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BTG Episode 19 – Athlete Cross Over, Seasonal Training, Sex

Rob and me start off this episode talking about athletes crossing over sports, from MMA to grappling and vice versa, before going over the pitfalls of seasonal training, break down the myth of sex before competition, learning to lose, and BS techniques that we have used. 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 […]

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Bad luck?

#TrueTalkTuesdays 63 Starting a day off with bad juju is not a good way to go. My girlfriend was has been using a Surface Go (a tablet) for over a year now with a protective case, but it did not have a screen protector. For some reason, she decided to put a screen protector on […]

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BTG Podcast 18 – Fortunes, Social Media and Confidence

$100k prizes for grappling? It is now a thing, thanks to the Spyder Jiu-Jitsu Invitational that paid out not one, by two $100k prizes to their tournament winners Levi Jones-Leary and Kaynan Duarte. Robert and David talk about the implications of that, and go on a wide ranging conversation, moving from the rise of Asia […]

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I have BIG news and a lot to be thankful for

Thanksgiving is just a day away, so I want to take some time to reflect back on this year. It has been a great year for me: I have recovered from my knee surgery Got myself into the best shape I have been in many years. I have made many new friends on my retreats, […]

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Expecting the Unexpected

#TrueTalkTuesdays 62 Home improvement projects… There is nothing quite as frustrating as starting a home improvement project, only to find you are missing a part. You then have to stop and go to Home Depot to find the missing part. When you get back, you make progress but then hit another road block, perhaps in […]

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Building a new home base

#TrueTalkTuesdays 61 As you may know, I just moved again. I have been moving at a frequency of once every 2 years for the past 6 years. Each time, it has been a learning process, and the goal was to improve my girlfriend and I’s quality of life and opportunity. This move has done both. […]

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BTG Podcast 16 – Equality

Should women be paid equally to men? That question and many more are answered by Rob and Dave is they explore the concept of equality versus the demands of society. They also go into our obsession with violence, why most of us are white belts in breathing, importance of bare knuckle training, and why David […]

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What do fight fans want to see more than anything else?

#TrueTalkTuesdays 60 Is it a knock out? A submission? A bloody brawl? A big brawny fighter? Sexy ring card girls? All of the above? No. All of those things are in or part of every fight card. There are a bunch of MMA promotions besides the UFC like OneFC, Bellator, PFL, Invicta, and many more […]

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BTG Podcast 15 – BJJ vs Wrestling vs MMA

Rob and Dave go over the recent bout between Demian Maia and Ben Askren in the UFC, and break down the differences between BJJ, Wrestling, and MMA and who represents what. They also go into the reluctance wrestlers have to learning more BJJ, and a bunch of other topics along the way. Unfortunately, we had […]

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Getting Kicked While You Are Down

#TrueTalkTuesdays 59 “That’s f@#$ing illegal!” – Dana White It would be if I was in the UFC octagon, but in this case I’m talking metaphorically about life. 🙂 Last week I split my head open, sprained my wrist badly, and tweaked my back – all while trying to recover and get back to 100% function […]

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