#169 – Ryan Hall: Solving Martial Arts from First Principles


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Here’s the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time.
(00:00) – Introduction
(08:28) – First principles approach to martial arts
(16:09) – Illusion of choice
(19:42) – Game theory
(28:04) – First fight
(32:20) – Defense
(41:03) – Waiting for a fight
(51:11) – Free will
(1:08:59) – Freedom and compassion
(1:18:01) – Social media
(1:24:21) – Leadership
(1:30:09) – How to get good at jiu jitsu
(1:50:23) – Learning how to learn
(1:58:29) – Questioning the foundations of jiu jitsu
(2:17:34) – Humans cannot fully comprehend reality
(2:21:45) – Artificial intelligence
(2:34:38) – Deadlines
(2:41:29) – Tie choke
(2:49:58) – Hardship
(2:54:20) – Love

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