Rob from McDojo Life joins the show to talk about cults, frauds, chi blasts and angry online ninjas! He also talk about why he enjoys teaching and how martial arts prevents bullying. Click “read more” for show notes!




  • Origins
  • Bullying and zero tolerance policies
  • Why kids must learn to stand up for themselves
  • The only time he’s had to use martial arts to defend himself
  • Why he loves teaching
  • Finding Jiu-Jitsu
  • Cults, Frauds and Chi Blasts
  • The Ninja in the Basement
  • Angry ninjas online
  • The importance of being kind to the students of frauds
  • The Mike Palladino NY incident
  • BS Styles (made up styles)
  • Grand Celestial Do
  • Phase 2 of McDojo Life
  • Why not be legit?
  • Stolen valor
  • The Pummel
  • Owning a school