Warrior Kid Podcast

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Leadership and discipline advice and guidance for youth.

Episode Date
Warrior Kid Podcast #37: Ask Uncle Jake

Having a mentor. 

The hardest part of Navy SEAL training.  

Uncle Jake's battles in the Military.  

How long does it take to become a Navy SEAL?  

How to keep progressing when you're injured or hurt.  


Jan 18, 2023
Warrior Kid Podcast #36: Ask Uncle Jake

What time of day to work out.  

Dealing with annoying people at school.  

Healthy foods. 

Being a team player.  

Improving pull-ups.  

Being brave.  

Making money as a kid.  

Jan 18, 2023
Warrior Kid Podcast #35: Ask Uncle Jake

Way of the Warrior Kid 5. 

Knowing when to stop when exercising. 

Practicing Jiu Jitsu without mats.  

Getting motivation / Bullies.  

How to make chores more fun.  

What to do if you get bad grades. 



Jan 18, 2023
Warrior Kid Podcast #34: Ask Uncle Jake - About The Field Manual

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First look at the Way of the Warrior Kid 4: Field Manual.

Mar 14, 2021
Warrior Kid Podcast #33: Ask Uncle Jake

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How to convince parents to allow you to do Jiu Jitsu if they think it's too dangerous.

How to get a scary image out of your head.

How to deal with falling behind in school.

Who is the best Navy SEAL in the world?

How to not give up in Jiu Jitsu. Can you eat too many veggies?

Story from Uncle Jake: "Don't Let Other People's Opinions Dictate What You Do."

Mar 14, 2021
Warrior Kid Podcast #32: Ask Uncle Jake

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How do you feel about video games? How to deal with Autism.

Scary things in the ocean.

How to deal with losing in competition. Why is exercise important?

Story from Uncle Jake: Dealing with resentment. "Resentment Billy"

Mar 14, 2021
31: Warrior Kid Podcast. Ask Uncle Jake - Astronaut, Doctor, Navy SEAL, Jonny Kim

An interview with Jonny Kim.  NASA Astronaut, Doctor, and retired Navy SEAL.

Mar 27, 2020
30: Warrior Kid Podcast. Ask Uncle Jake with Solomon Schmidt

Working Hard, food, and video games.  An interview with a Warrior Kid, and author, Solomon Schmidt. 

Dec 21, 2019
29: Warrior Kid Podcast. Ask Uncle Jake

Homework.  Riding bikes. Playing and having fun.  The Christmas Gift. Gratitude.  

Dec 19, 2019
28: Warrior Kid Podcast. Ask Uncle Jake

Math is important.  Ways to help learn reading better.  The Spelling Test.

Dec 19, 2019
27: Warrior Kid Podcast. Ask Uncle Jake w/ Navy SEAL, Jason Gardner

Fear, food, and reading, with former Navy SEAL, Jason Gardner.

Dec 19, 2019
26: Warrior Kid Podcast. Ask Uncle Jake.

1. What to do if someone doesn't accept your apology.

2. What does "Standby... BUST'EM" mean?

3. How can you eat healthy foods if you don't like the taste?

4. Is Uncle Jake scared of anything?

5. What is the best way to prepare for the military?

6. What's better?  Wrestling?  Or Jiu Jitsu?

THE STORY: Steve and the Short Term Gratification

Jun 30, 2019
25: Warrior Kid Podcast. Ask Uncle Jake w/ Jon Bozak

Interview with the illustrator for the Way of the Warrior Kids books, and Mikey and the Dragons, Jon Bozak.

Interest in drawing.

What to do when it gets hard.

How did he come up with how the characters look?

Jun 27, 2019
24: Warrior Kid Podcast. Ask Uncle Jake.

1. How old to become an Navy SEAL?

2. Are bananas healthy?

3. How to focus on Warrior Kid stuff if you're don't think you're good at it.

4. What other things to eat if you're allergic to peanuts. 

5. How to overcome fears.

6. Dealing with friends who aren't nice to you.

7. Is Uncle Jake good at jumping rope?

THE STORY: Freddie and the Baseball Glove

Jun 27, 2019
23: Warrior Kid Podcast. Ask Uncle Jake.

00:48 - How to get better at reading.

03:12 - Keeping secrets from parents??

06:13 - Exercises kids can do with a pull-up bar besides regular pull-ups.

08:45 - How to make time when I have homework, chores, and sports.

11:17 - How to get in condition so kids can play sports at their best and not get too tired.

11:54 - What does "GET SOME" actually mean?

14:19 - The Story: "Stand Up For Those Who Can't"


Mar 19, 2019
22: Warrior Kid Podcast. Ask Uncle Jake.

00:54 - What books should Warrior Kids read?  What subjects?

03:34 - What to do someone cuts you in line.  How to remember to do chores.

06:57 - Good workouts for kids.

10:35 - What to do when friends get you in trouble.

12:53 - Dealing with food allergies and missing out on treats.

14:36 - How to be more confident in sports.

17:27 - The Story: "Horrible Hill"


Mar 19, 2019
21: Warrior Kid Podcast. Ask Uncle Jake.

1. What to do for fun besides Jiu Jitsu.

2. Was it fun writing The Warrior Kid books?

3. How to get more customers as a kid business owner.

4. How to stop playing too much video games.

5. When's the 3rd Warrior Kid book coming out?

6. Dealing with bullying from an older brother/sister.

7. How to overcome being nervous. 

8. Does Uncle Jake eat cake on his birthday?

9. Molk popsicles??

10. The hardest Jiu Jitsu move for Uncle Jake to learn.

11. Rushing when taking tests in school.

12. Good exercises for gymnastics and also for Jiu Jitsu.

13. Joke.

14. Is Pepperoni healthy?

15. Do you know how to write cursive?

16. How to make school more interesting.

17. Playing games in the Navy.

18. Dealing with the fear of being home alone.

19. Focusing on both Jiu Jitsu and wrestling.

20. Story: Losing Your Temper

Dec 21, 2018
20: Warrior Kid Podcast. Ask Uncle Jake

1. The ideas for Warrior Kid.

2. Does Uncle Jake like dogs?

3. Can you workout too much?

4. Does Uncle Jake get tired of working out?

5. Uncle Jake's workout routine.

6. 3rd Kids book?

7. Dealing with rough bullies in Jiu Jitsu class.

8. How much protein to eat to be strong.

9. How to deal with your friends moving away.

10. Dealing with a hard school assignment.

11. Dealing with being overlooked in class by teacher.

12. When is the new kids book coming out?

13. More guests on the Warrior Kid Podcast.

14. Ways to earn money as a 9 year old.

15. Story from Uncle Jake.

Dec 21, 2018
19: Warrior Kid Podcast 19. Ask Uncle Jake.

0:00:51 - How to Handle team mates not performing.

0:03:08 - Favorite Jiu Jitsu Moves

0:05:02 - Is Gi or No-Gi better (Jiu Jitsu)?

0:06:21 - How to get over fear of the dark.

0:08:54 - Lesson from Mikey and the Dragons, book.

0:15:31 - Story from Uncle Jake. Decisions.

Nov 13, 2018
18: Warrior Kid Podcast. Ask Uncle Jake.

0:00:52 -  What to do if you're injured.

0:04:29 - How to handle fear of needles and shots.

0:08:01 - Defending people who get teased.

0:11:44 - How to handle fear of spiders.

0:13:02 - Karate VS. Jiu Jitsu.

0:14:41 - Were there bullies in the Navy SEAL Teams?

0:15:51 - Does Uncle Jake meditate?

0:16:28 - Does Uncle Jake have a Warrior Code?

0:17:02 - The Story: Safety and Making the right decision.

Sep 13, 2018
17: Warrior Kid Podcast. Ask Uncle Jake

0:00:45 - Using trashcan lids to wake someone up?

0:02:58 - Jumping off a bridge.

0:05:16 - Can Uncle Jake do 200 pull-ups?

0:07:30 - Does Uncle Jake still go to school to learn?

0:09:50 - How to stop arguing while playing games with friends.

0:12:48 - The Story: The Monkeybars.

Sep 13, 2018
16: Warrior Kid Podcast. Ask Uncle Jake, with Fighter Pilot, Dave Berke

0:01:19 - Why did Dave Berke become a Fighter Pilot?

0:02:07 - Why didn't Uncle Jake become a pilot?

0:30:00 - The Scariest thing about being a Fighter Pilot.

 0:05:03 - What's better?  A Navy SEAL?  Or a Marine?

0:07:01 - Getting good grades to become a pilot.

0:08:32 - Does Dave train Jiu Jitsu?

0:09:38 - What's the most important quality that Dave teaches his kids?

0:11:13 - Uncle Jake Story: The Fighter Pilot.

Jul 22, 2018
15: Warrior Kid Podcast. Ask Uncle Jake.

0:00:45 - What does it mean to "have discipline"?

0:02:40 - Working out if your'e sore and tired.

0:04:11 - Writing Warrior Kid books.

0:05:18 - How long does it take to become a Navy SEAL?

0:09:08 - What to do in Jiu Jitsu if your training partner is goofing off.

0:13:42 - Uncle Jake story about cheating.

Jun 29, 2018
14: Warrior Kid Podcast. Ask Uncle Jake.

0:00:00 - Introduction.

0:00:49 - Dealing with differences of opinion.

0:03:34 - Dealing with mosquito bites.

0:05:03 - Did Jon Bozak (Illstrator for Warrior Kid books) use a Sharpie to draw the drawings?

0:07:37 - Black and white pictures in the book?  Where are Marc's parents?  Why isn't Uncle Jake stricter?  Is Uncle Jake and Jocko the same person?

0:14:35 - Story, "The Race": An important lesson that Uncle Jake learned when he was a kid.

Jun 21, 2018
13: Warrior Kid Podcast. Ask Uncle Jake.

0:00:00 - Introduction

0:00:44 - How long has Uncle Jake been doing Jiu Jitsu?

0:03:44 - Are meat and plants good for you?

0:09:21 - Where does Uncle Jake find motivation?

0:10:32 - Do Warrior Kids live in packs?  Like wolves?

0:11:39 - Will the "pain" of discipline go away?

0:13:45 - How to deal with stress.

Jun 21, 2018
12: Warrior Kid Podcast. Ask Uncle Jake.

0:00:44 - Is Honey Good? Or Bad?

0:02:11 - Should you feel bad if a bully gets hurt?

0:08:51 - How to stand up to a bully if you're scared?

0:12:35 - Where's Marc's Dad?

0:15:57 - How to tap out in Jiu Jitsu if your hands are tied up.

0:17:44 - Dealing with anger and frustration when things are hard to learn or hard to get good at.

May 31, 2018
11: Warrior Kid Podcast. Ask Uncle Jake

0:00:00 - Opening

0:00:57 - What does Uncle Jake do for his birthday?

0:02:14 - Was Uncle Jake tall when he was a kid?

0:04:05 - What to do when other kids can watch videos and play video games whenever they want.

0:08:55 - The best things about Jiu Jitsu.

0:11:05 - How much weight should kids be able to lift?

0:13:27 - Uncle Jake's favorite healthy treat.

May 12, 2018
10: Warrior Kid Podcast. Ask Uncle Jake

0:00:00 - Opening

0:00:46 -  Dealing with sharing attention with a new baby brother/sister.

0:03:32 - How does Uncle Jake know so much?

0:08:50 - What is MMA?

0:11:03 - How do I eat foods that are good for me, but are gross?

0:12:26 - How long does it take to get strong?

0:14:01 - Skipping Jiu Jitsu class when I don't feel like going.

May 12, 2018
9: Warrior Kid Podcast. Ask Uncle Jake.

0:00:00 - Opening

0:00:45 - How to deal with sadness.

0:03:34 - Dealing with being left out in sports.

0:05:30 - How to improve pull-ups (even with one arm).

0:10:19 - Frustrations with learning to read and homework.

0:13:05 - Is cheese good for you? What about Bagels?

0:14:33 - How to be a great TEAM member.

May 01, 2018
8: Warrior Kid Podcast. Ask Uncle Jake.

0:00:00 - Opening

0:00:42 - What to do when you go off the Warrior Path.

0:02:37 - How to convince your parents to put you in gymnastics (or other activities you might like).

0:05:48 - Doing math and homework on the computer or iPad. Good? Or Bad?

0:07:40 - I like training Jiu Jitsu, but do I have to compete in tournaments?

0:15:23 - Shifting focus from running around playing to working out and exercising.

0:17:02 - Frustration and anger when you lose... Even when playing with friends.


May 01, 2018
7: Warrior Kid Podcast. Ask Uncle Jake

0:00:00 - Opening

0:00:46 - Peer pressure. What to do when friends are doing something bad and want you to do it too.

0:04:29 -  How to fall asleep better at night.

0:06:29 - Who inspires Jocko?

0:08:17 - What to do if you think you are not getting better at Jiu Jitsu.

0:09:39 - Dealing with parents that are hard to get along with.

0:12:07 - Making money as a kid.


Apr 23, 2018
6: Warrior Kid Podcast. Ask Uncle Jake

0:00:00 - Opening

0:00:43 - Can you have candy for breakfast?

0:02:226 - How to spend your time if you are injured or sick.

0:04:47 - Why did Jocko be a Navy SEAL? And not a pilot or ARmy Ranger or something?

0:06:41 - How to deal with stress of sports competition.

0:11:52 -  Frustration with Dad/Mom when they are away a lot.

0:16:05 - Dealing with failure or messing up or mistakes.

0:19:07 - A warrior Kid Joke...

Apr 23, 2018
5: Warrior Kid Podcast. Ask Uncle Jake.

0:00:00 - Opening

0:00:54 - Fear of public speaking.

0:03:19 - How to know the right thing to do.

0:11:03 - How often to go to Jiu Jitsu class.

0:14:26 - Armored vehicles, and the hardest things to deal with as a Navy SEAL.

0:17:59 - How to deal with a bossy friend.

0:20:47 - What is the real meaning of discipline?

Apr 19, 2018
4: Warrior Kid Podcast. Ask Uncle Jake.

0:00:00 - Opening

0:0:53 - Why did Jocko join the military?

0:02:33 - Jocko's favorite president.

0:06:17 - Arguing with your parents.

0:08:01 - Being professional VS laughing and having fun.

0:10:29 - Feeling sorry for yourself because of illness or other things.

0:13:40 - Being bored at school.


Apr 19, 2018
3: Warrior Kid Podcast. Ask Uncle Jake

0:00:00 - Opening

0:01:09 - How to know if you have a good teacher at school.

0:03:47 - Was being a Navy SEAL fun?

0:06:46 - Dealing with Dad when he's always giving me advice.

0:10:04 - What's the point of taking school seriously if no one else around me does?

0:12:24 - Why does Uncle Jake go to college even after he's been a SEAL for a bunch of years?

0:13:52 - How much TV, Video Games, and Youtube is okay?

Apr 13, 2018
2: Warrior Kid Podcast. Ask Uncle Jake

0:00:00 - Opening

0:00:58 - What workouts recommended for kids.

0:03:07 - Dealing with being called names.

0:07:27 - Mean kids grow up to be mean adults?

0:09:28 - Does Discipline Equals Freedom apply to things outside of school and home?

0:11:58 - Being scared of monsters and ghosts.

0:13:48 - When do you know everything about Jiu Jitsu?


Apr 13, 2018
1: Warrior Kid Podcast. Ask Uncle Jake

0:00:00 - Opening

0:01:01 - How hard is it to become a Navy SEAL?

0:02:24 - What's the best food to eat?

0:04:06 - Did Uncle Jake have a mentor growing up?

0:06:37 - How to keep on the path after the book is finished.

0:10:44 - Was Jocko like Marc when he was young?

0:17:28 - Should you try to motivate people that are okay with being average?

Apr 13, 2018