20 episodes

Welcome to CHIKARA in 15 Minutes or Less, the fan-created podcast that explores the crazy world of CHIKARA Pro in an easy to digest format! Join your host Alex Chikahrsa as he looks at a different topic in CHIKARA each week, and talks about the latest news and media regarding the promotion!

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Welcome to CHIKARA in 15 Minutes or Less, the fan-created podcast that explores the crazy world of CHIKARA Pro in an easy to digest format! Join your host Alex Chikahrsa as he looks at a different topic in CHIKARA each week, and talks about the latest news and media regarding the promotion!

    CHIKARA in 15: Ours is a Divided Empire

    CHIKARA in 15: Ours is a Divided Empire

    Your eyes and ears do not deceive you, CHIKARMY…we’re back with a new episode of CHIKARA in 15 Minutes or Less! Using an improved format on this the 20th episode since relaunching the show in 2015, join me as I give an overview of what’s been brewing under the radar the past couple months and the shocking developments coming out of the Infinite Gauntlet!


    Links and Media:


    The Crucible on YouTube
    UnknownCarbon on YouTube
    The CHIKARA Special on YouTube (where you can find the Heralds & Harbingers videos)
    IndependentWrestling.TV
    CHIKARA 101 - Forums & Discord

    • 10 min
    Journey’s End: The 2017 Year-End CHIKARAganza

    Journey’s End: The 2017 Year-End CHIKARAganza

    With not one but TWO seasons in the books, 2017 was an exciting and crazy year…and to add to the insanity, CHIKARA in 15 returns with a special episode looking back at Season 17 and 18! I’m joined by special guest Kevin Ford for a chat about the ups and downs of the year, from the shocking revelation of a secret season to the twists and turns of people coming and going! Thanks for your support, CHIKARMY, and be on the lookout for new episodes of Ci15 as Season 19 begins!


    Be sure to check out The CHIKARA Special on WordPress and Tumblr, follow them on Twitter @CHIKARASpecial, and listen to Viva CHIKARA on PWPonderings!

    • 1 hr 14 min
    CHIKARA in 15: #GLORIOUS Trios

    CHIKARA in 15: #GLORIOUS Trios

    It’s a #GLORIOUS return for CHIKARA in 15, just in time for King of Trios weekend! This week on the show:




    I give a recap of the first official LIVE CHIKARAtopia special as CHIKARA presents “No One’s First, And You’re Next”;
    I run down the points for the Grand Championship and Campeonatos de Parejas, as well as begin speculating what the “new” Chuck Taylor has in mind with the man now known as DUSTIN;
    I reveal the winner of the returning #CHIKaption Competition;
    In this week’s feature, I give you as much info as possible for the upcoming King of Trios weekend;
    And for CHIKARA in the Media, I mention the “Deep Blue Something” podcast hosted by Mike Quackenbush and Bryce Remsburg, the King of Trios set from Filsinger Games, and the CHIKARA Special websites on WordPress and Twitter.




    It’s great to be back, CHIKARMY! Be sure to leave feedback on the site or our social media, as well as leave a review on iTunes and Stitcher!





    CHIKARA in the Media:




    “Deep Blue Something” Podcast
    Filsinger Games on Twitter
    The CHIKARA Special on WordPress and Tumblr

    • 14 min
    Chattin’ With The CHIKARMY: Kevin Ford 2 – CHIKARA Boogaloo

    Chattin’ With The CHIKARMY: Kevin Ford 2 – CHIKARA Boogaloo

    Kevin Ford makes his Chattin’ return to talk about what got him into wrestling and CHIKARA, his favorite moments, and much more! We get into such topics as wrestling figures, the origins of Kevin’s CHIKARA Special site on WordPress and Tumblr as well as the Viva CHIKARA podcast, the biggest moment anyone could ask for in wrestling, and his thoughts on the recent major angles in CHIKARA (the shutdown, COTI, etc.). We finish up with some questions from Twitter which leads into the some fun talk about Juan Francisco, Jakob Hammermier, and what one CHIKARA staple’s stance might be on a certain hot topic! Don’t forget to check out Kevin’s projects, including the VA based promotion he does commentary for over at NOVA Wrestling! Thanks for listening, be sure to leave feedback in the usual ways and let me know what you think!

    • 49 min
    CHIKARA in 15: No Quiet on the CHIKARA Front

    CHIKARA in 15: No Quiet on the CHIKARA Front

    We’re just days away from a big weekend for CHIKARA, and this is your weekly 15 minute (or less) dose of CHIKARA! This week:



    I run down the matches announced for this weekend’s shows, Dead Man’s Chest and Evil Ways;
    I talk about the greatness that is CHIKARAtopia;
    I go over the standings for the Grand Championship and Campeonatos de Parejas;
    I announce the latest winner of the #CHIKaption Competition;
    In this week’s feature, I take a brief look at the history of CHIKARA founder Mike Quackenbush;
    In this week’s CHIKARA in the Media, I bring up a WWE.com article on Quack’s visit to the Performance Center, Kevin Ford’s review of the Mike Quackenbush Story Volume 1, and my new podcast Occupy Pro Wrestling, featuring this week an interview with CI15 founder Babs!


    It’s a fun episode this week, be sure to listen all the way through! Thanks for your support, and leave feedback in all the usual ways!


    CHIKARA in the Media:



    WWE.com interview with Mike Quackenbush
    Kevin Ford’s review of Lightning Strikes Volume 1
    Viva CHIKARA: “Ready, Willing Stables”
    Occupy Pro Wrestling: Introductions Are In Order 

    • 8 min
    CHIKARA in 15: A Dead Man’s Evil Ways

    CHIKARA in 15: A Dead Man’s Evil Ways

    A new Young Lion is crowned, and we start the road to Dead Man’s Chest and Evil Ways! This week on CHIKARA in 15:



    I run down the results from National Pro Wrestling Day;
    I talk about the first match announced for Evil Ways at the Wrestle Factory;
    I go through the standings for the Grand Championship and Los Campeonatos de Parejas;
    I announce the winner of this week’s #CHIKaption Competition;
    In this week’s feature, I talk about a running theme of the show titles for Season 16, namely those outside the Wrestle Factory;
    And in CHIKARA in the Media, I bring up a recent interview with Mike Quackenbush by the Two Man Power Trip of Wrestling Podcast!


    Thanks for all your support as always, CHIKARMY! Be sure to like the show on Facebook and follow @CI15Podcast on Twitter (and now Instagram!) for all the latest updates!


    CHIKARA in the Media:



    Two Man Power Trip Podcast with Mike Quackenbush
    CHIKARA in 15 Resources Page

    • 9 min

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