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whistlekick Martial Arts Radio - Podcast about Karate, Taekwondo, Kung Fu, Capoeira, FMA - Interviews, Training Advice, Stories, Motivation, Celebrities & More

Feb 29, 2016

I met Mr. John DeBlasio during my recent trip the Action Martial Arts Magazine Hall of Honors Mega Weekend in Atlantic City, NJ. I was making my first pass on the exhibition floor and Bill Wallace was standing there talking to him. Shortly after I ended up speaking with Mr. DeBlasio and really enjoyed our conversation....


Feb 25, 2016

On today's episode we tackle the delicate subject of martial arts belts, martial arts rank, and testings within our world. History, differences, pros and cons, suggestions and so much more.

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Feb 22, 2016

Here we are, it's episode 60 and we're joined by Soke-Dai David Nemeroff. He's a diverse martial artist with 10 black belts and quite a few related interests. As a school owner, instructor, author, event promoter, Soke-Dai Nemeroff comes to us today to share his stories, and we get some great ones.

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Feb 15, 2016

On episode 59 we're joined by Sho-Dai Soke Mike Andrus, who asked that we call him Mr. Mike. The conversation is an entertaining and insightful one, with Mr. Mike sharing a lot of wisdom and really opening himself up. We get to know a bit of the man behind the belt, and he has some great things to say. As martial...


Feb 11, 2016

On today's episode we profile Jackie Chan, the famed actor, producer, director, singer... let's just say this is a renaissance man in the truest definition. Follow along below for a heavily-linked show transcript with videos, photos and tons of fun and rare facts. Hopefully, someday we'll have the real Jackie Chan on...