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Old 09-24-2008, 08:18 PM   #1
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Old 09-25-2008, 09:31 AM   #2
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Cool. I train under Matt, and its nice to see a well thought out interview with him. It was nice to see some different questions than the usual ones.

I didn't know he was engaged. I'll have to congratulate him.


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Old 09-25-2008, 02:08 PM   #3
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Thanks! Matt was really cool about answering questions, and follow-up questions, and even more follow-up questions. It made my job really easy. I am glad you liked it. I guess that's what I was going for; trying to hit it from a different angle. So I focused on training methodology and on some of the more personal stuff that sometimes gets glossed over.
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Old 09-25-2008, 03:24 PM   #4
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VERY NICE. I am new to BJJ, so I was unaware that it suffers the same problems of crap talking and "my daddy can beat up yours" as other sports. He seems to stay above it.

I have been lurking around that website for a while. I may have to subscribe.

I really like his teaching philosophy. I am scheduled to go to Portland next month, so I may drop-in and have a look.

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Old 09-25-2008, 04:29 PM   #5
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yael cant open the pdf , just in case other people are having the same problem
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Old 09-25-2008, 06:46 PM   #6
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yael cant open the pdf , just in case other people are having the same problem
Haven't heard that from anyone else... do you have the newest Adobe Reader version?
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R. Alan let us know how it goes!
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Old 09-26-2008, 01:48 AM   #8
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Yael I updated and its fine
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Old 09-26-2008, 02:06 AM   #9
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Good interview Yael !!
Im a blue under John Kavanagh in Ireland and train with Aisling Daley and Gunnar nelson when he's over from Iceland.
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Old 09-26-2008, 07:28 AM   #10
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Good interview.
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