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The Primal MMA Coaching Podcast

Scott Sievewright and Ben Schultz

The Primal MMA podcast brings together coaches, athletes, and sports scientists to discuss training and practice design for Mixed Martial Arts. Exploring the science of skill acquisition, human motivation, and sports psychology, the podcast seeks answers to the question, can we get better quicker?
Episodes
S2, #13. 'Show up, have fun, figure shit out' UFC Coach Greg Nelson on developing fighters from scratch to the big shows. July 29, 2022 Episode artwork S2, #13. "Let Those Skills Emerge" Shawn Myszka & Tyler Yearby look at MMA through an ecological lens.June 22, 2022 Episode artwork S2, #12. "Less Teaching, More learning!" - Black Belts Leigh Remedios and Martin McLaughlin talk shop about practice design and development. June 17, 2022 Episode artwork S2, #11. (Part 2) Turn ons & Turn offs! Todd Fossey talks about managing arousal levels in training and competition.May 16, 2022 Episode artwork S2, #11. (Part1) Turn ons & Turn offs! Todd Fossey talks about managing arousal levels in training and competition. May 06, 2022 Episode artwork S2, #10. (Part 2) Not all reps are created equal! Cal Jones on how 'Representative Learning Design' can help supercharge practice. April 29, 2022 Episode artwork S2, #10. (Part1) Not all reps are created equal! Cal Jones on how 'Representative Learning Design' can help supercharge practice. April 29, 2022 Episode artwork S2, #9. Less is more! Will Massey PhD talks about cultivating an independent learning environment.February 18, 2022 Episode artwork S2, #8B. Context is King! PART 2. Dr. Alan Dunton, on moving along the continuum of representativeness.January 31, 2022 Episode artwork S2, #8A. Context is King! Dr. Alan Dunton, on moving along the continuum of representativeness. January 26, 2022 Episode artwork S2, #7. Viva La Revolution! Dr. Rob Gray on how we learn to move skillfully. January 14, 2022 Episode artwork S2, #6. Disagree to agree! Finding common ground with Coach Leigh RemediosNovember 03, 2021 Episode artwork Just a Quickie! #2. Time: Our second most valuable training asset.October 08, 2021 Episode artwork Just a Quickie! Primal's Ecological Approach. September 29, 2021 Episode artwork S2, #5. A Flipped Classroom Approach! With Coach Bruce Hoyer, BJJ blackbelt.August 30, 2021 Episode artwork S2, #4. Show and Tell! Dr Nicola Hodges and the science of demonstrations. August 21, 2021 Episode artwork S2, #3 Training in reality (today and beyond)!! A chat with Professor James StaffordAugust 05, 2021 Episode artwork S2, #2B (PART 2). Learn Skills, Not Drills!! Professor Ed Coughlan, aka; "Dr. Skill Acq" June 02, 2021 Episode artwork S2, #2A. Learn Skills, Not Drills!! Professor Ed Coughlan, aka; "Dr. Skill Acq"May 31, 2021 Episode artwork S2, #1. Catch them being Good! Coach John Kessel on creating effective training environments. May 19, 2021 Episode artwork Another Red Pill! PART 3 of 3 - Down the Coaching Rabbit hole with Coach Sam Gaier. (UNEDITED AND UNCENSORED!)May 19, 2021 Episode artwork Another Red Pill! PART 2 of 3 - Down the Coaching Rabbit hole with Coach Sam Gaier. (UNEDITED AND UNCENSORED!)May 19, 2021 Episode artwork Another Red Pill! PART 1 of 3 - Down the Coaching Rabbit hole with Coach Sam Gaier. (UNEDITED AND UNCENSORED!)May 18, 2021 Episode artwork #8 - Learning is adaptation! Unpacking Ecological Dynamics with Stu Armstrong.October 22, 2020 Episode artwork #7. Getting specific! Discussing practice design with Dr. Israel HalperinSeptember 16, 2020 Episode artwork