Grappling With Podcast

Grappling With Podcast

Welcome to the Grappling With Podcast. Dr.Chris Hardy and Bill & Olivia Walker will take a deep dive into topics covering Wellness and Prevention, Performance, Recovery, and Injury Management. Our mission is to provide the latest science-based information to help you get the most out of your grappling journey, both on and off the mats, and help you overcome any challenges you may be grappling with…Dr. Hardy is a licensed physician and BJJ practitioner, but the contents of the podcast are meant for educational purposes only, and should not be taken as medical advice. Please seek out personalized care from your own medical provider prior to implementing any medical treatment or intervention.

Episodes

February 28, 2024 61 mins

Inroduction 0:00
Recommendations for white/blue belts getting ready for tournament 3:56
When do you stop adding new techniques to your game prior to tournament 17:36
49 yr old Canadian with low TRT 28:36
34 yr old blue belt unsure if TRT is for them 42:31
Overusing Defense soap caused staph flare up 47:24

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0:00 Introduction
2:22 Do you need both your gi and nogi to be the same skill level to be promoted to the next belt?
14:01 Grip Question: Why are my grips getting weaker over time?
23:11 Who is a good hormone provider in the Everett, WA area?
30:54 Why do people raise the legs of someone who was choked unconscious?
34:47 What should a 4 stripe purple belt focus on to prepare for brown belt?
45:07 What makes ...

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 intro 0:00 
Should Black Belts Know How To Teach 7:00 
Requirements To Get A Black Belt 19:50 
What about Blue Belt Requirements 29:28 
Are Black Belts Bullying You?? 41:30 
Bill is Petty and Gets Called OUT 51:54 

 Hey, if you have any questions for Dr. Chris or Bill and Olivia. Just email GrapplingWithPodcast@gmail.com or message the social media pages. Check us out on our social and YouTube where we...

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 Bill is running solo today. He talks about ways to actually keep training fun and enjoyable, also how to avoid plateaus in training or how to get out of them. Also a match study, Bill goes over his last match at Master Worlds 2022 when he was a brown belt. A lot of lapel playing so if you like that stuff, it might be a fun watch.

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 Intro 0:00 
Ecological Follow Up 1:45
How to pick a drilling partner 11:10
Favorite Type of Roll 20:40
Is Being Hard to Submit a Badge of Honor 30:36
Coolest thing about being a Black Belt 41:28
Toughest thing about being a Black Belt 46:26

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 Today Dr. Chris, Bill and Olivia talk about a listeners issue with his Ulnar Nerve, this is a common issue with grapplers. Also our feet, we have ruined our feet which tends to throw everything off, from knee pain to back pain. Also we preview the FloGrappling WNO card headlined by Victor Hugo and Nick Rodriguez "Nicky Rod". 
intro 0:00 
FloGrappling WNO Nicky Rod vs Hugo 2:05 
Foot Health 22:13 
Ulnar Ne...

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 Today Bill gets into his feelings and gets a little vulnerable while wearing his huggies. We talk about the difference between Bill and Chris and their mindset when it comes to getting smashed. They are on two different sides of the spectrum and they talk about how to deal with the feeling of just not wanting to do the hard round. Also we touch on common things that hold us back and slow our progression down.
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Happy 2024! We have another question and answer episope to ring in the new year. 
 Please see below the topics:

Intro 0:00
Older grappler with shoulder issues 1:28
What is an athlete? 13:50
Opinion on aspects of kid belt system for adults 18:40
Chronic sinusitis 32:04

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December 20, 2023 41 mins

 We are back after missing a week. We kick it off with an interesting comment on one of our videos, essentially saying passive drilling is worthless. Chris, Bill, and Olivia work through that comment and push back and forth a bit. Also Chris talks a bit about an upcoming series about shoulder injuries that we will be releasing. Also an unusual scenario with a listener potentially getting discharged from the Navy. 

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 This one is a doozy, we get down to the nitty gritty when it comes to promotions. The cancer that is comparisson, the feeling of others getting promoted when you have more competition success or feel like you are progressing more, but you feel like you are being over looked. All the taboo stuff is here. We also talk about how long Chris took to get his black belt and how he did it in a faster than average time while starting at 45...

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 Dr. Chris talks about one of the most common issues for BJJ practitioners, laborers, and anyone that extensively uses grips daily. Epicondilytis also known as golfers elbow and tennis elbow if not treated can turn into a long lasting injury that could even require surgery. Chris talks about how to take measures to keep you from getting that far along.

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 Intro 0:00 
IBJJF The Crown 0:44 
Difference between pace & Momentum 9:00 
Concepts vs principles 24:55 
Using Joint Mechanics and Leverage 31:15 
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy and Compression Boots 

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Hello, we are answering a couple youtube questions that came in and then discussing whether the IBJJF should add a pro division to adult colored belts and master black belt. Hope you enjoy! 

 intro 0:00 
When should someone working graveyard drink caffeine 2:09 
What should you look for when searching for a new academy 4:15 
If you have limited time to train leading up to a tourney what should you do 32:52 Shou...

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 On this solo episode, Bill goes over a few questions about guard passing, how to get good, which passes to start with, how to pass flexible guards, etc. Then Bill goes over his last Black Belt match and talks about strategy, what worked, and what did not work. 

 Intro 0:00
How to get good at guard passing 2:00
What are the best passes to start with 6:28
Passing a flexible guard 11:36 
Is turtling when gett...

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intro 0:00
how to deal with energy drinks/sugar addiction 3:17
follow up with subscriber who took bpc157 for arthritis in hands 24:22
take on: white belt impressed coach, but then coach crushed them next round 27:35
what is "invisible jiu-jitsu"? 34:38

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Hello, we are back with another episode. Today we interviewed Canadian David Puhky (pronouced Poo-key). He has an interesting MMA/BJJ journey and life experiences worth listening to. Please check it out. 

Hey, if you have any questions for Dr. Chris or Bill and Olivia. Just email GrapplingWithPodcast@gmail.com or message the social media pages. 
Check us out on our social and YouTube where we have full episodes. 
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Introduction 0:00
Sleep issues follow-up response 9:54
What does a weak grip in the morning mean? 11:27 
Could Someone From Another Weight Class Beat Gordon Ryan 15:40
When is it too late to start bjj? 22:23
What are you ways to improve grappling cardio? 33:00

Hey, if you have any questions for Dr. Chris or Bill and Olivia. Just email GrapplingWithPodcast@gmail.com or message the social media pages. 

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Why hello again! This week we are going to recap the polaris and WNO events. Also, we briefly answer a listener question on what to do if already in a diabetic range.

Introduction 0:00
Blood Sugar Question 1:10
Polaris Recap 9:25
WNO Recap 30:07

Hey, if you have any questions for Dr. Chris or Bill and Olivia. Just email GrapplingWithPodcast@gmail.com or message the social media pages. 
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Introduction 0:00 
34 y/o Male Lipid Panel 6:50 
Reviewing Back Injury MRI 42:00 
Magnesium Causing Diarrhea? 1:00:11 
Should You Do Nutritive Timing When Putting on Weight? 1:06:26 

Hey, if you have any questions for Dr. Chris or Bill and Olivia. Just email GrapplingWithPodcast@gmail.com or message the social media pages. 
Check us out on our social and YouTube where we have full episodes. 
Instagr...

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Today was a little different. Bill is solo on this episode and answered a few questions that came in about our favorite instructionals. Also the question came in if lower belts are wasting upper belts time when rolling with them. He talks ADCC Euro Trials and what are effective ways to learn from instructionals and youtube content.

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