BJJ Mental Models

Ep. 115: The BITE Model and Influence Continuum, feat. Matt "Aesopian" Kirtley

March 08, 2021 Steve & Matt Kwan Episode 115
BJJ Mental Models
Ep. 115: The BITE Model and Influence Continuum, feat. Matt "Aesopian" Kirtley
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BJJ Mental Models
Ep. 115: The BITE Model and Influence Continuum, feat. Matt "Aesopian" Kirtley
Mar 08, 2021 Episode 115
Steve & Matt Kwan

This week, Steve is joined by Matt Kirtley, best known as Aesopian.  In addition to being a moderator of Reddit's /r/bjj and a long-time Jiu-Jitsu blogger, Matt is a critic of martial arts cults.  Matt joins us today to discuss the BITE (behavior, information, thought, emotional control) Model and influence continuum.

The BITE Model and influence continuum are concepts defined by cult expert Steven Hassan.  They can help identify whether an organization's influence is positive or negative.  They're a great way to determine if you or a loved one are being manipulated by a cult or cult-like organization.

BITE Model:
https://freedomofmind.com/bite-model/

Influence Continuum:
https://freedomofmind.com/influence-continuum/

IMPORTANT: BJJ Mental Models needs your help.

In light of the COVID-19 outbreak, the future for Steve and Matt is uncertain.  Our gyms are closed, our income is impacted, and we need your help in order to continue providing free content.  We've started a Patreon where you can support BJJ Mental Models.  Please help us keep the lights on so we can keep your game sharp during this once-in-a-century crisis.  Link here:
https://patreon.com/bjjmentalmodels/

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Show Notes

This week, Steve is joined by Matt Kirtley, best known as Aesopian.  In addition to being a moderator of Reddit's /r/bjj and a long-time Jiu-Jitsu blogger, Matt is a critic of martial arts cults.  Matt joins us today to discuss the BITE (behavior, information, thought, emotional control) Model and influence continuum.

The BITE Model and influence continuum are concepts defined by cult expert Steven Hassan.  They can help identify whether an organization's influence is positive or negative.  They're a great way to determine if you or a loved one are being manipulated by a cult or cult-like organization.

BITE Model:
https://freedomofmind.com/bite-model/

Influence Continuum:
https://freedomofmind.com/influence-continuum/

IMPORTANT: BJJ Mental Models needs your help.

In light of the COVID-19 outbreak, the future for Steve and Matt is uncertain.  Our gyms are closed, our income is impacted, and we need your help in order to continue providing free content.  We've started a Patreon where you can support BJJ Mental Models.  Please help us keep the lights on so we can keep your game sharp during this once-in-a-century crisis.  Link here:
https://patreon.com/bjjmentalmodels/

Need more BJJ Mental Models?

Get tips, tricks, and breakthrough insights from our mailing list:
https://bjjmentalmodels.com/join/

Get nitty-gritty details on our mental models from the full database:
https://bjjmentalmodels.com/database/

Let them know you're an educated grappler with our merch:
https://bjjmentalmodels.com/store/

Get the latest BJJ Mental Models updates from Facebook:
https://facebook.com/bjjmentalmodels/

Music by Enterprize:
https://enterprize.bandcamp.com/