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#63 - Livia Giles

All About Balance

Livia Giles is on the podcast this week. Massive thank you to Livia for being so gracious with her time. We discuss becoming a high level athlete, how to get more inclusion for females into sport, and much more.

1hr

1 Mar 2021

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Ep. 99: Developing Your Style, feat. Lachlan and Livia Giles

BJJ Mental Models

This week, Steve and Matt are joined by Lachlan and Livia Giles!  Lachlan and Livia share their world-class wisdom on developing your grappling style, and advise how you can consciously guide the process of style development.Mental models discussed in this episode:Inside Channel Controlhttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/inside-channel-control/Prioritize Longevityhttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/prioritize-longevity/Levels of Competitionhttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/levels-of-competition/Systematic Abandonmenthttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/systematic-abandonment/Investing in Losshttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/investing-in-loss/Mask Your Intentionshttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/mask-your-intentions/Scientific Methodhttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/scientific-method/Train With Purposehttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/train-with-purpose/Funnelinghttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/funneling/Making Smaller Circleshttps://bjjmentalmodels.com/making-smaller-circles/IMPORTANT: BJJ Mental Models needs your help.In light of the COVID-19 outbreak, the future for Steve and Matt is uncertain.  Our gyms are closed, our income is impacted, and we need your help in order to continue providing free content.  We've started a Patreon where you can support BJJ Mental Models.  Please help us keep the lights on so we can keep your game sharp during this once-in-a-century crisis.  Link here:https://patreon.com/bjjmentalmodels/Need more BJJ Mental Models?Get tips, tricks, and breakthrough insights from our mailing list:https://bjjmentalmodels.com/join/Get nitty-gritty details on our mental models from the full database:https://bjjmentalmodels.com/database/Let them know you're an educated grappler with our merch:https://bjjmentalmodels.com/store/Get the latest BJJ Mental Models updates from Facebook:https://facebook.com/bjjmentalmodels/Music by Enterprize:https://enterprize.bandcamp.com/

1hr 21mins

16 Nov 2020

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#13 CH03-E06: Livia Giles Strength and Conditioning for ADCC 2019 (Main Lifting Sessions)

The Absolute Jiu-Jitsu Debate with Lachlan Giles

In Part 6, we look at the main lifting sessions Liv performed prior to the 2019 ADCC European Trials. Her program included three lifting sessions per week from January to March 2019 with the goals for each month changing as she got closer to competition. The panel includes: Livia Giles (née Gluchowska) is an Australian grappler and black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu. In 2019 she qualified for ADCC and has been an IBJJF World Champion (gi and no-gi) at blue, purple and brown belt. Before Jiu-Jitsu, Livia competed at a high level in both gymnastics and track cycling. She is also a physiotherapist specialising in jiu-jitsu injuries and sits on the Australian Professional Boxing & Combat Sports Board. Ben King is a Strength and Conditioning Coach at the Victorian Institute of Sport in Melbourne, Australia. He works with international elite athletes across a range of sports focused on achieving success at Commonwealth Games and Olympic level for Australia. In 2019, he helped Livia prepare for ADCC. As well as a big focus on combat sports such as BJJ, Wrestling, Judo and Karate, Ben also works with athletes in gymnastics, golf, racquet sports, basketball and shooting. You can follow Ben on: Twitter: https://twitter.com/B_kingsc Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/b.king_sc/ Tom Crick is the Head of Track and Field Athletics at Aspire Academy in Qatar and a BJJ brown belt. He was previously the Director of Coaching and Athlete Development in Northern Ireland and worked for British Athletics in the run-up to the London 2012 Olympics.

1hr 6mins

23 Oct 2020

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#12 CH03-E05: Livia Giles Strength and Conditioning for ADCC 2019 (Goals and Warm-Up)

The Absolute Jiu-Jitsu Debate with Lachlan Giles

In Part 5, we look at the S&C program Liv used to prepare for the 2019 ADCC European Trials. Topics include: Requirements and challenges of building muscle mass for grapplers ACL rehabilitation protocols without surgery The role of warm-up prior to lifting sessions. The panel includes: Livia Giles (née Gluchowska) is an Australian grappler and black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu. In 2019 she qualified for ADCC and has been an IBJJF World Champion (gi and no-gi) at blue, purple and brown belt. Before Jiu-Jitsu, Livia competed at a high level in both gymnastics and track cycling. She is also a physiotherapist specialising in jiu-jitsu injuries and sits on the Australian Professional Boxing & Combat Sports Board. Ben King is a Strength and Conditioning Coach at the Victorian Institute of Sport in Melbourne, Australia. He works with international elite athletes across a range of sports focused on achieving success at Commonwealth Games and Olympic level for Australia. In 2019, he helped Livia prepare for ADCC. As well as a big focus on combat sports such as BJJ, Wrestling, Judo and Karate, Ben also works with athletes in gymnastics, golf, racquet sports, basketball and shooting. You can follow Ben on: Twitter: https://twitter.com/B_kingsc Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/b.king_sc/ Tom Crick is the Head of Track and Field Athletics at Aspire Academy in Qatar and a BJJ brown belt. He was previously the Director of Coaching and Athlete Development in Northern Ireland and worked for British Athletics in the run-up to the London 2012 Olympics.

48mins

23 Oct 2020

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Ep. #20: Livia Giles - 3x BJJ World Champion, ADCC Trials Winner & Her Fight To End Abuse in Gymnastics

The PFed BJJ Lifestyle Podcast

This week I sat down with one of the most accomplished women in BJJ and we had an amazing and important conversation! Livia Giles is 3x IBJJF World Champion (Gi & No Gi) 🥋🥇, 2x Asian Champion 🥇, Copa Podio Winner 🥇, and ADCC Trials Winner 🤼‍♂️. Livia is a true world class athlete with an incredible resume that dates back to her childhood when she became a world class gymnast 🤸‍♂️who represented both Australia 🇦🇺 and Poland 🇵🇱 on the international stage. Livia has become an advocate fighting to end the culture of abuse in gymnastics and in this podcast talk about a number of important topics like Livia's personal experiences with abuse as a young athlete, the normalization of eating disorders in sport and in society, Livia's struggle with her body image over the years, and we also talk about disordered eating and body image issues in BJJ. We talk about Livia's BJJ journey as a women, her incredible determination to win world championships and the ADCC trials though major injuries, her mentality for competition, dealing with anxiety, her ADCC experience and more! WATCH PODCAST VIDEOS & SUBSCRIBE TO THE PFED BJJ YOUTUBE CHANNEL:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcVLZKykiHAl7twBkwwrFTA FOLLOW LIVIA GILES:https://www.instagram.com/livia_giles/ FOLLOW THE ABSOLUTE MMA ST. KILDA YOUTUBE CHANNEL: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVX5F9uZyzzSI9juQRp_2Hw FOLLOW ME ON INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/pfedbjj/ SHOW NOTES: 3:43 The elaborate intro 6:47 How Livia is dealing with covid and the positive things that have come from a long layoff 12:43 Livia getting into gymnastics and what training was like 16:21 The culture of abuse, Livia's experience and speaking out 23:53 The normalization of eating disorders and Livia's struggle with food and body image issues 31:24 Maintaining a healthy body image in BJJ and how weight classes contribute to eating disorders in BJJ 42:03 BJJ as a woman and growth of women's community 51:32 Tips for women getting into BJJ 55:32 Early competition experiences and the evolution of Livia's self belief and skills as a competitor 1:00:46 The importance of learning from losses, enjoying the process and being adaptable 1:05:27 Livia's mentality when dealing with setbacks and the key to long term development 1:11:14 Livia's brutal weight cut and serious knee injury leading up to Brown belt worlds 1:17:43 Livia's pushing through serious knee injuries to win Copa Podio and the ADCC Trials 1:19:20 Livia's competition mentality, dealing with anxiety and performing even when you're not feeling perfect 1:23:59 Tips and tricks for dealing with negative thoughts and visions 1:26:48 Training for multiple rule sets & being successful both Gi & No Gi 1:31:13 Livia talks about her nutrition and thoughts on fuelling your body for training and competition 1:35:58 The importance of recovery in BJJ 1:41:36 Winning ADCC trials and as a couple and how Livia was able to adapt to her injuries to be successful 1:49:09 Losing at ADCC and the rollercoaster of emotions Livia and Lachlan felt at ADCC 2019  1:53:12 Livia's initial reaction to Lachlan entering absolute, being in his corner, and her feelings on watching him win bronze 2:00:32  Livia's future plans

2hr 4mins

7 Oct 2020

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Liv Jiu Jitsu | Livia Giles #4

Jit Chat

Livia Giles is a BJJ black belt, ADCC veteran, 3-time BJJ World Champion (brown/purple/blue), 2-time Asian Champion, 11-time Pan-Pacific Champion, 3-time Australian Champion, Abu Dhabi Pro Trials Winner and 2017 IBJJF No-Gi World Championship Silver Medallist. She was the first Australian to win at Copa Podio, a renowned showcase event in Brazil, and she has represented Australia twice at the Abu Dhabi World Pro Championships. She is also a physiotherapist and has worked for the Australian Institute of Sport. Before taking up BJJ she was the 2003/04 Track Series Australian Cycling Champion and has represented Poland and Australia in rhythmic gymnastics.  She co-owns Absolute MMA in Australia and is an influential figure in BJJ, especially women’s BJJ.In this episode, we talked about making money with jiu-jitsu, insurance and its importance when competing, injuries and longevity in the sport, choosing and communicating with training partners and mobility advantages.  We also finished our chat with some random trivia and a little game led by Tesa. ----------------------------Support this podcast directly on Patreonhttps://www.patreon.com/tacklingminds----------------------------Chat with us on Instagram:Livia https://www.instagram.com/livia_giles/Tesa https://www.instagram.com/dacookieho/Emily https://www.instagram.com/theemilytan/Jit Chat Podcast https://www.instagram.com/jitchatpodcast/Jit Chat is under the umbrella of podcast https://www.tacklingminds.com/

1hr 21mins

20 Aug 2020

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Roll or Die Epi #14 - Livia Giles

ROLL OR DIE

This week on Roll or Die Episode 14, Livia Giles, Kim Cousins and Anton Harrison-Kern reflect on "the before time", catch up on Liv's busy life, talk a little about Jones V Magalhaes and entertain what the future may look like. Liv is the consumate professional, and a really lovely person, and it was great to have her on the show.

24mins

9 Jul 2020

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Episode 24: Lachlan And Livia Giles

The WNO Podcast by FloGrappling

Lachlan and Livia Giles call in while serving a two week quarantine in Australia.

1hr 17mins

21 Mar 2020

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Matburn Episode 28: Lachlan and Livia Giles

The Matburn Podcast

Lachlan Giles explains to us what its like to be rocketed into jiu-jitsu superstardom via his epic ADCC open class performance. We talked about academy class structures,  training schedules, and which Aussie has the best leglocks. We discussed a potential fight-to-the-death bracket with the entire population of Australia. Livia tells us what really annoys Lachlan. This episode is sponsored by bjjlink.com. 

2hr 6mins

1 Jan 2020