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BTG Episode 31 – Josh Hinger

3xIBJJF No Gi World Champion and ADCC 2019 Bronze Medalist Josh Hinger joins Rob and I for a great discussion about his training and competition mentality. This time around Rob and I manage to avoid talking about the Covid-19 pandemic (mostly) and focus on a champions mindset, along with what Josh learned during his time […]

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Fear – The Real Hidden Enemy

#TrueTalkTuesdays 79 Fear is just like a virus. It’s contagious, spreads easily through the weak and unprepared, and can destroy your goals and even your life if you allow it overcome you. In times like these, were life is uncertain and in a state of flux, fear thrives. People panic and make decisions without thinking, […]

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Imaginary Training – Does it work?

#TrueTalkTuesdays 78 With an abundance of time away from the mats, can you train with your imagination effectively? Yes! 100% Yes. Speak with any top performer of their field and I would guarantee that they have spent a considerable amount of time thinking about their goals and how they would achieve them. In a world […]

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BTG Episode 30 – Marcos Avellan

Rob and I welcome our first online guest Marcos Avellan to the podcast. Marcos is my older brother, and we go over a variety of subjects, from making good use of the time we have, mental toughness, to how the Coronavirus can actually benefit serious competitors. You can learn more from Marcos Avellan by visiting […]

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Panic vs Rationality

#TrueTalkTuesdays 77 The media done a terrific job of causing panic worldwide. Between people freaking out, fighting each other for supplies, virtue signaling, or just in complete denial – we get all the worst parts of humanity in a large dose. Maybe I’m just not prone to panic. I can’t recall a time I have, […]

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BTG Episode 29 – Coronavirus

Being inundated with coronavirus news, Rob and I talk at length about the COVID-19 pandemic and how it is effecting the world and the martial arts community. We also go on a tangent about truth, authority figures, and lies of omission. Subscribe: iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/breaking-the-guard-podcast/id1474481692Google Play: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Ie43ixizbjqp26x4aws6tpkd2y4PodBean: https://breakingtheguard.podbean.comSpotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/1zfWaShBaVYFtT92kS86KIYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/breakingtheguard Follow us:Facebook: https://Facebook.com/BreakingTheGuardInstagram: https://Instagram.com/BreakingTheGuardTwitter: https://Twitter.com/BreakingGuardSnapchat: @BreakingGuardTag us on Social Media with #BreakingTheGuard

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Do you really have to “Beat” the Champ” to win a title?

#TrueTalkTuesdays 76 “If you want to be the champ, you’ve got to beat the champ.” In combat sports, that is a commonly used adage, which means that if you are going to win a decision against the champion, you have to really beat him or her decisively. By that sentiment, on a close fight, judges are supposed […]

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People like to tell excuses, but nobody wants to hear them

#TrueTalkTuesdays 75 Yet, people uses excuses all the time. Take Deontay Wilder. After suffering a tough loss to Tyson Fury, he didn’t make excuses in the ring, and took it like a champion. But, then he starting making excuses afterwards, notably that his walkout costume was 45lbs and he was wearing it for too long […]

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BTG Episode 28 – Tag Team Sumo Wrestling

Robert returns from Miami off a major coaching win at Substars with Fellipe Andrew scoring another submission win against Patrick Gaudio and speaks about the particular way Andrew uses the foot lock. He also talks about how entertaining the sumo wrestling was, which brings about a conversation on how diversified grappling styles are being used […]

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Throwing in the Towel

#TrueTalkTuesdays 74 When do you do it? This is such a difficult matter to judge. Watching the Deontay Wilder vs Tyson Fury fight brings that question into focus. Spoiler alert, a towel was thrown by Wilder’s corner at the 7th round after he was pushed into a corner and shelling up from a Tyson barrage. […]

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