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This Martial Life is a podcast created by Kempo Karate practitioner and instructor, Bill Miksich. Each episode covers different aspects of the martial arts.

This Martial Life Bill Miksich

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This Martial Life is a podcast created by Kempo Karate practitioner and instructor, Bill Miksich. Each episode covers different aspects of the martial arts.

    Episode 4 - Shihan Patti McClintock

    Episode 4 - Shihan Patti McClintock

    In this episode, Shihan Patti shares her origin story in the martial arts, a bit of history about Okinawan martial arts, and drops some wisdom for up-and-coming instructors, and how the martial arts helped her overcome some situations that no one should have to endure.

    • 1 hr 18 min
    Episode 3 - Sensei Shay Jackson

    Episode 3 - Sensei Shay Jackson

    In this episode, Sensei Shay shares his philosophy on how a successful martial artist is made, including what it takes to be a champion. He also talks a little bit about the hard work that goes into preparing for competition, no matter what your event.

    • 58 min
    Episode 2 - Soke Angelito Bobby Barongan

    Episode 2 - Soke Angelito Bobby Barongan

    In this episode, Professor shares a bit about his history; Growing up and learning martial arts in a part of the world that was still feeling the affects of the Japanese occupation of the Philippines, post-WWII. We jump ahead to Professor's time in the US, the Martial Arts boon of the 1970s and 1980s, and present day.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Episode 1 - Shihan Colleen Barongan

    Episode 1 - Shihan Colleen Barongan

    In this episode I'm joined by Shihan Colleen Barongan from Des Moines, Iowa. In our time together, we talk a lot about misconceptions of the martial arts, and the people who practice. We also cover a bit about women's self defense, and how Shihan Barongan approaches teaching by drawing parallels to everyday activities.

    • 44 min
    Teaser - This Martial Life

    Teaser - This Martial Life

    Even if you're not a martial arts practitioner, I want to encourage you to learn a little bit about what the martial arts is all about. I'm excited to shine a spotlight on a pastime that comes with a lot of prejudices rooting from pop culture, and share some authentic stories with everyone who listens.

    • 40 sec

Customer Reviews

draylen ,

Great podcast

Loved hearing stories from Soke Barongan

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