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)

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

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

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

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)

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)

The most effective martial arts to learn first

In this article, we explored what types of information and bodies of knowledge can contribute to a physical education that prepares you for an unknown future. If you haven't already, go back and read that article to get an overview of the framework you can use to structure your own lifelong learning, in both the … Continue reading The most effective martial arts to learn first