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whistlekick Martial Arts Radio is the only bi-weekly podcast devoted to the traditional martial arts in all forms. We dig into what makes martial artists tick, their history and experience… and tell some great stories in the process. It’s all about bringing martial artists together and learning from one another. Our guests include the famous and the unknown, from taekwondo, karate, hapkido, capoeira, kungfu, FMA, HEMA and everything else you can imagine.

whistlekick Martial Arts Radio is the only bi-weekly podcast devoted to the traditional martial arts in all forms. We dig into what makes martial artists tick, their history and experience… and tell some great stories in the process. It’s all about bringing martial artists together and learning from one another. Our guests include the famous and the unknown, from taekwondo, karate, hapkido, capoeira, kungfu, FMA, HEMA and everything else you can imagine.

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whistlekick Martial Arts Radio is the only bi-weekly podcast devoted to the traditional martial arts in all forms. We dig into what makes martial artists tick, their history and experience… and tell some great stories in the process. It’s all about bringing martial artists together and learning from one another. Our guests include the famous and the unknown, from taekwondo, karate, hapkido, capoeira, kungfu, FMA, HEMA and everything else you can imagine.

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English


Episodes

Episode 604 - Kyosanim Melanie Gibson

5/10/2021
Kyosanim Melanie Gibson is a Martial Arts Practitioner and Author from Forth Worth, Texas. The white belt days can be pretty boring ang tedious too and I don’t want to make it sound like it’s totally rainbows and unicorns but in that first class, I was sweaty and exhausted but it was great because I got out of my head. That’s what I was really looking for. Kyosanim Melanie Gibson - Episode 604 Kyosanim Melanie Gibson started at the age of 10 and stopped at 12 but the 2 years of...

Duration:00:59:40

Episode 603 - Revisiting Martial Arts Etiquette

5/6/2021
In this episode, Jeremy and Andrew are Revisiting Martial Arts Etiquette. Revisiting Martial Arts Etiquette - Episode 603 Etiquettes are different from one school to another although, there are some rules that everyone shares such as bowing. Recently, some etiquette rules have come up and some of them are rather weird. In this episode, Jeremy and Andrew are Revisiting Martial Arts Etiquette where they unpack some of the important rules that Martial Arts schools employ today. Listen to...

Duration:00:47:32

Episode 602 - Sensei Matt King

5/3/2021
Sensei Matt King is a Martial Arts practitioner and instructor at the Shindokan Budo New England. You don’t have to be the most skilled person at something to have a positive impact when you’re training with other people. Sometimes it’s just who you are and what you bring to the floor because— You are the whole YOU that you are…. Sensei Matt King - Episode 602 If you are a kid who wants to be a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle, chances are, you would want to be a martial artist than a...

Duration:01:06:24

Episode 601 - Martial Journal Announcement

4/29/2021
In this episode, Jeremy and Andrew talk about a special Martial Journal Announcement with Justin Lee Ford. Martial Journal Announcement - Episode 601 We have an offer that you can’t refuse. Well, sort of. Martial Journal and whistlekick Martial Arts Radio have something up their sleeves and it’s going to interest you both listeners and readers of Martial Arts content. In this episode, Jeremy and Andrew talk about a special Martial Journal Announcement with Justin Lee Ford. Listen to...

Duration:00:32:34

Episode 600 - Conversations on Martial Arts with Jaredd and Ando

4/26/2021
In this episode, Jeremy is joined by Sensei Ando of the Fight for A Happy Life Podcast and Sensei Jaredd of the Martial Thoughts Podcast. Conversations on Martial Arts with Jaredd and Ando - Episode 600 Welcome to the 600th episode of the whistlekick Martial Arts Radio Podcast. What better way to celebrate this milestone than making this special episode with our friends? In this episode, Jeremy is joined by Sensei Ando of the Fight for A Happy Life Podcast and Sensei Jaredd of the...

Duration:00:58:23

Episode 599 - Getting Students to Return After Covid Restrictions

4/22/2021
In this episode, Jeremy and Adam talk about Getting Students to Return After Covid Restrictions. Getting Students to Return After Covid Restrictions - Episode 599 You may know that we are on the way to vaccinating most people in the United States against COVID-19 and practically ending the Pandemic unless, of course, you are living under a rock. Most places had tight restrictions making most Martial Arts schools weren’t able to open their physical schools, therefore, offering classes...

Duration:00:23:32

Episode 598 - Sensei Seth Adams

4/19/2021
Sensei Seth Adams is a Martial Arts content creator, practitioner, and instructor who teaches in North Carolina. There’s so many people who I took Karate with as a kid that reached out to me now that said, “Man, I wish I would’ve stuck with it, I wish I would’ve just kept doing it”. Once you reached that age, you are kind of heavily influenced by your peers and their thoughts, and then once you become an adult, you realized that none of it matters… And you just wish you just kept doing...

Duration:01:00:55

Episode 596 - Mr. Matt Hoffman

4/12/2021
Mr. Matt Hoffman is a Martial Arts practitioner and teacher at the Wandering Ministry. I think understanding violence not as something that is just a punch and a kick, but actually everything else that leads up to the violence. The way we speak to each other, the way we hold our bodies infront of each other, the way that we orient ourselves to relationships. These are actually what leads to violence. Mr. Matt Hoffman - Episode 596 There are few martial artists that are willing to go...

Duration:01:08:53

Episode 595 - Choosing a Martial Arts School (Part 2)

4/8/2021
In this episode, Jeremy along with Kris Wilder and Jason Brick talk about Choosing a Martial Arts School. Choosing a Martial Arts School (Part 2) - Episode 595 When choosing a Martial Arts school, there are important factors that should be considered. In this episode, Jeremy along with Kris Wilder and Jason Brick talk about these factors that may affect you in Choosing a martial arts school for yourself or your children. This episode is the second of 2 parts and you can find the first...

Duration:00:44:37

Episode 594 - Dr. Jean Kanokogi

4/5/2021
Dr. Jean Kanokoji is a Martial Arts Practitioner, Instructor, and Special Agent for the US Government. The sport, the philosophy, the kindness, the fact that I’m bowing to somebody who’s about to kick my butt or I’m about to choke them out. I'm respecting and thanking them through my bow to allow me to be a better Judoka. Dr. Jean Kanokogi - Episode 594 When Martial Arts is in your blood, you become more natural to it. Dr. Jean Kanokogi was born on the mat, literally and figuratively....

Duration:01:01:46

Episode 593 - Are Experience and Progress the Same

4/1/2021
In this episode, Jeremy and co-host Andrew Adams talk about whether experience and progress are the same. Are Experience and Progress the Same - Episode 593 The question at hand is: what 20 years of experience look like compared to 1 year of experience, 20 times? Is there a difference between the 2 situations or are they exactly the same? With that, Jeremy and co-host Andrew Adams talk about whether experience and progress are the same. Listen and join the conversation!

Duration:00:16:25

Episode 592 - Kazuki Hongo

3/29/2021
Kazuki Hongo is a retired martial arts practitioner of the Japanese art of archery, Kyudo. In highschool, my classmates change every year so we had to introduce ourselves every first day of school. There was this classmate that said I can’t be the best player in Kyudo. I think he was joking but that made my heart really motivated and those words kept me pushing myself. Kazuki Hongo - Episode 592 Living life from one country to another, life can change in an instant. Such was the case...

Duration:00:56:07

Episode 591 - Rapid Fire Q&A #2

3/25/2021
In this episode, Jeremy and co-host Andrew Adams take on the second Rapid Fire Question and Answers. Rapid Fire Q&A #2 - Episode 591 Jeremy and co-host Andrew Adams tackle a series of questions from you, the listeners, in the form of a Rapid Fire Q&A. Here are the questions they tried to answer: What should the focus be on 3-7-year-old classes How do you think competitions will be after the COVID-19 Pandemic Why do shows that have good martial arts not survive Thoughts on requiring...

Duration:00:25:21

Episode 590 - Shifu Chris Himmel

3/22/2021
Shifu Chris Himmel is a Martial Arts practitioner and instructor at the Great Bay Taichi and The Dojo. Very often I would tell my beginners classes that Taichi is kind of the great equalizer because it doesn’t really matter what you have in your background, such as martial arts, yoga, or nothing, you’re all going to be terrible at this when we start out. Shifu Chris Himmel - Episode 590 When you are searching what Martial Arts to train in for the first time, you may probably come...

Duration:01:00:46

Episode 589 – whistlekick LIVE Season 2 (Episode 6)

3/18/2021
In this episode, Jeremy brings us the sixth and final episode of the whistlekick Live Season 2. whistlekick LIVE Season 2 (Episode 6) - Episode 589 Today's episode is the sixth and final installment for the whistlekick Live Season 2. Jeremy answers questions, and reads stories from the listeners as well as giving out some cool trivia about the show and martial arts in general or anything under the sun. In this episode, we are trying to live up to the "LIVE" aspect of the show....

Duration:01:05:33

Episode 588 - Mr. Mike Abell

3/15/2021
Mr. Mike Abell is a martial arts practitioner and a long-time student of the arts. Try to think two steps ahead and see what’s going on as opposed to just having a tunnel vision. Mr. Mike Abell - Episode 588 Our usual guests in the show are instructors, high-ranking practitioners, or school owners. Today, we have Mr. Mike Abell, a long-time student of Martial Arts, who is just as passionate as the more well-known guests that we had on the show. Mr. Mike Abell started training in...

Duration:00:52:23

Episode 587 - Showdown in Little Tokyo Fight Clip

3/11/2021
In this episode, Jeremy is joined by Josh Blum as they talk about a fight clip from the film Showdown in Little Tokyo. Showdown in Little Tokyo Fight Clip - Episode 587 In this episode, Jeremy is joined by Josh Blum and they dissect a fight clip from the 1991 film, Showdown in Little Tokyo. The film is starred by Brandon Lee (The Crow), as his first American Film, and Dolph Lundgren (Universal Soldier, Creed II) and it’s about two cops with different cultures and heritage. Listen to...

Duration:00:23:45

Episode 586 - Hanshi Patrick McCarthy

3/8/2021
Hanshi Patrick McCarthy is a Martial Arts practitioner, instructor, and director of the International Ryukyu Karate Research Society (IRKRS). You can tell people anything, but you can’t make anyone do anything. I think the idea of showing somebody how to learn seems to be more fruitful in the long run that telling, explaining, or offering what to learn. I think that role for a teacher or a mentor, if you are trying to empower someone, it’s kind of nice to let them discover for themselves...

Duration:03:44:42

Episode 585 - Career Options for Martial Artists

3/4/2021
In this episode, Jeremy and co-host Andrew Adams talk about the Career Options for Martial Artists. Career Options for Martial Artists - Episode 585 Every martial arts practitioner can have a career that is completely unrelated to martial arts. One can be a stock market broker, a car dealer, or even a musical instructor. However, there are plenty of career choices for martial artists that are an extension of their martial arts training. In this episode, Jeremy and co-host Andrew Adams...

Duration:00:24:48