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The Chewjitsu Podcast

Feb 27, 2023

Ffion Davies is a Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt, multiple-time Jiu-Jitsu World Champion, and the 2022 ADCC Women's -60 kg champion.

On this episode, Ffion discusses her start in Judo, being very shy as a kid and what helped her overcome her shyness, fighting in MMA, finding a love for Jiu-Jitsu, moving to New York, why she chose to train with JT Torres, what she looks for in a coach and gym, "culty" gym culture, why Ffion loves teaching, her thoughts on “Women’s Only Classes,” how to make women more comfortable in the gym, the passing style she recommends for smaller grapplers, working as a bouncer to make money, how she overcame her tough loss at the 2019 ADCC, feeling down after winning a big tournament, and her mindset and training camp going into the 8-competitor women’s Grand Prix at Polaris Pro on March 11th.

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