Posts Tagged ‘Podcast’

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Jonathan at Rob's school in Nanaimo with other visting students

Jonathan with Rob and other Visting students.

Rob Biernacki is a BJJ black belt who can often be seen alongside Stephan Kesting, (who we dad a podcast with back on episode 19 a long time ago.) on his Youtube Channel that supplements grapplearts.com. Since his first appearance on Stephans channel, Rob has the unfortunate luck of losing his school due to a fire. He has since then, come back bigger stronger and maybe faster with a new school in the same City of Nanaimo BC. Rob is well known for his ideas on a conceptual approach to BJJ both in practice and teaching. He recently launched a new online academy where everything you would learn at his school can be learned online (assuming you train BJJ under an appropriate instructor). His online academy can be found at www.bjjconcepts.net  or you can check out his school’s webpage at www.islandtopteam.com. If you are one of the many possibly millions of people who find BJJ a monumental task to understand Rob’s concepts and ideas might be the place to start as he has simplified the approach to jiu-jitsu using fundamental universal concepts. You can also find Rob on Instagram @islandtopteam.  To top it off, Rob was voted #1 BJJ instructor in Canada and #3 in the world in 2014.

 

 

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Geoffrey Chiu of GC Performance Training is an up-and-coming local trainer, although he prefers the title “coach,” specializing in the strength and conditioning for any and all sports. Follow him on Facebook, he does weekly Q&A every Monday. Joining him and Jonathan is UTKM’s own marketing director, Miss Zerlinda Chau.

We talk about Geoff’s background, high school PE classes, Geoff’s blog post about MMA strength and conditioning, politics and more!

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#thisisUTKM In this episode UTKM Co-Founder Borhan Jiang and Jonathan Fader are joined by UTKM manager Josh Hensman to discuss how UTKM has changed over the past year. We also discuss Krav Maga and its politics and instruction a little.

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UFC 200 imageThis is the UFC 200 Fight cast. If you missed the event know that it was hyped up like crazy and they probably spent millions promoting it. Yet, I think that this podcast is more exciting than the actual fights. SO, if you are watching the fights after the fact, why not listen to this podcast at the same time as we talk about politics and MMA as well as the usual banter.

Featuring Justin Pierrot of Eye of the Storm MMA podcast and UTKM Co-Founder Borhan Jiang.

Warriors Den Podcast

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Dr. Farhad Dastur is a Ph.D is Psychology specializing in Cognitive and Evolutionary psycholgy. Dr. Dastur is currently teaching for Kwantlen Polytechnic University and has taught the following:

PSYC 1100 – Introduction to Psychology: Basic Processes
PSYC 1200 – Introduction to Psychology: Areas and Applications
PSYC 2300 – Applied Statistics
PSYC 2315 – Brain and Behaviour
PSYC 2375 – Perception
PSYC 2385 – Cognition
PSYC 2400 – Research Methodology
PSYC 3800 – Evolutionary Psychology
PSYC 3950 – Cognitive Ergonomics
PSYC 4200 – Human Factors and Ergonomics
PSYC 5000 – Honours Thesis
Dr. Dastur is a fascinating individual with experiences that have taken him all over the world both for pleasure, personal and educational. He received his B.Sc from the University of British Columbia and his M.Sc and Ph.D from Dalhousie university in Nova Scotia. He also pushes open source education with some of his colleagues at KPU.
While I did not get to talk about half of the things I wanted to in this podcast I am sure I will have him on again.
In case you are wondering as to why a non-Martial Artist came on as a guest the answer is simple. As the description of the podcast says:
“The Society that separates scholars from its warriors will have its thinking done by cowards and its fighting done by fools” – Thucydides
As such I hope to have more guests of the Academic nature to broaden the perspectives, opinions and knowledge you might gain from this podcast.
Here is a TEDx presentation Dr. Dastur gave on his battle with depression and climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro.
Here is another talk he did at Science World on The Quest for Meaning in an Age of Anxiety, Conspiracies, and Superstitions
In addition below are some of his published works:
Sager, B., Yanko, M.R., Spalek, T.M., Froc, D.J., Bernstein, D.M., Dastur, F.N. (2014). Motorcyclist’s lane position as a factor in right-of-way violation collisions: A driving simulator study. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 72, 325-329.
Orban, L., & Dastur, F. N. (2012). Shifts in colour discrimination during early pregnancy. Evolutionary Psychology 10(2):238-252.
Dastur, F. N., McGregor, I. S., & Brown, R. E. (1999). Dopaminergic modulation of rat pup ultrasonic vocalizations. European Journal of Pharmacology, 382(2), 53-67.
Brown, R.E., Dastur, F., Stanford, L., & Schellinck, H. (1998). Mouse IQ: Development of standardized test batteries for knockout and mutant mice. Developmental Psychobiology, 33, 368.
McGregor, I. S., Dastur, F. N., McLellan, R. A., & Brown, R. E. (1996). Cannabinoid modulation of rat pup ultrasonic vocalizations. European Journal of Pharmacology, 313, 43-49.
Pinel, J. P. J., Mumby, D. G., Dastur, F. N., & Pinel, G. J. (1994). Rat (Rattus norvegicus) defensive behaviour in total darkness: Risk assessment function of defensive burying. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 108(2), 140-147.
Mumby, D. G., Pinel, J. P. J., & Dastur, F. N. (19
Warriors Den Podcast

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This is the UFC 196 Fight Cast. With Jonathan Fader, Rod “Zilla” Wingrove, Borhan Jiang, Dylan Hanna, Matt Kiomall and the man with the perfect voice Neil.

The main card for this fight was Conor McGregor vs Nate Diaz and co-main event was Holly Home vs Meisha Tate.

 

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Justin Pierrot, Christiaan Allart and Jonathan Fader at Budo MMA Vancouver after a podcast

Justin Pierrot is the founder and host of The Eye of the Storm Podcast  and writer for www.mmasucka.com Christiaan Allart is the Co-host and BJJ and kickboxing instructor at Budo MMA vancouver.

Find Justin on twitter and Facebook and Instagram

Find Christiaan on Twitter and Facebook and Instagram

 

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Dave Young is a UTKM Student and assistant instructor, Juno Award winning musician and all around badass. He started his journey nearly 2 years ago with Urban Tactics Krav Maga and is currently an Orange Belt getting ready for his Green belt test and newly certified UTKM Instructor. While he is passionate about Krav Maga his real passion is music as he is currently the guitarist for the devin Townsend project and is also in his own personal band regal. Dave has also contributed his musical talents to UTKM in created both out Youtube Channel theme song and our new Podcast intro. If you want to follow Dave as a Musician you can like his proffessional Facebook Page Dave Young Music. or follow him on twitter @davetheyoung

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Todd Deane-Freeman and his kids at West Coast BJJ

In the world of BJJ much attention is given to the competitive black belt. In fact in martial arts so much attention is given to the top competitors. However, the reality is the majority of people who train martial arts are doing it for noncompetitive reasons. Enter the casual Black Belt. Todd Deane-Freeman is one such individual who attained his black belt after many years training under Don Whitefield. Todd roomed with Jonathan Fader during the 2015 West Coast BJJ Winter camp with Lucas Lepri in beautiful Honolulu, Hawaii.

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2015 West Coast BJJ winter camp – Note the Blackbelt’s in the front and the one star on the back left…

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Matt Kwan (Right) and Mike Lee (Left)

Matt Kwan is a Brown belt under Gary Hsueh and John Tompkins of Burnaby BJJ/Pacific Top Team. Originally a soccer and hockey player, Matt discovered Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and was instantly hooked. Matt competes regularly in local, national and international tournaments, and is one of the top competitors in BC. He has trained Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for over six years and is constantly looking to expand his knowledge, seeking out the most current techniques in grappling. His true passion lies in the sharing and instruction of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu with teammates and new students alike.

Mike Lee is just a regular, everyday, normal guy who loves the practice of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Mike loved the arte suave so much, that he packed up and moved to Hermosa Beach, California to live and learn under the coaching of Bob Bass and the Machado Brothers, eventually earning his black belt. Mike also happens to be a Kodokan Judo black belt and is particularly experienced with teaching how Judo can help your Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and vice On Guard Logo.

Together they have opened On Guard BJJ in Port Coquitlam they are offering what they call a complete grappling program with BJJ, Judo and Wrestling. If you live in the area of Port Coquitlam or other Tri-Cities you should drop by. They are offering classes Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 7:15pm-09:15 pm. They will be full of grappling conditioning, technique and sparring.

Check them out at:

www.onguardfc.com