Claudia Doval joins the show to talk about her recent world title, turning 30, managing injuries, coping with burn-out and the Spider Guard! She also sounds off on bias in Jiu-Jitsu against women and gives advice for men and women alike! Click “read more” for show notes! SHOW NOTES:

  • Her recent World Championship
  • Turning 30
  • Masters or Adult?
  • Her life before Jiu-Jitsu
  • Starting with Judo
  • Transitioning to BJJ
  • Training at Ricardo De La Riva’s academy
  • Helvecio Pena
  • Her style of Jiu-Jitsu
  • Her shoulder injury and how it improved her guard
  • Managing her injury
  • Spider Guard
  • Developing combinations
  • Constantly seeking improvement
  • Passing Guard
  • Going from casually training to a competition focus
  • Competition nerves
  • He most memorable match from Worlds
  • The Pummel
  • Training with men
  • Advice for guys who train with women
  • Prejudice in Jiu-Jitsu against women
  • Coping with burn-out
  • Advice for young women in Jiu-Jitsu
  • Safety on the mats
  • Why she wants to teach in the US instead of Brazil
  • Her goals for the future
  • Her upcoming US seminar tour
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