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Kellie wearing 7 Generation Games shirt
Kellie Cunningham discusses the film she is co-producing on the Olympic Auditorium and Aileen Eaton. If you don't know, Aileen, a famed promoter in the 1940s was the first woman inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame. She also happened to be Judo Gene Lebell's mom. Hear Kellie tell why Aileen never won any mother of the year awards, as well as her take on what a producer does and how to get into the business.

Ways to Make it in Hollywood with Guest Kellie Cunningham

Maria, largely unsuccessfully, tries to get AnnMaria to focus on the topic of how to overcome the inertia of consumers to get them to try our new app, Making Camp. AnnMaria rambles on about sex, Simpsons, invisible magic wands and shoe sales. She also defines a common factor and gives a tip for helping your child succeed.

New Apps and Yes-butter, or, The Real Competition

Setsu Shigematsu
Setsu Shigematsu is an associate professor at the University of California, Riverside, founder of the Guardian Princesses series of empowering and fun children's books. She discusses her motivation for training in martial arts and how, for her, strength is a feminist issue. AnnMaria just wants to beat people in judo and refusing to accept girls can't do sports made her a feminist and turned her into an arm bar specialist. Maria explains mansplaining. We discuss the mixed messages female athletes receive when their coaches are all men, when they are rewarded for being 'feminine' female athletes as much as for athletic excellence.

Talking Women in Sports, Startups and Feminism with Setsu Shigetmatsu

Maria and AnnMaria
AnnMaria gives advice on parenting, coaching and teaching. "Can you honestly say you are doing this for your kid or for yourself?" Maria says, "Fight for your children but also teach them to fight for themselves." AnnMaria advises standing firm for what you believe is right for your child, regardless of how much flak you have to take. The difference in how parents, coaches and educators look at the same child. AnnMaria thinks you have no more (or less) right to hit your child than to hit the mailman. Maria thinks hitting your children teaches them nothing good.

Advice on Parenting

Justin Flores - 7 Generation Games
We're joined this week by world judo team member, NCAA wrestler and artist Justin Flores as we discuss how participation in martial arts helps or hurts a person's professional and personal development. Also, Justin, Maria and AnnMaria give advice for life after sports and setting new goals.

After a run at the Olympics – now what?