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The podcast that brings you Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Judo, MMA and just about any other damn topic we feel like talking about.

The podcast that brings you Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Judo, MMA and just about any other damn topic we feel like talking about.
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United States

Description:

The podcast that brings you Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Judo, MMA and just about any other damn topic we feel like talking about.

Twitter:

@MadsissP

Language:

English

Contact:

7572323948


Episodes

Episode 41 That Others May Live featuring retired PJ Brent

1/6/2018
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Episode 41 That Others May Live featuring retired PJ Brent Episode 41 features retired USAF Pararescueman (PJ) Brent. Due to security reasons, we've purposefully kept Brent's last name private. I first met Brent twenty-one years ago in Amphibious Reconnaissance School. Brent started his career as a Navy Corpsman serving with Marine Corps infantry. After the first Gulf War, Brent screened for and was accepted into the Marine Corps Reconnaissance community. After meeting and working with Air...

Duration: 00:52:09


TDWAAR Episode 40: Last Podcast of 2017

1/1/2018
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TDWAAR Episode 40: Last Podcast of 2017 Episode 40 is our last podcast for 2017, and we decided to do something a little different. We had our buddy, coach, and training partner Chad Hamm guest-host with us. Chad is a two-stripe purple belt under Professor Ricardo. What else did we do different? Well, instead of having a regularly scheduled guest on the show, we decided to "surprise" call several people. The other big change going into the new year is our name change. It's not a huge change...

Duration: 01:33:16


D&M Paranormal

12/18/2017
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As stated in our intro, we're the podcast that brings you Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Judo, MMA and just about any other damn thing we feel like talking about. Well, this episode is one those "Other" topics. Do you like spooky stories? Who doesn't? Our featured guests for this episode are Dane Eckelman and his wife Jennifer from D&M Paranormal. Also, we had a special co-host for this episode; my wonderful wife Connie. Dane and Jennifer got into the paranormal investigation world around three...

Duration: 01:36:34


TDWA episode 38 featuring Master Pedro Sauer

12/4/2017
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TDWA episode 38 featuring Master Pedro Sauer On Episode 38 of TDWA, we had the opportunity to travel to Pace, Florida to support our friend and brother, Professor Marcello Alcantar's grand opening of Pace Gracie Jiu Jitsu and to attend a seminar conducted by coral belt Master Pedro Sauer. What an honor it was to be able to support Marcello and his family and to meet and get to know Master Sauer both on and off the mat. This was one of our shorter podcasts, and our first ever Facebook...

Duration: 00:49:14


Roger "The Silverback" Narvaez and his wife Brandi

11/25/2017
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Roger "The Silverback" Narvaez and his wife Brandi Roger "The Silverback" Narvaez and his wife Brandi are our guests for episode 37 of TDWA. Roger is a retired Mixed Martial Artist that has fought in several organizations including Legacy Fighting Championship, Fury FC and most notably, the UFC. Brandi has fought in several amateur organizations and has just recently turned pro. Roger is the real deal folks. Not only does he train and teach, he is a full time fireman. Roger and Brandi...

Duration: 01:31:46


TDWA Episode 36 with Clinical Psychologist and BJJ Purple Belt Dennis Proffit

11/5/2017
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TDWA Episode 36 with Clinical Psychologist and BJJ Purple Belt Dennis Proffit Our guest for this episode of the podcast is Dennis Proffit. Dennis is a clinical psychologist and a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu purple belt. We discuss many things but, the highlight/main theme of the show is pre-competition nerves. Dennis explains the physiological changes that occur when the body reacts to the "Fight or Flight" response and reviews some of the techniques that we can incorporate to combat our...

Duration: 01:14:12


TDWA Episode 35: Royce Gracie Black Belt, Eli Knight

10/28/2017
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TDWA Episode 35: Royce Gracie Black Belt, Eli Knight Our featured guest for episode 35 is Professor Eli Knight. Professor Eli trains and teaches out of Three Rivers Martial Arts Academy in Paducah, Kentucky. Professor Eli is the senior supervising instructor at Three Rivers. He has 22 years experience in martial arts and 18 years teaching, and he's a Royce Gracie Black Belt. Professor Eli also has a new DVD series out entitled "The Bladed Grappler" which can be found at Funker Martial...

Duration: 01:15:59


TDWA Episode 34 Jake and Kimberly Fox from Fox Fitness

10/7/2017
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TDWA Episode 34 Jake and Kimberly Fox from Fox Fitness Episode 34 features Jake and Kimberly Fox from Fox Fitness in Wichita, Kansas. Professor Jake shares his story of his short stint in the World Championship of Wrestling (WCW) and there may even be a video floating around of his early days. Kimberly is a blue belt in brazilian jiu jitsu and an accomplished kettlebell athlete with two world records under her belt. Fantastic interview with fantastic people. Be sure to check them out at...

Duration: 01:16:39


Menehune Soaps: Throwin Down With Andy Episode 33

10/1/2017
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Menehune Soaps: Throwin Down With Andy Episode 33 Episode 33 Our co-host, Professor Ricardo is back and our featured guest is the Owner/Operator of Menehune Soaps, Leinani Pang. Lei tells us how she got into the soap biz and how you can pick up her products. Check out her facebook page and her instagram page. Professor Ricardo discusses the latest ADCC competition. Special Shout Out to JT Torres 2017 ADCC Champion. You can watch it and other tournaments on FloGrappling. Be sure to check...

Duration: 01:42:39


TDWA Episode 32 Featuring Dr. Christopher Hardy

9/24/2017
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TDWA Episode 32 Featuring Dr. Christopher Hardy Episode 32 features Dr. Christopher Hardy, author of Strong Medicine: How To Conquer Chronic Disease And Achieve Your Full Genetic Potential. Chris is a Blue Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and trains out of Elite Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Everett, Washington so, if you're in the area drop in and say hello. Chris walks us through his book and we discuss his future plans that are directly related to the Jiu Jitsu community. You can read more about...

Duration: 00:54:45


TDWA Episode 31 featuring Professor Sophia McDermott

9/17/2017
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TDWA Episode 31 featuring Professor Sophia McDermott Episode 31 brings you Australia's first female Black Belt, Professor Sophia McDermott. Also on the show, Professor Ricardo makes his long overdue return. We did our first mobile podcast at Da Firma Training Center in Chesapeake, VA, and were fortunate enough to catch Sophia right before her women's workshop. Sophia was in Virginia to conduct a coed seminar and women's workshop at Da Firma Training Center, and let me tell you, if you...

Duration: 00:31:09


TDWA Episode 30: Erick Rodriguez

9/10/2017
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TWDA Episode 30: Erick Rodriguez Erick Rodriguez joins us for episode 30 of Throwin Down With Andy. Erick is an active duty soldier serving out of Fort Hood, TX. Erick is a purple belt under Professor Jamir Toledo out of Twin Wolves Martial Arts Academy. Eric just competed and won his match in the Fight to Win Pro 46 grappling tournament which was streamed live on Flo Grappling. Please show some love to Erick and follow him on Instagram @eazy_e_bjj. If you have any questions for Erick,...

Duration: 00:59:13


TDWA Episode 29 Live Podcast Trial

9/8/2017
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TDWA Episode 29 Live Podcast Trial We tested our first live stream podcast today with limited success. I say limited because we announced it last minute and had no followers to test the interaction portion. The stream was strong and successful from that standpoint. Episode 29 is basically a commercial for our true first Live Stream podcast coming on Sunday Throwin Down With Andy Episode 30 will be live on YouTube this Sunday at 2pm Eastern Standard Time. Our guest for this episode will be...

Duration: 00:10:39


Episode 28: Back in Virginia

9/3/2017
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We're back folks! Our first episode in three months. We've finally made the move from Japan to Virginia and we're super excited to back to the show. In this episode, Kris Zaporteza (from For Emergency Use Only with Dr. Kris Zaporteza) drives up from North Carolina to join us. We talk about a myriad of topics including the Mayweather-McGregor fight, "I Wear Speedos" a parody of "Despacito" and more. Don't forget to visit Da Firma Training Center, and if you're in the Hampton Roads area,...

Duration: 01:08:15


For Emergency Use Only With Dr. Kris Zaporteza

2/3/2017
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In Episode Three, Dr. Kris discusses how to succeed as an introvert, doctor stereotypes and the importance of having hobbies. There are many different stereotypes in the medical community. Dr. Kris covers most, but not all of them, and I think that you'll find them as amusing as we did.

Duration: 01:03:55


Podcast Episode 27: Tim Kennedy

1/23/2017
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Episode 27: Tim Kennedy Tim Kennedy joins us for episode 27. We talk about why he joined the Army, his time both active duty in in the Guard as well as his controversial statement (see below) about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). We also talk about how he got started into fighting and his time in the UFC. Tim is an Army Sniper and Special Forces veteran. He has multiple combat tours to Iraq and Afghanistan Tim has a lot of irons in the fire. If you're interested in some tactical...

Duration: 00:41:36


Throwin Down With Andy Episode 26

1/17/2017
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Episode 26. Ricardo is back. We talk about that last UFC on Fox Sports 1 specifically BJ Penn's return to the Octagon. We discuss the possibility of the Mayweather/McGregor fight and we of course discuss Jiu Jitsu. Ricardo will be embarking on a Jiu Jitsu endeavor to Brazil in the next couple of months in support of a children's charity. We're looking to up the production of the podcast to weekly. If you're interested or know of someone interested in sponsoring the show, contact Andy or...

Duration: 01:09:44


UFC 207, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and More

1/2/2017
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Episode 25 FIRST PODCAST OF 2017! Our long distance co-host from Virginia, Ricardo, joins us for episode 25. We discuss UFC 207 (yes Rhonda Rousey), and we even discuss the other fights on the card. If you're in Hampton Roads drop in and visit Ricardo at Da Firma Training Center, or if you need new gear, check out Da Firma Kimono Company. If you're interested in the rower that Ricardo was talking about, check it out here. Ricardo is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt under Ricardo...

Duration: 01:22:41


Episode 24 with the Co-founder of Rolling Bones Gear

12/27/2016
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Throwing Down With Andy: Episode 24. Larry Criner is the Co-founder and Co-Owner of Rolling Bones Gear. He's an avid Martial Artist and great friend. If you're interested in picking up some new gear for Jiu Jitsu, swing by their webpage and check them out. Rolling Bones Gear. They also have a blog which can you can follow at Rolling Bones Gear Blog.

Duration: 00:32:58


Throwin Down With Andy: Episode 23

12/26/2016
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Throwin Down With Andy: Episode 23 Merry Christmas Everyone! I truly hope that you all had a wonderful Christmas. I've been back from Diego Garcia for a little over two weeks now and I have been meaning to post another podcast, but life sometimes gets in the way. Anyway, here's episode 23. In this episode, I'm flying solo once again. I talk about the recent UFC on Fox, future guests on the show, as well as some past guests.

Duration: 00:18:21

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