12 episodes

A Fighting Chance with Josh Hagen is a podcast with the goal of helping provide steps or pathways for athletes and professionals to follow to achieve their personal, athletic, or professional goals. Every episode is featuring incredibly successful athletes and entrepreneurs, telling their stories and finding out what stands out to them as an important skill or habit that you can do yourself in the hopes of achieving your definition of success.

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A Fighting Chance with Josh Hagen is a podcast with the goal of helping provide steps or pathways for athletes and professionals to follow to achieve their personal, athletic, or professional goals. Every episode is featuring incredibly successful athletes and entrepreneurs, telling their stories and finding out what stands out to them as an important skill or habit that you can do yourself in the hopes of achieving your definition of success.

    A Fighting Chance with Josh Hagen: Steve Armitage

    A Fighting Chance with Josh Hagen: Steve Armitage

    If you don’t recognize him by name, you’ll surely recognize the sound of his voice. In the twelfth episode of A Fighting Chance, host Josh Hagen speaks with iconic Canadian Sports Reporter, Steve Armitage. He was the voice on television during Hockey Night in Canada for the Vancouver Canucks broadcasts for nearly 30 years. As well as the Canadian Football League and Grey Cup for about 30 years too. Armitage also worked with the CBC to host the 2007 FIFA World Cup. Not to mention the 2008 Olympics for skating, as well as 2018 and 2022 Winter Olympics for events such as speed skating, swimming and diving.

    Thank you to Table Tennis North for sponsoring today's podcast! Check them out with the links below!  
    Website: https://tabletennisnorth.ca/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tabletennisnorth/

    A NWT Judo Association Production.
    Website: https://www.ntjudoassociation.com/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nwtjudo/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nwtjudo/

    • 1 hr 4 min
    A Fighting Chance with Josh Hagen: Rachael Steil

    A Fighting Chance with Josh Hagen: Rachael Steil

    In the eleventh episode of A Fighting Chance, host Josh Hagen speaks with eating disorder recovery advocate as well as author and founder of Running in Silence, Racheal Steil. Steil has been coaching for nine years now. She is committed to empowering the athletic community to talk about eating disorders by educating coaches, parents, and athletes about this topic. Since sharing her first blog post in 2012 about her own experience struggling with eating disorders as a track athlete, Steil has inspired countless athletes to stop suffering in silence, speak out, and seek help.   

    Running in Silence links
    Website: https://runninginsilence.org/
    Book: https://www.amazon.ca/Running-Silence-Perfection-Eating-Disorder/dp/1633933407
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/runninginsilence/
    Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFHGqBmrRyo848hjqAcLLlw

    Thank you to Barren Ground Coffee for sponsoring today's podcast! Check them out and try some of their amazing coffee with the link below!  https://www.barrengroundcoffee.com/

    A NWT Judo Association Production.
    Website: https://www.ntjudoassociation.com/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nwtjudo/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nwtjudo/

    • 52 min
    A Fighting Chance with Josh Hagen: Peter Gardiner

    A Fighting Chance with Josh Hagen: Peter Gardiner

    As a coach himself, Josh appreciates learning all about developing recreational and competitive athletes of all ages. We hope you do too! Because in the tenth episode of A Fighting Chance, host Josh Hagen talks everything about coaching with Peter Gardiner. Gardiner was recognized as one of the best junior coaches in the world in 2005 by IJF Education. The head coach of Denmark for five years, he presented the video 101 judo games, and has been the director of Sportif based out of Scotland for the past 20 years. With a resume like that, who better to talk with about innovative coaching strategies?

    Thank you to Matify for sponsoring today's podcast! Check them out with the link below and don’t forget to use code AFightingChance at checkout for a discount!   
    https://matify.com

    A NWT Judo Association Production.
    Website: https://www.ntjudoassociation.com/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nwtjudo/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nwtjudo/

    • 1 hr 20 min
    A Fighting Chance with Josh Hagen: Shady El Nahas

    A Fighting Chance with Josh Hagen: Shady El Nahas

    In the ninth episode of A Fighting Chance, host Josh Hagen speaks with “Canadian Gun Slinger”, Shady El Nahas. Excitement always surrounds the 24 year old judokas matches. The passion he brings onto the mats at every competition, his powerful technique and signature hip throws have brought him a lot of success in the sport. El Nahas is a three time Pan American Champion, CommonWealth Games Champion and participated in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. In today’s podcast, he speaks with the young athlete about his experiences thus far in his athletic career and also learns a little more about his recent experience on the French reality tv show, Ile de l’Amour.

    A NWT Judo Association Production.
    Website: https://www.ntjudoassociation.com/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nwtjudo/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nwtjudo/

    • 45 min
    A Fighting Chance with Josh Hagen: Michael Gilday

    A Fighting Chance with Josh Hagen: Michael Gilday

    In the eighth episode of A Fighting Chance, host Josh Hagen speaks with former Canadian short track speed skater from Yellowknife, Michael Gilday. Michael went on to represent Canada on the World Cup circuit for a number of years, attending a total of 48 World Cups throughout his career. After barely missing the spot on the Vancouver Winter Games team in 2010, he made the olympic in 2014 for the Sochi Winter Games. More recently, he was inducted into the Sport North Hall of Fame and was the on air analyst for the CBC Sportsnet TSN at the PyeongChang and Beijing Olympics. After retiring from competitive sport, Gilday continues to contribute his time at the local rink in Yellowknife, Helping to develop and mentor both grassroots and competitive level athletes.

    Thank you to Matsuru Canada for sponsoring today's podcast! Check them out with the link below and don’t forget to use code AFightingChance at checkout for a discount!  
    https://matsuru.ca/

    A NWT Judo Association Production.
    Website: https://www.ntjudoassociation.com/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nwtjudo/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nwtjudo/

    • 54 min
    A Fighting Chance with Josh Hagen: Matt D'Aquino

    A Fighting Chance with Josh Hagen: Matt D'Aquino

    In the seventh episode of A Fighting Chance, host Josh Hagen speaks with “OG Online Video Content Creator for Judo”, Matt D’Aquino. D’Aquino is a two time Australian judo champion, gold medalist at the 2002 Commonwealth Games, and represented Australia in both the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, as well as the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. By coaching and posting technical judo related videos across his social media platforms, D’Aquino has built an empire that has reached many people around the world and helped improve their quality of judo.

    Matt’s social media:
    Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/BeyondGrappling
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/beyondgrappling/

    Thank you to Matsuru Canada for sponsoring today's podcast! Check them out with the link below and don’t forget to use code AFightingChance at checkout for a discount!  
    https://matsuru.ca/

    A NWT Judo Association Production.
    Website: https://www.ntjudoassociation.com/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nwtjudo/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nwtjudo/

    • 1 hr 17 min

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