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)

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)

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)

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)

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