Talita Alencar joins the show to talk about how domestic violence led her to BJJ, the importance of self defense knowledge for women, butterfly guard and the value of suffering as a beginner. She gives advice about rolling with heavier people. Click “read more” for show notes and listening options!

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  • Origins
  • Finding Jiu-Jitsu
  • How domestic violence inspired her to train
  • Confidence
  • Self defense for women
  • Being an advisor for academies
  • Her move to Rio and training with GF Team
  • Training in the US compared to Brazil
  • Killing passivity in yourself
  • Rolling with guys and heavier people
  • The value of suffering as a beginner
  • The development of her style
  • The Pummel
  • Conditioning
  • Sleep and recovery
  • Passing butterfly guard
  • Her BJJ Fanatics instructional (Coupon code GRAPPLINGCENTRAL15)
  • Advice for girls coming up in the sport
  • Her goals for 2020