A Thousand Exits

A Thousand Exits

From inside Irstad recordings in Peekskill, NY, welcome to A Thousand Exits, a podcast at the corner of martial arts and life’s journey.Here, we share our insights into training and talk to those that have shaped our daily practice.We explore what the martial arts mean to us on a personal level and discuss their broader impact on society and culture.Our passion is the common person’s experience in the martial arts. Bend your legs, plant your feet, relax, and let’s go!

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May 16, 2021 90 min

 Dan & Paco had an amazing time sitting with Anthony Brito to chat, catch up and discuss the great 2008 movie Redbelt and what a great chat it was! This is the first of an upcoming series on movie reviews produced here at Irstad Recordings. In this episode we delve deep into storytelling, the evolution of standards for Martial Arts Schools, the connection between handicaps limitations and Martial Arts training, and many more th...

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In this episode Dan & Paco got the pleasure and honor to chat with the amazing Li-Ping Chang! Li-Ping Chang is Dan’s first Wing Chun Teacher and an incredible source of wisdom for life and the Martial Arts Journey. We talked about how the Yin-Yang can become a guiding principle in training as well as Li’s fascinating life story.  And of course, sound design is done by Dan at his studio Irstad Recordings in beautiful Peekskill, ...

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August 17, 2020 45 min

Dan and Paco met (following social distancing rules!) after all these months of quarantine to record a brand new episode in beautiful Peekskill, NY literally outside Irstad Recordings. This is a different episode in that it was recorded outside. It was a gorgeous day and our listeners will be able to hear the birds singing in the background all through the informal conversation we had!

We talked about what to focus on while doing Ma...

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The second part of our very special conversation on the influence our Fathers had in our lives and our Martial Arts Journey. The conversation included topics like the value of morality, never giving up and working hard while enjoying the now. There were multiple points of connection to Martial Arts History and lessons. This is a homage to our Fathers who left this world but left behind a lifelong of presence and lessons for us.

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Here’s the first part of our very emotional episode on the influence our Fathers had in our lives and our Martial Arts Journey. The conversation included topics like the value of morality, never giving up and working hard while enjoying the now. There were multiple points of connection to Martial Arts History and lessons. This is a homage to our Fathers who left this world but left behind a lifelong of presence and lessons for us.&...

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We could not be happier and more honored to have met and recorded a Podcast Episode with the great Sensei Jaredd Wilson, who is the host of The Martial Thoughts Podcast (https://www.facebook.com/martialthoughts and https://thinkingmartial.blogspot.com/). This is one of the longest running and best established Martial Arts Podcasts in existence today, and its host is extremely knowledgeable in Aikido, History of the Martial Arts, Si...

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This Episode was a special treat for us. We had David Wallace as a guest, a truly fascinating Martial Artist. David is a  Doctor of Physical Therapy, Graduate of New York Medical College, and a New York State licensed Physical Therapist.
David has a very rich background in Martial Arts which ranges from Karate, Boxing and Thai Boxing to Wing Chun (including Chu Shong Tin Wing Chun) , Xing Yi, Zhong Xin Dao/I Liq Chuan and others.
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This Episode is another “AUA” Episode (“Ask Us Anything”) in which we delve deep into the topic of Martial Arts and self-exploration.
We talk about our own teacher, George Lee, and explain his take on this topic. For people who want to know more, please visit wingchunworkgroup.com/ 
And we also mention Sifu Li-Ping Chang, who was Dan's first Teacher, and his amazing take on this. For people who want to know more about this teac...

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We are so excited to have Anthony Brito at Irstand Recordings to train and record our Episode 3! Dan and Paco were blown away both training and speaking with Anthony. He’s an incredible practitioner of Brazilian JiuJitsu and a wonderful human being. We exchanged core concepts, basic drills, training insights and tips both for BJJ and Wing Chun and we were delighted with the wisdom and warrior mindset coming from Anthony as applied ...

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From inside Irstad recordings in Peekskill, NY, welcome to A Thousand Exits, a podcast at the corner of martial arts and life’s journey.

In this Bonus Episode Dan and Paco discuss training breakthroughs from training before recording our Episode 2 as well as how the name of the Podcast came about.

Bend your legs, plant your feet, relax, and let’s go!

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From inside Irstad recordings in Peekskill, NY, welcome to A Thousand Exits, a podcast at the corner of martial arts and life’s journey.

We are blown away by the listeners’ comments and questions and want to encourage everyone to send us their questions (info@athousandexits.com). The listener interaction is definitely going to be lifeblood of this podcast! Episode 2 is  an ‘AUA’ (Ask Us Anything) Episode, in which we answer some...

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From inside Irstad recordings in Peekskill, NY, welcome to A Thousand Exits, a podcast at the corner of martial arts and life’s journey.

Here, we share our insights into training and talk to those that have shaped our daily practice.

We explore what the martial arts mean to us on a personal level and discuss their broader impact on society and culture.

Our passion is the common person’s experience in the martial arts. 

Bend your legs, ...

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