Category Archives: Motivation

Episode 137 – What are we fighting for…?

A philosophical talk on training. Why we do that voodoo we do and Dan gets deep. We also talk about our new outlet and how you guys can help us land a big fish.

We also talk about:

YouTube and the documentary series, Sensei: Masters of Okinawan Karate

Kobudo stuff and Iain Abernethy (Congratulations on the new baby!)

Here’s a clip of Paul talking about the benefits of kobudo

Paul’s upcoming road trip ( schedule a session here ) and he’s looking to train!

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14 years people!!!! Thanks to you all for listening!!

Episode 136 – listener questions Part II

We finish up Ryan’s questions (sorry for the delay!). We discuss Information Defense and are we losing the “softer side” of martial arts.

Stuff we mentioned:

10 Percent Happier

Headspace

Center Meditation App (Android)

Center Meditation App (Apple)

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Episode 135 – New Year Listener Questions

Happy New year!! We were gifted by a volley of questions from a listener that takes back to a “simpler” time. We managed to get through one on this episode.

 

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Episode 133 – Training dirty, The Next Big Thing and social issues

We talk about training for fighting dirty and we discuss if the Next Big Thing is really a thing. We ask, again, for your help on getting the conversation going and getting the word out!

If you’re looking for some training opportunities, Paul is scheduling his 2018 series! More info here on his seminar page

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Episode 132 – Do the clothes make the Martial Artist?

Hello 2018! We discuss uniforms and the factors that clothes & attire introduce in defense, mindset and forum feuds.

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Episode 130 – Interview with Roy Kamen

We chat with Roy Kamen, author of Karate: Beneath the Surface, about his book and training.


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Episode 128 – Advocating for Martial Arts

Annnd we’re back!! Summer hiatus and rerun season is over!

We discuss Advocating for Martial Arts, both with folks that do not and do train. Assorted tangents include BitCoin, Semantics in the martial arts and dealing with Facebook “Budoflakes”

Ooh, look! You can support via BitCoin!!

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Episode 121 – More than The Floor

Episode 121 – More than The Floor

We discuss if instructors have a reponsibility to teach more than their art(s).

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Episode 117 – So, you want to fight a Death Match…

So, you want to fight a Death Match…?

Dan poses the age old question, usually accompanied by an 80’s power ballad and a training montage,”how do you train to fight to the death?”

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Episode 115 – Listener Feedback Yin & Yang

We unapologetically discuss the yin and yang of listener feedback. ¬†After a decade of shows a listener finally takes us to task…and another tasks us with asks!

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