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)

Meta-Choke; the cognitive benefits of recreational choking

If you don't already grapple, you should. Opinions aside, you may find the following breakdown interesting. When I've mentioned to people in the past that I grapple, sometimes I have been met with "But that's seems such a meathead thing to do!" I wanted to give an overview of what is going on in the … Continue reading Meta-Choke; the cognitive benefits of recreational choking

Observing how people learn JiuJitsu

Fortunately whilst the world has been collapsing, my local jiujitsu environment has been thriving. Loopholes and work arounds, combined with an insatiable appetite amongst training partners has meant jiujitsu in my world hasn't even come close to grinding to a halt. All things considered, I'm very fortunate to be in this position. Being on the … Continue reading Observing how people learn JiuJitsu

If you’ve had your ass kicked recently, feat. Jocko Willink

Jocko Willink, an Ex-Navy Seal and BJJ black belt sat down with Ryan Holiday and gave his two cents on the topic of having your ass kicked recently, mostly in the context of Covid, but it still applies to many of life's ass-kickings that get handed to us along the way. “I have a consulting … Continue reading If you’ve had your ass kicked recently, feat. Jocko Willink