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)

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

Why meditation doesn’t work for you

This is a culmination of observations I've made over the last decade and comes from a desire to genuinely help people control their own minds. Since meditating as a practice came into my life over ten years ago, my awareness also began to pick up on people's resistance towards it. Specifically, movers and shakers who … Continue reading Why meditation doesn’t work for you

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

Centering; ideas on anchoring the mind boat feat. Matthew McConaughey

A picture popped into my mind recently when thinking about the idea of centering oneself before starting the day. Matthew McConaughey talks about a non-negotiable centering process which he goes through every morning when he wakes up. It involves checking in with himself, centering himself to see how he is doing, before going into the … Continue reading Centering; ideas on anchoring the mind boat feat. Matthew McConaughey

How to create the optimal educational paradigm for an unknown future

How do you begin to educate people about the importance of physical education, including mental health? If these topics are really that important, how do you go about your own educational journey? And why have you never been formally taught how to create a path for lifelong learning? These are valid questions and important ones … Continue reading How to create the optimal educational paradigm for an unknown future

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)

Cian Lanigan on Smart Feedback Loops, Nootropic Recovery Shakes and Graded Training for Performance (#10)

https://youtu.be/XMy-VwzDPoM Cian Lanigan is a strength and conditioning coach and owner of Enhanced Performance, Vancouver, Canada. Whether you're a coach or looking to be smarter about structuring your training, my conversation with Cian is going to jumpstart your mind. We dive into the idea of creating feedback loops for improved learning, Cian's homemade nootropic recovery … Continue reading Cian Lanigan on Smart Feedback Loops, Nootropic Recovery Shakes and Graded Training for Performance (#10)

Joey Fritz on Mental Performance for Combat Sports, How to Enjoy Running, and Approach vs Avoid Mindsets (#9)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SZ0r6QKWIpo&feature=youtu.be ABOUT JOEY Joey 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.Working with combat sports athletes, to snowboarders and even motorcycle racers, Joey took some time to chat … Continue reading Joey Fritz on Mental Performance for Combat Sports, How to Enjoy Running, and Approach vs Avoid Mindsets (#9)

Simonster on Mastering Your Own Bodyweight, Skills vs Strength and Simplifying Your Training Program (#8)

https://youtu.be/UopEK1b4BLw ABOUT SIMONSTER Simonster is a performer and coach, specialising in bodyweight strength training, based out of Melbourne, Australia.For anyone looking to get stronger by using their own bodyweight, listen in. I sat down with Simonster to understand more about what it takes to master your own bodyweight, how to train for new skills vs … Continue reading Simonster on Mastering Your Own Bodyweight, Skills vs Strength and Simplifying Your Training Program (#8)