This week we sit down with Renshi Luis David Muñoz, 6th Dan in Ronin Goju Ryu KarateDo. Renshi Muñoz began training in 1991, and has since attended numerous national and international seminars, as well many international tournaments. His record includes a Professional Full Contact Fight and WCMA 2013 Champion in Kata & Kumiite. He has also been a Junior Instructor in the Ronin Police Defensive Tactics Association since 2012. In addition to his impressive martial arts record, Renshi Muñoz holds a bachelo
Join us this week as we sit down with Kyoshi Patricia Beauregard, 6th Dan in Legacy Shorin Ryu Karate Jutsu. Kyoshi Beauregard began karate in 1980 with the JKA Association and achieved her black belt in 1988 under Master Hirokazu Kanazawa. She moved provinces and joined Legacy Shorin Ryu in 1998 and has trained with Hanshi Gary Legacy since. Kyoshi Beauregard has taught karate for over 30 years, and has competed nationally and internationally in dozens of tournaments from 1988 to 2001. These include the
Join us this week on PKCC as we sit down with Sensei Kelvin Cheong. Sensei Kelvin Cheong, currently holds the rank of a 2nd Dan Black Belt in Japanese Jiu-Jitsu which he received under 7th Dan Black Belt, Kyoshi Neil Dalgarno. Having been educated in various martial arts around the world since October 1998, his expertise lies in Japanese Jiu-Jitsu, with a large extent of his training also in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Judo, and Choy Lay Fut Kung Fu. Currently, Kelvin holds a Purple Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, as
Join us this week on PKCC for a host chat where our host discuss the benefits you get from competing, and what happens to you after being in martial arts for 30 years. Don't miss our episodes live on Thursdays 8:30pm Eastern - register below and send your questions in for our guests! 👊 https://www.punchkickchokechat.com/episodes/upcoming Check out all of our shows on YouTube and in audio format wherever you get your podcasts: Full episodes: https://www.punchkickchokechat.com/episodes Shorts (1
Join us this week on PKCC as we sit down with Sifu Mark Medeiros. Mark Medeiros has been training in the martial arts for 21 years and holds quite a few ranks and teaching certifications in Moe Pai Kenpo, Jeet Kune Do, Japanese and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Wing Chun, the Filipino Martial Arts and Muay Thai. He has studied these martial arts, and additionally, Sanda and Kali, under many different types of instructors. Mark has taught martial arts and self defense for some time, and more recently law enforcement
Join us this week on PKCC as we sit down with Sensei Steve Ouslis. Kyoshi Ouslis has been fascinated by all martial arts for over forty years, and holds an 8th Degree Black Belt from Seishinkan Karate Kobudo International, the World Kobudo Federation, and All Okinawan Karate-Do Federation, Japan. He’s one of a handful of students who were founding members of Northern Karate Schools (NKS) in the 1970s. Currently, he is a Director at the NKS Steeles Dojo and has been a martial arts instructor for over 31 year
Join us this week on PKCC as we sit down with Sensei Heiko Rommelmann, Jr. Heiko has been studying martial arts for over 30 years. He has a Rokudan (6th degree black belt) in Judo and also a Godan in Jujitsu, a Shodan in Toide and a Shodan in Shingi Tai jujitsu. He has also studied Aiki-jujitsu, Iaido, Kobudo, Tai-chi and many different styles of Karate. Sensei Rommelmann, Jr. had studied Judo for approximately 10 years, before he met Tony Owed who was the kata instructor at Spirit of the Eagle Judo Camp
Join us in an action-packed episode of PKCC as we have the privilege of sitting down with the passionate and dynamic Kyoshi Tony LaSelva. With over four decades of martial arts experience under his black belt, Kyoshi LaSelva's journey has been nothing short of remarkable. He’s an ardent practitioner, teacher and researcher who explored a plethora of martial art styles and hasn’t met a martial art he doesn’t like. He’s an 8th Degree Black Belt from Seishinkan Karate Kobudo International.
Join us in this week's Host Chat as we discuss our favourite tournament moments, Camp Bushi summer camp, moments when we thought we may be killed in an altercation, and entertain with creative profanity night on PKCC. Don't miss our episodes live on Thursdays 8:30pm Eastern - register below and send your questions in for our guests! 👊 https://www.punchkickchokechat.com/episodes/upcoming
Join us we sit down with Master Dave Kovar, an 8th degree black belt who holds ranks in many different arts. Master Kovar is a prolific competitor and was the 1982 “California Competitor of the Year.” He is also an author of multiple books, a business man, and has developed the ProMAC system to help other martial arts owners learn how to run a successful business.
Join us this week on PKCC as we sit down with Kyoshi Bernard Ladouceur. Kyoshi Ladouceur is one of the most senior students of Hanshi John Therien at Therien Jiu Jitsu in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. He has been practicing martial arts since 1971. World-renowned instructor, he holds an 8th degree black belt in jiu-jitsu. Kyoshi Ladouceur is also one of those responsible for the black belt Evaluation Board of the Therien Organization. A police officer by profession since 1980, he has been able to use, on many
Join us this week on PKCC as we sit down with Vic Thériault. Vic Thériault started martial arts in 1972, at 15 years old, with his brother Jean Yves at Therien Jiu Jitsu in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada and became a Black Belt at the age of 18. Jiu Jitsu fighters were not accustomed to winning open karate tournaments but that changed in Canada after Victor won the first Wally Slocki Invitational at the Etobicoke Center in Toronto in a grand championship bout. Vic Thériault trained for over 45 years under Hanshi J
Join us this week on PKCC as we sit down with Jamie Mancini. Jamie Mancini’s career started in athletics with his devotion to amateur wrestling. He won 7 Canadian National titles as well as represented Canada at many international events, notably winning a silver medal at the 2010 commonwealth games in Delhi. It was then that he made the transition to professional MMA. Check out James Mancini's comedy and the Boom Boom Show here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-boom-boom-show/id1566423096 D
Join us this week on PKCC as we sit down with Sensei Ryan Bodrug, 7th degree black belt in Yamanaka-ha Shindo-ryu Jujutsu. Sensei Bodrug also holds the teaching title of Kyoshi and Kancho (head of school), as well as the rank of 1st Kyu in Takeda-ryu Iaido. His main teachers include Ron Yamanaka Shihan and the late Darren Smith Shihan. His Sensei instructed him from the early days in martial arts to study traditional and modern combative forms of Ju Jutsu, Kung-fu, and Okinawan Goju-ryu Karate, and has a st
Join us this week on PKCC as we sit down with Ben Reiter. Nicknamed “THE HUNTER", Ben Reiter is an American mixed martial artist competing in the Heavyweight division. A professional fighter since 2011, with a record of 17-3-1, he has competed for Bellator. Ben Reiter competed mainly in Peru, for the Inka Fighting Championship promotion. He went undefeated, compiling a record of 14–0–1. After graduating from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in History, Ben began his career establishing and lead
Join us in the Host Chat for Episode 103 as we discuss the idea of loyalty, what the benefits are, and if there is a dark side to it. We take some questions from the audience on the topic and also answer whether our hosts are team Cobrai Kai or Miyagi Do! Don't miss our episodes live on Thursdays 8:30pm Eastern - register below and send your questions in for our guests! 👊
Join us this week on PKCC as we sit down with Sensei Shawn Dejong, a 6th Dan Shihan in the Hakko Denshin Ryu Jujutsu style. Sensei Shawn's passion for martial arts began in 1997 under the tutelage of Soke Michael Lamonica and Shihan Glen Archambault. Since then, he has dedicated himself to the study and practice of Hakko Denshin Ryu Jujutsu, which he teaches at his traditional Japanese dojo, Goderich Martial Arts, opened in September 2014. In addition, Sensei Shawn has recently started training in Iaido und
Join us this week on PKCC as we sit down with Sensei Victor DeSimone. Sensei DeSimone is a highly skilled martial arts practitioner and instructor with a diverse training background. Sensei DeSimone began his journey in martial arts at the age of four, when his uncle, who was stationed in Italy, taught him judo during summer vacations. For over a decade, Sensei DeSimone has been teaching judo at a Carlson Gracie school, Broadway Jiu-Jitsu and Fitness in Boston, specializing in advanced and entry-level judo
Join us in a special Host Chat as we celebrate our 100th full length episode of Punch Kick Choke Chat. We will be joined by a number of special guests, including Hanshi John Therien, Hanshi Cezar Borkowski, and Sensei Conroy Copeland. We discuss what legacy PKCC will leave behind for the next generation and other topics in this milestone event. Don't miss our episodes live on Thursdays 8:30pm Eastern - register below and send your questions in for our guests! 👊 https://www.punchkickchokechat.com/episode
Join us in our 99th episode as we chat with T.J. Williams, a 4th Dan in the Chuck Norris system and instructor at Presti Karate. Sensei Williams is a pro wrestler, fitness coach, comic con enthusiast, and runs The Kick Pod martial arts podcast. Don't miss our episodes live on Thursdays 8:30pm Eastern - register below and send your questions in for our guests! 👊 https://www.punchkickchokechat.com/episodes/upcoming _________ 📚 CHAPTERS 00:00 Kickoff 00:25 What does the world need to know about profess
Join us in our last Host Chat with double-digit episode numbers! Our hosts talk all things martial arts and take your questions live - we invite you to be a part of our growing history by appearing on the show. Don't miss our episodes live on Thursdays 8:30pm Eastern - register below and send your questions in for our guests! 👊 https://www.punchkickchokechat.com/episodes/upcoming _________ 📚 CHAPTERS 00:00 Kickoff 02:40 Spotlight on Robert 07:56 Role of Sensei in providing motivation 16:57 Value o
We start this show by asking our own host Shaun Benson "The 10 Questions", then we get to chatting with Chris "The Polish Hammer" Horodecki. Chris began in martial arts at the age of 13 when he attended a seminar with Shawn Tompkins, and became addicted. A polish-Canadian fighter and a native of London, ON, his career started shortly after his 18th birthday with TKO victory. He holds a professional career record of 30 matches with 21 wins. He has competed for the WEC, the IFL, Bellator, TKO Major League
Join us as we sit down with Renshi Scott Taylor, Head Instructor at Taylor Jiu-Jitsu in Oshawa, ON. Renshi Taylor holds a 4th dan in Kumo Jiu-Jitsu and a black belt in Tae Kwon Do. He has had the opportunity to train with several UFC fighters including George St. Pierre, Jo “Daddy” Stevenson, Gray “The Bully” Maynard, and Brandon “The Truth” Vera. Renshi Scott is a Certified Level 3 – Senior Instructor of Kumo Jiu-Jitsu and offers seminars across Ontario & recently in England as well. Don't miss our e
Join us this week on PKCC as we sit down with Sensei Gary Hails. In 1979, Bill Hind, Gary Hails, and others presented the Robert Dalgleish memorial tournament. In the 1980’s, Gary Hails, Cezar Borkowski, and Bill Hind formed an association, called the Southern Ontario Karate Association, to share and teach each other their styles of karate. In 1990, Sensei Wilfred Seerattan began training and teaching with Sensei Gary Hails at his club “Toronto Shotokan Karate Dojo.” In addition to his martial arts experien
Join us this week on PKCC as we sit down with Sensei Ron Fagan. Sensei Ron Fagan began his martial arts career in 1973 when he attended a free trial class for karate and decided he was going to do this for the rest of his life. Sensei Fagan earned his Shodan from Sensei Masamai Tsuruoka in 1976, and became a member of the Nova Scotia Provincial Karate Team. In 1978 he won the Black Belt kumite division of the Maritime Karate Championships, and became the first Atlantic Canadian Karate-ka to compete at the P
Join us as we sit down with Sensei Bill Wolfe, a decorated military veteran, retired Municipal police officer, 8th dan in Hapkido, and founder of Wolfe's Combatives. Sensei Wolfe began his martial arts career in 1962 at the age of eight with Judo and Jujitsu lessons offered in Revelstoke, British Columbia. He joined the military in 1968 and over the years has been a certified "use of force" instructor, Emergency Response Team and SWAT Team leader and instructor. He also has several television credits to his
Join us in episode 92 with a Host Chat, where we share memories of the last month's events including the Winter Crucible, Matsumura Challenge shaiai 2023, and others.
Join us this week on PKCC as we sit down with Sensei Chris Hanson. Sensei Hanson is based out of Toronto, Canada and has studied martial arts for over 40 years. In addition to his 3rd Dan (2014) in Nisei Kempo Karate, Sensei Hanson also holds black belts in several systems and has cross-trained in numerous arts. He teaches private lessons to small groups and also local and international seminars. Outside of martial arts he is a husband, father, former software developer, blogger, podcaster and is currently
Join us this week on PKCC as we sit down with Sensei Jamie Seabrook. Sensei Seabrook has been training in American Kenpo for 38 years and received his 8th degree black belt under Grandmaster Larry Tatum in October 2020. Sensei Seabrook also received his black belt in Modern Arnis under Grandmaster Remy Presas (1991), and a black belt in Black Dragon Kung Fu under Master Paul Chau (1994). Jamie Seabrook is a Blue Belt Stripe 2 in Gracie Jiu-Jitsu under Rener Gracie and Ryron Gracie (2018). His dojo, Seabrook
Join us this week on PKCC as we sit down with Sensei Paul Bonner. Sensei Bonner is a former European Heavyweight Kickboxing Champion, Police Officer, Use of Force instructor, and founder and president of Proactive Threat Management. He is a team leader in the Defensive Tactics Section at Ontario Police College, trained security at Bruce Nuclear Power Plant since 9/11, and has also trained other Defensive Tactics with the Ontario Provincial Police.
Join us this week on PKCC as we sit down with Master Stephen K. Hayes, who has spent his entire adult life in the pursuit of perfection through the study of the Asian martial arts and spiritual traditions, living and traveling throughout North America, Japan, Europe, the Arctic, China, Tibet, Nepal, and India. Sensei Hayes traveled to Japan in the 1970s and began training under Tsunehisa Tanemura when they met in June 1975. Later, he trained under Masaaki Hatsumi, who referred to himself as the 34th Grandma
Join us in our first Host Chat of 2023, as we kick off the New Year and take your questions. In this episode we talk about the history of martial arts, who we would have on the podcast if we could have anyone on, and whether our martial arts would hold up if we went back in time.
Join us in our first episode of 2023 as we sit down with Master George Rego, Chief Instructor at the Jukido Jujitsu Academy in Florida. Master Rego holds a 5th Dan in Jukido Jujitsu and a 3rd Dan in Kokondo Karate. Master Rego has competed in many tournaments, and is a 7-time gold medalist in the International Karate Association shiai, and in 2015 he became the AAU National Freestyle Judo Champion in the Master’s Lightweight division. Off the mats, Master Rego is the author of, "The Founding of Jujutsu &
Join us in a Host Chat for the last episode of PKCC in 2022, as we reflect on the year behind us and look forward to what's next in 2023.
Join us as we sit down with Grand Master Alex Atkinson, a 10th dan with over 50 years of experience in arts ranging from Shotokan, Kenpo Karate, Judo, Five-Animal Kung Fu, Kickboxing, and others. Grand Master Atkinson is a multi-time national and international karate champion in both kata and kumite, and hosts a number of additional accolades, including as a Senior Official and Tatami Events Ambassador for WAKO Canada. Grand Master Atkinson was also inducted into the Canadian Black Belt Hall of Fame in 2
Join us this week on the PKCC podcast as we chat with Devon Harris, a member of the original 1988 Jamaican bobsleigh team and former martial artist.
Join us in a Host Chat as we talk about favourite moments from Capital Conquest, Alden Adair's performance in kickboxing, why we love Lorne Bernard and Sensei Copeland, and whether you need innate skill to be a good fighter. One of our hosts, Shaun Benson, also shares some personal news.
Join us this week on the PKCC podcast as we chat with Sensei Sharon Andrzejewski. By the time she was in her first year as an undergraduate at the University of Toronto, Sharon Evanoff had only been involved with karate for two and half years. Already, however, she had collected ten titles, her most recent success at the time was the North American Women’s Karate championship.
Join us in our 80th episode of PKCC as we sit down with Master Michael DeMarco, who runs the Winged Lion School of Tai Chi in Sante Fe, New Mexico. DeMarco began his study of martial arts with the Chinese-Indonesian hybrid style of kuntao-silat in 1965 in the lineage of Willem Reeders and has studied tai chi under masters in Taiwan, including Yang Qingyu and Du Yuze. Master DeMarco also holds a masters degree in Asian Studies from Seton Hall University and is an accomplished author and academic. He is th
Join us in one of our Host Chats, as we discuss the upcoming Capital Conquest 2022 event in Gatineau, QC, with special guests Hanshi John Therien and kickboxing champion Jean-Yves Thériault.
Join us on PKCC as we sit down with Sensei Brad Fowler, multi-time world kickboxing champion, and black belt in Shorin Ji Ryu Karate and Modern Arnis / Kali Silat. Sensei Fowler has over 40 years of martial arts experience, and was a former Canadian national team coach in multiple World Championships between 2005 and 2008. Sensei Fowler had also done personal training for over 20 years, and was the co-owner of Round One Boxing & Kickboxing until 2012. Today, Sensei Fowler owns Fowler's Strike Force Martial
Join us as we chat with Glenn Cunningham, 8th degree black belt of Okinawa Gojuryu Karate, owner and Sensei of Kouketsu Dojo. Kouketsu translates to "of blood and sweat" which truly characterizes the philosophy of those who train there. Sensei Cunningham is a retired Second Grade Detective and served over 19 years in the NYPD during which he worked several assignments for the department in nearly every capacity, from personal security for high value targets, to becoming an expert on the Bloods in NYC, to ev
Join us in this special edition of a Host Chat, where we open the floor to an Ask Me Anything (AMA) show. Our hosts will answer your questions like the 10 questions, responding rapidly but elaborating where it suits the flow of the chat.
In this episode we are joined by Kyoshi Angel Lemus, an 8th dan and co-founder of the International Shorinjiryu Tode Zentokukai Association. This organization was founded in 1997 to preserve the old ways and teachings of Chotoku Kyan and Zenryo Shimabukuro. Kyoshi Lemus runs the school in Kane’ohe, Hawai’i. Kyoshi Lemus is also a graphic designer with experience in advertising and magazine production, and is the founder of Bugeisha magazine, which was recently reborn and is available online.
This week we sit down with Carlos "The Ronin" Newton, the first Canadian UFC Champion in the Welterweight division. Sensei Newton holds a 3rd dan in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Renzo Gracie, and is known as a 'Submission Master'. His personal fighting style is dubbed "Dragon Ball Jiu-Jitsu", a combination of BJJ, Judo, Wrestling, Karate, and Boxing. He has competed in the largest MMA organizations including UFC, Pride FC, IFL, K-1, Shooto and W-1.
Join us in another Host Chat as we talk about what to charge for karate lessons, the Crucible and intense experiences, techniques for teaching online, and practicing to be your best self. This episode is dedicated to the late Sensei Steve Reynolds, rest in peace.
Join us as we chat with Hanshi George Alexander, a 10th Dan Shorinji Ryu JuJitsu Master and an inductee into the World Martial Arts Hall of Fame in 1991. Currently he is the president of both International Shorinji-Ryu Jujitsu and Shorin Ryu Karate Kobudo Federation. Hanshi Alexander began training in Judo and Jujitsu in 1960, and later in Shorin Ryu Karate in 1964 while serving in the United States Marine Corps. His Marine Corps assignments enabled him to travel to mainland Japan, Okinawa and Southeast Asi
Join us as we chat with Sensei Scott Hogarth, an 8th Dan Goju Ryu Karate & Hapkijitsu Master at Fighting Griffin Martial Arts. Sensei Hogarth has been teaching at his Fighting Griffin Martial Arts Club for more than 35 years with wife and fellow martial arts master Tammy. Having studied in Okinawa - his adopted homeland - Sensei Hogarth is part of a martial arts training lineage that dates back to the mid-1800s. He is an 11-time world champion - having secured back to back titles in 1992 and 1993 - and has
Join us as we chat with Sensei Phil McColl, who has been instructor at the McMaster dojo for over 30 years. Sensei McColl started his journey in Hamilton at the Delta club, and has since become proficient in Goju Ryu karate, Kobudo, and Jujitsu.
Join us in our host chat as we discuss the benefits of martial arts among the elderly, what changes when you start teaching, having pure faith in the art, and the concept of a 'spoiler' in the dojo.
Join us as we chat with Sensei Jean Frenette, founder and technical director of Club Karate Boucherville, and has been practicing karate-do for more than 40 years. Sensei Frenette was crowned five-time world champion, three-time North American champion and twelve-time Canadian champion, and won more than 30 international titles. He has authored seven books and more than fifteen videos on martial arts. Sensei Frenette is a student of sensei Chuck Merriman since 1980, and in addition, has made more than twent
Join us as we chat with Renshi Frank Clayton, 6th dan and head of the Canadian Martial Arts Academy in Powell River, BC. Sensei Clayton began his martial arts journey in 1971 in Hamilton, ON at Eastern Karate, and opened his first dojo in 1982 in New Westminister, BC. Sensei Clayton is an accomplished competitor both nationally and internationally, and has received a lifetime achievement award from the International Ryukyu Karate Research Society. Powell River Karate: https://www.prkarate.com/
Join us as we chat with Professor Chet Schemahorn, a 3rd Degree Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt. Chet Schemahorn started his training in May of 1995 watching VHS instructional tapes released by Rorion & Royce Gracie, after witnessing Royce revolutionize martial arts in the early days of the UFC, and then attending 2 day seminars with Royce in Columbus, Ohio. Due to financial limitations, Chet could only go to the Gracie Academy for 1 week visits 4 times a year. He would take what he learned each time and show h
Join us as we chat again with the hosts of PKCC! In this special birthday edition chat, our wonderful hosts dive into another great conversation, take questions from the viewers, bring them on to the show to chat with us, and have more in store which you don’t want to miss.
Join us as we chat with Shifu Lorne Bernard, an internationally renowned traditional Kung Fu master and Canadian Black Belt Hall of Fame inductee in 2019. Shifu Bernard has been involved in traditional Chinese martial arts since 1983 and was president of The Eastern Canada Chinese Martial Arts Federation between 1994 and 2010. He is a disciple of 4th generation Grand-master Lee Joo-Chian and is also the official heir of the Flying Crane branch tradition of Fujian White Crane Kung Fu. Shifu Lorne Bernard is
Join us as we chat with Sensei Sam Larioza, Owner and Chief Instructor at Ohana Karate. Sensei Larioza's martial arts training started in 1992 in Morio Higaonna Sensei's karate dojo in San Diego. Larioza Sensei earned his Shodan in Okinawa in 1998 and was awarded his Sandan in Goju Ryu Karate by Higaonna Sensei in 2005. Larioza Sensei's travels have allowed him to also train in Chinese Wushu, Japanese Shotokan Karate, Korean Tae Kwon Do (earning a second degree black belt), Israeli Krav Maga (Phase 2 Instru
Join us on Punch, Kick, Choke, Chat to chat with Sensei Mike Wall, a BJJ, MMA, Jiu Jitsu & Kobudo practitioner at Fenix Kampsport (Phoenix Martial Arts center). Sensei Mike Wall trains in Helsingborg, Sweden, and is passionate about seeing other people grow. He has worked as a sports instructor for 20 years and in Martial Arts since 1977. In addition to martial arts, Sensei Wall’s Interests are chess and music. He has been a chairman of the Para-committee in the Swedish Budo & Martial Arts Association for 1
Join us as we chat with Sensei David Toney, an 8th dan in Ju Jitsu and involved in martial arts and fitness for almost 40 years. Sensei Toney leads a large group of coaches in Ireland in WJJF and has 90 clubs with over 4000 students to oversee. He travels internationally to lead seminars as far afield as Russia and Cuba, while also managing a full time martial arts center in Ballymena, Northern Ireland, and still finds time to volunteer as a coach. He has also designed programs and facilitated courses on be
On this episode we are once again joined by Hanshi Alain Sailly, 9th dan and founder of Goshindo. Enjoy the conversation on pedagogy and other topics visited in this chat between martial artists.
Join us as we chat with Sensei Benoît Ladouceur, a 6th degree black belt in Jiu-Jitsu. Sensei Ladouceur is a former Canadian and World Light Heavyweight Champion in Kickboxing. A student of Hanshi John Therien, Ladouceur Sensei is also the manager and ins...
Join us as our four hosts break down the right way to quit martial arts, how to decide what to teach students, plateauing in martial arts, and how martial arts shapes thoughts on mortality.
Join us as we return to Punch, Kick, Choke, Chat to chat with Sensei Jim “Jake” Maloney, a 10th degree black belt who has been training for over 40 years. Sensei Maloney was the first person in Canada to attain a black belt in Uechi Ryu Karate in 1967. Jim Maloney became interested in Karate and discovered the Mattson Academy of Karate when he was only 16 years old, having moved to Boston, Massachusetts from Nova Scotia, Canada. Sensei Maloney trained and studied alongside some of the most decorated competi
Join us as we chat with Lance Gatling Sensei, a former tank commander of the US army, one of the top English speaking scholars of Judo history, and, overall, a person with an absolute wealth of knowledge. Sensei Gatling has resided in Japan for over 35 years, and has over 40 years of knowledge of Asian studies, Japanese Nihon Jujutsu and the history of Judo. His scholarship is well respected all over the world.
Join us for another Host Night with PKCC as we discuss the effect of iaido on empty hand training, observations in martial arts during the pandemic, and how students can improve themselves 'spiritually' in martial arts.
Join us as we return to Punch, Kick, Choke, Chat to chat with Joe Corley, an American Karate, Tae Kwon Do, and kickboxing competitor, instructor and broadcaster. Sensei Corley is a 10th Degree Black Belt and Master Instructor at Atlanta Extreme Warrior. Sensei Joe Corley began studying Tang Soo Do at age 16. At 19 he earned his black belt and opened his first martial arts studio. He won many US National Karate Grand Championships from 1977 to 1987 and opened Atlanta's first karate studio in 1987 in which he
Join us on our Host Night on moments that have stood out through COVID-19, politics in martial arts, mental health, and training with injuries.
Join us as we return to Punch, Kick, Choke, Chat to chat with Sensei John Pierson, a Shorin Ryu practitioner and original co-founder of Legacy Shorin Ryu Karate Jutsu.
Join us as we return to Punch, Kick, Choke, Chat after a break to chat with Sensei Brad Jones, a 6th degree black belt, owner and technical director of Brad Jones Martial Arts and Fitness Center in Newmarket, Ontario. Sensei Jones is a student of "The Father of Canadian Karate", 9th degree Masami Tsuruoka. Over his 51 year and counting martial arts experience, Sensei Jones has accomplished many accolades. He was inducted into the World Martial Arts Hall of Fame in 1996, was the Canadian National Karate te
Join us as we chat with Shichidan (7th Dan) Frances Glaze, who is an elite Judoka, a IJF-Judge, USA Judo “A” Judge, USJF “A” Teacher (in all 7 Katas), and a former International Kata competitor. She holds multiple gold medal national and world competitions for shiai and kata. Frances was a student of Tony Owed, a judo teacher and coach inducted into the hall of fame in 2020. Frances Glaze is currently a part of the Black Swamp Judo club in Toledo, Ohio.
Join us as we chat with Sensei Al Panackia, an accomplished judo player, kata practitioner and competitor, winning gold, silver and bronze medals in World Masters Kata competition as well as competing in the 1st World Kata Championships in Malta in 2009.
Join us on another Host Night on PKCC, as we discuss recent travels, meeting masters, and the role of fitness in martial arts.
This week we sit down with Sensei Bill Adams, director of Bill Adams Martial Arts and Fitness Centers in New York, and master in both karate and kobudo. Sensei Adams is a 7th Dan with an extensive competitive record, and is also known for his invention of the bo kata, Shinken no Dai Bo.
In this episode we welcome the legendary Sensei Fumio Demura, a master of both karate and kobudo. Demura-Sensei began his training in Japan at the age of 9, and received his 1st dan in the Itosu-kai karate lineage. He moved to the United States in 1965 to teach martial arts, and today is a 9th dan in Shito-ryu karate. Demura-Sensei is an author of several martial arts books, and is famous for his involvement in the Karate Kid as Pat Morita's stunt double and as the subject of the 2005 documentary "The Real
Join us for another Host Night on Punch, Kick, Choke, Chat, as your four favourite hosts discuss everything martial arts.
On this episode we sit down with Kyoshi Mike Sywyk and Kyoshi Laura Sywyk, both accomplished Goju Ryu Karate and Kobudo (weaponry) practitioners, and Chief Instructors of the Eastwind Budo Life Centre in Ottawa, Ontario. Kyoshi Mike Sywyk is a 7th-degree black belt with 39 years experience in the martial arts, while Kyoshi Laura Sywyk is a 6th-degree black belt with 37 years experience. Kyoshi Laura is one of the highest-ranking women instructors in Canada. Eastwind Budo Life Centre: https://eastwindbudo.o
Join us as we chat with Kyoshi Doug Knispel: World Jiu-Jitsu medalist; 8th Dan in Jiu-Jitsu (under the Canadian Jiu-Jitsu Association); 1st Dan in Goju Ryu Karate (under the Okinawan Jundokan) and Menkyo Kaiden (Chief Instructor) of Kitsune Ryu Jiu-Jitsu Kai. Along with running his own club in Richmond Hill, Ontario (Richmond Hill Budokan), Kyoshi Knispel is also an active member of the Jiu-Jitsu community, being the incumbent President/Grading Panel Chairman of the Ontario Jiu-Jitsu Association as well as
Join us in another dynamic episode of PKCC as we discuss martial arts stories, lessons learned in training, and the connection between martial arts and nature.
We sit down with Mark "The Machine" Hominick, a Canadian mixed martial artist who has competed in the UFC, World Extreme Cagefighting, and is a former TKO Featherweight Champion. Mark is regarded as one of the most technical strikers to compete in the UFC, known for his outstanding boxing skills and accurate strikes. Today, Mark is the President and CEO of Adrenaline MMA Training & Fitness Center in London, ON, and engages in professional speaking and keynote events.
Join us on another Host Night of Punch, Kick, Choke Chat as our four hosts discuss all things martial arts.
Join us we chat with Fitz 'The Whip' Vanderpool, a three division and six title World Boxing Champion, dedicated community member involved in many charity initiatives and recipient of numerous community awards, and owner of Vanderpool Fitness including The Whip Boxing Academy in Waterloo, Ontario.
Join us as we chat with Sensei John Gage, an all around martial artist, a 7th Dan in Nihon Jujutsu, 4th Dan in Judo - International Martial Arts Federation (IMAF) and 3rd Dan Judo in All Japan Judo Federation (AJJF) system. Sensei Gage is one of the world's foremost non-Japanese leaders in traditional, heritage martial arts and currently the head of the aforementioned Nihon Jujutsu system. In 1986, he moved to Japan in order to dedicate himself to the study of traditional Japanese martial arts and upon arri
Join us as we chat with guests from around the globe about the World Martial Arts Live Event, May 15th 2021 starting at 8am EDT. One World. One Family. Bringing the Martial Arts Together Again.
Tonight we chat with Hanshi Alain Sailly, a 9th dan Goshindo martial artist, from Carignan, France. Hanshi Sailly started Judo with his father at the age of 5, and mainly studied traditional martial arts of Japanese origin. He later undertook 10 years of research to seek and study other forms of techniques and approaches to self-defence. During this time he met with Prof. Roland Maroteaux (hakko ryu) (aikido), Gozo Shioda, Prof. Morris (modern jujitsu), John Therien (jujitsu & pressure points). Hanshi Saill
Join us for another Hosts Night as our four favourite hosts discuss toughness in martial arts, being knocked out, avoiding conflicts in the street, and training in multiple martial arts.
Join us as we chat with Sensei Stephen Fabian. Shihan Fabian holds a seventh dan rank in Shudokan martial arts association (SMAA) and a fourth dan in SMAA Iaido Division. He resided for several years in Japan and is a direct disciple of Inoue Soke, the 18th generation Headmaster of the Hontai Yoshin Ryu. In addition, Fabian Sensei received a Ph.D. in cultural anthropology from the University of Illinois and is also author of Clearing Away Clouds: Nine Lessons for Life from the Martial Arts.
Join us as we chat with karate kickboxing champion Leo Loucks. Sensei Loucks is a lifetime martial artist with 51 years of experience. He won numerous Karate Championships from 1972 to 1980, which evolved into his kickboxing career from 1975 to 1988. He was the PKA World Lightweight Champion from 1986 to 1988. At the age of 29, Leo joined the City of Toronto police force and has subsequently served with London Police and Ontario Provincial Police. He is currently a member of the Ontario Provincial Police
Join us for our first double-guest episode, as we sit down with Hanshi Cezar Borkowski of Northern Karate Schools and Hanshi John Therien of Therien Jiu-Jitsu and Kickboxing/ World Kobudo Federation.
Join us as we chat with Former Taekwondo and Kickboxing World Champion, Grand Master Darrell Henegan. Sensei Henegan's Taekwondo career spans 4 decades over which he has been the World Kickboxing champion 15 times with a record of 25 wins and 2 losses, with 20 wins by Knockout. In 2006, Darrell Henegan was inducted into the Taekwondo Hall of Fame, and later in 2017, into the Canadian Black Belt Hall of Fame. He is currently a Personal Trainer, Life Coach, Motivational Speaker, Seminar Master Instructor, and
Join us as we chat with Hanshi Ken Tallack, a 9th degree black belt in Northern Shao-Lin Five Animal style of Karate Kung-Fu. Hanshi Tallack has organized large groups of Canadian martial artists and traveled numerous times to Kyoto, Japan for the World Butoku Sai (Martial Arts Festival). In 2008 he led 80 Canadians to the 3rd World Butoku Sai where their team presented their martial arts in front of members of the Japanese Imperial Family. Hanshi Tallack was inducted into the Canadian Black Belt Hall of
Wally Slocki is a Canadian Black Belt Hall of Fame Founder and Inductee, an undefeated Canadian national champion, and lifelong martial artist. He joins are call this week to share his stories and experiences.
Paul Masters and Lee Masters are both Menkyo Kaiden of Tenjin Shinyo Ryu Ju-jutsu and they join our call this week to talk about their unique experience with such a title as well as how their martial arts applies to their home and professional lives. Please visit the Tenyokai International webpage for information on Tenjin Shinyo Ryu, and subscribe to Lee Masters' Youtube Channel. http://www.tenyokai.com/ https://www.youtube.com/user/LeeMasters
Johan Skålberg of Kali Sikaran International joins us from Sweden for our call this week to talk about his experience with Kali and other martial arts throughout his martial arts career.
Welcome back to our second Host Night where we take questions from the viewers and bring them on to the show to chat with us.
Sensei Robert Mustard is an Aikido Master and Iaido Black Belt who currently teaches out of Burnaby, British Columbia. We're pleased to have him on our call this week to hear about his experiences with Aikido, Iaido, and training around the world.
This week our host and creator of the show Kyoshi Randy Dauphin sits in the guest seat to share his history and his thoughts on his martial arts career.
On this very special episode of Punch, Kick, Choke, Chat, we are pleased to host Capital Conquest 2020. Presented by Hanshi John Therien, President of the World Kobudo Federation, Hanshi Gary Legacy of Legacy Shorin Ryu Karate Jutsu, and your hosts for PKC...
Sensei Sam Moledzki joins the show this week to talk about his martial arts journey.
Sensei Monty Guest shares many stories from his long history of martial arts training. We gladly discuss his experiences with Masami Tsuruoka, Benny Allen, and many more.
One of the world's leading Japanese Sword experts, Sensei Paul Martin, joins our show this week to talk about his story in martial arts, becoming a sword specialist, and to share some of his wealth of knowledge about Japanese swords and their history. Fore more content by Sensei Paul Martin, please visit his YouTube channel, The Japanese Sword (https://www.youtube.com/user/TheJapaneseSword).
Canadian and World Champion Kickboxer, Jean-Yves "The Iceman" Thériault joins the show this week to talk about his introduction to martial arts, his training to become a champion, and becoming The Iceman.
Kyoshi Marion Manzo joins us after a short break to share her many stories and experiences in martial arts in Canada and around the world.
It's Host Night on PKCC! Our wonderful hosts dive into another great conversation while taking more questions from the guests.
Hanshi Chuck Merriman joins us on the show this week and shares his many stories and insights from his martial arts career.
Martial Arts Master, 9th degree black belt, 2012 inductee into the Canadian Black Belt Hall of Fame, founding director of IRKRS- International Ryukyu Karate Research Society and creator of Koryu Uchinadi, and author Patrick McCarthy joins us this week.
Join us as we sit down with Hanshi Bill Hind, founder of Canada Goju and inductee to the Canadian Black Belt Hall of Fame, about martial arts, training with Sensei Benny Allen, and energy.
Guro Kent Nelson joins us this week to talk about leadership, how to teach, his experience creating his organization, and more!
Karate Champion Rick Joslin joins our show this week to talk training, toughness, hard work, and more!
Hanshi Cezar Borkowski joins our show this week where we talk about his many experiences in ranging from his introduction to martial arts, training with Hanshi Legacy in the early days, and running one of the largest associations in the world.
Our second return guest Hanshi John Therien joins us to take a deeper dive into his view of martial arts.
We get together and casually chat with Grand Master Bill "Superfoot" Wallace. We talk about his undefeated fighting career, his upbringing in martial arts, and his movie career as well as some big names he's fought and worked with.
We sit down with our first return guest, living master Hanshi Gary Legacy. We just scratched the surface with him in our last chat, and have so much more to unpack.
We sit down with Kyoshi James Fries, 7th Dan in Goju Ryu Karate and Head Instructor at Heritage Martial Arts in Kitchener, ON.
We sit down with Sensei Conroy Copeland, a fierce international champion and who has run Copeland's Martial Arts in Windsor, Ontario since 1978.
Hanshi John Therien is a prolific martial artist, as a 9th degree black belt and a myriad of achievements in martial arts, including 2010 inductee into the Canadian Black Belt Hall of Fame and Head Instructor at Therien Jiu-Jitsu and Kickboxing. Join us as we chat with Hanshi Therien on his early martial arts days and hopes for the future, with a special appearance by Grandmaster Bill "Superfoot" Wallace.
Join us as we chat with Hanshi Carlos Montalvo, 10th dan and founder of Ronin Brotherhood martial arts. Hear first-hand about his 5x world championships, over 50 years of training, and experience as a law enforcement officer.
We chat with Kyoshi Adette Rice, 7th degree black belt and Head Instructor at Driftwood Martial Arts in Kitchener. She has trained for over 30 years, and has competed in both Canadian and International Championships.
Super Dan Anderson talks everything martial arts. Super Dan Anderson is an iconic martial artist, first national karate champion to break out and compete with his own eclectic American karate style, author of 18 books, and a great interviewee.
We sit down with Hanshi Gary Legacy, 10th Dan, and recent inductee into the Black Belt Hall of Fame. Sensei Legacy is the head of Legacy Shorin Ryu based in St. Thomas, with dojos across Ontario and other parts of Canada, and has produced hundreds of black belts. Sensei Legacy also holds a shodan in iaido. Tune in to Part 2 of our series to hear what this living master of shorin ryu karate, and pioneer of martial arts in Canada, has to say.
We sit down with Sensei Nicklaus Suino, master of both iaido and judo, Director of the Japanese Martial Arts Center in Ann Arbor (MI), and published author. Hear about his time in Japan, his Sensei Katsuo Yamaguchi, and what he hopes to achieve in the next ten years.