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‘Don’t You Cry!’ Training Fighting Women

Posted in 'John' Wayne Parr, Muay Thai, Women's fighting with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on December 29, 2016 by Jarrod Boyle

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FightLive Magazine, Sept/Oct 2016

“Don’t you cry; don’t you dare cry,’ I say. “And I’ll always reprimand her if she hits like a girl.” Continue reading

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Ronda Rousey: The Movie

Posted in Journalism with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 7, 2015 by Jarrod Boyle

“Women have soap operas; men have wrestling.”

–  Ringside wrestling fan quoted in the documentary, ‘Beyond the Mat.’ Continue reading

When Will the Mainstream Media Approach Combat Sports from the Head, Rather Than the Ass?

Posted in Journalism with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on September 18, 2015 by Jarrod Boyle

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I am currently traveling in Europe, and news reached me that Australia has had a sudden change of prime ministers. Eager to share in the good news, I googled The Age Newspaper Online.

In addition to reports on the change of leadership, I discovered there was an article about the press conference for UFC 193, due to be held in Melbourne on November 15. Continue reading

Sam Ballantyne: Natural Born Fighter

Posted in Journalism, Kickboxing, Martial Arts with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on September 8, 2015 by Jarrod Boyle

Photo courtesy of Brock Doe Fight Photography. https://www.facebook.com/BrockDoeFP?fref=photo

International Kickboxer Magazine, May/June 2015

Sam Ballantyne was born in Slough, England in 1989 and made the move to Australia two years later. He, his mother and brother settled in Bunbury in Western Australia and it wasn’t long before he found his calling. Continue reading

Adam Goodes: My Response

Posted in Journalism, Pretensions toward cultural theory, Real Men with tags , , , , , , , on August 2, 2015 by Jarrod Boyle

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Hi mate

I appreciated your email about Goodes. Continue reading

Adam Goodes: The Other Side

Posted in Journalism, Pretensions toward cultural theory, Real Men with tags , , , , , , , , , , on August 2, 2015 by Jarrod Boyle

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Mr Boyle,

Good sir, I have noticed your support for Adam Goodes via Facebook recently and thought I might offer my perspective.

I have not attended an AFL match this year, but if I did attend a Sydney match and Adam Goodes was playing I would most certainly ‘boo’ him. Here’s why: Continue reading

Adam Goodes: A Great Australian

Posted in Journalism, Pretensions toward cultural theory, Real Men with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 1, 2015 by Jarrod Boyle

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The Adam Goodes saga has touched me deeply. Continue reading

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