Real Fake Swords and Fake Real Swords: Episode 19: Aaron Chen the Dancing Dragon

April 29, 2018

Guest this episode: Aaron Chen

A conversation with Aaron on the state of Chinese Martial Arts, his own background and modern combat sports. Aaron is a full time martial arts instructor in Champaign, Illinois. He came from a background of ballet and contemporary dance. His studio is the Dragon Claw Academy (https://www.dragonclawacademy.com/) and you can follow him on instragram at https://www.instagram.com/dragonclawacademy/

his twitter at https://twitter.com/lungshoupai

 

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Real Fake Swords and Fake Real Swords: Episode 18: Jane Dillon, Alpha of the Pack

April 20, 2018

Guest on the show: Jane Dillon

Started her martial arts journey at the age of 2, Jane Dillon is a 21 year old Dojang owner in Stirling, IL who received her black belt at the at of 8 in Tae Kwon Do, traveled around the country and taught in various different Dojangs. She owned her own school at the age of 19 and is a fitness model for Adidas. She is the national poomsae and weapons champion

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Real Fake Swords and Fake Real Swords: Episode 17: Miss Fencing and Maestro Marek, Modern Classical Fencing

April 15, 2018

Guests on this show: Miss Fencing(Dominika) and Marek Jeziorski

Special guest today are from Poland, a country with a strong cultural tradition in sword fighting. Marek Jezioski, the founder of Modern Classical Fencing and the maestro of Aramis Fencing school (https://aramis.pl/) (https://www.instagram.com/aramis.fencing/) and his student, Dominika, better known on the internet as Miss Fencing (https://www.instagram.com/miss.fencing/) (https://www.youtube.com/missfencing).

On the show we discussed the relevance of the modern classical fencing style and the sword fighting scene in Poland.

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Real Fake Swords and Fake Real Swords: Episode 16: Jonthan Bluestein, Scholar of the Holy Land

April 6, 2018

Guest on the show: Jonathan Bluestein

Mr. Bluestein is a martial artist, martial arts instructor and martial arts researcher from Israel. He is the author of "Research of Martial Arts" (https://www.amazon.com/Research-Martial-Jonathan-Bluestein-Shifu/dp/1499122519). He teachers

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Real Fake Swords and Fake Real Swords: Episode 15: Bob Madona - My Brother

April 2, 2018

Guest on the Show: Bob Madonna

Bob is the college friend and fraternity brother of the host, Peter. He is a decade long practicioner of Tang Soo Do. This episode is a casual conversation between two old friends on the martial arts scene and the relevance of traditional martial arts in the face of modern combat sports and MMA. 

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Real Fake Swords and Fake Real Swords: Episode 14 - Lavell Marshall- Rebel In the Wind

March 24, 2018

Guest on the Show: Lavell Marshall

Known as Rebel in the Wind(https://www.instagram.com/rebelinthewindshaolin/?hl=en) on instagram, Lavell Marshal is a National Shuai Jiao Champion and the Winner of Shuai Jiao World Cup in 2017. A Personal trainer and a competitive athelete, he has been competing abroad in China, Mongolia, and Kazakhstan. Being a lifelong martial artist, he has also trained in Sambo, Jiujitsu, Judo, Hung Gar, and Bokh (Mongolian Wrestling).

 

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Real Fake Swords and Fake Real Swords: Episode 13 - Gregory Stinson- Hell out of Vegas

March 19, 2018

Guest on the Show: Gregory Stinson

Sifu Gregory Stinson is one of the first Sifus the host, Peter, had in his martial arts journey in the style of Traditional Wing Chun of William Cheung's Lineage. Sifu Greg had been a lifelong martial artist who practiced in many different traditional styles ranging from western boxing to Judo. Due to the rough childhood growing up in adverse environment has honed his martial skills. This is an honest conversation between the host and his former sifu on the state of the martial arts scenes from the past to today.

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Real Fake Swords and Fake Real Swords: Episode 12 - Martina Slaba - Taijiquan in the Czech Republic

March 16, 2018

Guest on the show: Martina Slaba

Hailing from the Czech Republic, Martina is the holder of multiple Taijiquan Championships at the age of 26. She came from a family of Taijiquan practitioners. Her specialty is Chen Style Taijiquan, which she had been practicing it for 14 years. Working as an Economist by day, she also works as an assistant instructor at her martial arts school. She helps to train children and teenagers, sometimes works with the elderly in Taijiquan for health and longevity.

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Real Fake Swords and Fake Real Swords: Episode 11 - Juan Otero - Hanshi Legend

March 13, 2018

Guest of the episode: Hanshi Dr. Juan Otero

Dr. Otero has been training in the Martial arts for more than 52 years, witnessed the change of the American martial arts scene from the 1960s to today. Expert in the art of Okinawan Goju- Ryu Karate, he also cross trained in Chinese Shuai-jiao under Sifu Jeng Hsing-Ping. Being a life long martial artist has complemented him as a professional in the medical field (psycho-analysis and hipnosis), where he has helped numerous people. He is now currently retired in Florida, and has been kind enough to share his powerful message on this podcast.

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Real Fake Swords and Fake Real Swords: Episode 10 - Justin Ma - Way of Archery

March 11, 2018

Guest on the show: Justin Ma

Justin is a Software Engineer working for Google, who has PhD from UC San Diego in Computer Science. By night his passion involves traditional Chinese archery, once an important part of the Confucian Chinese tradition now had been lost and forgotten. His specialty is Ming Dynasty military archery. Along with his partner in the archery hobby, Jie Tian, Justin co authored the book 

The Way of Archery: A 1637 Chinese Military Training Manual

 

He is also one of the founders of The Annual Chinese Archery Program that now takes place annually in Odum, Georgia.

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