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From inside Irstad recordings in Peekskill, NY, welcome to A Thousand Exits, a podcast at the corner of martial arts and life’s journey.Here, we share our insights into training and talk to those that have shaped our daily practice.We explore what the martial arts mean to us on a personal level and discuss their broader impact on society and culture.Our passion is the common person’s experience in the martial arts. Bend your legs, plant your feet, relax, and let’s go!

From inside Irstad recordings in Peekskill, NY, welcome to A Thousand Exits, a podcast at the corner of martial arts and life’s journey.Here, we share our insights into training and talk to those that have shaped our daily practice.We explore what the martial arts mean to us on a personal level and discuss their broader impact on society and culture.Our passion is the common person’s experience in the martial arts. Bend your legs, plant your feet, relax, and let’s go!

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From inside Irstad recordings in Peekskill, NY, welcome to A Thousand Exits, a podcast at the corner of martial arts and life’s journey.Here, we share our insights into training and talk to those that have shaped our daily practice.We explore what the martial arts mean to us on a personal level and discuss their broader impact on society and culture.Our passion is the common person’s experience in the martial arts. Bend your legs, plant your feet, relax, and let’s go!

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 9 - Just Call me Li: A Journey to the Heart of the Yin-Yang

9/23/2020
In this episode Dan & Paco got the pleasure and honor to chat with the amazing Li-Ping Chang! Li-Ping Chang is Dan’s first Wing Chun Teacher and an incredible source of wisdom for life and the Martial Arts Journey. We talked about how the Yin-Yang can become a guiding principle in training as well as Li’s fascinating life story. And of course, sound design is done by Dan at his studio Irstad Recordings in beautiful Peekskill, NY. Don’t forget to send us your comments and questions:...

Duration:01:23:38

Episode 8 - Birds Singing

8/17/2020
Dan and Paco met (following social distancing rules!) after all these months of quarantine to record a brand new episode in beautiful Peekskill, NY literally outside Irstad Recordings. This is a different episode in that it was recorded outside. It was a gorgeous day and our listeners will be able to hear the birds singing in the background all through the informal conversation we had! We talked about what to focus on while doing Martial Arts Forms, training with and without physical...

Duration:00:45:04

Episode 7 Part 2 - Fight One More Round (What Our Fathers Taught Us About Life and the Martial Arts)

6/28/2020
The second part of our very special conversation on the influence our Fathers had in our lives and our Martial Arts Journey. The conversation included topics like the value of morality, never giving up and working hard while enjoying the now. There were multiple points of connection to Martial Arts History and lessons. This is a homage to our Fathers who left this world but left behind a lifelong of presence and lessons for us. In this Episode Paco adds a homage to his Father in Law Sewdat...

Duration:00:46:57

Episode 7 Part 1 - Fight One More Round (What Our Fathers Taught Us About Life and the Martial Arts)

6/28/2020
Here’s the first part of our very emotional episode on the influence our Fathers had in our lives and our Martial Arts Journey. The conversation included topics like the value of morality, never giving up and working hard while enjoying the now. There were multiple points of connection to Martial Arts History and lessons. This is a homage to our Fathers who left this world but left behind a lifelong of presence and lessons for us.🙏🏽 Don’t forget to send us your comments, suggestions and...

Duration:00:56:53

Episode 6 - Jaredd Wilson And The Key To Understanding Martial Arts History, Aikido And Skill Acquisition

6/16/2020
We could not be happier and more honored to have met and recorded a Podcast Episode with the great Sensei Jaredd Wilson, who is the host of The Martial Thoughts Podcast (https://www.facebook.com/martialthoughts and https://thinkingmartial.blogspot.com/). This is one of the longest running and best established Martial Arts Podcasts in existence today, and its host is extremely knowledgeable in Aikido, History of the Martial Arts, Silat, Kenjutsu, and many other aspects of this fascinating...

Duration:01:50:01

Episode 5 – David Wallace on Internal Martial Arts, Healing & The Deep Study Of Movement

6/2/2020
This Episode was a special treat for us. We had David Wallace as a guest, a truly fascinating Martial Artist. David is a Doctor of Physical Therapy, Graduate of New York Medical College, and a New York State licensed Physical Therapist. David has a very rich background in Martial Arts which ranges from Karate, Boxing and Thai Boxing to Wing Chun (including Chu Shong Tin Wing Chun) , Xing Yi, Zhong Xin Dao/I Liq Chuan and others. (Please see a more detailed bio below) David took us deep...

Duration:01:25:34

Episode 4 - AUA: Martial Arts & Self-Exploration

4/8/2020
This Episode is another “AUA” Episode (“Ask Us Anything”) in which we delve deep into the topic of Martial Arts and self-exploration. We talk about our own teacher, George Lee, and explain his take on this topic. For people who want to know more, please visit wingchunworkgroup.com/ And we also mention Sifu Li-Ping Chang, who was Dan's first Teacher, and his amazing take on this. For people who want to know more about this teacher, visit his website www.wingchunkungfuforselfdefense.com/ and...

Duration:01:16:09

Episode 3 - Anthony Brito on BJJ, Finding Comfort in Chaos and Being Your Best Self

2/24/2020
We are so excited to have Anthony Brito at Irstand Recordings to train and record our Episode 3! Dan and Paco were blown away both training and speaking with Anthony. He’s an incredible practitioner of Brazilian JiuJitsu and a wonderful human being. We exchanged core concepts, basic drills, training insights and tips both for BJJ and Wing Chun and we were delighted with the wisdom and warrior mindset coming from Anthony as applied to everyday daily life, which is our focus here at A Thousand...

Duration:01:29:55

Episode 2 - AUA: Training Without The Teacher Both Within And Without One's Own System

1/16/2020
From inside Irstad recordings in Peekskill, NY, welcome to A Thousand Exits, a podcast at the corner of martial arts and life’s journey. We are blown away by the listeners’ comments and questions and want to encourage everyone to send us their questions (info@athousandexits.com). The listener interaction is definitely going to be lifeblood of this podcast! Episode 2 is an ‘AUA’ (Ask Us Anything) Episode, in which we answer some of your questions in depth, and specifically we talk in detail...

Duration:01:07:45

Bonus Episode - B-Roll: Training Insights Before Recording & How The Podcast Name Came About

1/16/2020
From inside Irstad recordings in Peekskill, NY, welcome to A Thousand Exits, a podcast at the corner of martial arts and life’s journey. In this Bonus Episode Dan and Paco discuss training breakthroughs from training before recording our Episode 2 as well as how the name of the Podcast came about. Bend your legs, plant your feet, relax, and let’s go!

Duration:00:03:53

Episode 1 - Dan and Paco: Two Common Martial Artists

12/19/2019
From inside Irstad recordings in Peekskill, NY, welcome to A Thousand Exits, a podcast at the corner of martial arts and life’s journey. Here, we share our insights into training and talk to those that have shaped our daily practice. We explore what the martial arts mean to us on a personal level and discuss their broader impact on society and culture. Our passion is the common person’s experience in the martial arts. Bend your legs, plant your feet, relax, and let’s go!

Duration:00:34:24