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The Gospel of Fire

Oct 28, 2019

In this week's podcast, I was joined by Forrest Knutson, a meditation and yoga expert with an active YouTube channel for educational content, meditation, and yoga techniques. Forrest and I discuss the practice and benefits of yoga and meditation, the physiological effects of breath work and heart rate variability, and...


Oct 25, 2019

It's easy to get caught up in people's opinions about, I think, things that don't matter (politics, economics, etc). Of course, these things do matter in the grand scheme of society, but why let someone's OPINION on them make or break your relationship with them? I prefer to focus on what brings me together with someone...


Oct 21, 2019

American BJJ pioneer and 6th degree black belt Phil Migliarese joined this week's episode of The Gospel Of Fire to discuss the history of BJJ in the US, his own martial arts upbringing, the business aspect of martial arts, sport BJJ , and his opinion on trash talking on social media. Phil first began training BJJ at...


Oct 18, 2019

When can we stop working hard? When will we reach such level of comfort that we don't have to get after it every day? I personally hope that day never comes for me. When I stop grinding, when I get too comfortable, that's when I lose sight of what matters. If you love what you do, working hard for your goals is a blessing.


Oct 14, 2019

World class BJJ black belt Tom DeBlass joins this week's podcast to discuss his career, the new generation of BJJ champions, trash talk, competition, and MMA, among other things. Tom earned his black belt under Ricardo Almeida and has a successful competitive career both in BJJ and in MMA. Tom has also managed to...