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)

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)

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

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)

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)

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

7 bodies of knowledge worth immersing yourself in

Pedagogy - nounThe art, science and practice of teaching. In this article we are going to take a brief overview of 7 bodies of knowledge that are a great place to start exploring for your own personal, physical, movement education. If pedagogy means the art of teaching, then my natural level of curiosity wants to … Continue reading 7 bodies of knowledge worth immersing yourself in