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Silly Goose Gang
Silly Goose Gang
2 Scottish guys talk to interesting people about a whole host of topics: MMA, BJJ, Boxing, powerlifting, training, conspiracy theories, and anything else our guests want to talk about
Apr 8, 2022
Silly Goose Gang ep 79 w/Brady Pesola of Gray Man Project.
Brady Pesola of Gray Man Project joins the Gang Brady is a former US Marine, and also has years of experience in teaching various tactical disciplines from firearms to self defense to survival. Brady has worked as a firearms instructor teaching everyday civilians, law enforcement, military and special operations personnel. In addition, Brady serves as an Executive Protection Agent and Security Consultant who’s looked after politicians, scientists, celebrities and high net worth businessmen. Brady also operated a survival school teaching specialized life saving wilderness, urban, and emotional survival skills to private clients and public groups. For the last 5 years started and operated a non profit focusing on improving veteran’s mental health through outdoor adventures in backpacking, camping, hunting and fishing. Brady currently studies and specializes in the use of Stoic Philosophy to enhance cognitive function of everyday citizens, and personnel in various military branches, law enforcement agencies, tactical industries enhance their lives their decision making. Brady also coaches people on Mental Resilience, Social Independence and Self Reliance by focusing on Stoic Logic and Reason to overcome emotional reactions all in an effort to improve happiness and help people live peaceful lives when times get chaotic. Follow Brady on Instagram @gray.man.project
1 hr 14 min
Apr 1, 2022
Silly Goose Gang ep78 w/Hannah Cunliffe
This is very much an episode of 2 halves (and oh if we'd recorded the 90 minute conversation after we hit stop...) We're joined by Hannah Cunliffe, one of the top female sprinters in the World We begin by chatting through her training regime, before pivoting to a cause close to Hannah's heart: the safeguarding of children. This isn't a standard SGG ep, and we dig into some really serious issues. To follow Hannah and find out more about her, search for @hannahmc5 on IG
1 hr 2 min
Mar 18, 2022
Silly Goose Gang ep 77 w/ Ian Smith
Ian Smith of Atilis Gym joins us for a short, but fun, episode. We discuss personal responsibility, standing up for what believe in, and running for Congress against career politicians. You can find out more about Ian on IG at @iansmithfitness and @theatilisgym
Mar 4, 2022
Silly Goose Gang ep76 w/Tony Blauer
Coach Tony Blauer joins us for an informative episode Coach Blauer has been in the martial art, self-defense, defensive tactics, and combatives industry for almost four decades and is one of the only Combatives experts who has successfully affected training across all the combat related communities: self-defense, combat sports, and the military & law enforcement sector. His research on physiology, mindset as it relates to confrontation management, has influenced over three decades of reality-based martial artists We also dig into Tony's love of boxing, and he shares some incredible stories. You can find out more about Tony by searching for @spear.system or @tonyblauer on IG
1 hr 26 min
Feb 18, 2022
Silly Goose Gang ep 75 w/Nathan Orchard
For our 75th episode we're joined by 10th Planet black belt Nathan Orchard. Nathan is a 1st degree black belt under Eddie Bravo, a 3x CJJ (Combat Jiujitsu) Worlds finalist, and a 6 time veteran of EBI. We chat Jiujitsu, philosophy, and how Jiujitsu has changed over the years. To follow Nathan on IG go to @nateorch10p and to support the podcast please subscribe and follow our IG at @sillygoosegangpodcast
1 hr 10 min
Feb 11, 2022
Silly Goose Gang ep 74 w/ Andy Lewis of Norse Fitness.
Andy joins the Gang for an awesome chat in this episode. Andy talks through his concept of Abandon Modern Culture, mental health and why he launched Norse Fitness. To find out more about Andy and his work find him on IG at @andyclifflewis and @norse_fitness
1 hr 50 min
Feb 4, 2022
Silly Goose Gang ep73 w/ Dr Peter McCullough
Some people may say this is the most controversial podcast we've done! Dr. McCullough MD, MPH, FACC, FAHA, FASN, FNKF, FNLA, FCRSA is an internist, cardiologist, epidemiologist managing the cardiovascular complications of both the viral infection and the injuries developing after the COVID-19 vaccine in Dallas TX, USA. Since the outset of the pandemic, Dr. McCullough has been a leader in the medical response to the COVID-19 disaster. He has 51 peer-reviewed publications on the infection and has commented extensively on the medical response to the COVID-19 crisis in TheHill, America Out Loud, and on FOX NEWS Channel. On November 19, 2020, Dr. McCullough testified in the US Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Dr. McCullough has two years of dedicated academic and clinical efforts in combating the SARS-CoV-2 virus and in doing so, has reviewed thousands of reports, participated in scientific congresses, group discussions, press releases, and has been considered among the world's experts on COVID-19.
Jan 21, 2022
Silly Goose Gang ep 72 w/Owen Livesey
Owen joins the Gang in this ep. Owen is a Commonwealth gold medalist in Judo, and a brown belt in jiujitsu. We discuss his unique style, combining judo, jiujitsu and wrestling, and what it takes to be an elite athlete. You can find Owen on IG at @owenLivesey and his club at @carlsongraciehull
1 hr 12 min
Jan 7, 2022
Silly Goose Gang ep 71 w/ Marcus Torgerson
Marcus is back! Without a doubt one of our all time favourite guest makes a triumphant return for 2022. We go deep into Marcus's philosophy, and why sometimes you just need to "Be Nice" And Marcus will tell you when it's time to not be nice. And that'll include the time he kicked and smashed Hitler. Yeah, seriously. Listen to the ep to find out how that happened. You can follow Marcus on IG at @MarcusTorgerson.
1 hr 14 min
Dec 2, 2021
Silly Goose Gang solocast
Best laid plans. Last minute change so we recorded an episode of us just talking about anything and everything. Expect swearing and nonsense as we celebrate Chris's birthday.
Nov 19, 2021
Silly Goose Gang ep 70 w/Matt Beaudreau of Apogee Strong
Matt Beaudreau joins the Gang for another rollercoaster chat! Matt is the founder of Acton Academy Placer and Acton Academy Sacramento. As a career educator, Matt has delivered TEDx talks, consulted with Universities, written books, and created programs that have helped to push education into the 21st century for teens across America. He currently hosts The Essential 11 podcast, which focuses on gaining world-class advice from prominent guests in business, media, sports, education, and entertainment. In his younger years, Matt was a competitive kickboxer underneath Dennis Alexio and competed in multiple amateur mixed martial arts fights under the coaching of Frank Shamrock, Ken Shamrock, and Jason Pietz. This episode is brought to you in conjunction with Waqar Rasheed of Titan Sportswear. For all your manufacturing needs, vist thetitansport.com And to support the podcast, visit iwa.co.uk and use code SILLY10 to get 10% off your entire order. You can also visit https://teamphy…
1 hr 10 min
Nov 12, 2021
Silly Goose Gang ep69 with Mike Yarborough of Wolf and Iron
The Gang is joined by Mike Yarborough, the founder of Wolf & Iron, and Rustic and Main. We have a wide ranging chat covering politics, religion, manliness, fatherhood, and what the next few years may hold on both sides of the Atlantic. To find out more please vist Wolfandiron.com and check out The Foundry. This episode is brought to you in conjunction with Waqar Rasheed of Titan Sportswear. For all your manufacturing needs, vist thetitansport.com And to support the podcast, visit iwa.co.uk and use code SILLY10 to get 10% off your entire order. You can also visit https://teamphysiq.com/sggpodcast and use code SGGPODCAST to receive 10% off your order with Physiq Apparel.
1 hr 3 min
Sep 24, 2021
Silly Goose Gang ep68 w/Bo Sandoval
Bo Sandoval serves as the Director of Strength and Conditioning for the UFC Performance Institute. Sandoval leads the development and implementation of all strength and conditioning aspects within the UFC Performance Institue in Las Vegas. We discuss the 7 fundamental movements that all athletes should master. Bo also explains how he evaluates the UFC athletes that arrive at the Performance Institute. To learn more and to follow Bo on Instagram look for @bo.sandoval.
May 21, 2021
Silly Goose Gang ep67 w/Jeff Bosley
Jeff Bosley is a film and television actor with an extensive background and training originating on the stage where he was nominated, and won, many awards and accolades including the 'Theatre Recognition Award', the 'Theatre Service Award' and 2 nominations for 'Best Actor'. His current work and projects have earned him major roles transporting him to international movie sets and Cannes Film Festival Screenings. Proud theatre geek turned Army Special Forces Green Beret, turned 'Medal of Valor'-earning firefighter and now back to actor, Jeff has put in every ounce of life experience he can which translates to all he does on screen as an actor and behind the camera as a director and producer. And we had an awesome chat on this episode and I hope the fun and laughs we had translate to the podcast. To support the podcast visit IWA Active and use code SILLY10 to save 10%
1 hr 39 min
May 14, 2021
Silly Goose Gang ep66 w/Bob Hamer
Bob Hamer retired from the Federal Bureau of Investigation after 26 years as a Special Agent. He worked organized crime, gangs, terrorism, and child exploitation. Much of his career was spent undercover. In assignments lasting anywhere from several days to more than three years, Bob successfully posed as a drug dealer, contract killer, residential burglar, fence, pedophile, degenerate gambler, international weapons dealer, and white-collar criminal. He worked undercover against such diverse groups as the La Cosa Nostra, the Sicilian, Mexican, and Russian mafias, Asian organized crime groups, and Los Angeles based street gangs. His successful infiltration of NAMBLA (North American Man/Boy Love Association) resulted in the arrest of eight members of what one defendant called the organization's "inner circle". Bob received numerous awards throughout his career including the coveted FBI Director's Award for Distinguished Service, five United States Attorney Awards for Distinguished Service…
1 hr 2 min
May 7, 2021
Silly Goose Gang ep 65 w/Dean Stott
Dean Stott is The Frogman: one of the UK’s premier adventurers and motivational speakers. A former soldier in the British Special Forces, Dean helps ordinary people develop the ability to adapt, survive and thrive in any situation. Now a professional adventurer and renowned motivational speaker, he recently set a new Guinness World Record, cycling the entire length of the Pan-American Highway faster than ever before. You can find out more by following Dean on IG at @deanstott and at deanstott com Also, visit @iwaactive and use code SILLY10 to receive 10% off sitewide.
1 hr 1 min
Apr 30, 2021
Silly Goose Gang ep64 w/CJ Ortiz
CJ Ortiz, the Metal Motivator and co-host of the University of Badassery joins the Gang. Genuinely, this podcast will light a fire under you. We cram a load of info into this 65 minute episode! To find out more about CJ and his work follow him on IG at @metalmotovator Also visit IWA Active and use code SILLY10 to save 10% storewide and support the podcast and an excellent Company.
1 hr 13 min
Apr 23, 2021
Silly Goose Gang ep63 w/Caroline Knight
Caroline joins the Gang all the way from Peru. We have a cool chat covering spirituality, Caroline's journey that led her to the Peruvian rainforest, and her plans for the future for her cacao company. You can follow her on IG at @thebodylovebabe and her cacoa company is @junglecacaoperu. Caroline is launching a 7 day body love activation course on 26 April, and it's FREE! Head to the link in her bio to find out more and to register.
1 hr 49 min
Apr 17, 2021
Silly Goose Gang Friday Night Silliness
A short 15 minute episode where me and Chris just mess around and try out our new recording platfrom for year 2 of the Silly Goose Gang.
Apr 9, 2021
Silly Goose Gang ep62 w/Dean Hepburn
What an episode! We're joined by Dean Hepburn from Primitiv.Evolve. Dean is an exercise physiologist, and free thinker. We spent time discussing a wide variety of topics. This episode definitely didn't go where we expected it to, but was a better episode for that! To find out more about Dean and his work, find him on IG at @Primitiv.Evolve
Mar 26, 2021
Silly Goose Gang ep61 w/Kaedrich Olsen
The Gang are joined by Kaedrich Olsen. This isn't a standard SGG ep and we had a lot of fun recording this. Kaedrich is a shadow worker and Norse Runic scholar, and published author. We go on a thought provoking journey around spirits, seances, energies, and how awesome Scotland is. I think you'll enjoy this ep as much as we did. To find out more about Kaedrich visit Kaedrich com or follow him on IG at kaedrich_olsen
Mar 19, 2021
Silly Goose Gang ep 60 w/Barry Gibson
We're joined once again by our good friend Barry Gibson. Barry is an elite Sambo practitioner and Champion, and was one of the first true MMA strength and conditioning Coaches in the UK. We do a deep dive into Barry's training methodologies, and why he feels there are still some outdated practices. Barry explains why he became a strength and conditioning Coach and the importance of generslly being strong and active. When you listen to this episode you'll hear the fun we had recording it, and you'll also learn some real knowledge around conditioning. To find out more about Barry, and his workouts follow him on IG at @grapplefit, and for his Sambo club follow @redstarsambosunderland If you enjoyed this episode please like, share, and subscribe.
1 hr 31 min
Mar 12, 2021
Silly Goose Gang ep 59 w/Anthony Diehl, America's Strongest Man
Anthony Diehl is a professional strongman who won the prestigious America's Strongest Man in 2020. He joins us for a chat about strongman training, how he prepares for competion, why he recently started training Brazilian JiuJitsu, and a few other fun topics. As always, we had a blast on our podcast. To find out more about Anthony, follow him on IG at @anthony105kprostrongman And if you enjoyed this episode, please like, share and subscribe and follow @sillygoosegangpodcast on IG to keep up to date with future episodes.
1 hr 17 min
Feb 26, 2021
Silly Goose Gang ep58 w/Claire Tracey
Claire joins the Gang in an early Sunday morning recording for this episode. Claire is an accredited Strength and Conditioning coach and we had an interesting chat about a wide range of topics. If you're interested in finding out more about Claire's work, follow her on IG at @claire_tracey_coach.
1 hr 11 min
Feb 12, 2021
Silly Goose Gang ep57 w/Wil Willis
Wil Willis joins the Gang. Wil is a former US Army Ranger and US Air Force pararescueman, and was the host of the International hit Forged in Fire. This is a wide ranging discussion and we cover some amazing ground, that we're pretty sure hasn't been covered in any podcast that Wil has been involved in previously. To find out more about Wil and his upcoming documentary Grow Together follow him on IG at @whiskey2whiskey
2 hr 43 min
Feb 5, 2021
Silly Goose Gang ep56 w/Pat McNamara
It's a Basic Dude Stuff chat episode. Pat McNamara joins the Gang for an energy filled episode. Pat spent 22 years in the US Army, and his entire career was spent in Special Forces. We discuss Basic Dude Stuff, planning and the importance of it to getting stuff done, being average at a lot of stuff and good at a few things and why that's important. Pat is an inspirational guy, and if you're not feeling fired up by the end of this episode you might want to check your pulse! You can find out more about Pat and the topics he touched on at his IG @tmacsinc and at the @universityofbadassery
Jan 22, 2021
Silly Goose Gang ep55 w/Matt Vincent
Matt Vincent, CEO of HVIII brand joins the Gang for a fun chat. We cover some interesting ground on this podcast. Matt discusses his ayahuasca experience, how it helped him come to terms with the end of his athletic career. We discuss the importance of surrounding yourself with the right people, running a brand and Matt's philosophy of Universe Creation. Matt also blew our minds with his knowledge of Fife towns from his days on the professional Highland Games circuit. Overall, this was another excellent podcast. Hell, we even ended up discussing bidets! To find out more about Matt check out his umso podcast, and you can follow him on IG at ihviiimattvincent
2 hr 1 min
Jan 15, 2021
Silly Goose Gang ep 54 w/Iris Gardner
The Gang are back for 2021! And we kick the year off with Iris Gardner. Iris is a farmer, horse wrangler, mother, wife, and all round badass! She joins the Gang for a chat that covers mindset, confidence, importance of being "strong", jiujitsu, and being a parent. To find out more about Iris follow her IG at @allthewildplaces.
1 hr 14 min
Dec 18, 2020
Silly Goose Gamg ep 53 w/The Magic Marine James "Steel" Stott.
The Magic Marine joins the Silly Goose Gang. For the last 10 years Steel has been a Royal Marines Commando, spending the last two years of his service as a medic with the country’s elite amphibious fighting force, the Special Boat Service (SBS). Prior to his decade in the Corps, he was an infantryman in the Army for several years, which included a tour of duty in Iraq aged 20. Sandwiched between the Army and Marines was a year travelling the world. Steel also starred on Britains Got Talent and is an incredible close up magician. This is a super interesting podcast, and Steel reveals his plans for 2021
Dec 11, 2020
Silly Goose Gang ep52 w/Ness Knight
Ness Knight joins the podcast! Ness Knight is an explorer, conservationist and ocean advocate who has completed a diverse collection of expeditions in extreme environments around the globe. Growing up in Africa she developed a strong bond with the rich culture as well as the wildlife around her and its fragile balance, which drives her determination to work with people, nature and conservation efforts today. You can follow her on IG at @ness_knight and on her website nessknight.com
1 hr 26 min
Dec 4, 2020
Silly Goose Gang ep 51 w/Laura Zerra
The Great & Powerful Laura Zerra joins the Gang. Laura is the star of Internationally successful show, Naked & Afraid. A bladesmith, adventurer, hunter, survival expert, and all round badass. I mean, she's kinda a big deal. Laura is a genuine savage and free spirit and we both loved talking with her If you want to find out more, please follow Laura on IG at @laurazerra.
1 hr 22 min
Dec 3, 2020
SGG 50 Not Out
We made it to 50 episodes! So we thought what better way to celebrate this and Chris's birthday than having a drunk podcast! We discuss our favourite monents, and plans for 2021. Not gonna lie, it's a bit of a car crash episode, and we clearly need an intelligent, interesting guest to work off.
1 hr 7 min
Nov 27, 2020
Silly Goose Gang ep50. War Stories w/ Jason Gardner
What better way to bring up the half century of Silly Goose Gang episodes than bringing back Jason Gardner. Jason retired as a Command Master Chief in the Navy SEALS and was a guest on episode 27. This time Jason tells some amazing war stories from his time in the Teams. If you have half as much fun listening as we did recording this ep will be EPIC! Please follow Jason on IG at @jason.n.gardner and please also follow @allthewildplaces to see Iris and Jason story.
1 hr 1 min
Nov 26, 2020
Silly Goose Gang ep49 w/Megan McDougall
Megan McDougall joins the Gang for a slightly unusual podcast. If you ever wanted to know more about what makes Chris and I tick, this is the podcast for you. Megan puts her psychology knowledge to the test to work out why Chris hates pasta and snakes, why i overthink and a host of other subjects. Megan is a serving member of the Canadian Armed Forces and also run Mindsetonmobility. You can find out more about her work at mindsetonmobility.com
2 hr 5 min
Nov 20, 2020
Silly Goose Gang ep48 w/Navy SEAL & NY Times best selling author Jack Carr
Joining the Gang today is Jack Carr Jack led special operations teams as a Team Leader, Platoon Commander, Troop Commander and Task Unit Commander. Over his 20 years in Naval Special Warfare he transitioned from an enlisted SEAL sniper, to a junior officer leading assault and sniper teams in Iraq and Afghanistan, to a platoon commander practicing counterinsurgency in the southern Philippines, to commanding a Special Operations Task Unit in the most Iranian influenced section of southern Iraq throughout the tumultuous drawdown of U.S. Forces. He is the NY Times best selling author of 3 novels; Terminal List, True Believer, and Savage Son. We chat about his novels, where his love of writing has come from and why he likes his coffee with cream and honey. You can find out more about Jack on IG at @jackcarrusa, and at his website officialjackcarr.com. This episode is brought to you by TimberLad. Find TimberLad on IG and Etsy
1 hr 36 min
Nov 11, 2020
Silly Goose Gang ep47 w/Ben Aldridge
Ben Aldridge joins the Silly Goose Gang to discuss his book Get Comfortable Being Uncomfortable. Ben discusses how suffering from panic attacks led him to doing such challenges as running a marathon, conquering his fears, learning how to solve a Rubiks cube, and learning Japanese. We discuss Ben's philosophy and his love and appreciation for Stoicism, and how that has helped him with his challenges. To find out more about Ben, and his book, visit benaldrige.com and find him on IG at @dothingsthatchallengeyou If you enjoyed this episode please like, share, and subscribe.
1 hr 3 min
Nov 6, 2020
Silly Goose Gang ep46 w/Priit Mikhelson
Priit joins the Silly Goose Gang. Priit is a BJJ Black Belt, and innovator of the Running Man, the Hawking, Panda, and Baby Bridge. His thoughts on jiujitsu are unique, and he's a super interesting individual. We go deep into his philosophies of jiujitsu, and why he chose defensive jiujitsu as his area of specialisation. If you want to be harder to tap at any belt level, you need to listen to this podcast! You can find out more about Priit at defensivebjj.com and on IG at @jitsvulcan
1 hr 15 min
Oct 29, 2020
Silly Goose Gang episode 45 w/Raspberry Ape Daniel Strauss
The Raspberry Ape joins the Silly Goose Gang! Daniel Strauss is a Black Belt under Roger Gracie, and trains out of the World famous Mill Hill gym. We discuss Daniel's unusual training methods, his love of stone lifting (and juggling) and delve into some of his personal philosophies. If you have even a passing interest in strength culture, or BJJ this is the episode for you! You can find out more about Daniel at raspberryape.com and on IG at Raspberry_Ape
1 hr 2 min
Oct 23, 2020
Silly Goose Gang ep 44 w/Mr. Jiujitsu
Mr Jiujitsu joins the Silly Goose Gang. We talk jiujitsu, why it's important that people keep themselves physically fit and ideally know how to fight. Mr Jiujitsu is an interesting character, and we enjoyed this chat. You can find out more about him on IG at @mrjiujitsupage
1 hr 4 min
Oct 16, 2020
Silly Goose Gang ep 43 w/ Bert Sorin of Sorinex
The Gang are joined by Bert Sorin of Sorinex and Sorinex Outdoors, and 4x Div 1 All American. This was a fun conversation. Bert spoke about his love for Scotland, and stone lifting and Tennents! We go deep into chats about the outdoors, the path to self improvement, and a host of other topics. We discuss some of his hard charging friends like Cam Hanes, and Laura Zerra and how they help motivate Bert. Bert is an absolute gentleman and this was a really enjoyable episode to record, and we hope you enjoy watching or listening. You can find out more about Bert, and his Companies at Sorinex.com, SorinexOutdoors.com, and you can follow him on IG at @bertsorin.
1 hr 46 min
Oct 7, 2020
Silly Goose Gang ep42 w/Phil Folsom of mywolftribe.com
Joining the Gang is Philip Folsom, for probably the most powerful conversation we've ever had on the podcast. Phil is an Anthropologist, Culture Development expert and president & CEO of Wolf Tribe. In addition, he is the co-founder of VALOR, a PTS and resiliency program for warriors and first responders. Philip is known for his unique adventure programing and Tribe workshop that focuses on the primary culture components of building healthy and high performing teams. Philip Folsom’s reputation in the team development world is legendary. His in-person events, seminars, and experiences, have dramatically improved the lives of over 500,000 people teaching the importance of peace, power, and sacred purpose. Philip is a regular contributor at the USC Marshall School of Business and sits on the High Performance Board of Red Bull. His work is regularly featured on television and podcasts around the world. Philip’s current clients include Microsoft, Apple, Snapchat, Space X and Riot Game…
1 hr 2 min
Oct 3, 2020
Silly Goose Gang ep41 w/US Green Beret Nick Lavery
Joining the Gang is Nick Lavery. Nick is an active duty member of The United States Army Special Forces. Commonly known as Green Berets, the Special Forces perform critical missions including counterinsurgency, unconventional warfare, foreign internal defense, and special reconnaissance. In 2013, on Nick's second combat rotation to Afghanistan, he and his Detachment fell victim to an insider attack ultimately resulting in the loss of his leg. Following a year of surgeries and initial recovery including the use of a prosthetic at Walter Reed National Medical Military Center, he returned to his unit. Refusing a military medical retirement, Nick set his sights on returning to operational status. In 2015, at the conclusion of a challenging, comprehensive assessment designed to evaluate Nick's abilities to operate, he returned to his Detachment and was subsequently deployed once again to Afghanistan conducting full spectrum combat operations. Nick is considered to be the first Green Beret…
1 hr 20 min
Sep 25, 2020
Silly Goose Gang ep40 w/Phil Daru
Phil joins the Silly Goose Gang. Phil Daru is a world renowned strength and conditioning coach and is the founder of Daru Strong, a brand dedicated to helping one’s performance, life, longevity, personal growth, and becoming the best versions of themselves. Phil also owns and operates the Daru Strong Performance Center in Boca Raton, Florida. For years, Phil has worked with some of the most elite athletes and fighters in the world such as: Joanna Jedrzejczyk, Dustin Poirier, Jr. Dos Santos, King Mo Lawal, Tecia Torres, Colby Covington and over 80 Pro fighters each week. Phil’s resume also includes World renowned celebrities, NFL players, World Champion Boxers, UFC fighters and Olympic athletes. For over 10 years, Phil has been training the top athletes because of his ability to improve performance such as power, strength, speed, agility, mobility, and endurance. His resume includes World renowned celebrities, NFL players, World Champion Boxers, UFC fighters and Olymp…
1 hr 19 min
Sep 18, 2020
Silly Goose Gang ep 39 w/Mark Ormrod
Mark is a Royal Marines Commando who has an incredible story to share. Mark suffered life changing injuries on Christmas Eve, 2007 which resulted in him becoming a triple amputee. Mark shares his story with the Gang, as well as his love of jiujitsu and how that's helped him, the mindset that drives him on, and we finish with Mark telling the story of the incident that left him injured. This is a massively important episode. To learn more about Mark visit markormrod.com and follow him on IG at @markormrod.
1 hr 8 min
Sep 15, 2020
Silly Goose Gang ep38 w/Mark Valenti
Mark Valenti is a retired professional Highland Games athlete, and joins us for a chat about training, drinking, and setting the World to rights. This was a fun conversation, and Mark certainly lives up to his IG handle of RefinedSavageActual. If you enjoyed this episode, please like, share, and subscribe
1 hr 29 min
Sep 9, 2020
Silly Goose Gang ep 37 w/Mike Bolton
Mike is an interesting dude! a real life treasure hunter! We talk about Mike's life in Panama, why he got involved in looking for lost Spanish galleons, and how long he's been diving for. We discuss mutual friends, and his love for sharks. You can find out more about Mike on IG at @silenthunter_pty
1 hr 14 min
Aug 28, 2020
Silly Goose Gang ep36 w/Marcus Torgerson
What an episode! We're joined by Marcus Torgerson from Range Time. Marcus is a self defense expert but this chat goes way deeper than that. We discuss what's wrong with the World, and Marcus's take on what needs to be done to sort this out We chat about the "offended" culture, and why it needs to change. Marcus is a hard driving dude, and we need more people like this is the World! You can follow him on IG or Twitter at @marcustorgerson
1 hr 35 min
Aug 24, 2020
Silly Goose Gang ep35 w/Queen of Badminton Gail Emms MBE (Legend)
Gail Emms, MBE joins the Gang for a really fun chat. We discuss why an Olympic silver medal sometimes isn't as great as it sounds, what it takes to be an elite athlete, the importance of strong femalenrole models,why Gail changed her diet, and what did Chris say that shocked Gail so much? You'll need to listen to find out. To find out more about Gail, search @gailemms on IG or Twitter.
1 hr 11 min
Aug 21, 2020
Silly Goose Gang ep 34 w/ explorer Robbie Schmittner
Robbie Schmittner joins the Gang from the Yucatan Peninsula. Robbie is a World renowned cave diver and mapped and linked over 300Km of underwater caves! We discuss technical and cave diving, the unique geography of the Yucatan, Robbies future projects, why he abseiled into a pyramid to access a cave, and a close encounter with a Jaguar! You can find Robbie on Twitter and IG by searching for @robbieschmittner He also maintains a website at robbieschmittner.com You can also view a project Robbie is passionate about on this link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/the-xunaanha-expedition
1 hr 5 min
Aug 14, 2020
Silly Goose Gang ep33 w/Ryan Michler, Order of Man
The Gang are joined by Ryan Michler from Order of Man. Ryan is a former National Guardsman who now runs the hugely successful podcast Order of Man, where he interviews succesful men. He kindly agreed to join us, and we had a great chat about why he felt compelled to start Order of Man, how we all have the same 24 hours in a day but don't fill those 24 hours the same way, and jiijitsu. To find out more about Ryan please visit orderofman.com/battleready and listen to his podcast, Order of Man. If you enjoyed this episode please like, follow, and subscribe and visit @sillygoosegangpodcast on IG
1 hr 13 min
Aug 7, 2020
Silly Goose Gang ep32 w/Navy SEAL and CIA Operative Michael Jaco
Michael Jaco spent 24 years in the Navy SEALS, and 11 years working for the CIA. During his service Michael was involved with Seal Team 6, amd was in Pakistan during the operation to kill Osama bin Laden. During this episode Michael chats to the Gang about his service, and the information he became aware of thanks to his clearance level We discuss Deep State, the Secret Space program, Antarctica, and go DEEP into the rabbit hole. This is an incredible episode, and Michael kindly shared information that needs to be in the public eye. You can find out more about Michael at Unleashing Intuition on IG and Twitter, and at unleashing-intuition1.teachable.com If you enjoyed this episode please subscribe, like, and share!
2 hr 5 min
Jul 31, 2020
Silly Goose Gang ep 31 w/ Shark Armor Jeremiah Sullivan
Continuing our Shark Week, the Gang are joined by Jeremiah Sullivan. Jeremiah has spent over 40 years studying sharks, and has had an incredibly interesting life. He tells one of the coolest story ever on the podcast, where he talks about the first recorded open water ride of a Great White Shark! This is a must listen episode, and Jeremiah is probably the coolest guest we've had. To find out more about Jeremiah, search @Shrkba8 on Instagram, JeremiahSullivan.com, SilverGateTek, and SharkArmor.
1 hr 37 min
Jul 24, 2020
Silly Goose Gang ep30 w/ Dr Yannis Papastamatiou
What a way to kick off our unofficial Shark Week! Dr. Yannis Papastamatiou joins the Gang for a wide ranging chat. Yannis studies shark behaviour and is also a BJJ black belt under Nuno Betes and Cyborg Abreu. Yannis discusses why he's had a lifelong obsession with sharks, some of his incredible open water swims with sharks, why sharks are a vital element of the marine ecosystem, and we also chat about BJJ, MMA, and some of the incredible BJJ legends that Yannis regularly trains with. Yannis also explains how his mount control undoubtedly saved his life when tagging sharks! To find out more about Yannis, follow @DrYannis on Twitter. If you enjoyed this episode please subscribe and share.
1 hr 51 min
Jul 23, 2020
Silly Goose Gang ep 29 w/Discovery Wrestling's Alan Smith
The Gang are joined by Alan Smith, co-owner of Discovery Wrestling, affectionately known as Disco Wrestling. We discuss setting up a wrestling promotion, securing top level talent from all over the World, watching the talent now wrestling for the WWE and AEW, Alan's dream Disco Wrestling venue and his early wrestling memory involving Giant Haystacks! To find out more about Disco Wrestling, head to discowrestling.com
1 hr 1 min
Jul 16, 2020
Silly Goose Gang ep28 w/Kelly "The Ghost" Pavlik
2020's Source Code is broken! How else do you explain that the former WBC, WBO, Ring Magazine and Lineal Middleweight Champion of the World Kelly "The Ghost" Pavlik agreed to talk to us! What an honour to have Kelly on the podcast We talk how he survived the 2nd round v Taylor, his thoughts on previous era athletes v modern day athletes, and what it's like to be one of the greatest middleweights of all time! If you want to know more about Kelly, you can find him on Facebook by searching Kelly Pavlik, he's on IG @pavlik.kelly and his podcast at Punchline.Live And if you enjoyed this episode, please subscribe and follow us on IG @sillygoosegangpodcast
1 hr 15 min
Jul 8, 2020
Silly Goose Gang ep27 w/Jason Gardner
The Gang is joined by Navy SEAL and Silver Star recipient Jason Gardner Jason spent almost 3 decades in the SEALS, serving with distinction in Somalia, Iraq, and Afghanistan. He retired as a Command Master Chief and now works alongside Jocko Willink and Leif Babin at Echelon Front. We discuss the miltary, dealing with extreme combat situations, why politicians are not leaders, and some life lessons that only someone with Jason's experience can hand out. If you want to know what it means to serve with an elite military force and what leadership is, you have to listen to this podcast! We even discuss jiujitsu and Jason's favourite fire fight! You can follow Jason on IG at @jason.n.gardner or look him up at EchelonFront.com His wife runs a YouTube channel at IrisGardner
1 hr 22 min
Jul 2, 2020
Silly Goose Gang ep26 w/Olympian Drew Sullivan
The Gang are joined by our 2nd Olympian, Drew Sullivan. Drew captained the GB Basketball squad at London 2012 Summer Olympics. He also represented England in the Commonwealth Games. Drew is also a Roger Gracie bown belt. We discuss what it takes to be an elite athlete, how basketball helps with learning jiujitsu, the Olympics, and finish with a fantastic discussion around racism in the UK. It's not always an easy discussion to have, but the Gang felt it was important.
1 hr 26 min
Jun 26, 2020
Silly Goose Gamg ep25 w/Fitness Coach Emily Furey
Who better to have on our 25th episode than Emily Furey! Emily joins the gang to discuss fitness, social media, being real, trolls, and her future plans Emily runs a highly successful IG account and is a Senior Trainer at Rowbots London. This was a great chat and a cool way to bring up our 25th anniversary. You can follow Emily at @emfurey on IG.
1 hr 2 min
Jun 24, 2020
Silly Goose Gang ep24 w/Legionnaire Joel Struthers
Joel Struthers joins the Gang for episode 24. Joel served as a paratrooper with the French Foreign Legion, and is the author of Appel, describing his service with the Legion. An interesting chat where we discuss the military, Legion history, starting a podcast, and Godzilla! Joel also discusses Legion Engineered, his project to support Service Men and Women from around the Globe that suffer from PTSD. You can find out more at LegionEngineered.com and on IG @joel.struthers and the System D podcast If you enjoyed this episode please like, share, and subscribe.
1 hr 20 min
Jun 21, 2020
Silly Goose Gang ep23 w/NFL lineman Joe Hawley
The Gang are joined by Joe Hawley. Joe spent 8 years in the NFL playing for the Atlanta Falcons and the Tampa Bay Bucaneers. At the end of his playing career Joe donated the majority of his belongings to charity and travelled the USA along with his dog, and documented this on his ManVanDog blog. We talk about positivity, being a victim of circumstance and how to break that cycle, future plans and Joe's book. A unique opportunity to find out what it takes to play at the top level in the NFL. You can find out more about Joe on IG @joe.hawley and at ManVanDogBlog.com If you enjoyed this episode, please subscribe to the channel and follow @sillygoosegangpodcast on IG.
Jun 16, 2020
Silly Goose Gang ep 22 w/Navy SEAL Clint Emerson
The Gang are joined by the Violent Nomad, Clint Emerson. Clint spent 20 years as a Navy SEAL, serving with SEAL Team 3 and SEAL Team 6. Clint tells us some war stories, his 4 steps to avoid becoming a victim of crime, hazing rituals, and assassinations! You have to listen to this one folks! If you enjoy it subscribe to the channel for future episodes.
1 hr 25 min
Jun 14, 2020
Silly Goose Gang ep21 w/Royal Marines Commando Gareth Timmins
The Gang are joined by Gareth Timmins, of BecomingThe0.1Percent. Gareth served with the Royal Marines Commandos, and now runs a Company helping young men get ready for the Commando training, one of the longest and toughest military courses in the World. Gareth has also authored a book, sharing his experiences of completing the Commando training. He talks about the importance of mindet, and digging deep when times get tough, what becoming the 0.1 percent means, and the incredible role "fate" has played in his life. You can follow Gareth on Instagram at Becomingthe0.1percent and at his website noughtpointone.co.uk
1 hr 4 min
Jun 12, 2020
Silly Goose Gang ep20 w/Dr Martin Pepper
We made it to 20 episodes! And what an episode to hit that total. The Gang are joined by Dr. Martin Pepper, host of History Channels Atlantis Found, as well as How The Earth Works. A super interesting polymath who takes us on a wild ride with probably the most entertaining stories we've had to date on the podcast. We really hope you enjoy our chat about Atlantis, travels in South America, Papua New Guinea, swimming, crazy pets and near death encounters on several Continents! This podcast went places we were not expecting. You can follow Martin on Twitter at martymooseIII
1 hr 40 min
Jun 11, 2020
Silly Goose Gang Special
A special non-canon edition of the Silly Goose Gang podcast. We're joined by our American correspondent, and first time returning guest, Fletch Kirwan of 10th Planet West LA to talk about how things are in LA in June 2020.
1 hr 19 min
Jun 8, 2020
Silly Goose Gang ep19 w/retired FBI agent Robin Dreeke
The hotly anticipated episode of the Silly Goose Gang is here! We're joined by Robin Dreeke, the former Head of the FBI Counterintelligence Behaviour Analysis Program, and author of Sizing People Up. A great chat with the Gang as we discuss how to build relationships, body language analysis, and why hate won't win. And you'll hear Robin burn Chris. You can find out more about Robin at www.peopleformula.com
1 hr 44 min
Jun 6, 2020
Silly Goose Gang ep18 w/Prof. Jeff Meldrum
What an episode! The Gang is joined by Prof Jeff Meldrum of Idaho State University. Jeff is the author of Sasquatch: Legend Meets Science, and is a World renowned expert on Sasquatch. Watch or listen with an open mind and you'll find this one of the most interesting podcasts we've done to date! If you enjoyed it, please subscribe, share, and comment.
2 hr 1 min
Jun 3, 2020
Silly Goose Gang ep17 w/ForeignFox frontman Jonny Watt
The Gang is joined by frontman Jonny Watt, of alt-rock band Foreignfox. We talk about the music industry and how things have changed over the years. And in a Silly Goose Gang first we have 2 live songs. Exit Frame, Foreignfox's new single and a throwback to Truth About Sex You can find ForeignFox on IG @weareforeignfox
1 hr 55 min
Jun 1, 2020
Silly Goose Gang ep16 w/Mark Turner, Damian Maia black belt
The Gang is joined by Mark Turner, the 1st non-Brazilian to be awarded a black belt by Damian Maia. We go deep into Mark's jiujitsu theories and training and get a little political towards the end. If you enjoyed this episode please consider subscribing and commenting below. It does make a difference. Follow Mark on Instagram @markturnerbjj
1 hr 47 min
May 22, 2020
Silly Goose Gang ep14 w/Renaissance Man Andy Torbet
An outstanding episode of the Silly Goose Gang podcast. We're joined by Andy Torbet, Army vet, technical and cave diver, skydiver, published author, TV presenter, James Bond stuntman AND voice of Action Man! This needs to be viewed or listened to folks! We discuss skydiving at 250mph, why cave diving isn't that dangerous (when you're Andy!) stunt work, and other topics If you enjoy it, please consider subscribing to the podcast.
1 hr 14 min
May 20, 2020
Silly Goose Gang ep13 w/Strength Coach Jonathan Pain
The Silly Goose Gang is joined by Complete Human Performance's Jonathan Pain. A highly qualified strength coach and sports nutritionist, who is the owner of Painless Performance. We discuss a variety of topics such as injuries, skating, diving, pyschology of performance, and more. You can find out more about Jonathan on Instagram at @jonathanpain If you enjoyed today's episode consider subscribing and leaving a comment!
1 hr 16 min
May 14, 2020
Silly Goose Gang ep12 w/World Sambo Bronze medallist Barry Gibson
We made it to a dozen episodes! And this is probably the most fun the Silly Goose Gang has had on the podcast. We're joined by Barry Gibson, a bronze medalist in the Sambo World Championships, Commonwealth Sambo champion, 3x British champion and 2x Scottish champion. We discuss beard envy (no seriously we do!) Sambo, conditioning workouts, and some outstanding banter. We hope you enjoy it as much as we did. The fun comes across in this episode.
1 hr 31 min
May 10, 2020
Silly Goose Gang ep11 w/BJJ Brown Belt Craig Mop Mcintosh
The Silly Goose Gang is joined by Rio Grappling and 10th Planet Brown Belt Craig Mop Mcintosh. We talk about his love of all martial arts, and the importance of building a culture within a gym
1 hr 22 min
May 5, 2020
Silly Goose Gang ep10 w/10th Planet Black Belt Brandon Mccaghren
We made it to episode 10! And to celebrate the Silly Goose Gang is joined by 10th Planet Black Belt Brandon Mccaghren from 10th Planet Decatur. We had a fun time talking through Brandon's jiujitsu teaching philosophy, how and why he started jiujitsu and we played some Scottish word games! Brandon does a decent attempt at a Scottish accent. 😁 Join us for this fun filled, and thought provoking 90 minute chat. Brandon kindly offered all listeners a free course from his members site. You can sign up here: https://bmac.mykajabi.com/pl/121367 Please also give Brandon a follow on Instagram at @brandonmc.ninja And if you've enjoyed the podcast please consider subscribing below.
1 hr 32 min
May 4, 2020
Silly Goose Gang ep9 w/Gareth "Gumpy" Walker
The Silly Goose Gang is joined by British Heavyweight Bare Knuckle Boxing Champion Gareth "Gumpy" Walker. We cover boxing, bare knuckle boxing, unlicensed bouts, and rugby. A great chat with a legit tough man. Aa an added bonus we got a new catchphrase from this episode!
May 3, 2020
Silly Goose Gang Ep1
The debut show from the Silly Goose Gang. Ali and Chris talk lockdown, MMA, BJJ, boxing, and have some tremendous banter
1 hr 1 min