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Episode 917 - Martial Arts Round Table

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Release Date: 05/09/2024

Episode 929 - Martial Arts Word Association 13: Summer Edition show art Episode 929 - Martial Arts Word Association 13: Summer 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 Summer 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 928 - Sifu Dwight Woods show art Episode 928 - Sifu Dwight Woods

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SUMMARY In this episode, Jeremy is joined by Sifu Dwight Woods to discuss his training with Dan Inosanto and his journey in martial arts. They talk about the influence of Bruce Lee, the philosophy of Jeet Kune Do, and the importance of being open-minded in training. Sifu Woods shares his experiences training with Dan Inosanto and the impact he has had on his martial arts journey. They also touch on the misquotes and misconceptions surrounding Bruce Lee's teachings. He discusses the criticism and detractors of Bruce Lee, particularly regarding his lack of a fight record. He mentions John...

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Episode 927 - Martial Arts and Pop Culture from the 80's show art Episode 927 - Martial Arts and Pop Culture from the 80's

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SUMMARY The conversation explores the impact of martial arts on pop culture in the 80s, discussing cartoons, movies, and TV shows that were influenced by martial arts. It also delves into the authenticity of martial arts in pop culture and the influence it had on the audience. The conversation ends with a humorous discussion about the evolution of technology and entertainment.  TAKEAWAYS The influence of martial arts on pop culture in the 80s was significant, with cartoons, movies, and TV shows reflecting this influence. The authenticity of martial arts in pop culture had a profound...

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Episode 926 - Feras Alhlou show art Episode 926 - Feras Alhlou

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SUMMARY In this episode, Jeremy interviews Feras Alhlou, a business advisor and martial artist. They discuss the parallels between martial arts and business, including the importance of learning from mistakes, the need for discipline and structure, and the concept of sacrifice and service. Feras shares his journey in both martial arts and business, highlighting the value of continuous learning and the pursuit of mastery. They also touch on the importance of deliberate practice and the benefits of training with different people and in different arts. In this conversation, Jeremy and Feras...

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2 Schools of Thought: Show All on Testing vs Just New show art 2 Schools of Thought: Show All on Testing vs Just New

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SUMMARY In this episode, Jeremy and Andrew discuss the two schools of thought when it comes to martial arts testing. Should students be required to show everything they've learned since day one, or just the material they've learned since their last test? They explore the pros and cons of each approach and share their own perspectives. The conversation also touches on the importance of forms, the progression of rank, and the goals of a martial arts school. TAKEAWAYS * There are two schools of thought when it comes to martial arts testing: showing everything learned since day one or just the...

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Episode 924 - Sensei Noah Legel show art Episode 924 - Sensei Noah Legel

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SUMMARY Sensei Noah Legel shares his journey in martial arts, starting with his interest in Japanese swordsmanship and his academic approach to learning. He discusses his early experiences in wrestling and how it led him to explore other martial arts. Sensei Legel emphasizes the importance of understanding the history, traditions, and philosophies of martial arts, and how it shaped his mindset as a practitioner. He also talks about his passion for teaching and overcoming his social anxiety through martial arts. Sensei Legel highlights the privilege of having access to martial arts training and...

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Episode 923 - Does All Movement Relate to Kicking show art Episode 923 - Does All Movement Relate to Kicking

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SUMMARY In this conversation, Jeremy and Andrew discuss the concept that all movement can relate to kicking in some way. They explore different ways of moving and how they can be connected to kicking techniques. They also discuss the importance of managing range and how movement can affect kicking range. The conversation highlights the value of experimenting with different movements in training and thinking about training in a new and creative way. TAKEAWAYS * All movement can be related to kicking in some way * Managing range is important in martial arts * Experimenting with different...

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Episode 922 - G Anthony Joseph show art Episode 922 - G Anthony Joseph

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SUMMARY In this episode, Jeremy interviews G Anthony Joseph, an actor and martial artist. They discuss G Anthony's journey in martial arts and acting, the importance of discipline and dedication, and the relationship between martial arts and acting. G Anthony shares his experience of playing both good guys and bad guys in movies and the different approaches to movement in combat. They also touch on the significance of stances in martial arts and the importance of relating movement to the intended action. G Anthony Joseph discusses the importance of reaction and preemptive action in combat...

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Episode 921 - Starting a Martial Arts Event show art Episode 921 - Starting a Martial Arts Event

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SUMMARY In this episode, Jeremy and Andrew discuss their experiences and lessons learned from running martial arts events. They emphasize the importance of starting small and not overwhelming yourself with too many tasks. They also talk about the value of leaving some aspects of the event to chance, as organic moments can often be the most memorable. The hosts discuss the significance of getting buy-in from participants and offer tips on how to incentivize attendance. They also touch on the importance of creating a theme for the event and providing unique experiences for attendees. Overall,...

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Episode 920 - Sensei Dan Dovidio show art Episode 920 - Sensei Dan Dovidio

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SUMMARY In this conversation, Dan Dovidio shares his journey in martial arts, starting as a teenager and continuing for 48 years. He discusses how martial arts has served as a grounding tool in his life, helping him navigate through challenges and maintain a positive mindset. Sensei Dovidio also talks about the importance of personal connections in martial arts, both with instructors and fellow students. He shares his experience of fighting in an Okinawan tournament and the impact of immersive martial arts experiences. Finally, he discusses his role as a martial arts teacher and the balance...

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This conversation with Jeremy Lesniak, Buzz Durkin, Dave Kovar and Chris Rappold explores the greatness of martial arts and its multifaceted benefits. It discusses the development of confidence through martial arts training and the importance of projecting confidence to deter potential confrontations. The conversation also highlights the emphasis on respect, courtesy, and self-control in martial arts, which sets it apart from other sports. The hosts discuss the role of martial arts in teaching leadership skills and instilling values in students. They also touch on the impact of technology and the need for human connection in martial arts training. The conversation concludes with a discussion on perseverance and the importance of maintaining high standards in martial arts schools. The conversation explores the importance of communication and humility in the learning experience. It emphasizes the role of instructors as guides rather than teachers and the need for a humble and selfless approach. The conversation also touches on the importance of balance, meeting students where they are, and creating a non-judgmental environment. The hosts reflect on their past teaching methods and the need for continuous self-reflection and improvement. The conversation concludes with a story that highlights the negative impact of harsh training methods and the importance of love and support in nurturing students.

TAKEAWAYS

* Martial arts can aid in every aspect of life and help individuals deal with challenges and enjoy life to the fullest.

* Confidence can be developed through martial arts training, and projecting confidence can deter potential confrontations.

* Martial arts emphasizes respect, courtesy, and self-control, setting it apart from other sports.

* Martial arts training develops leaders who possess qualities such as respect, courtesy, and hard work.

* Technology, such as AI, can be used to enhance martial arts training and create more opportunities for human connection.

* Teaching perseverance and maintaining high standards are crucial in martial arts schools. Instructors should communicate with students and create a non-judgmental environment.

* Humility is important in the learning experience and instructors should be guides rather than teachers.

* Meeting students where they are and creating balance is crucial for their growth and development.

* Continuous self-reflection and improvement are necessary for instructors to provide the best learning experience.

* Harsh training methods can have a negative impact on students, and love and support are essential in nurturing their growth.