco has definitely not been a meandering journey of self-discovery and chance, the straight-talk, uncanny ability to crack my armour and cut to the heart of a human being's core issue, is priceless.

What price can I attach to fulfilment in my life, my work and my relationships? My heart is so full and I love my life!
Lawrence Dunning, Property Developer, Marathoner, BJJ Black Belt, Podcaster & dedicated Father
What a mensch! He upgrades human consciousness, and he is utterly peerless in what he can do.

He can distil the most complex nuanced issues and help me open my eyes in ways that have allowed me to upgrade my perspective and my consciousness and accelerate my own healing and growth in ways I am not sure I would ever have to come to without his courage of straight-talk, integrity and authenticity.

His combination of intelligence, openness and vast life experience have coalesced into a person who understands the unique challenges that we face in the modern world. More importantly, he has unique insights on how those challenges can be met head on and overcome, with grace.
Nicholas Gregoriades, Entrepreneur, Author, Podcaster and Elite Men's Coach
Los Angeles
My work with Rocco has helped me so much.

Working with Rocco, in really just 7 weeks, helped me overcome some psychological weight that has negatively controlled my life for the past 9 years. It has given me the confidence to lead my life, the freedom to exercise my power to manifest my 'chosen' purpose.

This is a place I haven't occupied for a long time - perhaps ever.
I am incredibly blessed to be the beneficiary of Rocco's experience and teaching and can honestly say that my life can is now clearly separated into before I met Rocco and after.
Michael Chant, Entrepreneur, Business Owner, Philanthropist
Canberra, ACT
Rocco has an unfiltered, grounded and intimate presence online; brings home the truth that no one is coming. The work starts with self-actualisation which can often be masked on social media. No Bullshit. No Façade. True authenticity. Very honest and real.
Valerie Deady, Blogger, Teacher and Artist
Rocco has proven to have profound clarity and insight on so many topics; he is an open tap from which the wisdom that our generation needs to hear, simply flows. Truly an inspiring self-actualised human being.
Luis Kreimerman, Music Producer and Mindfulness Instructor
McAllen, Texan
I cannot give Rocco enough credit for his work and crucial message to humankind. His understanding of the human experience is a true inspiration as is his understanding of the world around us. His teachings are so powerful, he does not beat around the bush but rather encourages me toward a realistic philosophy which serves me very well.
Fouzia Coeztee, Busy mother, Poet
Cape Town, South Africa
Rocco has ability to explain complex philosophical concepts in simple, practical terms. His approach comes from a lifetime of searching for the better path. It does not come from a single ideology and as such, has been refined to get to the point faster and with more depth. It comes free from dogmatic restrictions which allows for easier adoption. His work has encouraged me to think more deeply about purpose, intention and the value of my action.
Lachlan Hanly, Podcast Listener
Perth, Western Australia

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