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RMP – Ep b40: Mikal Abdullah Is An Ass-Kicking Geek

Nothing can hold Mikal Abdullah down…

…except perhaps Austin’s internet congestion.

We manage to get Mikal on the show and it’s so awesome it almost breaks the internet.

Show notes:

– Amos visited


with the 3FM

– Kent has been practicing for his Kata tournament

– Mikal has been training at

Aces Jiu Jitsu

in Austin, TX and promoting his book “Life Is Jiu Jitsu Is Life”

– TED Talks:

– Mikal recommends Rich Franklin: How To Be A Loser

– Anthony found reflections of his own parenting in Colin Stokes: How movies teach manhood

-Kent’s pick was Peter Diamandis: Stephen Hawking’s Zero G Flight

– Amos fixed a

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– Mikal gives his reviews of

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, then takes the time to explain the benefits of understanding the tactics of MMA on

– Amos and Mikal discuss the trials of raising daughters

– Mikal recounts his experiences in the US Army and how they affected his life and transition into martial arts

– We already told you Austin kicks ass, Mikal agrees (and that makes it fact as far as we are concerned!)

– You can find Mikal Abdullah on


(@MikalBJJ) and by email:

– A special thanks to Bonnie Brushwood (


) for introducing us to Mikal!

– Our Weekly Tithe: Josh Clark and Charles W. “Chuck” Bryant, hosts of the amazing

Stuff You Should Know

podcast. Please, give them a listen at

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