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4 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Alex Gillis. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Alex Gillis, often where they are interviewed.

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4 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Alex Gillis. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Alex Gillis, often where they are interviewed.

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E08: Access to Education ft. Alex Gillis

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Alex and Nicolas discuss the online reading platform Read With Simbi and how it is being used in various communities across the world.
https://read.simbi.io/
Jan 04 2020 · 47mins
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ALEX GILLIS, “A KILLING ART: THE UNTOLD HISTORY OF TAEKWONDO” – FOT 013

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Today’s interview is with Alex Gillis about his book, “A killing art: The untold history of Taekwondo”

Firstly we chat about what motivated Alex to undergo such a comprehensive study into the unknown history of Taekwondo?

Within the book Alex talks about the KCIA quite a lot I ask him was he worried about the consequences exposing such secrets could cause? ……and did any harm come to him?

We both chat about doing a follow-up book? After all, he must know enough new secrets to compel him to write part 2……

I always wondered and was happy to ask Alex if he knew back in the day when he started Taekwondo what he knows about Taekwondo from his investigations does he think he would still have chosen Taekwondo to practice and develop himself with or has it all spoilt the respect he had for the art/organisation?

People can get in touch with Alex on the links listed below, I also asked Alex can people still buy the book and if so where is the book available to buy? See below for the answer.

This last question I asked Alex what is it that makes Taekwondo different to other martial arts and lastly what does it take to be a black belt- I’m interested to hear what the listeners think of his answer please comment on facebook your thoughts.

May 26 2018 · 28mins

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Episode 106 - Mr. Alex Gillis

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Over the course of this show, we've had a few trends with mentions of movies & actors. But when it comes to books, there are only a few we've heard about consistently. Joe Hyams Zen in the Martial Arts, Miyamoto Musashi's The Book of Five Rings and Alex Gillis's A Killing Art. The first two authors have passed away, but Mr. Gillis is alive and well, so we invited him to come on the show.

You can learn a lot about Mr. Gillis from the way he wrote the book, and you can learn about the book from our conversation with the man. Thoughtful, thorough and dedicated are words that you can use to describe either.

For full show notes, please visit: http://www.whistlekickmartialartsradio.com/106-alex-gillis/

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Aug 01 2016 · 1hr 1min
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Paving the Way for His Generation with Alex Gillis – March 8, 2016

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“I see too many youth trying to fit the mold and they lose sight of what their true aspirations are.” A $50,000 deal with Next Gen Den Dragons has 17-year-old Alex Gillis thinking about more than grades, friends, and getting through the awkward teenage years. As the co-founder and CEO of Bitness, a location analytics tool revolutionizing how retail stores learn about their customers, and as the co-founder of Hoist Halifax, a monthly meetup for teens interested in entrepreneurship, design and programming, Gillis is empowering his peers to shed conformity for creativity. In this episode of Startup Canada Podcast, host Rivers Corbett chats with Gillis, winner of the 2015 Startup Canada Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award, on balancing business and school, empowering classmates, and plans for the future.

The post Paving the Way for His Generation with Alex Gillis – March 8, 2016 appeared first on Startup Canada.

Mar 08 2016 · 31mins