Ninja Rob Podcast-logo

Ninja Rob Podcast

Sports & Recreation Podcasts >

Martial Arts is not a hobby, it is a lifestyle. Join Marco Perazzo and Tim Carpenter as they discuss all facets of the life of THE true martial artist. They will be covering the latest news in MMA, BJJ, Grappling, Boxing, Wrestling, kickboxing, along with the training, business, mental skills, fitness, and nutrition that make up the lifestyle of the Martial Artist.

Martial Arts is not a hobby, it is a lifestyle. Join Marco Perazzo and Tim Carpenter as they discuss all facets of the life of THE true martial artist. They will be covering the latest news in MMA, BJJ, Grappling, Boxing, Wrestling, kickboxing, along with the training, business, mental skills, fitness, and nutrition that make up the lifestyle of the Martial Artist.
More Information

Location:

United States

Description:

Martial Arts is not a hobby, it is a lifestyle. Join Marco Perazzo and Tim Carpenter as they discuss all facets of the life of THE true martial artist. They will be covering the latest news in MMA, BJJ, Grappling, Boxing, Wrestling, kickboxing, along with the training, business, mental skills, fitness, and nutrition that make up the lifestyle of the Martial Artist.

Language:

English


Episodes

Ninja Rob Ep. 18 Size matters with Joe Szatmary

9/17/2019
More
On episode #18 Tim and Marco welcome the Strongest man in the US on to the show to discuss strength and conditioning for the martial arts and martial arts for the conditioned and strong. US Strongman National Champion Joe Szatmary is the owner of The Lions Den Elite Training Center and also a student under Tim at Hellfish MMA in Chalfont. He brings a wealth of knowledge about training for strength and conditioning for various sports including BJJ and Muay Thai. Joe recently competed in his...

Duration:01:20:06

Ninja Rob Ep. 17 How to join a modern martial arts school (the episode for your friends that don't train)

9/10/2019
More
On episode #17 Tim and Marco show up unprepared to do the podcast, but end up giving listeners a glimpse of what a beginner should expect to experience at each of their schools. They go over the process of someone trying out the classes and then joining the gym. They also discuss some upcoming plans for the podcast including a special seminar for Ninja Rob listeners. Producer and owner of SFX studios also shares some of his experiences as someone brand new to Jiu Jitsu.

Duration:01:07:07

Ninja Rob Ep. 16 A Jiu-Jitsu roundtable with Jared Weiner

9/2/2019
More
On episode #16 Tim and Marco welcome their 1st guest and longtime friend Jared Weiner, owner of BJJ United and Commander in Chief of the TAC team association. This episode is a Jiu Jitsu roundtable discussion covering topics like BJ Penns recent street fights and his past altercations at Jiu Jitsu competitions. The roundtable also cover topics like the importance of understanding the various rulesets of different competitions and what set of rules each of the guys prefers, what is the “IT”...

Duration:01:17:04

Ninja Rob Ep. 15 Beef, Bootleg Instructors and Bobos

8/27/2019
More
On episode #15 Marco is obsessed with beef. The episode kicks off with beef between Marco and Podcast contemporary Gillie the King on behalf of producer Devin based on some disparaging remarks Gillie made about Marco. Tim has some serious questions about the process and value of beefing. Marco and Tim have some beef of their own. Continuing the theme of beefing in the martial arts world, Marco and Tim discuss some recent incidents of both verbal and physical altercations between some big...

Duration:01:11:43

Ninja Rob Ep. 14 Tim shows us that Bro-science is the only science when it comes to PEDs

8/20/2019
More
On episode #14 Tim and Marco talk about the current state of the amateur fight game and what it takes to compete and fight. Tim gives Marco an education on a popular new class of PEDs called SARMS and Marco flirts with the idea of enhancing his performance. The guys discuss the importance of strength and conditioning for both competitors and recreational Martial artists as well as a weird story of an instructor giving students a personality test before rolling and pairing students up...

Duration:01:07:12

Ninja Rob Ep. 13 Hostage crisis averted.

8/13/2019
More
On episode #13 Marco and Tim continue to seek the truth about Bruce Lee and his fighting prowess after his controversial portrayal in the new Tarantino film. Marco reads an unfavorable review of a local martial arts school and takes a deep dive into what makes a martial arts school successful. Tim and Marco discuss what amenities are necessary at a martial arts school and Marco shares a story about saving a friend who had been held hostage in Pakistan from the comfort of his south philly...

Duration:01:06:06

Ninja Rob Ep. 12 The oxford comma, proxy wars, butt scooting, and fan mail

8/6/2019
More
On episode #12 Tims groin is once again the focus of the show, as the guys discuss his recent groin injury and why he had to pull out of his Fight 2 Win match last week. Tim and Marco go back to a question from last week about the debate over the oxford comma. Tim has some strong opinions on the seated guard/butt scooting position in grappling and how it is bad for the sport. Questions this week cover topics like Donald Trump training bjj, who are your favorite BJJ/MMA competitors of all...

Duration:00:56:52

Ninja Rob Ep. 11 Tims groin, Marcos fetishes and the harsh realities of professional fighting

7/29/2019
More
On episode #11 Tim turns 39 and Marco discuss Tims upcoming fight to win match and dealing with a recent groin injury, and touch on the topic of weight cutting in both bjj and MMA. Marco comes to terms with his obsession with Tims sexual exploits and makes a commitment to letting it go. Other topics covered include the idea of “slow practice” in learning guitar and martial arts, the oxford comma debate, gym wars and whether or not they are necessary or beneficial. how to handle the criticism...

Duration:01:03:27

Ninja Rob Ep. 10 Tim is back to rescue the podcast

7/22/2019
More
On episode #10 Tim returns from his vacation in Hungary to rescue the podcast. Marco and Tim discuss the how to’s of training while traveling and talk about some of the benefits. Tim will be competing in Fight 2 Win soon and the guys talk preparation for competition. Tim and Marco figure out whats up with the term and concept of the “Creonte” and get into a heated debate on the “gaunlet” that is used at many bjj gyms as a right of passage. Tim and Marco talk about how Bloodsport is their...

Duration:01:12:59

Ninja Rob Ep. 9 Fixed mind state vs growth mind state

7/15/2019
More
On episode #9, of The Ninja Rob Podcast Marco welcomes guest host NJ Campbell, MD (Psychiatrist) while Tim is off gallivanting across Europe. They discuss NJ’s ability to juggle jiu-jitsu, school, and work while in pursuit of his black belt. They discuss the myriad health benefits of practicing jiu-jitsu as a coping mechanism for everyday-life-stressors and to fend off mild cases of depression and anxiety. They go on to discuss the benefits of using a growth mind state vs. a fixed mind state...

Duration:01:18:26

Ninja Rob Ep. 8 A crappy day on the mats.

7/9/2019
More
On episode #8, of The Ninja Rob Podcast Marco and Tim answer questions from the listeners starting with a question from a brown belt about what should the focus be at that stage of the jiu-jitsu journey. A listener questions Tims knowledge of Bruce lee, and we go over some of the mandatory movies, fights, and matches that all martial artists should see. Other questions include, Are the Gracies part of the Illuminati? Is using the bottom of your foot to finish a choke a dirty move? Who would...

Duration:01:11:06

Ninja Rob Ep. 7 How much is your Jiu-Jitsu worth?

7/2/2019
More
On episode #7, of The Ninja Rob Podcast Marco and Tim answer questions from the listeners starting with a great hypothetical about how much money it would take for each to give up all of their jiu-jitsu skills and experiences and start back over from a day one white belt. Other questions include does the “training mask” help you get in better shape? How to deal with a nuisance student or an overly opinionated parent of a child student? What is “black belt entitlement”? What is the meta game...

Duration:01:04:46

Ninja Rob Ep. 6 Promotions, Belts, Stripes and the chase for recognition

6/25/2019
More
On episode #6, Marco and Tim talk about promoting students in Jiu-Jitsu class. What are some of the metrics used to promote students and the dreaded curse of the blue belt. They also discuss a viral video of an instructor punishing a student and injuring him to demonstrate his personal disdain for a certain technique. As usual, they answer questions from the listeners covering topics like overcoming the urge to quit training, how to handle training while injured, flow rolling, combat...

Duration:01:10:04

Ninja Rob Ep. 5 Rear Naked Choke vs Heel Hook which submission is king?

6/18/2019
More
On episode #5 of The Ninja Rob Podcast, Marco and Tim answer some great questions from the listeners. Some of the questions we answer include, Is Marco as racist against Asians as he seems? How a does a fighter get into one of the big time fighting organizations? Should warm ups be a part of a BJJ class? What is the difference between training too rough and too soft? Should BJJ be mandatory for law enforcement? Is the Wim Hof method useful for bjj? Tim and Marco get to the bottom of these...

Duration:00:46:08

Ninja Rob Ep. 4 Helio Gracie vs Bruce Lee a definitive breakdown of an imaginary fight.

6/11/2019
More
On episode #4 Tim and Marco answer some fantastic questions from the listeners. We reveal how to become more “technical” at jiu jitsu, how to use the jiu jitsu belt ranking system in the wrestling world, what techniques are considered to be “dirty” or “meathead” moves in jiu jitsu, how to recover from hard training, and who would win in a fight between Helio Gracie and Bruce Lee. We also do a quick recap of the recent World Championships in Jiu Jitsu and Boxing. Show Notes 0:26 Opening, Is...

Duration:00:31:22

Ninja Rob Ep. 3 Back to Bickering

6/4/2019
More
On episode 3 of The Ninja Rob Podcast, Marco and Tim answer several questions from the listeners ranging from spirituality in the martial arts to dealing with the challenges of competing. The age old debate of Gi vs No-Gi comes up and is finally settled once and for all. Finally, Marco shares a harrowing tale of how he was able to use his Martial Arts training in everyday life.

Duration:00:25:34

Ninja Rob Ep. 2 You asked we answered

5/28/2019
More
On this week’s episode of the Ninja Rob Podcast with Marco Perazzo and Tim carpenter, we discuss some recent events in the mma/fighting world including Malinaggi spitting on Lobov with a friend of ours getting sprayed in the crossfire, Urijah Faber vs Nicky Ryan in Polaris, and if Nicky Ryan is a prodigy, if a prodigy even exists. We also touch on Sage Northcutts face getting smashed into pieces, the efficacy of leg locks in MMA or the lack thereof. :22 Intro 1:41 Feedback from our...

Duration:01:14:07

Ninja Rob Ep. 1 The Podcast for (a or the) True Martial Artist

5/16/2019
More
Our debut episode, we talk about MVP getting starched, world class striking in mma, BJ Penn, Keenan Cornelius and toxic environments, competing and its responsibility, the future of Ninja Rob Podcast and some of the not so fun things of owning a martial arts school. 0:00 - Opening Banter, Tagline Discussion 2:45 - Recent Fights 12:25 - BJ Penn 21:49 - Martial Arts School Owner Discussion 25:19 - Keenan Cornelius & Gym Environments 34:55 - Student Responsibilities & Competing 39:03 -...

Duration:01:00:34