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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 337 - Ip Man

10/18/2018
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On today's episode, Jeremy gives us another historical episode and he talks about the legendary Ip Man. Ip Man - Episode 337 Many of us both within and outside the martial arts community have at least heard or watched the Ip Man movie series. They are well received by both moviegoers and martial artists although it was loosely based on Ip Man's life. Ip Man's family was well-off however, he lived in a tumultuous period in China's history where uprisings were treated as part of daily life....

Duration:00:16:13

Episode 336 - Sean Kinney

10/15/2018
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Sean Kinney is a martial arts practitioner and instructor. He is the author of the book series Karate Kids Collection. ...The culture of the martial arts is one of constant and continual personal improvement. Being surrounded by people that are looking to achieve their personal best, that are focused on putting positive things in their life... Sean Kinney - Episode 336 It's not unusual to hear stories of martial artists leaving or taking a break from the martial arts. They would either...

Duration:01:01:15

Episode 335 - Putting Your Best Foot Forward

10/11/2018
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On this episode, Jeremy talks about putting your best foot forward whether in martial arts or in life. Putting Your Best Foot Forward - Episode 335 Being the best that you can both in and out of the dojo is the ideal goal of a martial artist. We can ask now whether that is just superficial or it should involve your character. No matter how we see it, putting our best foot forward is how we as humans naturally behave in the society. If you want to know more about this interesting subject,...

Duration:00:07:12

Episode 334 - Sifu Jeff Westfall

10/8/2018
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Sifu Jeff Westfall is a martial arts instructor and practitioner. He is the host of the Martial Brain Podcast. Sometimes I teach to pass across a technique, but sometimes I'm teaching to pass across a concept. And that definitely I lifted directly from Guro Inosanto... Sifu Jeff Westfall - Episode 334 His generation has always admired Bruce Lee not only because of his movies but because of his role in the Green Hornet TV show. It has brought Sifu Jeff Westfall into martial arts because he...

Duration:01:08:00

Episode 333 - Trying New Things

10/4/2018
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On today's episode, Jeremy talks about trying new things and how it applies to the martial arts. Trying New Things - Episode 333 Trying new things sounds like a cliche but it is necessary. Parents, friends, teachers and other people important to us tells us that we should explore and try new things whether in life, business, or martial arts. Trying new things means you have the willingness to experiment and you are open to committing mistakes. Speaking of new things, Jeremy talks about how...

Duration:00:18:17

Epidode 332 - Sensei Alan Lau

10/1/2018
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Sensei Alan Lau is a martial arts practitioner and trainer. He is the founder at Dynamic Fitness Training in Massachusetts. You have to stay true to the art and really spread the fundamental and then let the student mix and match them, and that's kind of my goal... Sensei Alan Lau - Episode 332 Being born and raised in Hong Kong, there is no doubt that martial arts will be part of your life in one way or the other. Sensei Alan Lau has been into Bruce Lee since his childhood days in Hong...

Duration:00:48:31

Episode 331 - Gichin Funakoshi

9/27/2018
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On today's episode, Jeremy talks about the father of modern karate, the man from Okinawa, Gichin Funakoshi. Gichin Funakoshi - Episode 331 From walking to his master's house at night to making karate famous all over Japan, Gichin Funakoshi has more legacy than what you know. Funakoshi is a man with a vision not only for himself but for the future of his fellow countrymen. On this episode, Jeremy talks about the life, contributions and the legend of Gichin Funakoshi. If you are interested...

Duration:00:26:08

Episode 330 - Mr. Nishan Grout

9/24/2018
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Mr. Nishan Grout is a martial arts practitioner and instructor. He owns the Integrity Taekwondo school in Vermont. I take a lot of pride in the fact that 14 years working at a bar breaking up fights, I've never hit anyone. I've never kicked anyone. Grabbed a hold of some people, escorted some people out by their head, I have never had to hit or kick anyone. Mr. Nishan Grout - Episode 330 Who would've thought that one can come back to martial arts after a seemingly indefinite break? Mr....

Duration:01:07:44

Episode 329 - Martial Arts as Service

9/20/2018
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On this episode, Jeremy talks about how we can make use of Martial Arts as service. Martial Arts as Service - Episode 329 Non-profit, fund-raisers, free lessons. These are things that we can say as service in the martial arts. However, there are more things that we can attribute as service in the martial arts such as helping to clean the dojo or helping your classmate on a movement. On today's episode, Jeremy talks about Martial Arts as service on his car.

Duration:00:25:51

Episode 328 - Sifu Scott Graner

9/17/2018
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Sifu Scott Graner is a martial arts practitioner and instructor. He founded Mount Mansfield Martial Arts in Vermont. And... the lesson was, I'm not gonna let you just take me down, it's I'm going to actually make you have to do this at a level that you should be to be able to do a black belt... Sifu Scott Graner - Episode 328 Most of the time our friends bring us to a martial arts school where they're in and invite us to train. Our guest today is no different because his best friend...

Duration:01:10:06

Episode 327 - Jeet Kune Do

9/13/2018
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On this episode, Jeremy talks about Bruce Lee's brainchild, the martial art of Jeet Kune Do. Jeet Kune Do - Episode 327 Bruce Lee, one of the most influential martial artist and movie star of our time, has passed away for more than three decades. In spite of that, he has kept martial arts practitioners and fans in awe of his legacy as a martial artist. One of the things that made him special is Jeet Kune Do, a martial art created by Bruce Lee that adapts moves and styles from other martial...

Duration:00:17:55

Episode 326 - Mr. Ryan Hoover

9/10/2018
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Mr. Ryan Hoover is a martial arts practitioner and instructor. He is a co-founder of the Fit to Fight school. Our teaching, kind of, protocol here is we give students a skeleton, a framework and then it's up to them to kind of fill in the muscle around it... Mr. Ryan Hoover - Episode 326 His passion for martial arts developed a little bit later in his life but it did not slow down from training. Mr. Ryan Hoover is now a multi-disciplined martial arts practitioner and instructor from the...

Duration:01:02:52

Episode 325 - Paradigm Shifts

9/6/2018
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On today's episode, Jeremy talks about the things that change our beliefs, paradigm shifts. Paradigm Shifts - Episode 325 How many times have you had a change of heart or belief whether for better or for worse? Do you have an open mind about things that could potentially change your whole life or to get you unstuck? On today's episode, Jeremy talks about the paradigm shifts that makes us constantly improving whether in martial arts or in life. Listen to find out more!

Duration:00:13:54

Episode 324 - Lao Shi Rod Huus

9/3/2018
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Lao Shi Rod Huus is a martial arts practitioner and instructor. He is the current owner of Wu Chi School of Self Defense in North Dakota. My Sifu... he would tell me Rod, clear your mind, don't think about so much at one time. Just let stuff happen as it does. Lao Shi Rod Huus - Episode 324 There are many of us here who were brought by our friends to martial arts as a bonding activity. What separates our guest today is the journey he took in the martial arts. Since he has no knowledge...

Duration:01:06:32

Episode 323 - The Benefit of Tracking Things in Martial Arts

8/30/2018
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On today's episode, Jeremy talks about the importance of being scientific and the benefit of tracking things in martial arts. The Benefit of Tracking Things in Martial Arts - Episode 323 We can call it being scientific or even analytics, do these terms mean anything for martial arts? On this episode, Jeremy dissects the importance of data in training, attendance, enrollees and all the other things that affect the performance of both the martial artists and schools. Because of this, we are...

Duration:00:15:14

Episode 322 - Grandmaster Joe Rebelo

8/27/2018
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Grandmaster Joe Rebelo is a martial arts practitioner and instructor. He created a tv show called the Martial Arts Today TV. It's only the narrow-minded individuals who in their xenophobia will only stay in their one style and can't possibly want to go to any other style. Grandmaster Joe Rebelo - Episode 322 Most of us were brought by our parents to martial arts classes as a kid as an extracurricular activity after school. Grandmaster Joe Rebelo isn't different but he found out about...

Duration:01:18:12

Episode 321 - Anko Itosu

8/23/2018
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On today's episode, Jeremy talks about Karate's less talked about innovator, the grandfather of Karate, Anko Itosu. Anko Itosu - Episode 321 It is common that when we talk about the history of Karate, we always hear Gichin Funakoshi's name because he is a primary figure in making karate popular in Japan. On the other hand, Anko Itosu may not have made it popular but he created the movements that are the foundation of Karate today. On this episode, Jeremy talks about Anko Itosu, the...

Duration:00:16:31

Episode 320 - Mr. Paul Read

8/20/2018
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Mr. Paul Read is a martial arts practitioner and instructor, Tai Chi in particular. He is popularly known as the Teapot Monk. I failed in the black belt grading and I got completely beaten up in the freestyle session. I learned something really Interesting though... That it was through that loss, that failure, that not achieving what I thought I was going to achieve, that ultimately would turn out to be probably the most important lesson... Mr. Paul Read - Episode 320 Our guest today is a...

Duration:01:14:48

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