Beauty and the Gi

Beauty and the Gi

The Jiu Jitsu podcast with gripping conversations about Brazilian Jiu Jitsu that explore the intersection of jiu-jitsu and life on and off the mat. Hosted by AJ Clingerman and Jen Edds.

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June 23, 2022 21 min

What do you do when you're not feeling good about the gym or the coach where you're training? Do you switch gyms? Do you have a conversation with your coach? How do you know when it's time for a change?

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Jiu-Jitsu can be frustrating when it feels like you're not improving. We are sharing some ways to get out of your head and your Jiu-Jitsu funk.

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Coach AJ talks about some big changes and starting Roll Model Grappling Academy. We also get an update on Roll Model Grappling Camp.

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BJJ Black Belt Dominyka Obelenyte shares her knowledge and experience when it comes to prioritizing jiu-jitsu and life’s other responsibilities and activities. We talk about how she has developed her teaching style, what to do when you feel like your BJJ has plateaued, and what stop mattering when she received her black belt.

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April 14, 2022 33 min
BJJ Black Belt Claire North is dropping all kinds of on and off-the-mat jiu-jitsu wisdom in this episode. Highlights include the quickest way to improve your jiu-jitsu, building a women’s BJJ team, working through plateaus, how upper belts can be good mentors, and how she integrates training into an already busy schedule.

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March 31, 2022 18 min

Life is messy. How do you keep from bringing your mess onto the mat when it's time to do jiu-jitsu? Does jiu-jitsu shift your attitude and help you stop acting like a cranky little troll?

These are the burning questions we are exploring in this week's episode. We've also made a Spotify playlist with some of our favorite mood-altering songs. 

Spotify PlayList for This Episode

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If you're a new BJJ white belt, or you still find yourself making some white belt mistakes, this is the episode for you.

Coach AJ is sharing the mistakes that she still sees higher belts making, along with practices to correct them.

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What's it like competing as a Brazilian Jiu-JItsu blue belt for the first time? How was the first Roll Model Grappling Camp in Costa Rica? This episode is all about first times in our Jiu-Jitsu adventures.

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February 3, 2022 1 min
A short update on what's happening on the podcast during February and what to expect in March.

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January 20, 2022 30 min
How do your habits affect your Jiu-Jitsu? We've read James Clear's book Atomic Habits and we're looking at how we can apply the lessons to create better habits to improve our Jiu-Jitsu.

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Do you have a plan for reaching your Jiu-Jitsu goals? How are you tracking your Jiu-JItsu progress? We're diving deeper into our BJJ goals discussion from the previous episode.

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December 21, 2021 24 min

Do you have a 2022 game plan for Jiu-Jitsu and life off the mat? Do you stick with setting traditional goals?

We are revisiting what we said we wanted to happen this year and checking in to see how we did.

We're also talking about plans for 2022 and how we plan to make them happen!

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The Jiu-Jitsu emotional rollercoaster. It's a thing. And there are so many emotions that can come up around promotions. It's the joy one minute that is followed by that feeling that you aren't worthy.

Or maybe you've just started crying on the mat for any number of reasons, or no reason at all. We've been there and we're talking about it in this episode.

We're also celebrating Jen getting her blue belt!

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We're sharing small business BJJ Black Friday and Holiday specials, along with gift ideas for the BJJ folks in your life.

Grapple Graphics Blog Post with Links Mentioned

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What details are you missing in your Jiu-Jitsu? You know, those tiny details that are the difference in getting the sweep, or actually maintaining side control? 

AJ is walking us through systems checks and how she organizes her Jiu-Jitsu notes?

We also share a couple of podcast confessions.

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We're answering your Jiu-Jitsu questions and so much more in this episode. Thanks to everyone that submitted questions on Instagram!

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In this episode, we’re talking about Jiu-Jitsu at 50, what it takes to be a good kid’s Jiu-Jitsu coach, and Jen’s releasing her debut album!

Links and Resources

Jen’s Record - UkuDaily Favorites Vol. 1

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September 29, 2021 30 min

What does it take to be a great coach? We are exploring this big question from the perspective of both the coach and the student.

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AJ is recapping her adventures at Pans and Mighty Models camp. We’ve got a couple of special guests on the episode!

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Do you have to be a good person to be a black belt in Jiu-Jitsu? This is the big question that kicks off our episode this week.

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