Category Archives: Teaching

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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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 129 – Interview with Sensei Ando

We chat with Sensei Ando! We discuss building bridges in martial arts, inter-system ribbing and having fun and enjoying training, in general!

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Episode 126 – Bye Bye Birdie

We discuss when a martial artist should stop being fed and “leave the nest” and be responsible for their training.

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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 118 – Dojo Hypnosis & No-Touch Nonsense

Episode 118

We discuss Paul’s Camp experience and then Dojo Hypnosis and No Touch Knockouts.

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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 116 – Muscle Memory

Muscle Memory, good, bad or both?

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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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Carl Spackler appears courtesy of Bushwood Country Club