Jordan Goldstein - Episode 121

“The body moves, the mind thinks and analyses, and the spirit wills”

Jordan has been a Professor of sports history, philosophy, and sociology. He has a PhD in Kinesiology, and is an accomplished researcher with peer reviewed articles and published books.

He has a unique historical and philosophical perspective on the meaning of sport as a cultural activity. In practice he understands how to communicate complex philosophical concepts and detailed historical analysis in an informative, and engaging style.

Fed up with the ideological rigidity and lack of critical thinking in the University, Dr. Goldstein decided to start Phya Academy, to spread a message of optimism through physical challenge. Dr. Goldstein creates custom programs using deep knowledge of ancient sport wisdom to help individuals, trainers, teams and coaches.

Discussion Topics: What you will discover from listening to this Podcast:

  • Benefits to online groups
  • The importance of community
  • How family competition provides building blocks of life
  • Preparing your kids for the world
  • The joys of trail running
  • Benefits of the cold and the mental toughness it builds
  • Reasons to exert ourselves physically
  • How discomfort creates mental fortitude
  • Phenomenology – the philosophy of experience
  • How, Action leads emotion
  • Embodiment of the mind, body, and spirit
  • Why talent is sometimes a curse
  • Performing without purpose
  • Discipline v Motivation v Love
  • Books that inspired Jordan

Let’s find out what it means for Jordan Goldstein to be Ridiculously Human 

Your fellow being



Background, Context & Reference

Connect with Jordan Goldstein:






Ancient Treasures – Mens Group


Other relevant points

Wilfrid Laurier University, Ontario – Lindsay Shepherd Controversy

People Discussed

Zach Homol

Jordan Peterson

David Goggins

Thomas Sowell

Ryan Dreyer

Dylan Spina

Book Suggestions

Intellectuals and Society by Thomas Sowell

Sacred and the Profane by Mircea Eliade 

Music By

Matthew Parker

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