S2:E5: Johnny Ryan Weaver on the Pathways into Esports

Retired pro gamer / esports events organizer Johnny Ryan Weaver joins the Game Gym pod to talk about creating a structured pathway for gamers in the esports industry. Johnny walks through his experience...
S2:E3 - Pat Valdez on FIFA crossplay, Esports Fair Play, Grassroots Marketing & Dog Training

S2:E3 – Pat Valdez on FIFA crossplay, Esports Fair Play, Grassroots Marketing & Dog Training

Esports Fair Play founder Pat Valdez joins the show to talk about the new release of FIFA crossplay, Esports Fair play's upcoming events in the DMV, learning new grassroots marketing skills in the esports space, & the unexpected overlap...

S2:E2 – Dr. Cait McGee chats Esports Medicine & Player Performance

Esports medicine specialist Dr. Cait McGee joins Josh & the Understanding Esports team to talk about the launch of 1HP’s education platform, how gamers can leverage their health & wellness to improve performance, and the myths about...

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Episode 1: Andrew McNeill, Monumental Sports and Entertainment

Episode 1: Andrew McNeill, Monumental Sports and Entertainment

Today we are joined by Andrew McNeill, the Senior Director of Esports at Monumental Sports and Entertainment. For those who don’t know, Monumental is home to the Washington Wizards, Capitals, Mystics. They are also part owners of Team Liquid and are behind 2X NBA2K world champions, Wizards ...
Game Gym Coach Brian Rivas uses gaming to connect with society

Game Gym Coach Brian Rivas uses gaming to connect with society

Brian Rivas found his own way to connect with society. The son of Peruvian immigrants and the distant youngest of four, Rivas experienced a different world from the rest of his family. He had trouble socializing as a child and felt isolated culturally and generationally. That meant he sought ...
Josh Hafkin of Game Gym: 5 Things You Need To Create A Highly Successful Career In esports

Josh Hafkin of Game Gym: 5 Things You Need To Create A Highly Successful Career In esports

The esports market size is now more than a billion dollars. Teens and even children as young as 6 can now earn hundreds of thousands of dollars competing in esports. What does one have to do to succeed as a player in esports? What are the challenges and opportunities that pro gamers face? What does the esports lifestyle look like? How is it similar to traditional athletics, and how is it different?
The Mid-Atlantic Esports Conference Becomes a Partner Conference for Riot Game’s College League of Legends Program

The Mid-Atlantic Esports Conference Becomes a Partner Conference for Riot Game’s College League of Legends Program

The Mid-Atlantic Esports Conference (MAEC) is pleased to announce that Riot Games, publisher of the League of Legends video game, has accepted the MAEC as a partner conference in Riot’s College League of Legends program, including participation in the annual College Championship each ...
Corporate Partner Spotlight: Josh Hafkin

Corporate Partner Spotlight: Josh Hafkin

Posted on Friday, October 29, 2021 at Children's National Hospital Foundation | Read full article Welcome to our Corporate Partner Spot light. Each month, corporate leaders share why they serve as advocates and ambassadors for Children’s National Hospital within their company and across ...
Game Gym and Events DC are excited to announce Summer Bash Smash!

Game Gym and Events DC are excited to announce Summer Bash Smash!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Rockville, MD – July 7, 2021  Summer Bash Smash is open to residents of DC, MD, and VA and will take place August 21-22 in conjunction with Game Gym's Summer Bash. Summer Bash Smash is a hybrid, online/offline smash tournament with the early rounds taking place online ...
Game Gym Announces Our Series of VGBC Smash Bros Camps

Game Gym Announces Our Series of VGBC Smash Bros Camps

New VGBC Super Smash Bros camps powered by Game Gym coming this August, 2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Rockville, MD – July 19, 2021  VGBC and Game Gym Announce Online Summer Camps! Game Gym and VGBC are excited to announce that they are partnering to create a series of VGBC Smash Camps, Powered ...
Game Gym Announces Our Next Online Charity Event, Summer Bash 2021

Game Gym Announces Our Next Online Charity Event, Summer Bash 2021

The latest edition of the Esports Bash series of online charity events to be held August 21-22, 2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Rockville, MD – July 7, 2021 Game Gym is excited to announce the dates for our next event, the Summer Bash, which are locked in for this August 21-22!  Our main ...
Game Gym Announcement: Open Internships Available for Summer & Fall 2021

Game Gym Announcement: Open Internships Available for Summer & Fall 2021

Interested in Gaining Experience in the Esports World? Join the Game Gym this Summer and Fall as an Intern! ANNOUNCEMENT Open Internship Positions:All internships are remote with 1 position open unless specified in their specific description below.All positions require remote working hours in ...
Game Gym Announces Details for The DMV’s Spring Summit 2021

Game Gym Announces Details for The DMV’s Spring Summit 2021

The latest edition of the “Triple Crown” series of online charity events to be held May 14-16, 2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Rockville, MD – April 19, 2021 – Building on the success of the Summer Bash and the Winter Games, Game Gym is pleased to announce the DMV’s Spring Summit as the next ...
Events DC Launches Mid-Atlantic Esports Conference

Events DC Launches Mid-Atlantic Esports Conference

The effort will involve 12 area universities in its first seasonPosted On : March 22, 2021 By : Jason Gewirtz | Read article at SportsTravel Events DC will launch its own collegiate esports conference in partnership with Game Gym that will host competitions and other esports programs for ...
EVENTS DC AND GAME GYM PARTNER AGAIN TO LAUNCH COLLEGIATE ESPORTS CONFERENCE

EVENTS DC AND GAME GYM PARTNER AGAIN TO LAUNCH COLLEGIATE ESPORTS CONFERENCE

Mid-Atlantic Esports Conference Includes Participation of 12 Schools, Competitions Begin This Month Washington, DC – March 19, 2021 – Game Gym and Events DC announced today the launch of the Mid-Atlantic Esports Conference, hosting competitions and other esports programs for colleges and ...