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Off the Centerline Podcast

Discussing the history, practice, and evolution of the martial arts.

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OTC 069: It’s Getting Old

This time we talk about recent events with Conor McGregor, traditional training for modern competitors, and how to train as you get older. Also available on our YouTube channel: The post OTC 069: It’s Getting Old appeared first on Off the Centerline Podcast.

1hr 7mins

19 Apr 2018

Rank #1

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OTC 068: Physical Education Through Martial Arts

This episode, we discuss whether or not the martial arts should be taught as a part of PE in public schools. We also share some of the common excuses existing martial arts practitioners use to avoid training. Also available on our YouTube channel: The post OTC 068: Physical Education Through Martial Arts appeared first on Off the Centerline Podcast.

1hr 8mins

28 Mar 2018

Rank #2

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OTC 067: Who’s the Master?

We’re back! This time, we discuss bringing in outside instructors to teach at your school and our top 3 (or so) favorite excuses for not starting martial arts. Also available on our YouTube channel: The post OTC 067: Who’s the Master? appeared first on Off the Centerline Podcast.

1hr 7mins

14 Mar 2018

Rank #3

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OTC 066: A Systemic Approach

On this episode, we discuss systemic approaches to martial arts training. We use Joe Rogan’s recent discussion with John Danaher about BJJ as an example, and expand the discussion to other martial arts. Also available on our YouTube channel: The post OTC 066: A Systemic Approach appeared first on Off the Centerline Podcast.

1hr 45mins

28 Feb 2018

Rank #4

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OTC 065: Top 5 Qualities of a Martial Arts Instructor

This episode we get caught up about our ongoing training progress, discuss some recent MMA News, and give our top 5 qualities we look for in a martial arts instructor. Also available on our YouTube channel: The post OTC 065: Top 5 Qualities of a Martial Arts Instructor appeared first on Off the Centerline Podcast.

1hr 14mins

16 Jan 2018

Rank #5

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OTC 064: Fight Night – 2nd Season

We’re joined by Bo Godawa from V-Fit93 Entertainment & Promotions! We’ll discuss both boxing and his martial arts background, making the transition to become a promoter, and the upcoming Fight Night 2nd Season Event: Saturday, January 27th in Daytona Beach. Also available on our YouTube channel: The post OTC 064: Fight Night – 2nd Season appeared first on Off the Centerline Podcast.

1hr 23mins

8 Jan 2018

Rank #6

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OTC 063: Would you rather…

This episode, we discuss some listener/viewer feedback, talk about the pros and cons of at home training, and setting expectations for rank evaluation. We also play a martial arts version of the “Would you Rather” game. Also available on our YouTube channel: The post OTC 063: Would you rather… appeared first on Off the Centerline Podcast.

1hr 18mins

20 Dec 2017

Rank #7

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OTC 062: The Martial Way

Budo, mudo, the martial way, the path. We provide our insight into how to define the path, walk the path, and what to do when you stray from the path. Books mentioned in this episode: Living the Martial Way: A Manual for the Way a Modern Warrior Should Think by Forrest E. Morgan, Maj USAF Also available on our YouTube channel: The post OTC 062: The Martial Way appeared first on Off the Centerline Podcast.

1hr 14mins

12 Dec 2017

Rank #8

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OTC 061: Fantasy Kumite Battle!

This time we discuss the benefits and drawbacks of traditional weapons practice and their application to modern-day training. We also have our first Fantasy Kumite Battle! Also available on our YouTube channel: The post OTC 061: Fantasy Kumite Battle! appeared first on Off the Centerline Podcast.

1hr 6mins

30 Nov 2017

Rank #9

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OTC 060: Leadership (Part 2)

This time, John is back to help us discuss leadership in the military and how it relates to the martial arts. We also discuss the book Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin. Also available on our YouTube channel: The post OTC 060: Leadership (Part 2) appeared first on Off the Centerline Podcast.

1hr 5mins

29 Nov 2017

Rank #10