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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?
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#35 - The Black Temple's Greg Souders - Coach Souders interview with Brian Willis. January 13, 2023
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#34 - On the other side of the mic - My interview with Brian Willis talking about Primal's approach to practice design for striking and MMA. January 13, 2023
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#33B - Battling the Biases! Josh Peacock on resistance to change in combat sports training. January 05, 2023
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#33A - Fighting the fallacies! Josh Peacock on resistance to change in combat sports training (PART 1 of 2). January 03, 2023
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#32 - Embodied and Embedded! Danny Hatcher talks about Ecological Dynamics and how we learn skills. December 15, 2022
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#31 - Another Drill Ditcher! Kaboom's Kabir Bath talks to me about going full ecological!December 02, 2022
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#30 - The Reddit Technique Debate! Greg Souder's clarifies some misconceptions.December 01, 2022
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#29 - Shifting the Red line! @Doctor_Kickass on increasing physical capacities. November 17, 2022
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#28 - If Fred learned to fight! Professors Blau and Wagman discuss their new book, 'Introduction to Ecological Psychology'.October 31, 2022
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#27 - Play the whole game every day! Greg Souders is back to talk about practice design. September 26, 2022
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#26 - Pugilist turned Professor! Dr Andy Lane, chats about developing psychological skills for combat, in and out of the ring.September 21, 2022
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#25 - Thoughts on Coaching! Dr Tom Parry talks about his recent twitter thread on effective coaching. September 09, 2022
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#24 - Raising the Standard! Greg Souders on an ecological approach to elite level jiu-jitsu. August 23, 2022
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#23 - 'Show up, have fun, figure shit out' UFC Coach Greg Nelson on developing fighters from scratch to the big shows. July 29, 2022
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#22 - Let Those Skills Emerge! Shawn Myszka & Tyler Yearby look at MMA through an ecological lens.June 22, 2022
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#21 - Less Teaching, More learning! - Black Belts Leigh Remedios and Martin McLaughlin talk shop about practice design and development. June 17, 2022
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#20B - Turn ons & Turn offs! Todd Fossey talks about managing arousal levels in training and competition.May 16, 2022
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#20A - Turn ons & Turn offs! Todd Fossey talks about managing arousal levels in training and competition. May 06, 2022
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#19B - Not all reps are created equal! Cal Jones on how 'Representative Learning Design' can help supercharge practice. April 29, 2022
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#19A - Not all reps are created equal! Cal Jones on how 'Representative Learning Design' can help supercharge practice. April 29, 2022
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#18 - Less is more! Will Massey PhD talks about cultivating an independent learning environment.February 18, 2022
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#17B - Context is King! PART 2. Dr. Alan Dunton, on moving along the continuum of representativeness.January 31, 2022
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#17A - Context is King! Dr. Alan Dunton, on moving along the continuum of representativeness. January 26, 2022
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#16 - Viva La Revolution! Dr. Rob Gray on how we learn to move skillfully. January 14, 2022
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#15 - Disagree to agree! Finding common ground with Coach Leigh RemediosNovember 03, 2021
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