The Ultimate Self-Defense Championship was a competition in which six martial arts YouTubers competed against each other in seven self-defense challenges to find out what works, what doesn’t and who would become the ultimate self-defense champion.
The results were shocking, and the entertainment value was off the charts!
On episode 388 of The Strenuous Life Podcast I talk with the organizer of this event, Rokas Leo who trained Aikido for 14 years and eventually realised that that art didn’t live up to what to the promises. He made the switch to MMA training and has had several amateur MMA fights since.
The participants of the Ultimate Self Defense Championship included Ramsey Dewey, Icy Mike, Jeff Chan, Sensei Seth, Matt Clinton, Jeff Philips, and Rokas Leo himself.
The Ultimate Self Defense Championship – Audio Only
This conversation was also published as episode 388 of The Strenuous Life Podcast. You can also listen to the audio-only format of the episode on your podcast player.
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My previous interview with Rokas Leo about his evolution from Aikido to MMA, episode 144 of The Strenuous Life Podcast.
Watch the first season of the Ultimate Self Defense Championship on Youtube for free.
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