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Hiyaa Martial Arts Podcast

English, Martial Arts, 1 season, 66 episodes, 4 days, 2 hours, 7 minutes
Hiyaa!! was conceived as a podcast that would be both entertaining and informative for the martial arts community at large, no matter what style(s) you practice or what level you are at within your chosen style(s). Your hosts Craig Kiessling and Dave Jones have both been active in the martial arts world for quite some time – being students as well as teachers – so you know you’re in relevant (if not good) company. If you enjoy interviews with notable martial artists of various styles and backgrounds, no holds barred mouth boxing, and staying informed about martial arts in the news and other media—this is the podcast for you. So, slip on your angry pajamas, cinch up your black belt, eat a loaf of bitter, and don’t forget to throw your sense of humor into your gym bag as we take you on a bi-monthly safari in the darkest jungles of the Wu Lin. Visit us online at
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Episode 64 – Girl Fight! with Matt Kaplowitz

Matt Kaplowitz, "The Fight Nerd" graces episode 64 to talk about his new documentary film "Girl Fight, A Muay Thai story, Jeff Westfall submits another fine Martial Brain, and FOTS Ryan Lindsey comes on with the News. Plus, Metal!
6/10/20151 hour, 32 minutes, 1 second
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Episode 63 – Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Episode 63 is fast, loose, and maybe kinda funny, Discussions, News, and Mystery Turd!
3/11/20151 hour, 12 minutes, 42 seconds
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Episode 62 – Interview with Iain Abernethy

Episode 62 of Hiyaa Martial Arts Podcast, featuring an interview with Iain Abernethy, Martial Brain, Mail Bag and more!
2/8/20151 hour, 13 minutes, 8 seconds
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Episode 61 – Interview with Art Davie

An awesome episode 61! Art Davie gives us the straight dope on the creation of the original Ultimate Fighting Championship, we do rock paper scissors lizard Spock with the Martial Brain, and check out Jacie Chan's CZ12.
1/22/20151 hour, 9 minutes, 28 seconds
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Episode 60 – Interview with John Simons

Episode 60 comes out roaring in 2015! John Simons talks about life on the road with 5 Finger Death Punch.
1/10/20151 hour, 26 minutes, 38 seconds
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Episode 59 – Interview with Reed Kuhn

We get down on all fours and triangle choke the numbers on episode 59. The results actually are kind of pretty!
12/24/20141 hour, 13 minutes, 41 seconds
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Episode 58 – Halloween Gala

A scandalous and scary Episode 58, with Jaredd Wilson of the Martial Thoughts Podcast joining us in the Champaign Lounge. We discuss Dimmer Switches, do the Monster Mash, check film, news, and much more! Boo-Yaa!!
10/29/20142 hours, 26 minutes, 43 seconds
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Episode 57 – Interview with Stefan Marcec

A focused episode 57, with Stefan Marcec, former Ninja, and a Martial Brain on the Naturalistic Fallacy and Martial Arts.
10/18/20141 hour, 12 minutes, 46 seconds
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Episode 56 – Martial Arts & Relationships

In Episode 56 we deep dive the intersection of martial arts with interpersonal relationships, catch up on the news, rummage in the Mailbag, and much more! Sugar Bear also makes an appearance.
9/28/20141 hour, 42 minutes, 8 seconds
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Episode 55 – Throwing Discussion

We tackle (see what I did there?) throwing in episode 55, along with Sambo Steve. Then we do all the other stuff—War Machine! Cotton Candy!
9/12/20141 hour, 35 minutes, 53 seconds
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Episode 54 – Discussion on Stances

Episode 54, where we finally take a stance (or two)! Stance talk, self defense seminars, listener feedback and more.
8/29/20141 hour, 47 minutes, 51 seconds
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Episode 53 – From Technique to Principle

An action packed episode 53, full of goodies for you and me! Craig and Arron return to discuss the path from technique to principle, news, mailbag and more.
8/8/20141 hour, 39 minutes, 39 seconds
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Episode 52 – Public Sparring Groups & What is Internal?

An overdue and slightly blitzed episode 52, with Bruce Reiter as co-host. Sparring groups, Internal Musings, Boneless chicken ballistics, and more.
7/6/20141 hour, 22 minutes, 46 seconds
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Episode 51 – Interview with Rory Miller

An overdue episode 51, featuring meditations on violence with Rory Miller, Martial Brain, The Raid 2, and more.
4/13/20141 hour, 26 minutes, 41 seconds
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Episode 50 – Beating and Nothingness

Land mark Episode 50 is here! Martial Arts and Philosophy, Beating and Nothingness, Damon Young, Big Al and much more.
2/28/20141 hour, 51 minutes, 55 seconds
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Episode 49 – Interview with Jaredd Wilson

A fun Episode 49 cross-pollenating with the Martial thoughts podcast, talking Akido, some liver love and more!
2/15/20141 hour, 8 minutes, 34 seconds
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Episode 48 – Power vs. Precision

A loopy but fun Episode 48! Discussion of Power vs. Precision, the Knockout Game, Martial Brain segment, and more!
1/26/20141 hour, 22 minutes, 28 seconds
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Episode 47 – Artsy Fightsy?

Lots of laughs in Episode 47! We talk about what the Art part of Martial Art is good for, watch a Ninja flick, and much more.
1/16/20141 hour, 12 minutes, 58 seconds
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Episode 46 – Champagne Musings

A weird Episode 46 after a long pod-fade. Lots of content from Combat Sports Report, to Bruce's Road Rage, to Champagne Musings. Don't miss it!
12/31/20132 hours, 22 minutes, 57 seconds
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Episode 45 – Interview with Bey Logan

We go to the cinema in episode 45 with Bey Logan, action movie expert, and then get some listener feed back from the mailbag!
9/5/20132 hours, 5 minutes, 14 seconds
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Episode 44 – Who’s the Master?

A surprising episode 44, at least for Craig! We ambush him with a special guest and discuss terminology, knives, and even Bruce Lee.
8/30/20131 hour, 36 minutes, 20 seconds
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Episode 43 – Interview with John Rennie

Boards will be broken on episode 43! Also, science dropped, Karate discussed, and News delivered. What more could you ask for?
8/21/20131 hour, 33 minutes, 47 seconds
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Episode 42 – The Return of Allen Pittman

Allen Pittman returns from his peregrinations to enliven episode 42, along with Aaron Martin and a Martial Mind segment.
8/16/20131 hour, 27 minutes, 15 seconds
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Episode 41 – Interview with Brent Weedman

A wild episode 41, with Brent Weedman, TMAs, MMAs, Knockouts, Choke outs, but thankfully no flip outs this week!
8/8/20131 hour, 25 minutes, 10 seconds
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Episode 40 – Interview with Jennifer Ouellette

As the podcast turns 40 (episodes) we catch up with Sambo Steve about his new MMA in NY documentary film AND swap paint with popular science writer Jennifer Ouellette about Jiu Jitsu, fight physics, and more!
8/1/20131 hour, 27 minutes, 22 seconds
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Episode 39 – Discussion On Martial Hand Forms

Episode 39 comes with a multiplicity of fists! Also news, media mop up, and more!
7/26/20131 hour, 15 minutes, 2 seconds
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Bonus Episode 2 – TAM 2013 Recap

Bonus Episode 2 is all about Dave's trip to Vegas to present on the intersection of martial arts and woo. What happens at TAM stays at TAM—except for this episode!
7/23/201338 minutes, 49 seconds
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Episode 38 – Interview With Dayn DeRose

Episode 38 means rebirth from the podfade! We have an interview with Dane DeRose, Fencing, a bonus listener segment, and more!
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Episode 37 – Interview with Benjamin Judkins

An educational and exciting episode 37 with Ben Judkins from Kung Fu Tea, wu-duh, news, and more.
6/3/20131 hour, 33 minutes, 21 seconds
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Episode 36 – Interview with Jim Genia

Jim Genia takes us into the underground MMA world of NYC, Craig does the news, and Dave does listener mail. Oh, and it was FREE shotgun day in NOLA!
5/24/20131 hour, 37 minutes, 5 seconds
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Episode 35 – Weapons Anyone?

Pull out your swords and spears for this journey into weapons training, Tai Chi & Qigong, News, Media Mop Up and more.
5/5/20131 hour, 40 minutes, 22 seconds
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Episode 34 – Relaxation

A smooth and relaxing episode 34, wherein the boys discuss relaxation while becoming far too relaxed...
4/26/20131 hour, 6 minutes, 55 seconds
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Episode 33 – Interview with Kris Iatskevich

33 is yet another great learning experience! Kris Iatskevich tunes us up on the sport of Catch Wrestling, we have a media mop up, and more!
4/19/20131 hour, 43 minutes, 49 seconds
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Episode 32 – One Year Anniversary Show!

Episode 32 has a packed round table including Sambo Steve, Mag J, and Big Al. The laughs flow and knowledge is dropped on a variety of topics, including Sandbagging.
3/29/20131 hour, 41 minutes, 7 seconds
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Episode 31 – Interview with Manuel Adrogue

We finally take an in depth look at Tae Kwon Do with our guest Manuel Adrogue! He is a sixth degree black belt from Argentina with a long history in the art, and a great guy to boot.
3/8/20131 hour, 42 minutes, 8 seconds
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Episode 30 – Interview with Carina Cirrincione

Episode 30 introduces us to Carina Cirrincione, maker and purveyor of fine wooden training weapons and Wing Chun practitioner. And, yes, it's good to finally get some women on the show!
2/12/20131 hour, 15 minutes, 14 seconds
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Episode 29 – Interview with Ryan Hall

A timely and educational interview with Ryan Hall about keeping priorities straight and being a moral martial artist.
2/5/20131 hour, 23 minutes, 28 seconds
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Episode 28 – Interview with Nelson Ferreira

Episode 28 Northern Shaolin round table! Craig and Nelson Ferreira swap karate chops as they discuss all things Northern Shaolin, and "New Legend of Shaolin" gets the Media Mop Up treatment.
1/23/20131 hour, 30 minutes, 29 seconds
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Episode 27 – New Year’s Grab Bag

Episode 27 is back from the break and off the rails! Bruce joins us to discuss a wide variety of topics and news. Sobriety and good taste are optional on this one!
1/11/20131 hour, 28 minutes, 28 seconds
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Episode 26 – Discussion on Salutations

Martial Greetings from Episode 26, wherein we discuss—Martial Greetings! Also News and a look back at our first year.
12/19/20121 hour, 4 minutes, 48 seconds
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Episode 25 – Mailbag-stravaganza!

We're all over the map on Episode 25, fielding your mail on a wide range of topics and more!
12/8/20121 hour, 14 minutes, 40 seconds
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Episode 24 – Interview with John Renken

We delve into new territory (for us) with Military Combat instructor John Renken and then return to media mop up land to review "The Girl From The Naked Eye"!
11/20/20121 hour, 1 minute, 50 seconds
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Episode 23 – Interview with Matthew Polly

We get literary in Episode 23 with author Matt Polly, drop the news, and more. What? Hell yes we can read...
11/8/20121 hour, 34 minutes, 42 seconds
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Episode 22 – Interview with Randy Williams

Episode 22 is a barn-stormer! Bruce Reiter returns to assist in an epic interview with Randy Williams. Wing Chun, wine, and wackiness ensue!
11/3/20121 hour, 49 minutes, 57 seconds
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Episode 21 – Interview with Michael DeMarco

A great interview with a fantastic fellow! Learn about the past and future of his august publication, the Journal of Asian Martial Arts.
10/27/20121 hour, 21 minutes, 20 seconds
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Episode 20 – Discussion on Technique vs. Principle

A short interlude from our run of excellent guests to do some house keeping and discuss principle vs. technique.
10/19/20121 hour, 25 minutes, 16 seconds
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Episode 19 – Interview with Bruce Reiter

If it's too loud, you're too old! Episode 19 brings the rock to your block with special guest Bruce Reiter!
10/13/20121 hour, 45 minutes, 11 seconds
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Episode 18 – Sambo Steve Returns

Our resident MMA expert returns to give us the scoop and the Mailbag let's us have it. Episode 18 rocks!
10/3/20121 hour, 36 minutes
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Episode 17 – Interview with Evan Bernstein

An informative and entertaining chat with prominent skeptic Evan Bernstein of the Skeptics Guide to the Universe, in which we cover such topics as Krav Maga, the Ring of Death, and voo-doo mouthguards!
9/28/20121 hour, 32 minutes, 31 seconds
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Episode 16 – Interview with Tim Johnson

We explore the Martial Arts Lineage Project with Tim Johnson, get some bad news about Joe Lewis, and rifle around in the Mailbag.
9/14/20121 hour, 27 minutes, 33 seconds
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Episode 15 – Are you the right size for your art?

Hiyaa tackles the question "Does size matter?" and digs into wu duh, the news, and more!
9/6/20121 hour, 10 minutes, 3 seconds
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Episode 14 – Interview with Justice Zero

We had fun with this one! Episode 14 has Capoeira, Wu De—Wu Duh!, and News for you.
8/29/20121 hour, 26 minutes, 46 seconds
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Episode 13 – Discussion on Instinct

We follow our instincts through the discussion topic, catch up on some weird and wild news, and reach deep into the mailbag on this episode!
8/17/20121 hour, 27 minutes, 4 seconds
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Episode 12 – Interview with Stephen Koepfer

An education in the current state of MMA from our guest, a two headed media mop up, and more surprises!
8/6/20121 hour, 20 minutes, 51 seconds
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Episode 11 – Discussion of Martial Templates

Episode 11 - Big Al strikes back! We have a great time swapping stories AND paint.
7/22/20121 hour, 16 minutes, 21 seconds
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Episode 10 – Interview with Craig S. Kiessling

An informative yet crazy Episode 10! Interview with your Co-Host, Northern Shaolin, Chin Woo and more.
7/18/20121 hour, 38 minutes, 20 seconds
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Episode 9 – Interview with John Wang

A fun discussion on sparring in Martial Arts training, a great interview with John Wang of Shuai Jiao & Shaolin Longfist kung fu, a Media Mop Up and More. The "Throw-Em" Episode!
7/10/20121 hour, 46 minutes, 25 seconds
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Bonus Episode 1 – Interview with Chris Bates

Bonus episode interview with Chris Bates Bando and Xingyi
7/3/20121 hour, 5 minutes, 6 seconds
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Episode 8 – Interview with David Jones

Jonesin for a Callback to the days of being a student? That's just what you get here. An interview with our show host, David Jones, the Callback, What Makes a Good Martial Arts Student and more!
6/9/20122 hours, 14 minutes, 37 seconds
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Episode 7 – Interview with Gary Mitchell

The Inebriated Show - A good time was had by all. And some very interesting information. Taiwanese Hung Gar, Public Demonstrations and more.
5/24/20121 hour, 45 minutes, 5 seconds
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Episode 6 – Interview with Aaron Fields

Headbutts, Sambo, Tales of Youth, Discussion on Indoor vs. Outdoor Martial Arts training, Interview with Aaron Fields, Media Mop-up, News, Judy-Chops and more. Great Show!
5/4/20122 hours, 8 minutes, 33 seconds
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Episode 5 – Interview with Ashe Higgs

Secret Gongs, I Liq Chuan, Judy-Chops, Movies, News and More. Oh yes, much more.
4/10/20121 hour, 54 minutes, 52 seconds
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Episode 4 – Interview with Todd Elihu

Here we discuss Ranking, Belts and Organization in Martial Arts, Chat with Todd Elihu about Chen style Practical Method of Tai Ji Quan, look at some interesting News, do a Media Mop-Up and more!
3/27/20121 hour, 33 minutes, 10 seconds
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Episode 3 – Interview with Allen Carroll

Informative episode that will split your sides with laughter. We've got a great interview, a stimulating discussion, news, media mop-up, and more.
3/17/20121 hour, 34 minutes, 58 seconds
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Episode 2 – Interview with Ellis Amdur

A stellar episode indeed! We've got a great interview, a stimulating discussion, news, media mop-up, and more.
3/2/20121 hour, 43 minutes, 5 seconds
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Episode 1 – Interview with Allen Pittman

Our very first episode! And what a show it is. We've got a really informative and entertaining interview with Martial Arts legend Allen Pittman in the house! Check it out.
3/1/201256 minutes, 3 seconds