Epi 195 SBG Black Belt Leah Taylor

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Leah Taylor is a BJJ black belt under Matt Thornton and Travis Davison training at Straight Blast Gym of Montana. Leah is a competitor and coach, she recently took bronze at her weight class at worlds.

We talk about:

  • Her start to martial arts
  • Rolling for the first time with a woman during a competition
  • The mental side of competing
  • Using meditation for get better results on the mat
  • Doing MMA at fusion fight league
  • Dealing with a panic attack while training MMA
  • Teaching women's self defense classes
  • Non martial arts ideas to help keep women safe
  • Warning signs of a abusive relationship
  • What having a begginer program has done for SBG in Kilispell Montana
  • A beginner class is 50 percent female
  • Dealing with rough training partners
  • When someone should consider competing
  • Her future plans for competing
  • Other competitive sports she has done
  • Why she is always trying to finish the match

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