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Beauty and the Gi
Beauty and the Gi
Jen Edds and AJ Clingerman

Beauty and the Gi is an exploration of the practice of Brazilian jiu-jitsu on and off the mat. In each episode, you... more

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163: Emily Kwok

This is episode is packed full of wisdom for life on and off the mat because Emily Kwok is on... more

25 May 2023 · 50 minutes
162: What to do When Your Training Partner Breaks Your Trust and More Listener Questions

Has a training partner ever broken your trust? How do you handle that?  What do you do when you feel... more

11 May 2023 · 24 minutes
What You Need to Know about the IBJJF Podium and Lessons in Sportsmanship

What should you know about podium expectations and behavior at IBJJF Tournaments? That’s where we are starting this week’s episode.... more

27 Apr 2023 · 26 minutes
Going from Fear to Fun with Jiu-Jitsu On and Off the Mat

What did you do the last time you were scared to try something new or found yourself in an uncomfortable... more

13 Apr 2023 · 27 minutes
159: IBJJF Tournaments 101: The Rules,Regulations, and Expectations - What You Need to Know

What do you need to know before competing in your first  International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation (IBJJF)  tournament? If you're... more

30 Mar 2023 · 25 minutes
158: Building Confidence in Your Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Are you confident in your Jiu Jitsu? What does it truly mean to be confident? This episode was inspired by... more

16 Mar 2023 · 23 minutes
157: Jiu-Jitsu, Food, Surfing, and Community: Adventures from the BJJ Hero Retreat in Costa Rica

This episode is an auditory dream board for anyone who loves jiu-jitsu and is thinking about going to a jiu-jitsu... more

02 Mar 2023 · 29 minutes
156: The Controversy over Demi Lovato's Jiu-Jitsu Purple Belt Promotion

Demi Lovato’s recent promotion to purple belt in Jiu-Jitsu has been a big topic of discussion online. Everybody’s got an... more

16 Feb 2023 · 25 minutes
155: BJJ Black Belt Nattie Boss on Success, Acceptance, and Growth

Nattie Boss, a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) Black Belt, shares her journey to becoming a black belt and the lessons... more

02 Feb 2023 · 30 minutes
154: Showing Up When You Don't Feel Like It

What makes you show up when you don't feel like it? Is it external motivation or discipline? How do you... more

19 Jan 2023 · 19 minutes
Beauty and the Gi
163: Emily Kwok
Beauty and the Gi