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This is the official podcast of Clubb Chimera Martial Arts. Episodes provide insight and reflections on training methodology and the subculture of martial arts. Jamie Clubb, the podcast presenter, is a writer and martial arts/self-protection teacher. He promotes critical thinking and progressive training methods.

This is the official podcast of Clubb Chimera Martial Arts. Episodes provide insight and reflections on training methodology and the subculture of martial arts. Jamie Clubb, the podcast presenter, is a writer and martial arts/self-protection teacher. He promotes critical thinking and progressive training methods.
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United Kingdom

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This is the official podcast of Clubb Chimera Martial Arts. Episodes provide insight and reflections on training methodology and the subculture of martial arts. Jamie Clubb, the podcast presenter, is a writer and martial arts/self-protection teacher. He promotes critical thinking and progressive training methods.

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English

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07973681732


Episodes

The Yoga Myth - Part I

11/12/2018
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This first episode of a two-part show looks at the relationship between Yoga and martial arts via a popularly accepted mythology. Jamie Clubb discusses how fighting systems from Shaolin Kung Fu to Brazilian Jiu Jitsu have embraced the modern image of Yoga to compliment their physical training. Useful Resources When Parents Aren't Around Seminar (Facebook Event Page)Vagabond Warriors (Facebook Event Page) "Yoga Body - The Origins of Modern Posture Practice" by Mark Singeton"On Politically...

Duration:00:21:23

The Last Night of the Ghouls

10/30/2018
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In this special edition of the Clubb Chimera Martial Arts podcast, we re-visit Halloween 1828 and the climax of a series of cold-blooded murders. Taking a self-protection eye, we look at how raw opportunity and circumstance tempted two infamous criminals to sell the lives of their own for profit. The podcast raises questions regarding victim selection and how it can be defeated through target hardening as well as the weaponising of alcohol by criminals, the importance of training against...

Duration:00:36:33

The Heel Fighter: Promotion & its Consequences

10/16/2018
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In this special unscheduled episode Jamie Clubb looks at the fallout of UFC 229: Khabib vs McGregor and takes a look at the relationship between promotion and professional combat sports. Hatred, charisma, wit, irresponsibility, theatre and hype are all ingredients that have helped create some of combat sport's most colourful characters and ensure they have become a part of history. But why are we still outraged and surprised when fighters step over perceived lines? What choices do we...

Duration:00:35:03

The Order of St Guinefort

8/17/2018
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In this episode Jamie Clubb handles the controversial subject of martial arts elitism. Inspired by his own experiences of witnessing martial arts bullying and inspired by ex-soldier friends, Jamie looks at the cult and mythology that has grown up around the cult of protection. Is humanity really divided up into prey, predators and protectors? Links from the Show Clubb Chimera Martial Arts Website & Blog with links to Facebook, Twitter & Google pages on the home pageOn Combat: The...

Duration:00:35:15

Aftermath Part II: Curse of the Black Dog

7/2/2018
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In the second part of The Aftermath Jamie Clubb looks at the psychological impact on individuals following a conflict situation. From the extreme cases of the atrocities of World War I to dealing with self-recrimination over not acting in a certain way against an intimidating antagonist the black dog haunts many of us. This episode touches on the roots of this figure of fear and depression from its roots as a folkloric spectral being of British folklore to the metaphor that is often used...

Duration:00:19:06

Wrong Fu Bonus Episode

5/28/2018
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Wrong Fu by Jamie Clubb

Duration:00:05:14

Aftermath Part I

4/13/2018
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The first of a two-part episode. Jamie Clubb describes a dark episode in criminal history that exemplifies the infamous "Double-Tap" and examines it through the lens of popular awareness theories. This episode should prompt thoughts on a much neglected area of combative training. This episode's references: Jamie Clubb's Clubb Chimera WebsiteClubb Chimera Facebook Page Clubb Chimera Twitter Page "Watch My Back" by Geoff Thompson "Monsters of Weimar" including "The Sadist" by Karl Berg...

Duration:00:24:13

Galahad's Goals Part II

3/11/2018
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The second of a two-part episode. Jamie Clubb offers his thoughts and reflections on martial arts quests. He describes the third of his three-part criteria for selecting a good self-defence class. He also discusses the vagaries of other abstract martial arts quests, arguing the case for being objective-drive about choosing martial arts in the first place. This episode's references:

Duration:00:25:01

Galahad's Goals Part I

2/26/2018
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The first of a two-part episode. Jamie Clubb offers his thoughts and reflections on martial arts quests. He comments on the difference between dojo hoppers and martial arts cross trainers, and why he believes there is often a lot of incongruity in martial arts teaching. He provides insight into two of his three-point criteria for selecting classes that teach good self-defence skills. Personal security concepts and pre-emptive striking discussed here have their basis in Jamie's training...

Duration:00:26:04

Protecting the Frontline

1/7/2018
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In his debut episode, Jamie Clubb reflects on confusion in self-protection training. He questions common perceptions surrounding self-protection and its relationship with martial arts subculture. Referencing some of his greatest influences, this show looks at the definition of self-protection and explores how and why its objectives become distorted both by students and teachers alike. Jamie Clubb is a multi-faceted martial arts/self-protection teacher and writer. His unusual background,...

Duration:00:26:48