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On the Be Someone podcast we go out and chat with some of Houston’s best and brightest. Find out what drives, motivates and makes these special people tick. Join us bi weekly for new episodes and I challenge YOU to go out and Be Someone.

The Be Someone Podcast Chris Ortiz

    • Leisure
    • 4.7 • 16 Ratings

On the Be Someone podcast we go out and chat with some of Houston’s best and brightest. Find out what drives, motivates and makes these special people tick. Join us bi weekly for new episodes and I challenge YOU to go out and Be Someone.

    Ep:20 "Drive Slow" interview on The Houston Hour

    Ep:20 "Drive Slow" interview on The Houston Hour

    On this episode we take a look back at our interview on the Houston Hour with Mr. McKinney and Dr. Christel Bastida on KPFT 90.1 

    We were super blessed to have been given this opportunity and would like to say thank you again for having me and Rylee Hollis on and shining a spotlight on our project. The actual interview starts at around 4 or 5 minutes into the podcast, hope you guys enjoy. 

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Ep:19 The Gentle Art with Carlos Martinez

    Ep:19 The Gentle Art with Carlos Martinez

    We sit down and have a great chat with Gracie Barra professor and black belt Carlos Martinez. C- Los has been a long time training partner and instructor of mine at Gracie Barra The Woodlands. We dive into his background, how he was introduced to BJJ, and how he has crafted his game to compliment his age. He is a great example of how a practitioner should be able to age gracefully in this brutal combat sport. I am beyond blessed to call Carlos friend and coach. Hope you enjoy this episode of the Be Someone Podcast. 

    • 59 min
    Ep: 18 Enter the Octagon with UFC Vet Alex "The Great White" Morono

    Ep: 18 Enter the Octagon with UFC Vet Alex "The Great White" Morono

    Great conversation with my coach and UFC veteran Alex Morono. We delve into a number of topics which include his origin story, and fighting on the grandest stage of them all the Ultimate Fighting Championship. We also dive into the mindset of a fighter, training at Fortis MMA, and running a successful Gracie Barra gym in the Woodlands Texas. Sit back relax and enjoy this episode of The Be Someone Podcast.

    • 44 min
    Ep: 17 Coaching and investing in our youth with Kenneth Hepburn and Conway Waddy

    Ep: 17 Coaching and investing in our youth with Kenneth Hepburn and Conway Waddy

    We have a great chat with two of the best coaches I know Kenneth Hepburn and Conway Waddy. On this episode we tackle a number of issues when it comes to the topic of working with our young athletes. These gentleman get results and do it in a way that has their student/athletes coming back for more. If you have young people in sports you will not want to miss out on this important and informative episode. 

    • 45 min
    Ep: 16 - The Art of Coaching with Richard Perez

    Ep: 16 - The Art of Coaching with Richard Perez

    On this episode we chat with Richard Perez a gentleman who is on my Mount Rushmore of coaching greats. This man has a unique and special way in which he is able to connect with young people and get the most out of them. He is proof that an instructor can be equal parts demanding and loving. I was blessed to have my oldest daughter play and win a state championship under him and now watching him grow his new business the Fastpitch Barn. Join us for the interesting and thought provoking discussion, you will not be sorry. 

    • 44 min
    Episode 15: Rex Andrews - A constant state of evolution

    Episode 15: Rex Andrews - A constant state of evolution

    Rex Andrews is a young man that is in a constant state of evolution. In the pro wresting world he rose to prominence at Booker T's Reality of Wrestling by honing his grappling skills and developing his character. He has taken that same approach into the fitness industry and built Pathways which takes a wholistic approach to living a healthy lifestyle.  Rex is not even close to being done in either venture and his best is yet to come. Thanks for the continued support!! Please feel free to check out my website: coachortiz.com and check out our past podcast episodes as well as my recent children's book projects. 

    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

Tdixon508 ,

Great podcast!

I loved the interview with Alex Gotay! Dude is bad a** and inspirational. Keep up the great work 👌🏾

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