Epi 104 Interview With Black Belt Alison Tremblay

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Alison is a black belt competitor in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.  This year she came in second at Black Belt IBJJF Worlds, and competed in ADCC in Brazil. She is from Carleton Place, Ontario, Canada.

Alison Tremblay

We talk about:

  • Training with her family
  • Our interview with her brother Michael Tremblay
  • The diversity of Alpha Mixed Martial Arts
  • Her full time job (it is not BJJ)
  • Going to school
  • What type of game she likes to play
  • Advice on getting the most out of rolling
  • Her experience at ADCC
  • Training for both Gi and No-gi
  • What she does to get mentally for the competition
  • Teaching the kids classes
  • Why BJJ is good for kids
  • What she was like as a blue belt
  • What she learned playing hockey that helped her in BJJ
  • Dealing with losses


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