Martial Arts And Life Podcast: 097 Knives and the Law

We randomly and with no preparation go through a few States in the United States and break down the knife laws. We also, well Lawrence explains,  the difference between the different kinds of blades, their uses and why the laws are likely what they are in each State. Lawrence tells about his knife getting confiscated by the Seattle Police Department. World War I Stabbings and sewing up those holes. Time Stamped Topics 2:41 Nebraska 5:55 New Mexico 8: 15 Ohio 12:37 Wisconsin ...
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Martial Arts And Life Podcast: 096 It’s All On Video

In a world (did you hear the movie trailer?) that records everything now, cops face a deeper challenge, a new way of working, and it has changed people’s behaviors as well.  Further you, as a martial artist, face some new challenges. We say memory isn't what you think it is, and so does a University Professor: https://www.amazon.com/Witness-Defense-Accused-Eyewitness-Expert/dp/0312084552 Time Stamped Topics : 58 Cell phone cops 4:05 It’s all on video 5:50 Memory is not what you t...
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Martial Arts And Life Podcast: 095 Maximized Physical Training

A Certified Personal Trainer, Joey Kane (Yes, the son of Lawrence Kane) takes us through speed, quickness, how to retain those items though training. The methods of strength, the Kings (the exercises you must do). Lots of Latin words clarified. Some suggested diet considerations and some clear ideas you might want to entertain to bring a sleek order to your training for the purpose you want. And a little Eddie Hall fanboy stuff. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-hzXcMb1Xo0  
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Martial Arts And Life Podcast: 094 MA Teaching And Wisdom Ignored

A history lesson you most likely don’t know opens the show.  How a Laugh-in host and a fighter pilot are the same person.   Then how one gets into teaching.  Years at the YMCA, teaching on a farm, and the wisdom ignored.  Finding spaces, creating adjustments, and bullet holes in the window. You are just like a pro athlete that has outlived their usefulness. Time Stamped Topics :10 Dan Rowan 6:00 The YMCA 17:20 Harsh and True 25:00 Seinfeld Explains it All   And a taste ...
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Martial Arts And Life Podcast: 093 Martial Arts A**hole

How not to be a Martial Arts A**hole.  Many ways exist to not be such a person, mostly be nice and remember your table manners will carry you a long way.  But Kris and Lawrence address a few specific items that they have run up against. Time Stamped Topics 3:42 George Patton 10:42 Blathering on 17:30 The Seminar Assistant 22:16 Handgun retention
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Martial Arts And Life Podcast: 092 What Drives You Nuts?

 What acts of martial arts crazy drive you nuts?  We dance from the hard acts to the behavioral choices that make us lose our minds. Plus a little council on how one might avoid some of these ideas and why it would be a good choice on your end of the formula. Time Stamped Topics 1:00 Public Display 8:46 Style Static 15:50 The Habsburg 22:00 Me Sensei, you not    
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Martial Arts And Life Podcast: 091 Two Topics: Thinking + Plateau

The first question is, “Do martial artists think differently than the rest of the world?”  Lawrence argues: “Yes,” Kris argues, “No.” Who will win out?  Tune in to hear.  The second topic is the value of plateaus in training. We get a little deep here, but it is worth the dive.  Without plateaus where would you be? Time Stamped Topics 7:07 Flicking on a cell phone 11:11 The average 14:10 Plateau in training 18:35 Imagine 21:51 The map ends      
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Martial Arts And Life Podcast: 090 Music in the Dojo + Life

Music in the martial arts?  Is there such a thing? And if so how can it be used.  Plus, we talk about concerts, some fights (like the one before The Who concert), confiscating weapons while working security – a lot of them. Poor choices, and some good ones too. Time Stamped Topics 2:00       How Kris uses music in the dojo 10:00     What you into? 13:00     List of bands 18:43     Security patrol Music and the Brain: Jessica Grahn at TEDxWesternU. Jessica Grahn, Cognitive Neuro...
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Martial Arts And Life Podcast: 089 The 8 Commandments for Martial Arts

What are the 10 commandments for martial arts?  Do they pertain to you?  Your relationship(s) with others both inside, and outside the arts?  We break some rules in creating our rules, or commandments. Further, we only got 8 before we stalled out, took a breath and got the last two. In keeping with the 8, er we mean 10 commandments here are Dave Grohl's Top 10 Rules for Success, because, "Hey success!" who doesn't like that?  And some of these are applicable to the martial arts: https://ww...
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Martial Arts And Life Podcast: 088 Think Like a Martial Artist

 Think Like a Martial Artist is the topic that came out of the box.  What does that look like, does it have a look?  What is the thought process and how did it get created?  A few specifics come out of the conversation and some talk about containers and goldfish - trust us, it is a good part of the conversation. Time Stamped Topics 3:00 A football game 10:00 Predisposition of the mind 15:44 Here is what thinking like a martial artist might look like   Here is a FREE ...
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