Category Archives: Self Defense

Episode 141- Interview with Noah Legel

We chat with Noah Legel and discuss his Karate Obsession, training, the Practical Karate explosion and making your own kata. And other stuff. Try not to get seduced by Dan’s new mic….

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Episode 138 – Travels, Travails and Training

We’re back in 2020!!! In an hour long ramble we talk about the abrupt end of the 2019 Roadshow and talk about the great things that happened before, and after, it.

We touch on legacy dojos, contextual training, the benefit of having old episodes and many, many other things.

Dan mentioned a book The Tipping Point which you can acquire HERE

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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 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.

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 125 – Karate Culture Interview

We chat with Michael & Aaron from Karate Culture. These guys have been doing some great work in the realm of practical karate and we thought it was time to expose the world to it. Granted, many of you already know them, but….

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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 112 – Interview with Iain Abernethy

Wowsers!!! We finally scored our interview with the great Iain Abernethy!!!

He talks about his training methods, his thoughts on street fighting vs self defense, his regular dojo training and we share a few laughs! We also discuss his upcoming seminar in Texas.

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Minisode 16 DVD Review : Combatant: Extreme Self Defense

Karate Cafe Minisode #16

DVD Review – Combatant: Extreme Self Defense.

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