Epi 302 Marisa Messer-Belenchia

This week we have an interview with brown belt Marisa Messer-Belenchia.

We talk about:

  • Trying to do wrestling as a kid
  • An odd start to BJJ
  • How her game is changing
  • Training both gi and nogi
  • Dealing with injuries and sickness
  • Coping with the loss of loved ones
  • How she benefits from teaching BJJ
  • Winning worlds and pans as a purple belt
  • Traveling and doing BJJ
  • Teaching grit with BJJ


Quote of the week: “deal with the faults of others as gently as your own” Chinese proverb

Article of the week: How to support your child’s mental health


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