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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.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 735 - Training While Severely Injured

8/12/2022
In this episode, Jeremy and Andrew talk about Training While Severely Injured. Training While Severely Injured - Episode 735 Have you ever been bedridden? Were you hurt to a point where you couldn’t move or do you have an illness that is truly debilitating? If you find yourself in that situation, what else can you do? In this episode, Jeremy and Andrew talk about Training the mind While Severely Injured. After listening to the episode it would be exciting for us to know your thoughts...

Duration:00:25:52

Episode 734 - Shihan John Araujo

8/8/2022
Shihan John Araujo is a Martial Arts practitioner and instructor at the Aikido of Bristol County, in East Freetown, Massachusetts. I want to seek out Aikido to se what it’s all about. See if it is what it is in the movies. I checked it out, I trained a weekend and it felt like I trained for months. Compared to what I did in 10 years, not even close! Shihan John Araujo - Episode 734 Araujo Shihan is an inspiring teacher and holds a deep passion for the power of Aikido. While Aikido is...

Duration:01:07:06

Episode 733 - The Necessity of Sparring

8/4/2022
In this episode, Andrew and Jeremy talk about The Necessity of Sparring. Whether sparring is important or not. The Necessity of Sparring - Episode 733 What happens to someone training if they don’t spar? Do you need to do sparring to be a well-rounded martial artist? In this episode, Andrew and Jeremy try to answer whether sparring is important or not for an individual who trains in martial arts. Listen to learn more! After listening to the episode, it would be exciting for us to know...

Duration:00:26:00

Episode 732 - Professor James Cravens

8/1/2022
Professor James Cravens is a martial arts practitioner and instructor at the James Cravens Martial Arts in Florida. I was always interested in trying to find the truth. A lot of people don’t think the truth exists but I wanted to find what the truth was in Martial Arts, and that also carried over to my life and the big questions in life… Professor James Cravens - Episode 732 Who would’ve thought that there are elements of martial arts in the old western movies? Professor James Cravens...

Duration:00:59:02

Episode 731 - Rapid Fire Q&A #17

7/28/2022
In this episode, Jeremy and co-host Andrew Adams take on a special edition of the Rapid Fire Question and Answers. Rapid Fire Q&A #17 - Episode 731 Jeremy and co-host Andrew Adams tackle a series of questions, comments, and reviews from you, the listeners, and some guests in the form of a Rapid Fire Q&A. Here are the questions they tried to answer: How do you determine if an injury requires time off rather than training modifications? What do you think is one of the most misunderstood...

Duration:00:33:57

Episode 730 - Sensei Brett Mayfield

7/25/2022
Sensei Brett Mayfield is a martial arts practitioner and instructor from Vermont. I teach Martial Arts as a lifestyle whether it be to a 6 year old or a 60 year old. I teach it as a lifestyle for them to enhance something in their life. Sensei Brett Mayfield - Episode 730 For Sensei Brett Mayfield, teaching martial arts is a lifestyle, and what he teaches is a way to enhance his student’s life. Sensei Mayfield is a Special Olympics coach and he’s trained in martial arts not only...

Duration:01:41:08

Episode 729 - The whistlekick Awards

7/21/2022
In this episode, Andrew talks with our friends Craig Wharem, Stacey Grove, Tommy Given, and Chris Rickard about The whistlekick Awards. The whistlekick Awards - Episode 729 whistlekick is recognizing martial artists who make the world better with what they do. However, whistlekick alone cannot do this so we’ve invited some great friends. In this episode Andrew talks with our friends Craig Wharem, Stacey Grove, Tommy Given, and Chris Rickard about The whistlekick Awards. After...

Duration:00:21:49

Episode 728 - Professora Morena Lima

7/18/2022
Professora Morena Lima is a martial arts practitioner and instructor of BJJ and Capoeira. She’s a physiotrainer and she uses her own Rooted Strength Method. I’m always trying to have a different view of the world and be reminded that my goal in life is to grow, eveolve, get better. I don’t even want to be that same person I was last week… Professora Morena Lima - Episode 728 Growing up in an environment where violence was a norm, it won’t take that long for you to become violent as...

Duration:01:24:10

Episode 727 - The Challenges with Making Martial Arts Your Profession

7/14/2022
In this episode, Jeremy and co-host Andrew Adams take on The Challenges with Making Martial Arts Your Profession. The Challenges with Making Martial Arts Your Profession - Episode 727 What is a Martial Artist Professional? We could say an Instructor or a school owner, but people running the industry can be considered one. In this episode, Jeremy and Andrew Adams take on The Challenges of Making Martial Arts Your Profession. After listening to the episode, it would be exciting for us...

Duration:00:30:29

Episode 726 - Dr. Jerry Beasley

7/11/2022
Dr. Jerry Beasley is a retired martial arts practitioner, instructor, and founder of the Beasley Martial Arts in Virginia. It’s not how many skills you know, it’s how many ways you can use your skills. The secret of fighting is each person is going to come at you a certain way, you have to know, through experience, how are you going to approach him with a few techniques. You don’t need 12, 15, or 20 techniques. Dr. Jerry Beasley - Episode 726 Bruce Lee, Joe Lewis, and Bill Wallace are...

Duration:01:15:55

Episode 725 - How to Handle a Bad Training Session

7/7/2022
In this episode, Jeremy and co-host Andrew Adams take on How to Handle a Bad Training Session. How to Handle a Bad Training Session - Episode 725 Training sessions, classes, whatever you want to call them, do not always go well. How can you tell if this class is worse than the other? In this episode, Jeremy and co-host Andrew Adams take on How to Handle a Bad Training Session. The two give us some tips and tricks on how to facilitate better training classes. After listening to the...

Duration:00:26:37

Episode 724 - Tashi Mark Warner

7/4/2022
Tashi Mark Warner is a martial arts practitioner, US Army veteran, and instructor at the Mark Warner's Professional Martial Arts Academy in Connecticut. There are no bad arts, but you need really good teachers in the arts… Tashi Mark Warner - Episode 724 “I want to be Bruce Lee”. Explicitly said by Tashi Mark Warner when he was asked how did he start martial arts. Exposed to the movies by Bruce Lee and David Carradine, Tashi Mark Warner developed an affinity with Martial Arts. Tashi...

Duration:01:05:13

Episode 723 - Forms - Why Are They Different and the Same

6/30/2022
In this episode, Jeremy and co-host Andrew Adams take on Forms - Why Are They Different and the Same. Forms - Why Are They Different and the Same - Episode 723 Are you wondering why some martial arts styles have different names but similar forms? What made them similar and different at the same time? In this episode, Jeremy and co-host Andrew Adams take on Forms - Why Are They Different and the Same. After listening to the episode, it would be exciting for us to know your thoughts...

Duration:00:24:10

Episode 722 - Sensei Darryl Baleshiski

6/27/2022
Sensei Darryl Baleshiski is a Martial Arts practitioner and instructor at the New England Rendokan in Connecticut. Our tagline is “A foundation of strength leads to a future of confidence” and that’s because we want to find one thing that these kids are doing and build all around it. Sensei Darryl Baleshiski - Episode 722 Kung fu and Bruce Lee was the usual inspiration to get into martial arts and our guest today is no different. Sensei Darryl Baleshiski, a kid who lacked confidence...

Duration:00:54:10

Episode 721 - Rapid Fire Q&A #16

6/23/2022
In this episode, Jeremy and co-host Andrew Adams take on a special edition of the Rapid Fire Question and Answers. Rapid Fire Q&A #16 - Episode 721 Jeremy and co-host Andrew Adams tackle a series of questions, comments, and reviews from you, the listeners, and some guests in the form of a Rapid Fire Q&A. Here are the questions they tried to answer: What are the 3 things that an instructor needs to prepare for to teach martial arts without any belts or any indicators of ranks? If 80s...

Duration:00:40:07

Episode 720 - Hanshi Jerry Piddington

6/20/2022
Hanshi Jerry Piddington is a martial arts practitioner and founder of the American Karate Academies National Association. There’s no police in our industry. Zero police. It’s all about the rules. If you play by a specific rules, you can get something done. But the rules change in all the different organizations. Hansi Jerry Piddington - Episode 720 Hanshi Jerry Piddington has a martial arts career that spans five decades and has studied with some of the most famous martial artists in...

Duration:01:01:40

Episode 719 - Model Mugging Program

6/16/2022
In this episode, Jeremy talks with Mark Vinci of Model Mugging Self Defense about the Model Mugging Program. Model Mugging Program- Episode 719 Model Mugging Self Defense provides students the greatest impact on personal safety and overcoming personal fears of being assaulted through role model mastery. Many self-defense courses are simply comprised of a group of techniques without continuity between techniques, strategy, and the reality of effectiveness for women. In this episode,...

Duration:00:53:47

Episode 718 - David Leath

6/13/2022
David Leath is a martial arts practitioner, coach, and speaker. He works at his local County police department. To me, martial arts training was never a recreational thing. Especially when I got on tthe job, it was an absolute I must do this. That was my mindset, I must, must train. David Leath - Episode 718 Who would’ve thought that watching too much television was good for kids? Growing up watching Adam West’s Batman and Bruce Lee, David Leath developed an affinity with Martial...

Duration:01:10:50

Episode 717 - Hitting People is Not Natural

6/9/2022
In this episode, Jeremy and Andrew talk about why hitting people is not natural. Hitting People is Not Natural - Episode 717 We can all agree that fighting is a natural reflex of humans, however, the act of hitting people is not natural. Other than professional fights and street fights, there’s always a moment when 2 people stop hitting and start grabbing each other. In this episode, Jeremy and Andrew talk about why hitting people is not natural. Listen to learn more! After listening...

Duration:00:20:14

Episode 716 - Sensei Aric Conto

6/6/2022
Sensei Aric Conto is a martial arts practitioner and instructor at Iwa Dojo in Virginia. I think that I have always been, and I still am, a perpetual student. If I see soumething that make sense or works or somehow I’m missing or could better my game or skillset as a martial artist, I’d like to learn more about it… Sensei Aric Conto - Episode 716 Born in Malone NY in 1968, Sensei Aric Conto has called Culpeper home for the past 40 years. Aric began his training in Kyokushin Karate in...

Duration:01:09:09