Epi 123 BJJ Black Belt Valerie Worthington

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Valerie Worthington is a BJJ black belt and writer for Breaking Muscle, and we are excited to share what Valerie has to say in this interview.Valerie Worthington

We talk about:

  • Her start in BJJ
  • The book she is working on
  • Traveling vs staying home
  • What to expect when you start BJJ
  • What to expect when you compete for the first time
  • Her first experiences competing
  • Training advice for competition
  • Her style of BJJ
  • Making changes to your game
  • Dealing with frustrations on the mat
  • How she trains with people that she does not know
  • Her process for writing an article
  • Advice for instructors


Quote of the week: “Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.” John F. Kennedy

Article of the week: Don’t Build Your BJJ Game on White Belt- grapplearts.comYour-First-Year-Of-BJJ-artwork-1199

We also give an award for review of the year for 2015, and Gary talks about his future audio book called “Double Monkey Punch- Fighting Twins”

Catch us next week for another episode of The BjjBrick Podcast