BJJ Mental Models

Ep. 236: Empathy, feat. Valerie Worthington

June 12, 2023 Steve Kwan Episode 236
BJJ Mental Models
Ep. 236: Empathy, feat. Valerie Worthington
Show Notes

This week we're joined again by Valerie "Valhalla" Worthington!  In addition to being a black belt and OG in women's BJJ, Valerie holds a PhD in Educational Psychology and teaches coaching at Saybrook University.  In this episode, Valerie explains the importance of empathetic thinking for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu coaches and students alike.

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