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whistlekick Martial Arts Radio is a weekly podcast interviewing traditional martial artists. We hear their stories and journeys, the way they overcame challenges and learn how to be better people through the guests martial arts experiences.

whistlekick Martial Arts Radio is a weekly podcast interviewing traditional martial artists. We hear their stories and journeys, the way they overcame challenges and learn how to be better people through the guests martial arts experiences.
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whistlekick Martial Arts Radio is a weekly podcast interviewing traditional martial artists. We hear their stories and journeys, the way they overcame challenges and learn how to be better people through the guests martial arts experiences.

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Episodes

Episode 319 - Martial Arts Social Media

8/16/2018
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On today's episode, Jeremy talks about the importance of social media today, especially on martial arts businesses. Martial Arts Social Media - Episode 319 Social media has been part of our lives for at least a decade and we use it for communication, entertainment, and information. For that reason, it has been a great tool for martial arts businesses in selling their products and promoting their schools. It also acts as an online hub for martial artists to get information such as articles...

Duration:00:15:31

Episode 318 - Kyoshi Jim King

8/13/2018
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Kyoshi Jim King is a martial arts practitioner and instructor who innovated afterschool programs. He is the founder of Altamonte American Karate Academy in Florida. My priority is not making money... My priority is teaching martial arts and giving good service and then the money comes. It works that way. I provide a service and I do it. Kyoshi Jim King - Episode 318 Today's guest is a former professional dancer who worked at different shows in Las Vegas as well as in Europe. Kyoshi Jim...

Duration:01:16:44

Episode 317 - Krav Maga

8/9/2018
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On today's episode, Jeremy talks about a commonly misunderstood discipline in the martial arts, Krav Maga. Krav Maga - Episode 317 Self-defense does not solely rely on movements, techniques, and strength but also with both the complete awareness of your surroundings and the threat. These are the primary concepts that Krav Maga uses in its practical application. Krav Maga is originally created for the Israeli forces' self-defense that applies techniques from various disciplines in the...

Duration:00:15:28

Episode 316 - Sensei Nathan Porter

8/6/2018
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Sensei Nathan Porter is a martial arts practitioner and instructor from Massachusets. He is the founder of Rising Storm Training Academy. As long as we respect their teaching and pass it on and we're listening to them, then yes we can put it forward. Sensei Nathan Porter - Episode 316 When you are a kid who's fascination with the martial arts is like toys and a box of chocolates, it would be a treat if you could wear your uniform and train in the dojo. However, Sensei Nathan Porter is...

Duration:01:01:33

Episode 315 - Reflections on Street Fights

8/2/2018
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On today's episode, Jeremy tells us his reflections on street fights which is also a commentary on Louis Martin's piece at Martial Journal. Reflections on Street Fights - Episode 315 Martial artists are often asked about violence and how do we face such challenges whether on the streets, schools, or elsewhere. On this episode, Jeremy talks about Louis Martin's article on Martialjournal.com that talks about street fights that involve martial artists. Listen to learn more!

Duration:00:14:41

Episode 314 - Mr. Frank Hatsis

7/30/2018
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Mr. Frank Hatsis is a martial arts practitioner and instructor who specializes in rope dart. He teaches rope dart at the Rope Dart Academy. Being in martial arts allowed me the freedom to be who I was. To practice how I wanted to practice, when I wanted to practice... That definitely attracted me to the martial arts. Mr. Frank Hatsis - Episode 314 A lot of us martial artist found our way to martial arts through our heroes such as Bruce Lee or Chuck Norris. Our guest today isn't that...

Duration:01:06:50

Episode 313 - Dojos and Dojangs

7/26/2018
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On today's episode, Jeremy talks about the place and venue that martial artists go to most of the time, the Dojos and Dojangs. Dojos and Dojangs - Episode 313 As martial artists whether practitioner or instructor, we all go to one place to train, hone our skills, or improve our character. A place that is home to most of us, the dojos and dojangs. However, there seems to be a question that needs an answer, how much do we know about the origin of the place we train? On this episode, Jeremy...

Duration:00:16:08

Episode 312 - Mr. Sherman Augustus

7/23/2018
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Mr. Sherman Augustus is a Taekwondo practitioner, former athlete and he is a cast on the AMC show, Into the Badlands. My conversation to myself all the time was, I certainly don't want to let our audience down. Mr. Sherman Augustus - Episode 312 It is not all the time that we have a guest who appears on TV and in movies. So, it is really special when we have an actor here on the show especially if he or she is a martial artist off-the-camera. Mr. Sherman Augustus is "Nathaniel Moon" on...

Duration:01:04:30

Episode 311 - Wu Chi Kung Fu with Sifu Gary Cecil

7/19/2018
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On this episode, Jeremy talks about Wu Chi Kung Fu with Sifu Gary Cecil. Sifu Cecil is an author and a kung fu instructor from Minneapolis. Wu Chi Kung Fu with Sifu Gary Cecil - Episode 311 Martial Arts is a rich and evolving art that has a variety of styles, disciplines and philosophies. From Judo to Karate, there are more styles in the Martial Arts than you probably know. Sifu Gary Cecil, is a founder of Wu Chi, a style Kung Fu that does not only involve physical exercise but it's also a...

Duration:01:06:39

Episode 310 - Mr. Donivan Blaire

7/16/2018
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Mr. Donivan Blaire is a martial arts instructor and practitioner from Texas. He is the bassist for the rock band, the Toadies. No matter what the task is, the skill, whatever, anybody can do anything if you practice it. It just takes drive and perseverance. Mr. Donivan Blaire - Episode 310 How often do we hear martial artists start their journies when they see a martial arts movie as a kid? We do get that a lot and our guest today is not that different aside from one thing. Mr. Donivan...

Duration:01:22:55

Episode 309 - Stop Icing Injuries with Gary Reinl

7/12/2018
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On today's episode, Jeremy talks about common misconceptions with ice treatment and why it's necessary to stop icing injuries with Gary Reinl. Stop Icing Injuries with Gary Reinl - Episode 309 Putting ice on our bruises and injuries has been in practice for a long time and it's been generally used for recovery after a strenuous sports activity. Gary Reil believes otherwise which is why he is known to be the "anti-iceman." He believes that icing delays recovery, increases tissue damage...

Duration:01:10:15

Episode 308 - Shifu T.W. Smith

7/9/2018
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Sifu T.W. Smith is a martial arts instructor and practitioner who specializes in Chinese martial arts. He is the host of the KungFu Podcasts. They would pound me into the dirt but i had one thing that always worked for me and that was... I don't quit. I just keep on working. Sifu T.W. Smith - Episode 308 It is not a weekly affair that we have a guest who also does podcasts and today's guest is someone really special because he started podcasting a few years before whistlekick Martial...

Duration:01:11:05

Episode 307 - Muay Boran and other Martial Arts of Thailand

7/5/2018
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On today's episode, Jeremy talks about Muay Boran and other Martial Arts of Thailand. Muay Boran and other Martial Arts of Thailand - Episode 307 We may know Thailand as a country that has a rich and diverse culture, beautiful beaches, great food, and of course Muay Thai. Most of us know Muay Thai as the most popular martial art produced in Thailand but little did we know that there are several martial arts that are from this beautiful country. On this episode, Jeremy talks about Muay...

Duration:00:12:33

Episode 306 - Master Danny Dring

7/2/2018
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Master Danny Dring is a multi-disciplined martial arts practitioner, an author, and founder at Living Defense Martial Arts in Arkansas. If I don't believe in what I'm teaching, strongly enough, that i want to get better at it, then how am i gonna get anybody else better? Master Danny Dring - Episode 306 Not all martial artist has tried to own a school or even teach because it is such a huge responsibility. Master Danny Dring has been teaching since he learned taekwondo that he's made it...

Duration:01:15:26

Episode 305 - Bruce Lee: A Life by Matthew Polly

6/28/2018
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On today's episode, Jeremy talks with a best-selling author, Matthew Polly, about his book entitled: Bruce Lee: A Life by Matthew Polly. Bruce Lee: A Life by Matthew Polly - Episode 305 Bruce Lee's life, unfortunately, ended before his last movie was finished filming but his legacy did not stop there. Today, Jeremy talks with Matthew Polly, a best-selling author of Bruce Lee: A Life, about Bruce Lee's life before his blockbuster movies, philosophy, and his legacy. Matthew Polly isn't a...

Duration:00:47:16

Episode 304 - Master Nia Sanchez

6/25/2018
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Master Nia Sanchez is a taekwondo practitioner based originally in California. She won the 2014 Miss USA pageant. It goes to show just because you don't succeed at something the first time, it does not mean that you can't be successful. you just have to... work harder. Master Nia Sanchez - Episode 304 In recent years, participation of women in the martial arts has been greatly encouraged and our guest today is one of the frontrunners in that advocacy. Master Nia Sanchez was brought by...

Duration:00:55:01

Episode 303 - Paradox of Overweight Martial Artists

6/21/2018
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On today's episode, Jeremy talks about the paradox of overweight martial artists and being healthy in the martial arts community. Paradox of Overweight Martial Artists - Episode 303 Being overweight or obesity has more downsides than upsides and that includes both the difficulty in teaching your students and to your own career and personal training as well. This episode isn't trying to hurt anyone's feelings but it explains the conflict between being overweight in the martial arts. If...

Duration:00:13:14

Episode 302 - Kyosah Dennis Campo

6/18/2018
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Kyosah Dennis Campo is a martial arts practitioner and a certified instructor by the Superfoot and Joe Lewis systems. Everybody defines success a little bit differently. For me, it's not about making a grandiose living, It's about the impact I have on people. Kyosah Dennis Campo - Episode 302 Most of us got inspiration to go into martial arts through the movies or to protect ourselves from bullies. Our guest today did not quite have a similar experience because according to him, he was...

Duration:01:16:23

Episode 301 - How to Start a Martial Arts School

6/14/2018
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On today's episode, Jeremy talks about some of the most important things to know on how to start a martial arts school. How to Start a Martial Arts School - Episode 301 For those who are planning to build a Martial Arts school, there are surely a lot of things that are going through your mind such as how to begin? Is this for me? Will it have enough profit? These are questions that are perfectly normal for someone who's trying to venture into the business of martial arts. On this...

Duration:00:27:25

Episode 299 - Jigoro Kano

6/7/2018
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On today's episode, Jeremy talks about one of the most important names in martial arts, founder of Judo, Jigoro Kano. Jigoro Kano - Episode 299 Jigoro Kano's life's work and contribution to the martial arts is next to legendary. Kano Jigoro, in traditional Japanese, founded judo and made it the first martial art sport in the Olympics. Jigoro Kano is a loyal student that made him a successor to his master, therefore, cementing his name as one of the martial arts most important...

Duration:00:24:21