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

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 cognitive biases.

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

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 means to be the mirror and not the crystal ball, as a teacher, and how to bring a peer-reviewed attitude on to the mats so that practitioners can grade their own work.

Jahred Dell is a professional teacher based in Auckland, New Zealand.
He is a brown belt in BJJ under Pedro Fernandes and teaches at two academies; Tukaha and Future Jiujitsu, and runs the Articulate BJJ podcast

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

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 (@bmorg33) is a powerlifter and strength coach at the Kabuki Strength Facility, in Portland, Oregon, and a holder of a Bachelors of Science degree in Human Kinetics.

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

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, and how teaching on the mats has made him a better teacher in the classroom. If you’re interested in becoming a better class instructor or teacher, whatever you like to teach; an academic subject or sport, this episode is for you!

Felix Adler (@rolling.pauker) is a teacher of english and chemistry during the day, and a BJJ purple belt based out of Wittlich, Germany.

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

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 and muscle building, and doing battle via your sport of choice. Andrew knows his stuff and is still training smart into his fifties. Strength training, combat sports, and D.I.Y. warriors, this one’s for you!

Andrew Read (@readpt) is an experienced and battle-tested performance coach from Melbourne, Australia.

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

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 (@dr.amato_pt) is an experienced strength coach, BJJ purple belt, former teacher of Physical Education at the NYC Dept. Of Education, and holder of a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Mercy College.