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A podcast about grappling and life from the female perspective

A podcast about grappling and life from the female perspective
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United States

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A podcast about grappling and life from the female perspective

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English


Episodes

40: Hillary VanOrnum from Unicorn Jiu-Jitsu

9/18/2019
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Hillary VanOrnum, Owner and Head Instructor at Unicorn Jiu Jitsu, is the first instructor to be announced for the 2020 Women’s Roll Model Camp. She is a first-degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Hillary’s biggest goal with Jiu-Jitsu is to get more women trying it and training. She wants to ease people into it and also give the ladies some real-life self-defense/practical applications of BJJ. She also encourages her female students to try competition as early as possible. She wasn’t...

Duration:00:40:21

39: Celebrate the Small Victories - Sunday Self Care

9/15/2019
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Take the time to celebrate the victories that feel small. Connect with Jen and AJ Join the Beauty and the Gi Facebook Group Beauty and the Gi Podcast on Instagram @beautyandthegipodcast Jen on Instagram @brassybroadjen AJ on Instagram @ajclingerman @BeautyAndTheGi on Twitter Subscribe to Beauty and the Gi Apple Podcasts https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/beauty-and-the-gi/id1458389465?mt=2 Spotify https://open.spotify.com/show/3IHT3BNicukNtCVa3AAwBI Google...

Duration:00:01:40

38: Listen to Your Body - Sunday Self Care Series

9/8/2019
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Listening to your body is a key component of practicing self-care. Are you listening to your body? Subscribe to Beauty and the Gi Podcast Apple Podcasts Spotify Google Podcasts Connect with Jen and AJ Beauty and the Gi Podcast on Instagram @beautyandthegipodcast Jen on Instagram @brassybroadjen AJ on Instagram @ajclingerman @BeautyAndTheGi on Twitter

Duration:00:01:27

37: Advice for New White Belts and When Should You Stop Doing Jiu-Jitsu

9/4/2019
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Rachel Casias shares advice for new white belts and we discuss age and Jiu-Jitsu. When should you stop doing Jiu-Jitsu? Questions for this episode were recorded live during the Q&A session at the 2019 Roll Model Camp in Indianapolis. Starting Jiu-Jitsu can be overwhelming because there is so much to learn. It can feel even more overwhelming when you don’t start it until later in life. 3 Key Takeaways from Rachel Connect with Jen and AJ Beauty and the Gi Podcast on Instagram...

Duration:00:10:14

36: Self Care Someday - Sunday Self Care Series

9/2/2019
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Your self-care should be a priority. Schedule time for it. Connect with Jen and AJ Beauty and the Gi Podcast on Instagram @beautyandthegipodcast Jen on Instagram @brassybroadjen AJ on Instagram @ajclingerman @BeautyAndTheGi on Twitter

Duration:00:01:28

35: Focus On One Thing - Sunday Self-Care Series

8/25/2019
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If you listened to the latest episode of Beauty and the Gi, episode 34, you heard Emily Kwok talk about being present in the moment and not multi-tasking as one of the ways she manages training along with having a family and a professional career outside of jiu-jitsu. This wisdom goes hand in hand with a book I’m re-reading called The One Thing by Gary Keller and Jay Papasan. They dedicate an entire chapter to why you need to focus on the task at hand and avoid multi-tasking. Multi-Tasking...

Duration:00:02:12

34: How Do You Balance Work, Life, Family, and Jiu-Jitsu Training?

8/21/2019
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How do you balance work, family, life and jiu-jitsu training? Emily Kwok and Rachel Casias share their experience integrating jiu-jitsu training into a schedule that also includes life, family, and work. This episode contains part of the Q&A session from the 2019 Roll Model Women’s Grappling Camp. Calendar and Schedule Management are Critical PlanKnow your prioritiesSchedule time for your priorities on your calendar Rachel feels like jiu-jitsu makes her a better mother and better...

Duration:00:28:03

33: When in Doubt, Shrimp Out - Sunday Self Care

8/18/2019
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Your energy is precious. Guard it well. Mind the space around it. Who are you letting into your space? Are you surrounded by people that are lifting you up, or tearing you down and wearing you out? We know that controlling space is key to our success on the mat. It is also required for success and happiness off the mat. On the mat, we learn that making space is imperative to create an opportunity to escape. Are you as mindful of your space when you walk off the mat and out into the...

Duration:00:01:52

32: Treat Yourself - Sunday Self-Care Series

8/11/2019
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Take time to treat yourself this week. Connect with Jen and AJ Beauty and the Gi Podcast on Instagram @beautyandthegipodcast Jen on Instagram @brassybroadjen AJ on Instagram @ajclingerman @BeautyAndTheGi on Twitter

Duration:00:02:17

31: Questions about Tapping, Fear, and Adrenaline Dumps

8/7/2019
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Questions about tapping during training leading up to a tournament, fear about competing, and adrenaline dumps before competing. This is from the Q and A session with Rachel Casias and Emily Kwok recorded at the Roll Model Women’s Grappling Camp during May 2019. Links and Resources Register for the EGO Tournament Connect with Emily Kwok in Instagram Connect with Rachel Casias on Instagram The Fight Hub Connect with Jen and AJ Beauty and the Gi Podcast on Instagram...

Duration:00:11:46

30: Shake it Off and Step Up - Sunday Self Care Series

8/4/2019
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Building on last week's theme of Grace, AJ shares how her motto of "Shake it off and step up" gets her through life when challenges seem to be piling up. Connect with Jen and AJ Beauty and the Gi Podcast on Instagram @beautyandthegipodcast Jen on Instagram @brassybroadjen AJ on Instagram @ajclingerman @BeautyAndTheGi on Twitter

Duration:00:02:52

29: BJJ Competition and Guilt

7/31/2019
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Do you feel guilty when you don’t compete? How do you deal with taking breaks from competing? Episode Summary In this Q & A session with Emily Kwok and Rachel Casias from the 2019 Roll Model Camp, they address the issue of guilt and competition. Rachel reminds us that this is our journey. There is nothing wrong with competing or not competing. Emily talks about taking a break from completion to have a life and coming back from self-doubt and setbacks. AJ and Jen also share their...

Duration:00:27:09

28: Grace - Sunday Self Care Series

7/29/2019
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You work hard. You train hard. Sometimes things fall through the cracks. Give yourself a little grace today. Connect with Jen and AJ Beauty and the Gi Podcast on Instagram @beautyandthegipodcast Jen on Instagram @brassybroadjen AJ on Instagram @ajclingerman @BeautyAndTheGi on Twitter

Duration:00:02:19

27: BJJ Goals - 150 Roll Goal with Valarie Garcia

7/24/2019
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Teammate Valarie Garcia visits the podcast to talk about her goal of getting in 150 rolls during the month of July. Valarie walks us through how she mapped out her goal of initially getting 100 rolls in for the month of July and then bumping it up to 150. We also talk about shifting your mindset around competing at a new belt level when you get promoted shortly before a competition. Valarie also shares the unexpected benefits from working toward the 150 roll goal. Connect with Jen and...

Duration:00:24:20

26: The First Agreement - Sunday Self Care Series

7/21/2019
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Playing “The Game” this month has Jen revisiting The Four Agreements, the book by Don Miguel Ruiz that was written as a practical guide to personal freedom. The first Agreement is “Be impeccable with your word.” This agreement is a good reminder of the power of our words to plant seeds that turn into thoughts that become actions. Just like we are responsible for actions on and off the mat, we need to practice responsibility for the words we use around ourselves and others. Make it a...

Duration:00:01:50

25: Drinking More Water - Sunday Self Care Series

7/14/2019
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It's super simple, yet most of us fail to drink enough water. Drinking water is a critical component of self-care. Connect with Jen and AJ Beauty and the Gi Podcast on Instagram @beautyandthegipodcast Jen on Instagram @brassybroadjen AJ on Instagram @ajclingerman @BeautyAndTheGi on Twitter

Duration:00:01:51

24: Wearing Makeup During BJJ Training and Competition

7/10/2019
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Episode Summary Wearing makeup while rolling has been a big topic of discussion lately. We’ve seen strong opinions both for and against it. In this episode, we compare and contrast Jen and AJ’s pre-competition beauty routines, talk about differing opinions, and share tips for getting makeup stains out of your Gi. Tips for Getting Makeup Stains out of your Gi Spray your Gi immediately with peroxide and then wash it. Peroxide is also good for getting blood stains out. AJ’s...

Duration:00:11:47

23: The Game - Sunday Self Care Series

7/7/2019
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Our words matter. AJ explains "The Game" for the July challenge designed to help you choose your words wisely. Use #CanStopCant to play along with us. Connect with Jen and AJ Beauty and the Gi Podcast on Instagram @beautyandthegipodcast Jen on Instagram @brassybroadjen AJ on Instagram @ajclingerman @BeautyAndTheGi on Twitter

Duration:00:01:58

22: Gratitude Practice - Sunday Self Care Series

6/30/2019
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Today is a great day to be grateful for something. Practicing gratitude can help to start re-wiring your brain for happiness. Share what you're grateful for on Instagram and tag us @BeautyAndTheGiPodcast Connect with Jen and AJ Beauty and the Gi Podcast on Instagram @beautyandthegipodcast Jen on Instagram @brassybroadjen AJ on Instagram @ajclingerman @BeautyAndTheGi on Twitter

Duration:00:01:36

21: BJJ Training Partners with Phil and Jeff from BJJ Campaign Podcast

6/26/2019
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Jeff and Phil from the BJJ Campaign podcast join us to co-host this episode all about training partners. Links and Resources https://www.bjjcampaignpodcast.com/ Connect with BJJ Campaign Podcast on Twitter Connect with BJJ Campaign Podcast Instagram Connect with Jen and AJ Beauty and the Gi Podcast on Instagram @beautyandthegipodcast Jen on Instagram @brassybroadjen AJ on Instagram @ajclingerman @BeautyAndTheGi on Twitter

Duration:00:37:22