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Release Date: 11/16/2023

Episode 895 - Martial Arts Word Association 11: Winter Edition show art Episode 895 - Martial Arts Word Association 11: Winter Edition

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Another episode of “Martial Arts Word Association” where Andrew gives Jeremy a random word that he could connect to martial arts. All of today’s words are winter themed! In this episode, Jeremy and Andrew discuss randomly generated topics to try and find out how they can relate to martial arts!

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Episode 894 - Renshi Anthony Wisler show art Episode 894 - Renshi Anthony Wisler

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SUMMARY In this episode, Renshi Anthony shares his martial arts journey, starting from his introduction to karate and jiu-jitsu at the age of 14. He discusses the impact of personal loss and how it led him to fully commit to his training. Renshi Wisler also talks about the challenges and benefits of exploring different martial arts styles, including Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Bagua. He emphasizes the importance of continuous growth and the integration of different perspectives in martial arts training. In this conversation, Renshi Wisler discusses his experience training in different martial arts...

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Episode 893 - 2 Schools of Thought: Should Testing be Scheduled? show art Episode 893 - 2 Schools of Thought: Should Testing be Scheduled?

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SUMMARY In this episode, Jeremy and Andrew discuss the topic of whether martial arts rank testing should be scheduled or a surprise. They explore the benefits and downsides of both approaches and share their personal experiences. They also touch on the differences in rank testing between traditional martial arts schools and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. The main takeaway is that each school should do what works best for their students and goals. TAKEAWAYS There are benefits to both scheduled and surprise rank testing in martial arts. Scheduled testing allows students to set goals and prepare in...

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Episode 892 - Matt  Episode 892 - Matt "Matador" Thomas

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SUMMARY Matt Thomas shares his journey in the unique sport of chess boxing. He discusses how he discovered chess boxing and the training camp he went through to prepare for the World Championship. Matt explains the different styles and strategies in chess boxing and how the sport combines the mental and physical aspects of chess and boxing. He also talks about his role in promoting and growing the sport of chess boxing. Matt shares his journey in the world of chess boxing, from losing in the World Championship to becoming a commentator and promoter. He discusses the impact of the founder of...

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Episode 891 - 2024 State of the Martial Arts show art Episode 891 - 2024 State of the Martial Arts

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In this episode, we’re bringing you Jeremy’s 2024 State of the Martial Arts and what we could do to move forward. Martial Arts, just like any other sport, is not perfect. That’s the very reason why we need to recognize and accept that as a fact so we can improve it for generations of Martial Artists to come. In this episode, Jeremy talks about where he thinks Martial Arts world is and what we could do to move forward. Listen to learn more!

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Episode 890 - Ari Heart show art Episode 890 - Ari Heart

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SUMMARY In this episode, Jeremy interviews Ari Heart, the owner of Elements MMA. Ari shares his journey in martial arts, starting from his early experiences in karate and his fascination with the UFC. He discusses how a traumatic experience led him to pursue martial arts seriously and eventually specialize in jiu-jitsu. Ari also talks about the influence of yoga on his training and teaching, and how it has transformed his perspective on martial arts. He emphasizes the value of traditional martial arts and the importance of creating a welcoming and respectful environment in the MMA community....

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Episode 899 - Martial Arts and Thrown Weapons show art Episode 899 - Martial Arts and Thrown Weapons

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Today Jeremy and Andrew (and friends) take a visit to the Axe House in Keene, one of the many sponsors of Martial Summit. While there they discuss the growing popularity of axe throwing as a recreational activity and its connection to martial arts. They highlight the similarities between throwing weapons and martial arts techniques, such as the importance of distance, technique, and adaptability. They interview the owner, Jamie Dyer, and he emphasizes the value of constructive criticism and open-mindedness in both axe throwing and martial arts training. They encourage listeners to try axe...

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Episode 888 - Sifu Michael Martin show art Episode 888 - Sifu Michael Martin

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SUMMARY In this episode, Sifu Michael Martin discusses his martial arts journey and the transitions he made between different styles. He emphasizes the importance of individual expression in martial arts and adapting teaching to students' backgrounds. Sifu Martin also explores the limitations of traditional martial arts training and the value of cross-training. He highlights the element of surprise in combat and the need for research in martial arts. Additionally, he addresses misconceptions about Tai Chi and the aggressive nature of internal martial arts. In this conversation, Sifu Martin...

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Episode 887 - Building Community Through Advanced Training show art Episode 887 - Building Community Through Advanced Training

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  In this episode, Andrew is joined by Victor and Karen to discuss building community through advanced training in martial arts. They share their experiences of opening a new martial arts school and the importance of collaboration over competition. They all talk about the inspiration they gained from Martial Summit and the decision to focus on advanced students for their monthly events. They also discuss the planning process and the goal of creating a workshop-like environment. The first half concludes with their expectations for the first event and their hopes for building a strong...

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Episode 886 - Shihan Desmond Diaz show art Episode 886 - Shihan Desmond Diaz

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Shihan Desmond Diaz discusses the importance of maintaining health and preventing injuries in martial arts. He shares his personal experiences with injuries and how he stays on top of his physical well-being. He also talks about why he has chosen not to have his own martial arts school and the challenges he faces in finding his home in the martial arts community. He emphasizes the importance of continuous development as a martial artist and the value of learning from different perspectives. Desmond concludes with inspiring takeaways for martial artists.

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Today's episode was recorded live, in front of an audience, while at Martial Summit 2023.

 

Jeremy and Andrew sit down and discuss the impetus of Free Training Day, how it started, where it grew to, how it spread to other parts of the USA, and how it evolved into Martial Summit 2023 in the Northeast. They also discuss where it might go for 2024!