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

Meditation; JiuJitsu for the Mind feat. Sam Harris

Neuroscientist and meditation teacher Sam Harris gave a great breakdown in this interview about how the skill of meditation can be a lot like JiuJitsu, for the mind. "(Meditation) is a lot like JiuJitsu, for the mind. What's so beautiful about JiuJitsu in particular, is that you can have this massive effect in the domain … Continue reading Meditation; JiuJitsu for the Mind feat. Sam Harris

What is JiuJitsu and why bother learning it? Feat. Ryan Hall

Ryan Hall is a grappler and mixed martial artist with a record of 8-1, currently undefeated in the UFC. He was only born in '85 and has one of the greatest grappling minds in existence today. Lex Fridman sat down with him on his podcast and asked him the following. What is Jiujitsu and why … Continue reading What is JiuJitsu and why bother learning it? Feat. Ryan Hall

Brandon Harris on Preparing Suga Sean O’Malley, Applying Awareness and The Meathead-Manbun Continuum (#12)

https://youtu.be/r-mscPUDmn0 Brandon Harris is a strength and conditioning coach and co-owner of Premier Fitness Systems, in Scottsdale, Arizona. I've been following and paying attention to Brandon's coaching evolution over the last few years. I'm excited to share my conversation with him about preparing Suga Sean O'Malley for 3 UFC appearances, how his study of Zen … Continue reading Brandon Harris on Preparing Suga Sean O’Malley, Applying Awareness and The Meathead-Manbun Continuum (#12)

Geoffrey Chiu on Bridging the Gap, the Power of the Grappling Mindset and Common Training Mistakes to Avoid (#7)

https://youtu.be/590BbToFauY Geoffrey Chiu is a Strength and Conditioning Coach, and martial artist based out of Vancouver, and London, England. Geoff explains what bridging the gap between S&C and combat sports really means, why the grappling mindset is so powerful when it comes to learning, and common training mistakes to avoid for combat sports athletes. This … Continue reading Geoffrey Chiu on Bridging the Gap, the Power of the Grappling Mindset and Common Training Mistakes to Avoid (#7)

Amir Ghassemi on The Art Of Charm, How To Cut Weight and Teaching Women How To Protect Themselves (#5)

https://youtu.be/2jck5_sKPDE ABOUT AMIR Amir Ghassemi is the current BFL lightweight kickboxing champion, striking coach and manager of Lions MMA, Vancouver, Canada. We go deep into the realms of the art of charm to create positive gym atmospheres, weight cutting strategies in fight camps and a closer look at what it takes to teach women how … Continue reading Amir Ghassemi on The Art Of Charm, How To Cut Weight and Teaching Women How To Protect Themselves (#5)

Zahir Akram on Self-Realisation, How to Teach a Teacher, and Why Yoga Might Not Fix Your Back Pain (#3)

https://youtu.be/MCjDJFlEC1Y ABOUT ZAHIR Zahir Akram is an author, yoga teacher and owner of Akram Yoga studio in Surrey, UK. Really enjoyed talking to one of my great yoga teachers. We explore some ideas in Zahir's new book, “Yoga, Meditation or Madness” around the path to self-realisation, teaching teachers and how to approach doing yoga if … Continue reading Zahir Akram on Self-Realisation, How to Teach a Teacher, and Why Yoga Might Not Fix Your Back Pain (#3)

Ben Dyson on the Black Belt Journey, Serious Injury Mindsets and Building World Class Academies (#2)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qur_RQQ6_mw ABOUT BEN Ben Dyson is a world class BJJ black belt under Roy Dean, Scramble Athlete and head BJJ coach of Lions MMA, Vancouver, Canada. For all you grapplers out there, this episode with Ben Dyson was a great insight into his journey to black belt and the highlights along the way, how Ben … Continue reading Ben Dyson on the Black Belt Journey, Serious Injury Mindsets and Building World Class Academies (#2)

Joe McCullum on Exercising Creativity, Tumbling for Injury Prevention and Advice for Coaches in an Inflated Market (#1)

https://youtu.be/KzJT3k2h05Y ABOUT JOE Joe McCullum is the head Strength and Conditioning coach at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. What a way to kick things off with UBC’s head S&C coach, Joe McCullum! We cover the importance of exercising creativity for varsity athletes, why Joe believes tumbling holds secrets for injury prevention, and some … Continue reading Joe McCullum on Exercising Creativity, Tumbling for Injury Prevention and Advice for Coaches in an Inflated Market (#1)