Jocko Podcast 15: Band of Brothers, Henry V, Breaking Rules, Teaching Aggression, Jocko’s BJJ Style, Lazy Habits & Procrastination

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0:00:00 – Opening

0:04:40 РHenry the 5th

0:51:12 РInternet Questions / Onnit

0:56:15 – Opinions on “regular” Army Infantry

1:01:51 – Jocko’s lessons and breaking his own rules in Jiu Jitsu

1:09:23 Р Consoling team members who failed task.

1:14:46 – Advice for entering the Military straight out of highschool.

1:20:28 – Can you teach aggression / Alpha-behavior?

1:30:51 – What Jiu Jitsu style does Jocko have?

1:40:28 – Is Jocko’s advice only for driven individuals?

1:53:51 – Advice for breaking lazy habits and procrastination.

One thought on “Jocko Podcast 15: Band of Brothers, Henry V, Breaking Rules, Teaching Aggression, Jocko’s BJJ Style, Lazy Habits & Procrastination”

  1. Really enjoyed the piece on Henry V and the ‘Band of Brother’s’ speech. I’m English, and an archer. I took my son and eldest daughter to the battlefield at Agincourt on the 600th anniversary of the battle in 2015.
    I wholeheartedly believe that ‘this story shall the good man teach his son’, because it’s a great tale of triumph over overwhelming odds (estimated at 4 or 5 to 1).
    Shakespeare really knew how to weave words to stir the deepest emotions – and I’d say Churchill was able to do the same. His ‘We shall fight them on the beaches’ speech was clever on a very deep level. Every word was a word from Anglo-Saxon Old English – except the final word, ‘surrender’, which was borrowed from Norman French. I think that contrast jarred English hearts at a subconscious level, and helped give the nation the will to resist and to fight to the bitter end. It was a spell of words cast by a master wordsmith, and scholar of Anglo-Saxon. Anyway, I digress.
    Thank you, Jocko for putting your own spin on the Henry V speech. I’ll never listen to the Branagh version the same way again, though!
    Interestingly, Laurence Olivier (RAF during World War II, but not a front line pilot, I believe), was asked to produce and star in Henry V during World War II as a propoganda device to remind the British what they were fighting for – so Olivier had good reason to put as much authenticity into his delivery of the speech as possible.

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