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Martial Secrets: Podcast
Gary Swain is a Shotokan practitioner from Colorado. This man has a laser like focus on what he teaches, how he teaches and his vision of the world. He doesn’t know how to spell equivocation, let alone vacillation.
Neil Adams has a life built in and around Judo. European Championships, Olympic Silver Medals (Twice) and many, many more Gold, Sliver and Bronze medals. Stuart Williams, from www.Stuart-Williams.com, talks with Neil Adams about competition on a world level, being a marked competitor, and how little separation there is at the world level of competition.
Swords, and swords, plus a Reverend, and did I say swords? Ron Holloway came to the arts later in life, but he has been around a long time. With that he has a unique view of the world, clear and pleasantly firm in his statements of what he knows to be true. And Ron gives off a nice vibe when you sit with him, pleasant and confident. Enjoy.
Tristan Sutrisno has a long history in the martial arts. Pleasant, quick to smile, and just a considerate man. Tristan learned his art the old way –handed down within the family. Further, Tristan has been places many of us never will be and never care to be, so when he says something you should listen. Tristan is as solid as Sears. Enjoy his take on the world and martial arts. Oh yeah, his book: Becoming a Complete Martial Artist is available on Amazon.com.
Bullies, bullies, bullies, self-esteem. Kids in the martial arts, more bullies. What is a good age to start martial arts training, benefits, paths, honor and “No!” meaning no.
A Senior Instructor with Dueling Arts International as well as a Fight Director, a Certified Teacher with the Society of American Fight Directors (SAFD) Michael is trained in TKD, JKD, and the Filipino arts. In our conversation Michael demonstrates how Romeo and Juliet explain social violence. Shares a couple of thoughts on good movie fights—and bad ones as well. Deep, pleasant and a real nice guy. You are going to like Michael.
Lawrence Kane and Kris Wilder ruminate on such subjects as 62 & 38, My local Lance Armstrong, What Cha’ Readin’ and Bio Hulu, or Audie Murphy defining a real warrior.
Geoff worked a decade as a nightclub bouncer, and a pile of really bad jobs. However sure that life had more to offer he took his skills and put them to work as a martial arts instructor, to paper as a writer, and much more. His book, “Watch My Back.” has become a martial arts classic. Listen as interviewer Stuart Williams weaves great questions that get profound answers.
Krav Maga Certified, Former Newspaper Reporter, and Cop. You are going to like John Lupo. He passes my neighbor test; “Would I want _____ as my neighbor.” The answer for John is, “Heck yes, I’ll help him move in!” Also an apology to John, and you the listener, for losing the last ten minutes of the interview resulting in an abrupt end. Retrieving the last audio was not possible.
Big, brawny, and utterly brilliant in his work environment of violence, and mayhem, you will like Clint. Listen as Clint explains, why you do not want to be a bouncer, What smart bouncers looks for, What they hate, and the results of stupid, unstable people on alcohol and other drugs.
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Bob Orlando is a nice guy. Smart, a good communicator, full of ideas and ideas well expressed. Bob has trained a long time and has the hard knocks from the floor – and life to prove it. Further he is ready and willing to share those experiences. Bob’s Dutch-Indonesian, Chinese, and Filipino take on the martial arts is fascinating, and fun, learn more at www.OrlandoKuntao.com
Lawrence Kane and Kris Wilder: So you want to write a book? Trees n’ roots’ n’ stuff, and Taco Wagon Re-bar, or what it is like to have you skull crushed with a piece of re-bar while you sleep.
Marc “Animal” MacYoung, Bouncer, Author, Host of the “Animal” BBQ, and former, “Not so nice guy.” Talks about violence, the human mind – all three of them. Self Identity, Alpha Hierarchy, Beta’s and Apes. Rules, Culture, Scripts, and Human Infection. This is a wide ranging and rich, rich interview. If you have not been to his website, here is the link: www.nononsenseselfdefense.com
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Peyton Quinn the owner of RMCAT – Rocky Mountain Combat Applications Training talks about triggers, inappropriate and disproportional violence. Interviews of violence. The Brain, Irrational and Rational Fear, prisons, bars, traditional martial arts, Road House, the movie, and love. Find out more about Peyton and his work at: http://www.rmcat.com/
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The Blond Beast from Belgium! Wim reveals one of the secret words of Tai Chi. Is information free? Finding expertise everywhere, and enjoying it. Training as a young man, and “Kicking your own ass.” For the record, Wim is a genuinely nice guy and would never refer to himself as the Blond Beast – but hey I can! Wim also has a excellent website with lots of tips and tricks, you can find him at: http://www.wimsblog.com/
Barry Eisler talks about writing, drama, suspense, violence and the martial arts in this Animal List BBQ interview. Listen to the emotionality in his voice when he talks about his time at the Kodokan in Japan, I think every martial artist will nod their heads in unified knowing of such an experience. You can read more about Barry and his best selling novels (if you haven’t already) at: http://www.barryeisler.com/
Iain Abernethy has traveled the world giving seminars and teaching his art focusing on applied karate. We have a chat about the most influential teacher, Gregg’s Chicken Bake, training on your own, guns, and other cool stuff. Enjoy his website at: http://www.iainabernethy.co.uk/