From inside Irstad recordings in Peekskill, NY, welcome to A Thousand Exits, a podcast at the corner of martial arts and life’s journey.Here, we share our insights into training and talk to those that have shaped our daily practice.We explore what the martial arts mean to us on a personal level and discuss their broader impact on society and culture.Our passion is the common person’s experience in the martial arts. Bend your legs, plant your feet, relax, and let’s go!
Episode 9 - Just Call me Li: A Journey to the Heart of the Yin-Yang
In this episode Dan & Paco got the pleasure and honor to chat with the amazing Li-Ping Chang! Li-Ping Chang is Dan’s first Wing Chun Teacher and an incredible source of wisdom for life and the Martial Arts Journey. We talked about how the Yin-Yang...
Episode 8 - Birds Singing
Dan and Paco met (following social distancing rules!) after all these months of quarantine to record a brand new episode in beautiful Peekskill, NY literally outside Irstad Recordings. This is a different episode in that it was recorded outside. It was...
Episode 7 Part 2 - Fight One More Round (What Our Fathers Taught Us About Life and the Martial Arts)
The second part of our very special conversation on the influence our Fathers had in our lives and our Martial Arts Journey. The conversation included topics like the value of morality, never giving up and working hard while enjoying the now. There were...
Episode 7 Part 1 - Fight One More Round (What Our Fathers Taught Us About Life and the Martial Arts)
Here’s the first part of our very emotional episode on the influence our Fathers had in our lives and our Martial Arts Journey. The conversation included topics like the value of morality, never giving up and working hard while enjoying the now. There...
Episode 6 - Jaredd Wilson And The Key To Understanding Martial Arts History, Aikido And Skill Acquisition
We could not be happier and more honored to have met and recorded a Podcast Episode with the great Sensei Jaredd Wilson, who is the host of The Martial Thoughts Podcast (https://www.facebook.com/martialthoughts and...
Episode 5 – David Wallace on Internal Martial Arts, Healing & The Deep Study Of Movement
This Episode was a special treat for us. We had David Wallace as a guest, a truly fascinating Martial Artist. David is a Doctor of Physical Therapy, Graduate of New York Medical College, and a New York State licensed Physical Therapist. David has a...
Fun guys with insightful questions!
I started listening after Episode 4 and immediately had to go back and catch up on their older episodes.
Very casual conversations about something we all can’t get enough of: martial arts!