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)

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

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

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