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Stories of interest, knowledge, fortitude, drive, mindset, struggle, determination and talent

The M Word Podcast The M Word Podcast

    • Sports
    • 5.0 • 45 Ratings

Stories of interest, knowledge, fortitude, drive, mindset, struggle, determination and talent

    #MW3 - POC IOM - Racism

    #MW3 - POC IOM - Racism

    We chat with Catherine, Elsa and Haafizah of POC IOM.

    Starting constructive conversations about racism and bias can be daunting, regardless of the audience. It shouldn’t be; dialogue and education can only help the understanding and discussion.   

    If you think racism isn’t on the Island - you're mistaken. We talk about micro aggression, the meaning of white privilege and what BLM means.   

    A wonderfully open conversation about experiences and understanding.

    • 1 hr 23 min
    #MSP32 - Andrew Roche

    #MSP32 - Andrew Roche

    We chat with Andrew Roche on his unbelievable cycling career.

    Andrew talks honestly about having witnessed doping while racing and arguably then making the harder choice to end racing on the continent, rather than participate in those dark times.

    We also chat about :
    - Commonwealth games
    - Carrot diet and the lovely Tony Paxton
    - Island Games Medals
    - Riding for Mark Cavendish
    - Watts Up Performance
    - Working and Training with Cal Crutchlow

    • 2 hrs 6 min
    #MW2 - Ian Kirk

    #MW2 - Ian Kirk

    We chat to Ian Kirk about his journey through self healing.
    Ian’s journey started with mental health problems and suicidal thoughts. He decided to take control of the situation and started to look at his diet and wellbeing.
    Now a trained Wim Hof instructor we chat through food intake, fasting, Dr Sebi and the body’s ability to heal itself and how the Wim Hof method can change your life.

    Reach out to Ian:

    Facebook - Inner Alcemy - https://www.facebook.com/inneralchemyiom/

    • 1 hr 55 min
    #MSP31 - Liam Doyle

    #MSP31 - Liam Doyle

    Liam Doyle played football while he grew up on the Island. As his schooling years finished he decided to pursue a path into football, firstly in the UK then into the college ranks of the US system.

    In 2016, Liam was selected 67th overall in the MLS superdraft by DC United and now plays in USL league which is one tier down from MLS.

    Liam signed for USL side Swope Park Rangers before moving onto Nashville SC and is now 1 year into a 3 year contract with Memphis 901 FC.

    We discuss Liam’s career to date, family life and what the future holds with the USL league due to begin again post Covid.

    • 1 hr 19 min
    #MSP30 - Peter & Danny Roberts

    #MSP30 - Peter & Danny Roberts

    Peter is a former pro boxer that started the sport from a young age. Once Peter left the army he turned pro and had a respectable career.  He is now doing an immense amount of work training and coaching in the boxing world.

    Peter moved back to the Island to bring up his daughter and son, Danny. Danny was surrounded by boxing from an early age. Over 80 fights as an amateur and turned pro in the last few years. Danny also does a lot of charity raising for Huntington’s disease.

    We talk boxing tactics, drugs in sport, concussion, Huntington’s disease and a hell of a lot more.

    Get involved in boxing 🥊


    • 1 hr 51 min
    #MSP29 - Robbie Callister

    #MSP29 - Robbie Callister

    Robbie was involved in sport from an early age, initially competing at Enduro before taking up running and competing in a number of marathons, with a best time of under 2hrs 30! Robbie still holds Manx running records to this day.

    The new century rolled in and Robbie set himself a target of winning the Parish Walk.
    Now a 5 times winner of the Parish and all other walking events you can think of .... Robbie is known Island wide as a legend of Manx sports.

    • 1 hr 54 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
45 Ratings

45 Ratings

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Insightful & relatable podcast

What I like the most about this podcast is that it captures the ability in people to overcome setbacks and achieve their goals, through the correct mindset and the constant observance of healthy mental and physical habits.
Lots of good stuff that you can apply yo your day to day.

Bigbeanz ,

Fantastic Podcast - Recommended

With over 40yrs of both participating and coaching in Manx sport, I’m really enjoying hearing other local competitors and trainers spill their life stories and experiences.

The beauty of this podcast is that Martin and Matt don’t rush their guests, and dig deep into their upbringing, lifestyle and career - this results in a highly informative, fascinating and well-rounded audio experience.

Great work guys. 👍

Joeyformr ,

Fabulous !

Fabulous ! Provides excellent coverage

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