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#52: Martial Artists Are Weirdos [Podcast]

9/25/2017
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Welcome to Episode #52 of the Fight for a Happy Life podcast, “Martial Artists Are Weirdos.” Martial artists are not normal people… and that’s okay! In this episode, let’s take a closer look at what... The post #52: Martial Artists Are Weirdos [Podcast] appeared first on Sensei Ando.

Duration: 00:18:38


#51: Jeremy Lesniak Interview [Podcast]

8/17/2017
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Welcome to Episode #51 of the Fight for a Happy Life podcast. In this episode, I sit down for an interview with Mr. Jeremy Lesniak. If you don’t know Jeremy, he is a lifelong martial... The post #51: Jeremy Lesniak Interview [Podcast] appeared first on Sensei Ando.

Duration: 00:49:32


#50: Catching a Thief [Podcast]

7/24/2017
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Welcome to Episode #50 of the Fight for a Happy Life podcast, “Catching a Thief.” I live a pretty quiet life. So, when I got the chance to help catch a thief, I felt like... The post #50: Catching a Thief [Podcast] appeared first on Sensei Ando.

Duration: 00:24:22


#49: Winning and Losing in the Martial Arts [Podcast]

4/30/2017
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Welcome to Episode #49 of the Fight for a Happy Life podcast, “Wining and Losing in the Martial Arts.” In the martial arts, winning can mean life and losing can mean death… but some martial... The post #49: Winning and Losing in the Martial Arts [Podcast] appeared first on Sensei Ando.

Duration: 00:23:30


#48: Practice Time Tips for Martial Arts Mastery [Podcast]

3/31/2017
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Welcome to Episode #48 of the Fight for a Happy Life podcast, “Practice Time Tips for Martial Arts Mastery.” How much time do you spend practicing martial arts? Is it enough to become a master?... The post #48: Practice Time Tips for Martial Arts Mastery [Podcast] appeared first on Sensei Ando.

Duration: 00:24:59


#47: Whining and Complaining [Podcast]

2/24/2017
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Welcome to Episode #47 of the Fight for a Happy Life podcast, “Whining and Complaining.” Okay, I admit it—I like to talk. But if you ever catch me whining and complaining, do me a favor... The post #47: Whining and Complaining [Podcast] appeared first on Sensei Ando.

Duration: 00:26:49


#46: Think for Yourself [Podcast]

1/10/2017
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Welcome to Episode #46 of the Fight for a Happy Life podcast, “Think for Yourself.” Are you a leader or a follower? Do you go with the flow or think for yourself? Be warned—these are... The post #46: Think for Yourself [Podcast] appeared first on Sensei Ando.

Duration: 00:26:19


#45: Self-Doubt in the Martial Arts [Podcast]

11/23/2016
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Welcome to Episode #45 of the Fight for a Happy Life podcast, “Self-Doubt in the Martial Arts.” Do you suck at martial arts? Do you ever feel like you’re wasting your time practicing all those... The post #45: Self-Doubt in the Martial Arts [Podcast] appeared first on Sensei Ando.

Duration: 00:28:35


#44: Black Belt Diet Tips [Podcast]

8/4/2016
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Welcome to Episode #44 of the Fight for a Happy Life podcast, "Black Belt Diet Tips." Food can be our best friend... or our worst enemy! It took me years to figure out how to maintain a diet that would help me, not hurt me. So, if you're interested in my journey to become a master eater, here are three diet tips to help you earn your black belt at the dining room dojo! To LISTEN to, "Black Belt Diet Tips," you can either: Play the show below. Or download to your device. Subscribe on...

#43: The Bully Handshake [Podcast]

7/1/2016
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Welcome to Episode #43 of the Fight for a Happy Life podcast, "The Bully Handshake." I got caught in a bully handshake once... and it taught me a lesson about self-defense and self-empowerment that I'll never forget. Whether you train in the martial arts or not, I think you'll find this lesson unforgettable, too! To LISTEN to, "The Bully Handshake," you can either: Play the show below. Or download to your device. Subscribe on iTunes or Stitcher or Google Play Music. To READ along, or...

#42: Relax! The Worst Advice in Martial Arts [Podcast]

5/28/2016
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Welcome to Episode #42 of the Fight for a Happy Life podcast, "Relax! The Worst Advice in Martial Arts." We all hear about the negative effects of stress, but what about the negative effects of relaxation? Is there a dark side to taking it easy? In this episode, a story about how being chill almost got me killed! To LISTEN to, "Relax! The Worst Advice in Martial Arts," you can either: Play the show below. Or download to your device. Subscribe on iTunes or Stitcher or Google Play Music. To...

#41: Back to Basics [Podcast]

4/29/2016
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Welcome to Episode #41 of the Fight for a Happy Life podcast, "Back to Basics." What did piano lessons teach me about being a better martial artist? A lot! In this episode, I share a few tips for building a better life by doing more of less, instead of less of more! To LISTEN to, "Back to Basics", you can either: Play the show below. Or download to your device. Subscribe on iTunes or Stitcher or Google Play Music. To READ along, or if the player won't play, you'll find a full transcript...

#40: Change Your Pants, Change Your Life! [Podcast]

3/18/2016
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Welcome to Episode #40 of the Fight for a Happy Life podcast, "Change Your Pants, Change Your Life." In this episode, I share a powerful lesson in success I learned from an unlikely teacher... a homeless man. To LISTEN to, "Change Your Pants, Change Your Life", you can either: Play or Download the show below. Subscribe on iTunes or Stitcher. To READ along, there's a transcript down below. If you'd like to support the show, sharing a link with a friend or leaving a quick review over at...

#39: The Crazy Critic [Podcast]

2/17/2016
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Welcome to Episode #39 of the Fight for a Happy Life podcast, "The Crazy Critic." Advice is cheap. We all get it, we all give it. But let me ask you something... Are you a smart critic or a crazy critic? Seriously—do you give good advice that improves people's lives or bad advice that just wastes everyone's time? Including yours? In this episode, I offer two challenges to help make sure you're on the path to becoming a wise teacher to others... and yourself! While we're on the subject of...

#38: The Perfect Sparring Partner [Podcast]

1/10/2016
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Welcome to Episode #38 of the Fight for a Happy Life podcast, "The Perfect Sparring Partner." Let's face it—if you want to be a great martial artist, you can't train alone... you need training partners. The more, the better! But what kind of person will make you the best you can be? Hint—it may not be who you think! In this episode, you'll hear my opinion on who you need to include in your martial arts training and who you need to become to help your fellow students. You can either: Play...

#37: Spirit First [Podcast]

11/30/2015
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Welcome to Episode #37 of the Fight for a Happy Life podcast, "Spirit First." As martial artists, we all train to be smart and skilled. But when it comes to self-defense, that may not be enough to save your life! You still need fighting spirit! Inspired by the instruction of Shotokan Karate founder, Gichin Funakoshi, this episode shares advice on how to make fighting spirit your number one priority in martial arts training… and your life! You can either: Play the show below. Download the...

#36: Secret Techniques [Podcast]

10/31/2015
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Welcome to Episode #36 of the Fight for a Happy Life podcast, "Secret Techniques." Myths, legends, and secret techniques... the martial arts are full of them. But is any of that stuff for real? Join me as I venture into the hidden chambers to decode the secret scrolls that hold the ancient formula for success in the martial arts and beyond. Prepare yourself! Or just pour some coffee and click "play". Whatever. :) You can either: Play the show below. Download the show. Subscribe on iTunes...

#35: Can You Really Fight? [Podcast]

9/29/2015
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Welcome to Episode #35 of the Fight for a Happy Life podcast, "Can You Really Fight?" The martial arts are full of debate over what works in real life and what doesn't. But no matter what style you choose, or which techniques you believe in, there's an even bigger question that needs to be answered— Can you really fight? Can you make your techniques work under pressure? Is your training preparing you for success on the street? In this episode, I share a breakthrough moment that not only...

#34: Two Big Lies In Martial Arts [Podcast]

8/28/2015
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Welcome to Episode #34 of the Fight for a Happy Life podcast, "Two Big Lies in Martial Arts." The martial arts are full of myth and mystery... and a few outright lies! In this episode, I reveal the truth behind two big lies in the martial arts. These two lies will hold you back from being your best, limit your success, and even put you in danger! Don't miss this one! PROGRAM NOTE: In this episode, I quote wisdom teacher and counselor, Albert Marrewa. You can contact him through his...

#33: Smaller Slower Weaker [Podcast]

7/19/2015
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Welcome to Episode #33 of the Fight for a Happy Life podcast, “Smaller Slower Weaker.” Ever feel that you’re not big enough to stand up to the big guys? Not fast enough? Strong enough? Me,... The post #33: Smaller Slower Weaker [Podcast] appeared first on Sensei Ando.
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