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Welcome to Beauty and the Gi, the BJJ podcast about jiu-jitsu and life from the female perspective.

Sep 15, 2023

We have BIG opinions on cross-training and whether or not it’s a good idea to attend Jiu Jitsu open mats. 

Picture It: You love going to open mats, but your coach seems to have some reservations. This is the situation that one of our listeners found herself in. 

Now, that got the gears turning in...

Aug 31, 2023

What does being coachable mean to you, and how does that impact your Jiu-Jitsu success? We are talking about being coachable from everyday training to how to focus on what your coach is telling you when you’re out there competing.

Remember in The Empire Strikes Back when Yoda was trying to drop some wisdom on Luke...

Aug 17, 2023

We are exploring how adopting the mindset of a beginner can unlock your potential and help you improve at every level, from white belt through black belt. You will even hear how we are using this mindset with the podcast recording process. This practice goes way beyond the mat.

Throughout the episode, we share insights...

Aug 3, 2023

What do you do when team drama rears its ugly head at the gym or outside of it? Whether it’s the mean girls ganging up on you, or relationship drama between exes, we have some thoughts to share from both the coach and the student experience.

You might not want to hear this, but it starts with communication. It is the...

Jul 20, 2023

Why do AJ and Jen believe that this was the best Roll Model Grappling Camp yet? This is not your typical Jiu-Jitsu camp. Listen to learn why. And if you were lucky enough to be there, relive some of your favorite camp experiences with us.

Roll Model camp is as much about what happens off the mats as on. Life-long...