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Krav Maga is not just a self defence system, it is a way of life. Warriors den is a podcast for Kravist, fighters, martial artists, warriors, politicians and general citizens. Consider this:
“The Society that separates scholars from its warriors will have its thinking done by cowards and its fighting done by fools” – Thucydides
Your host Jonathan Fader UTKM Co-Founder talks to guest in an open and uncensored format about their fights, their philosophies, and their lives. No topic is taboo and the conversation may start in one place and end in another. As the quote suggests you cannot separate the warrior from the politics and the world around them as a true warrior must be a student in all forms of arts and science.

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Krav Maga is not just a self defence system, it is a way of life. Warriors den is a podcast for Kravist, fighters, martial artists, warriors, politicians and general citizens. Consider this:
“The Society that separates scholars from its warriors will have its thinking done by cowards and its fighting done by fools” – Thucydides
Your host Jonathan Fader UTKM Co-Founder talks to guest in an open and uncensored format about their fights, their philosophies, and their lives. No topic is taboo and the conversation may start in one place and end in another. As the quote suggests you cannot separate the warrior from the politics and the world around them as a true warrior must be a student in all forms of arts and science.

    Episode 73 – Kip Warner is part of a group suing the BC Government over Covid-19 Policy

    Episode 73 – Kip Warner is part of a group suing the BC Government over Covid-19 Policy

    Kip Warner is part of a group called the Canadian Society for the Advancement of Science in Public Policy, which has currently filed a class-action lawsuit against the Provincial Government of British Columbia regarding their COVID-19 Policies. Kip has a BSc from UBC in computer sciences with a focus on Artificial intelligence and has even found himself working with groups like NASA. He spent time in the Canadian Armed Forces, finishing as an officer at a time when it was no longer a good fit for him. Additionally, he learned various classical European sword styles to broaden his combat knowledge. In this podcast, we discuss the legal action against the government (but due to ongoing litigation our discussion was limited), his veganism, science and technology, environmentalism, martial arts, military service, and our general thoughts and philosophies. The goal of this podcast was to show you who KIP is as there have already been attempts to smear his personal character publicly as he garners a lot more support than certain groups would like. Support their Cause https://ca.gofundme.com/f/bc-supreme-court-covid19-constitutional-challenge The post Episode 73 – Kip Warner is part of a group suing the BC Government over Covid-19 Policy first appeared on Urban Tactics Krav Maga.

    Episode 72- Blogpost Series – Krav Maga Myths and Misconceptions

    Episode 72- Blogpost Series – Krav Maga Myths and Misconceptions

    Krav Maga Like anything has a lot of misinformation floating around on the internet. Either because people make things up, fail to understand or simply say things because of ego. This episode goes over some myths and misconceptions that our students requested we talk about. There are of course many more but we didn't have all day... www.utkmblog.com www.utkmu.com www.urbantacticskm.com The post Episode 72- Blogpost Series – Krav Maga Myths and Misconceptions first appeared on Urban Tactics Krav Maga.

    Episode 71 – Ted is a UTKM Yellow Belt, Father, and in general just a guy

    Episode 71 – Ted is a UTKM Yellow Belt, Father, and in general just a guy

    Ted received his UTKM Yellow Belt a short time ago, yet COVID has not stopped his love of learning and growing particularly in the Martial Arts including Krav Maga and now BJJ. He has involved his children in this passion as well as he hopes they gain the skills they need for a happier healthier life. Ted has done a variety of jobs over the years from driving to directing, has several degrees, and loves to ski. In this podcast, we go deep and personal while sharing aspects of our personal lives and the things we have learned, and how we have grown. We talk about parenting, being objective, growth, and what we have learned as we have stumbled through life with all its trials and tribulations. Ted may consider himself "Just a guy", be we consider him a super dad because he is meaningfully and actively involved in his children's lives. This one is for all the parents out there! The post Episode 71 – Ted is a UTKM Yellow Belt, Father, and in general just a guy first appeared on Urban Tactics Krav Maga.

    Episode 70 – Raziel Cohen aka “The Tactical Rabbi” is the Head Instructor at NDF Training specializing in Tactical Firearms Training

    Episode 70 – Raziel Cohen aka “The Tactical Rabbi” is the Head Instructor at NDF Training specializing in Tactical Firearms Training

    Raziel Cohen of NDF Training originally from California but now residing in NJ is known as the "Tactical Rabbi" as he is a Tactical Firearms Trainer and ordained Rabbi. He gained interest in tactical training and personal self defense due to issues with break ins and threats of violence at the family home. He trained hard and consistently gaining traction and getting noticed by some elite US Military Units due to his Instagram Account NDFTraining. He now regularly trainins Military, Law Enforcement and Civilians who to properly use their firearms for tactical purposes of self defense where legally allowed. In this episode we stay fairly on topic of Tactical Firearms Training, Firearms in general, Training ideologies and a little bit about being Jewish in North America. The post Episode 70 – Raziel Cohen aka “The Tactical Rabbi” is the Head Instructor at NDF Training specializing in Tactical Firearms Training first appeared on Urban Tactics Krav Maga.

    Episode 69 – Blogpost Series – Music a Tool to change mood: A Personal History

    Episode 69 – Blogpost Series – Music a Tool to change mood: A Personal History

    In this Episode host Jonathan Fader goes over a blog post series originally posted in 2017 on Music and Mood relating to his personal story with music, Mood, Depression and the IDF. Though it was not intended this episode ends up being quite dense as a variety of studies are read to back how various aspect of how mood can measurably or otherwise affect your mood and our performance. Music can be used to enhance your mood or keep you in a less desirable mental state. Regardless of the result it can be safely assumed that most people enjoy music in their life. https://utkmblog.com/supportus/ The post Episode 69 – Blogpost Series – Music a Tool to change mood: A Personal History first appeared on Urban Tactics Krav Maga.

    Episode 68 – Toby Reyes, Martial Artist, Friend and Multi Episode Guest

    Episode 68 – Toby Reyes, Martial Artist, Friend and Multi Episode Guest

    Toby Reyes is a lifetime Martial Artist who is an Expert in Arnis and has also focused his training in BJJ and Kickboxing. He was previously on Episode 2 and Episode 42 where you can learn a bit more about his background (These episodes only available on www.utkmblog.com). In This Episode I catch up with Toby and we discuss what's going on in the world from Covid, Politics, The Economic System, Cryptocurrencies and Block Chain. The post Episode 68 – Toby Reyes, Martial Artist, Friend and Multi Episode Guest first appeared on Urban Tactics Krav Maga.

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
4 Ratings

4 Ratings

VictorHWong ,

Insightful and Underrated

As a previous student who’s trained with the host Johnathan, he is hands down one of the most unique chilled, motivated, and fun instructor I’ve had. The core of this show, in my personal opinion, has always been to preach to individual’s to increase their awareness of the world through self-defence. It’s a “know your enemy and know yourself” type of growth mindset that is always enjoyable to hear.

A suggestion would be to ramp up the editing quality of the episodes, particularly episode 55, better to cut out the awkward 10 second pauses. In addition, maybe refer more to specific sources that are gathered or discussed in each episode, that way newcomers to the podcast understand the pool of knowledge you’re making your opinions off of.
Episode length is a hair on the long side and would also think that keep each episode to an hour max. Split them up to 2 parts of need be.
I’d love to see this channel grow and have John invite more popular guests onto the show since Krav Maga is relatively niche. Overall a splendid podcast that is relevant to today’s world we live in.

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