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Frankie Edgar UFC 211 TKO Winner, MMA World Champions Marlon Moraes, Mark Henry and Move Sportswear Sponsor The Feeling Brain Education for Mental Health Month

 

UFC World Champion Frankie Edgar allies with neuroscientists to fight global mental health crisis.

In the heat of Frankie “The Answer” Edgar’s UFC 211 TKO Win against Yair Rodriguez, the VP of apparel brand Move+Sportswear, with UFC 212 debut fighter Marlon Moraes, boxing coach Mark Henry at Nick Catone MMA issue a call to action to move positive in this fight for better mental health training for physicians and their patients.

Frankie has the answer, and his Iron Army Team champions ‘The Feeling Brain,’ the world’s first neuroscience education on the interdependence of brain function, emotion, behavior and health because May is Mental Health Month.

Nearly 450 million people suffer with depression, anxiety and other emotional conditions – most families struggle in some way and doctors lack proper training. Frankie Edgar explains, “If a doctor doesn’t have the know-how or resources, they’re not going to be able to help their patients. “The Feeling Brain” provides doctors with important education, and is a perfect fit for Move+Sportswear. We want to move positive, and what’s more positive than giving our doctors all the information they need to help people with mental and emotional health.”

His apparel brand’s “Move+ment” Program inspires positive energy in sports and education. “Join us at Movesportswear.com to advance mental health training one t-shirt at a time. Proceeds support The Feeling Brain series – critical education for doctors and patients. Post your selfie wearing it. Get with Frankie — move together to effect positive change,” says Russ Terlecki, Move Sportswear CEO and co-founder, and NCAA All American, Renzo Gracie Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Purple Belt.

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MMA fighter and UFC Champion Frankie Edgar, Nick Catone MMA, WSOF Champ Marlon Moraes, boxing coach Mark Henry, leading neuroscientists advance mental health training for physicians.
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B-roll of MMA Fighters and UFC World Champions Frankie Edgar, Marlon Moraes, Edson Barboza, Corey Anderson, and coach Mark Henry at Nick Catone MMA Gym – :120 Seconds


Training clips at Nick Catone MMA Gym & Fitness of UFC Champion fighters Frankie “The Answer” Edgar; WSOF Champion fighter Marlon Moraes; Brazilian striking specialist Edson Barboza, one of the top UFC fighters in the world; Corey “Overtime” Anderson, and their boxing coach, Mark Henry.

MMA Soundbites
Soundbites with Frankie “The Answer” Edgar, former UFC lightweight champion at Nick Catone MMA Gym & Fitness — :90
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“My partners came to me and presented this opportunity to work with The Feeling Brain, and it’s just a good fit. We want to move positive. If you want to move positive you have to have a healthy brain. Have everything working right.”

“Move positive is a happy thing. It’s something that you want your kids to do, your loved ones to do. You want them to move, stay healthy and be positive. The Feeling Brain goes hand in hand with that – you need a healthy brain to move and be positive. If you don’t have a healthy brain, none of that’s going to fit. If you’re not positive every day, it’s tough to get things done, it’s tough to attain your goals.”

“I think the more people are willing and open to share their experiences, not experiences really, but their discomforts, their negative thoughts. Everyone has negative thoughts. I mean, I’m a pretty positive person but there’s days where I’m in a rut. To me, I think I’m a mentally strong person and I can say, alright this is just a time period I’m going through. But there’s people out there that don’t know that. And can’t do that. The Feeling Brain is something that can educate people that they’re not the only people that think this way.”

“Go to the gym, get active. Start moving positive. That’s half of it. I think diet, exercise, education is only going to help people’s emotional and mental heath.”

Soundbites with Frankie “The Answer” Edgar, former UFC lightweight champion at Nick Catone MMA Gym & Fitness — :60
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“We at MoveSportswear feel “Inside the Feeling Brain” is the perfect fit for us, we want to move positive, and what’s more positive than giving these doctors initiative to learn everything that they need, to have all the information they need to help people with mental and emotional health. If they don’t have the resources they’re never going to get anything done. It’s like a round peg in a square hole. It’s not going to work. They need to have the resources and information that The Feeling Brain is going to provide them.”

“If the doctor doesn’t have the know how, or the resources they’re not going to be able to help their patients like they need. The Feeling Brain is giving them the information. Helping them get the resources they need to properly take care of their patients.”

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“This drug problem that we have in Jersey, or really the opiate problem in America. What I come to find out, they say a lot of it is connected to emotional problems. People are taking drugs because of emotional problems. So if [please clean this stutter up here if possible?) The Feeling Brain can help with that, and people get off drugs… that’s just a win-win all around. Drugs have affected me personally through friends and people I grew up with – Tom’s River is a hotbed for it, unfortunately. So I’m happy to be involved with The Feeling Brain as it can be positive on that end as well.”


Frankie Edgar vs. Yair Rodriguez UFC 211 — May 13th, 2017 in Dallas, Texas.
Soundbites with Marlon Moraes, former World Series of Fighting Bantamweight Champion at Nick Catone MMA Gym & Fitness — :105 Seconds

SOUNDBITE TRANSCRIPTIONS

“I think it’s very important. I’m a fighter, I have to come to the gym and train with the best coach, the best gym, the best equipment. So, the doctors, they need the same. They have to be trained by the best. So I think this is a great project. Not just for me but for my kids, and for my kid’s kids, and your kids.”

“You have to separate the fighter and the man. Because in the gym, in the cage, I’m a different person. So, it’s everything here in my mind. We have to separate it. If we bring all the things we have in the gym home, something is not going to go right… you have to be a good fighter. You have to be adorable with your wife and your kids. You need to be a good father, and when you’re with your kids, you need to become a kid. In the cage it’s different. In the cage, you have to be mean, you have to do damage, you have to fight. I like to keep separate… the guy you see in the cage is not the guy you see outside.”

“A lot of fighters try to be mean. They are mean inside the cage, but outside with their families, they can’t be like that. Sometimes guys try to be because it sells, and ‘oh that guy’s a mean guy, he can hurt people,’ I don’t like to be like that. Most of my friends are not like that. Mostly my training partners, like Frankie Edgar, he is not like that. We need to separate – we need to have the social life different from the cage life.”

Soundbites with Marlon Moraes, former World Series of Fighting Bantamweight Champion at Nick Catone MMA Gym & Fitness – :120 Seconds
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“Our training is very safe. We always try to wear the gear, the proper gear to train. Sometimes when you’re in camp, the training’s very hard. So, I got one concussion. It was weird. I didn’t know what was happening. I came to the gym, I trained. I went home, the same. Not feeling anything. But the next day I had a little bit of a headache. I didn’t know what was happening. So, I called a doctor, and made sure what was happening, and he was going through all the processes about how things happen. He said ‘hey, you just had a concussion, but relax. It’s nothing major, you’re not going to have to stop fighting. You just need to give some time to your body. Let’s do an fMRI and see how your brain is and we’ll check everything.’ So that’s what I did, I followed all the processes and thank God I healed fast and fought. I defend[ed] my title and everything went great.”

“Every sport, you can get hurt. Every sport, you can get damage to your body. We need to follow the process and try to do this as safely as you can. We try to wear the proper gear, and train safely. Train with people we know, because we are dealing with fighting.

“I’m very happy to be part of Frankie Edgar’s team. Be a friend and know that Move+ is not just supporting us as fighters, with equipment, but Move+ now is jumping to a new world.”

“I am supporting Frankie because Frankie’s a great friend and training partner, and I’m a big fan of Frankie. They are doing great with Move+, supporting sports and now they’re jumping to a new world, supporting The Feeling Brain. It’s a great project and I’m very happy to be part of this. Give a little bit of my support, talk with you and I hope you succeed with this project and reach the world championship just like us!”


UFC promotional debut — Marlon Moraes vs. Raphael Assunção UFC 212 — June 3rd, 2017 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
SPANISH SOUNDBITES with Marlon Moraes, former World Series of Fighting bantamweight champion at Nick Catone MMA Gym & Fitness – :75 Seconds

SOUNDBITE TRANSCRIPTIONS

“Es muy importante porque los niños necesitan un buen cuidado y entrenamiento, al igual que nosotros, cuando llegamos al gimnasio entrenamos intensamente durante muchas horas, con nuestros entrenadores y el mejor equipo.” Los médicos necesitan el mismo nivel de entrenamiento, Mejor equipo.”

“Tuve una contusión y la experiencia no fue fácil, pero encontré buenos doctores que cuidaron de mí e indicaron el tratamiento adecuado para que pudieran sanar a tiempo para pelear en diciembre de 2016 … y gané la pelea y fue galardonado con el mundo título.”

“Estoy ayudando a Frankie con esta marca – Move – porque tengo mucho afecto por Frankie y porque nuestras familias están tan cerca, sé que está haciendo un gran trabajo trabajando de cerca con el Feeling Braining, ayudando a tanta gente. Estar colaborando también de alguna manera y espero que puedan convertirse en campeones del mundo, tal como soy.”

promotional debut — Marlon Moraes vs. Raphael Assunção UFC 212 — June 3rd, 2017 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Soundbites with Mark Henry, UFC coach to UFC world champion fighters at Nick Catone MMA Gym & Fitness — :50

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“One of the main reasons Frankie and I get along so great is just the person that Frankie is… he’s such an inspiration to me, an inspiration to my son – Frankie would give you the shirt off his back… and that’s why Frankie loves Move+, because ‘that’s him.’ It’s part of his fabric and what type of person he is.”

“One of the main reasons that I love that Frankie is that he’s part of MoveSportswear and Inside the Feeling Brain – especially in our business, you have so many athletes going through depression and brain disorders so for us this is a major major thing ..what Movesportswear stands for and how they care… and working with The Feeling Brain, of how they’re supporting them and trying to educate doctors… The Feeling Brain is huge for everything that we do on an every day basis…”


His promotional debut against Raphael Assunção at UFC 212 on June 3, 2017 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Soundbites with Mark Henry, UFC elite coach to world champion fighters at Nick Catone MMA Gym & Fitness.

“One of the main reasons Frankie and I get along so great is just the person that Frankie is… he’s such an inspiration to me, an inspiration to my son – Frankie would give you the shirt off his back… and that’s why Frankie loves Move+, because ‘that’s him.’ It’s part of his fabric and what type of person he is.”

“One of the main reasons that I love that Frankie is that he’s part of MoveSportswear and Inside the Feeling Brain – especially in our business, you have so many athletes going through depression and brain disorders so for us this is a major major thing ..what Movesportswear stands for and how they care… and working with The Feeling Brain, of how they’re supporting them and trying to educate doctors… The Feeling Brain is huge for everything that we do on an every day basis…

Soundbites with Nick “The Jersey Devil” Catone, MMA professional fighter and UFC Champion. Now retired, he owns Nick Catone MMA & Fitness, a state-of-the-art 8,000 square foot training facility. NCMMA is home to UFC world champion fighters and coaches.
http://www.nickcatonefitness.com/


Nick “The Jersey Devil” Catone, MMA professional fighter and UFC Champion — Interview at NCMMA

“As the gym grows… I realize how many people’s lives you’ve really touched and bettered, just by opening up a gym and running classes. Some of these people in here lose 70, 80, 90 pounds and I don’t realize it. I see them all the time… They tell me, ‘I’ve got a lot more energy, I’m relaxed now, I don’t have road rage any more, I feel good about myself.’ It’s good to hear different things like that.”

“Whether you’re an MMA fighter or just your typical person coming in for fitness, you’re just going to feel better in your lives just by coming in and walking through those doors. Sometimes the hardest part is walking through the door.”

“UFC 205 is definitely one of the biggest events, especially at Madison Square Garden… the first event in New York having two of the top guys in the world here training multiple days a week for it. Frankie Edgar, Eddie Alvarez, Chris Weidman was on the card, Katlyn Chookagian. Over the years the gym has grown to what it is, I mean, I wish it was like this when I was still competing. Frankie’s kinda like the captain. We started years ago and I was training in a garage, I know he started training in little places… it’s kinda special.”

“You can’t base a gym just on fighting, and i think I do a good job of that fine line of having your kids, and your moms, and also your high level elite fighters all in one place. A lot of people think “Ah, it’s a fight gym,” but once people do research and they see the testimonials they see what it’s about. It’s more of that family environment. While we do have the guys that are training at the highest levels, we’ve got people in here from all walks of life, from 4 1/2 years old up to 71 years old. So it’s kinda cool.”

“A lot of people don’t know that MMA stands for Mixed Martial Arts. People see the words MMA and UFC and they think ‘oh it’s that cage, that barbaric thing.’ People see the words MMA and UFC and they kind of get scared. They don’t realize the different disciplines that go into it. They’re all arts. People just like to work out in these different arts to better their lives, to get conditioned, in better and lose weight. A Muy Thai program, Jiu Jitsu program, boxing – they’re all huge, you know. Most people are in here just to work out. I mean, have a time and go to work the next day. Not all these people want to compete, they just want to come in here and hobby, it gives them something to do several times a week. It’s like a second family. Everyone comes here and they meet new people. Next thing you know, they’re hanging outside the gym together so it’s cool to see that. You see your groups of people here and you see them later on Facebook, going out to dinner. I’ve actually had students ending up meeting each other and now, they’re engaged… if it wasn’t for the gym a lot of those things wouldn’t be happening.”

Now retired, he owns Nick Catone MMA & Fitness, a state-of-the-art 8,000 square foot training facility. NCMMA is home to UFC world champion fighters and coaches.

http://www.nickcatonefitness.com

MedNeuro Soundbites
Soundbites with Dr. Lara N. Pickle, Family Physician, Sutter Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, California on depression, anxiety and how The Feeling Brain fills this void – :60

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“How profound, and how widespread depression, anxiety and other disorders are. When patients come in who are depressed or anxious it’s frightening, and it can make a lot of people uncomfortable. A physician may not have all the training necessary to make the best decision for these patients. We need more education available for providers who do need to improve their skills in treating mental illness. The Feeling Brain fills a void in medical education. ”

“When you address a patient’s mental health and emotional health, the rest of their physical health just gets better – it improves. Their blood sugars come down. Their activity goes up. They start eating better. They’re excited to come to see the doctor. And, it’s wonderful when that change happens. It feels really good.”

Soundbites with neuroscientist David Edelman, PhD, Dartmouth College and Chief Science Officer of MedNeuro and The Feeling Brain on emotion as critical aspect of higher brain function and state of medical education today — :50
SOUNDBITE TRANSCRIPTIONS

“Medical school education such as it is today, a physician graduating and then going on to do a residency in family medicine or general medicine is not going to be very well steeped in the emotional brain sciences. This is what we need to address and this is what The Feeling Brain is all about.”

“Emotion is a critical aspect of every variety of higher brain function that we can imagine.”

“Psychiatric and emotional disorders such as schizophrenia, clinical depression, anxiety – all of these have an organic basis. All of these happen inside this object we call the brain.”

Soundbites with Bob Sweeney, DS MA, Executive Director of Challenger Corporation and Chief Strategic Advisor/CFO of MedNeuro and The Feeling Brain on dismal state of medical care for patients with emotional disorders, and how The Feeling Brain addresses these needs — :50

SOUNDBITE TRANSCRIPTIONS

“If you look into the emergency departments in the United States, most people who come in with emotional or disruptive behavior… there’s no place to send them. There’s not a staff psychiatrist, there’s not a psychiatric holding bed. We want to provide materials not just for these professionals – psychiatrists and neurologists – but for the hundreds of thousands of other clinicians who end up treating people with emotional issues because there’s not enough trained professionals to do it in the first place.”

“The Feeling Brain is the first example of a curriculum that can address these things by showing in a scientific fashion the direct relationship between brain circuitry and structure and treatable medical conditions that are emotional disorders.”


Inside the Feeling Brain: Exploring the Neural Basis of Emotion — 5 minute promo

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Advancing Mental Health Training for Physicians and Patients — 120 Seconds

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ADDITIONAL QUOTES

“Mental illness is not a personal failure. In fact, if there is a failure, it’s to be found in the way we’ve responded to people with mental and brain disorders,” says Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland, former Director General, World Health Organization.

“We don’t have any more excuses. It’s time we made an impact on people’s lives. It’s all about helping people, helping families,” says Dr. Jay N. Giedd, National Institute for Mental Health Expert and Chief Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, UC San Diego. “Neuroscientists need to talk with clinicians, educators, and medical professionals. We need to translate and share therapeutic innovations across wide audiences using the power of the digital revolution. The Feeling Brain series is key to making progress in science and medicine.”

FACTS

Worldwide, nearly 450 million suffer with anxiety, depression, PTSD, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and other neurological conditions. Every family is struggling in some way.

20% of children and adolescents suffer
50% of all adult mental disorders begin during adolescence
58% of adult caregivers report clinical depressive symptoms


 

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MEDIA CONTACTS:

Russ Terlecki: 1 (917) 324-5299 | russell@movesportswear.com
CEO and Co-founder, MoveSportswear

 

 

 

Natalie Geld: 1 (646) 820-0280 | strategic@thefeelingbrain.org
CEO and Founder, MedNeuro

 

 

 

Dr. David Edelman: 1 (646) 820-0280 | strategic@thefeelingbrain.org
Chief Science Officer, MedNeuro

 

 

 

Bob Sweeney: 1 (901) 619-0294 | strategic@thefeelingbrain.org
Chief Strategic Advisor/CFO, MedNeuro

 

 

 

About Move+Sportswear

MOVE+SPORTSWEAR FOUNDERS FRANKIE EDGAR, VP AND RUSS TERLECKI, CEO

Frankie Edgar is Vice President of Move+Sportswear. The company’s “Move+ment” Program supports and spreads positivity in the sports world and in education, to create positive energy and movement globally. Support of proper education on and off the fields, emphasis on respect and honor, growth of self-esteem and encouragement of healthy competition are cornerstones of Move+Sportswear’s philosophy as we present our quality sportswear brand to the public.

Co-founders, Russ Terlecki and Steve Rivera, also owner of Elite Wrestling Clubs, launched Move+Sportswear with Frankie Edgar to support proper education on and off the fields. Terlecki and Rivera were college teammates and NCAA All American wrestlers. Rivera was childhood Frankie’s wrestling coach. Emphasis on respect and honor, growth of self-esteem and encouragement of healthy competition are cornerstones of their company’s philosophy. To join them in moving positive for mental healthcare, go to Movesportswear.com.

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About Frankie Edgar

UFC 205 Winner at Madison Square Garden in New York City, former UFC lightweight champion and future Hall of Famer, Frankie “The Answer” Edgar is the current No. 2 featherweight in the world. The New Jersey native trains with his Iron Army team, Renzo Gracie, Ricardo Almeida and Nick Catone, MMA. Frankie is coming off a unanimous decision win over Jeremy Stephens at UFC 205 in November. A top contender in the UFC for 10 years (21-5-1 MMA, 15-5-1 UFC), Edgar will be taking on rising prospect and ninth-ranked featherweight Yair Rodgriguez at UFC on May 13th in Dallas, Texas.


About MedNeuro and The Feeling Brain

Breakthrough neuroscience education and pioneering clinical content for primary care physicians and medical professionals. Our focus is the emotional component of mental health – which is largely overlooked – and fills a huge gap in evidence-based science education.

The Feeling Brain: Exploring the Neural Basis of Emotion is the first Visual CME course that shows in a scientific fashion the direct relationship between brain circuitry and structure and treatable medical conditions. Our total health strategy communicates breakthrough evidence-based findings for medical professionals, higher learning systems, point-of-care networks, and the general public for maximum impact.

 
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‘Filling the Global Void in Medical Education and Mental Health Care: http://bit.ly/feeling_brain_svir

MedNeuro Founders

Natalie Geld, CEO and Founder, MedNeuro and producer/director of The Feeling Brain

 

 

Bob Sweeney, DS MA, Executive Director of Challenger Corp and Chief Strategic Advisor/CFO of MedNeuro

 

 

Neuroscientist, David Edelman, PhD, Dartmouth University and Chief Science Officer of MedNeuro

 

 

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