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The Chewjitsu Podcast

Jan 2, 2023

Leah Stumpf is a BJJ black belt, a head coach at SBG-Montana, and the wife of retired Navy Seal Andy Stumpf.

Leah joins the podcast to discuss her start in martial arts, her path to black belt, and how to grow a women’s Jiu-Jitsu program. Leah discusses her first experience with training BJJ, how to approach training with a less experienced BJJ practitioner, how to tell if you're improving, some of the common struggles women deal with in BJJ, why strength and conditioning is extremely important for women, dating a training partner from your gym, etiquette for beginners, how to grow a women’s BJJ program, how training only with men can effect your training, injuries and also tips for recovering from an injury, and starting a gi company for women.

Check out Leah’s resources for women and Jiu-Jitsu practitioners at and follow Leah on Instagram @leah_stumpf_sbg

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