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BTG Episode 22 – UFC Biz, Tag Teams, Ancient Wisdom

Back from the Holiday Break, Rob and Dave start off by catching up with each other, then discuss the upcoming UFC fight between Conor McGregor and Donald Cerrone, followed by the recently announced tag team match between Craig Jones, Nick Rodriguez, Vinny Magalhaes, and Kyle Boehm. They then go on various tangents talking about ancient societies, forgotten knowledge, importance of […]

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Doing what needs to be done

#TrueTalkTuesdays 68 We all have those days that just seem to never end, and not in a good way. One thing after another, problem after problem you have to deal with, and at the end of the day, you have nothing left in the tank to do what you really set out to do. At […]

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My 2020 New Year’s Resolutions

#TrueTalkTuesdays 67 While a part of setting new year’s resolutions feels cheesy and being a follower of trends, I’m all about setting goals – regardless of the time of year. So I just see New Year’s as a reminder to check out my goal list and follow through. I will share 10 of my goals […]

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Merry Christmas!

#TrueTalkTuesdays 66 It’s Christmas Eve, and I’m sure you have plenty of better things to do than read an email from me, so I will keep it short. Thank you. Thank you for following my teachings, videos, podcasts, emails, providing feedback, and supporting my journey in the martial arts. I have made a wonderful living […]

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BTG Episode 21 – Curiosity and Humiliation

Rob and I move to a new studio and talk about UFC 245 main event Kamaru Usman vs Colby Covington. We then explore why curiosity is such an important factor in the growth of a person, how the fear of humiliation can prevent growth, how to make someone comfortable opening up, why Rickson Gracie wasn’t chosen for UFC, […]

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What we can learn from Santa

#TrueTalkTuesdays 65 One of the most beloved people of all time by children is Santa Claus, but he really should be a role model to us all. Think about it: this man works all year long to make gifts in the frozen north pole, only to have to travel all around the world in one […]

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BTG Episode 20 – MMA History, Leadership, Honesty

In this fun conversation, Rob and I talk about current events, then move on to leadership, politics, honesty, and MMA history. Some great nuggets of information about understanding gym cultures, and human psychology as well. 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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Crossing Over

#TrueTalkTuesdays 64 Conor McGregor, Luke Rockhold, Gordon Ryan, Nick Rodriguez, and even boxing great Tyson “Gypsy King” Fury is considering crossing over. I’m not talking about into another dimension or into the after life, but athletes crossing over into other sports. The first wave of cross overs was with weight classes in MMA. Conor jumped […]

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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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