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The Embodiment Podcast

Host Mark Walsh and guest hosts offer a weekly podcast for everyone who is interested in Embodiment and the body. The podcast contains in-depth explorations of embodiment topics with expert guests from around the globe. Diverse speakers and practitioners of embodied areas such as academia, yoga, meditation, martial arts, psychology, medical, somatic, therapy, dance, and bodywork. The podcast is full of practical tips and experiential exercises.

Dec 29, 2018

Martial arts teacher Roy Dean joins me today to discuss combat sports and personal growth. We talk about early training in Japan as a teenager, why he started martial arts, how training morphs from self defence to personal growth, martial arts categories, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, ranges, MMA and the UFC, how it’s not like the movies, the reality choice point, how different martial arts build different personal growth aspects, evolution and devolution of martial arts, self discovery and expression, how to maximise the personal growth benefits of martial arts, intentionality and reflection, mixing with different types of people, tribalism, social media and relearning to read!