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Motion Martial Arts

Motion Martial Arts

By Daniel Marino and David Grossman
A lifestyle podcast based on martial arts. Established in 2018 by Daniel Marino, 4th dan in Tang Soo Do, and David Grossman, purple belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Discussing the benefits of martial arts for self-defense, health and wellness.
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038 - Discussion on Kata with Chris Hanson of Karate Unity

Motion Martial Arts

039 - Comic Books and Martial Arts
Dave and I sit down and talk about our mutual love for comic books and how the relate to martial arts.
August 29, 2020
038 - Discussion on Kata with Chris Hanson of Karate Unity
My friend Chris Hanson of Karate Unity joins us on this one for a discussion about all things kata related. It was a great talk that covered a lot including the idea that Iain Abernethy is the Indiana Jones of kata. Enjoy.
July 23, 2020
037 - Bruce Lee
In this episode we discuss Bruce Lee. His influence on martial arts, mma, movies and impact on the popularity of martial arts.
May 21, 2020
036 - Action and Martial Arts Movies
In this episode we deep dive into the evolution of martial arts films. We discuss some trends we’ve noticed, personal favorites and the John Wick Trilogy.
May 8, 2020
035 - Specialization in Martial arts revisited
In this episode we revisit the topic of specialization in martial arts.
April 27, 2020
034 - Evolution in Martial Arts
In this episode we discuss the evolution of martial arts and changes that occur over time.
April 17, 2020
033 - Home Training
In this episode we discuss home training in the midst of social distancing during Covid-19.
April 8, 2020
032 - Changing schools with guest Tim Klein
In this episode we have BJJ brown belt Tim Klein. We discuss the process of training schools.
March 27, 2020
031 - Guest Valor Boyer
In this episode we talk to Brazilian Jiu Jitsu brown belt Valor Boyer. We discuss competition, injures and teaching.
March 20, 2020
030 - Do Styles Make a fight
In this episode we ask the question “do styles make fights?”
March 16, 2020
O29 - Training with a Growth Mindset
In this episode we discuss training with a growth mindset.
March 3, 2020
028 - What can my instructor do to me vs for me
We discuss the topic of what are instructors can do to us vs for us.
February 14, 2020
027 - Brett Bamberger of Revocation
We sit down with long time friend and professional musician Brett Bamberger. Topics range from music, skateboarding, practice habits, etc. Some of Brett’s notable music projects are Revocation, River Black, Publicist UK, East of the Wall and The Postman Syndrome.
January 28, 2020
026 - Reactions to UFC 246 McGregor Vs Cerrone
In this episode we react to UFC 246. We discuss the Barber vs Moddaferi match, Anthony Pettis and McGregor vs Cerrone.
January 21, 2020
025 - Are martial arts for everyone?
In this episode we discuss the question if martial arts are for everyone.
January 13, 2020
024 - Leadership with Dave Gloss
In this episode we discuss leadership with long time friend Dave Gloss. He shares his experience of being in leadership roles and advice he offers leaders/companies to get the most out of their teams. He also takes about the impact wrestling had on him.
January 8, 2020
023 - Influential People
In this episode we discuss some influential people in our lives. We discuss the impact that specific people had not only in our martial arts journey but in life in general.
December 31, 2019
022 - Prize Fighting
In this episode we discuss prize fighting and it’s place in martial arts.
December 22, 2019
021 - Competition and mindset with Dennis Pressey Jr.
In this episode we sit down with BJJ/Atos/Logic black belt Dennis Preesey Jr. topics range from competition, mindset, health and entrepreneurship.
December 7, 2019
020 - Training martial arts for health and fitness.
We discuss the connection between martial arts and health, fitness and wellness.
November 29, 2019
019 - The rise of the super fight in grappling
We discuss the rise of the super fight in grappling. How this is impacting the spectator side of grappling and what other martial arts can learn from it.
October 27, 2019
018 - Pursuing Passions and Motivation
Today we discuss pursuing your passions. How to use passion to motivate you with your hobbies and your career path.
September 30, 2019
017 - Belt Ranking Systems
Dan and David discuss some of the history of the belt ranking system in martial arts. They also share their thoughts on the positive and negative effects of having ranking systems.
September 16, 2019
016 - Iron man’s and Jiu Jitsu with Jenny Lofaro
We sit down and discuss martial arts, BJJ, iron man competition and Yoga with Jenny Lofaro. Jenny is an active bjj brown belt and current Fight 2 Win Bantamweight champion. Follow her at
August 27, 2019
015 - Creativity in the Martial Arts
In this episode we talk about the role that creativity plays in the martial arts.
August 19, 2019
014 - Mindset with Robby Andrews
In this episode David talks on the Phone with Olympic Runner Robby Andrews. They discuss things relating to mindset in sports, martial arts and everyday life.
August 13, 2019
013 - Injuries
Dan and David sit down and talk about different things relating to injuries and injury prevention.
August 5, 2019
012 - Martial Arts as a sport
We discuss some of the differences between martial art vs martial sport.
July 16, 2019
011 - Jiu Jitsu and music with Kyle Braun
David sits down with Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt Kyle Braun. They discuss music, mma, Jiu Jitsu and a recent self defense situation Kyle was involved in at work.
July 7, 2019
010 - Teaching Children
Dan’s back from the UK. We have Renny back to talk about teaching kids martial arts.
June 30, 2019
009 - Strength and Conditioning with guest Dan Antenucci.
Dan’s away on a trip to the UK. In this episode David talks with long time friend Dan Antenucci, a former competitive power lifter and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu blue belt. The discussion revolves around strength and conditioning, powerlifting and how that can relate to martial arts.
June 24, 2019
008 - Kata with Iain Abernethy
In this episode I talk with Iain Abernethy about the practical application of kata and how it can be best used in karate practice.
June 17, 2019
007 - Martial Arts in the Media
In this episode we talk about the way that martial arts are portrayed in fiction. These portrayals can create unrealistic expectations for practitioners but they also can serve as an inspiration for people to start training in the first place.
June 10, 2019
006 - Mentorship with Guest Renny Galanti
In this episode we talk with long time friend and training partner Renny Galanti. We discuss mentorship in martial arts.
May 27, 2019
005 - Training For Self-Defense
In this episode we talk about martial arts training for self-defense with a specific concentration on how it differs from sport practice.
May 12, 2019
004 - Josh Hinger and Kristian Woodmansee Interview
In this episode we interview Josh Hinger and Kristian Woodmansee, two highly accomplished BJJ competitors. We cover topics from different competition formats to injury prevention.
May 5, 2019
003 - Conceptual Learning with guest Tony Patarino
Motion Martial Arts third podcast! In this episode we have a conversation about conceptual learning and it’s relation to the martial arts with our friend and training partner Tony Patarino.
May 5, 2019
002 - Practical Karate with Iain Abernethy and Andy Allen
Motion Martial Arts second podcast! In this episode we share two interviews that were conducted at a seminar in Burlington, Ontario in September of 2018 on the subject of practical karate training.
May 5, 2019
001 - Specialization in the Martial Arts
Motion Martial Arts first podcast! In this episode we talk about the benefits and dangers of specialization in the martial arts.
April 28, 2019