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My Ten Week Experiment of Microdosing Acid/LSD (#21)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xBKpDe7EMns Listen in to my breakdown of a self-experiment I ran during the first lockdown period, microdosing LSD for 10 weeks. I cover the dosing protocol that I used, what happened to me when I took too much and trained, and how the doses helped to peel away the layers surrounding some of my own … Continue reading My Ten Week Experiment of Microdosing Acid/LSD (#21)

Jahred Dell on The 3 Level Guide and Being The Mirror, Not The Crystal Ball (#20)

https://youtu.be/QpS5q12bL_4 Welcome to the twentieth installment of the MoveMind podcast! Listen in to our intriguing conversation as Jahred reveals a variety of knowledge gems gleaned from his professional teaching career, such as the 3 level guide; a structure any jiujitsu instructor can use to improve their attendants' learning. We also dive in to what it … Continue reading Jahred Dell on The 3 Level Guide and Being The Mirror, Not The Crystal Ball (#20)

Brandon Morgan on The Kabuki Strength System, Earning Your Recovery, and Wisdom for Introverts (#19)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BA1TcDwROhk Join us as Brandon unpacks how the Kabuki Strength System helped morph him from grappler to powerlifter, what it means to actually earn your recovery, and a powerful story about how Brandon transformed himself from a self-confessed introvert into a strength coach who can talk to anyone, anytime.Brandon Morgan is a powerlifter and strength … Continue reading Brandon Morgan on The Kabuki Strength System, Earning Your Recovery, and Wisdom for Introverts (#19)

Felix Adler on How to Structure Your Learning for Skill Development and Teach Better Classes (#18)

https://youtu.be/vZFvzLxXDY8 Felix gives lots of insight towards how to structure your learning towards skill development and acquisition, whether on the mats or in the classroom. We talk through what makes an average class and why, and Felix explains how becoming a professional teacher of language and chemistry taught him to be a better jiujitsu coach, … Continue reading Felix Adler on How to Structure Your Learning for Skill Development and Teach Better Classes (#18)

Andrew Read on Training After 40; Bend, Breathe, Build and Do Battle! (#17)

https://youtu.be/YFyk0DZrLwI Get ready to take notes! Andrew shares tons of information on how to train well in to your forties, whether it's for jiujitsu on the mats, strength training in the gym, or endurance sports out on the road. We also take a deep dive into his 4B system based around; flexiblity, cardiovascular health, strength … Continue reading Andrew Read on Training After 40; Bend, Breathe, Build and Do Battle! (#17)

D.J. Murakami on Microdosing Psilocybin as a Training Supplement, and Coaching with Silence (#16)

https://youtu.be/ompxblGPMho D.J. Murakami (@strongcamps) breaks down some of the detailed findings of his Microdosing and Movement self-experiment using psilocybin, we talk about taboo approaches to healing injuries that seemingly go against the grain, and the power of talking less whilst allowing clients to discover more with their strength and movement journeys. D.J. Murakami is based … Continue reading D.J. Murakami on Microdosing Psilocybin as a Training Supplement, and Coaching with Silence (#16)

Dr. Jon Amato on Chris Weidman’s Leg Break, Prehab for Fighters, and Roughhousing (#15)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qgn5fbJ9UB0 Dr. Jon sheds light on the benefits of being a physio that lifts, what Chris Weidman's injury rehab journey will look like, principles for prehab work for combat sports athletes, and why roughhousing is important in the development of healthy children. Dr. Jon Amato is an experienced strength coach, BJJ purple belt, former teacher … Continue reading Dr. Jon Amato on Chris Weidman’s Leg Break, Prehab for Fighters, and Roughhousing (#15)

Robert Degle on Swapping Academia for BJJ, Language’s Role in Rolling and Why Strength Matters (#14)

https://youtu.be/rSEqffCKiTc Robert Degle is a BJJ brown belt under John Danaher, and also a coach now based in Singapore. Check out our engaging conversation around topics of how Rob swapped his academic path of philosophy for BJJ, why language plays such an important role in learning and coaching jiujitsu, and why being strong matters on … Continue reading Robert Degle on Swapping Academia for BJJ, Language’s Role in Rolling and Why Strength Matters (#14)

Joey Fritz on Training Your Brain Pre/Post-Impact, and Compassion Versus Violence (#13)

https://youtu.be/f3mLNeQaNlk Joey Fritz works with a host of professional strikers and mixed martial artists at Elevation Fight Team, Denver Colorado and received his MA in Sport and Performance Psychology from the University of Denver, Denver in June 2016.In his second MoveMind podcast appearance, we talk about; Cory Sandhagen's latest winning streak and what he and … Continue reading Joey Fritz on Training Your Brain Pre/Post-Impact, and Compassion Versus Violence (#13)

Meditation for movers, shakers and those who hate sitting still

This piece will be one of the most important posts I'll ever write. It's an amalgum of observations I have gleaned from teaching people from all walks of life, with different bodies, histories and temperaments. And I'm writing it because so many people who are active and fidgety tell me 'Meditation is just not for … Continue reading Meditation for movers, shakers and those who hate sitting still