Browsing: Women

We got a chance recently to talk with Olympic Judo gold medalist, Kayla Harrison. Kayla is the first American (male or female) to win gold in the Olympics. When Kayla was just 13, she was sexually


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Serious credit goes out to CTRL Industries  in the creation and marketing of their latest gi, the Desert Sun. From their Facebook page… The ‘Desert Sun’ is Heavily Themed around the desert, and the southwest. For the


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Are you too fat to do BJJ? One of our contributors, Julia, addresses the question, and some of her personal revelations as an overweight person starting training in this highly informative piece… Yes, you, the person


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BJJ: Modeling for Artists

Julia over at JiuJiuBJJ had the opportunity to pose for sketching class, having to hold poses anywhere from five to twenty minutes. It’s great to see BJJ crossing into other spheres. The Quarterly Journal of Brazilian


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We recently posted our thoughts that BJJ is a great sport for introverts, and that goes beyond the universal benefits of engaging in sports. We were just sent this article from A Skirt on the Mat


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Team sports get a lot of attention, and that’s true pretty much anywhere in the world. Most school athletics, public or private, focus the bulk of their resources on sports that involve groups. The kids aren’t


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7 Lessons from the Lloyd Irvin Scandal

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Another great post from JiuJitsuFamily.com on what it means for children to see their parents train. Check out the original post here.   I am setting examples for my children on and off of the mat


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Originally published at Mrs. Ibarra’s Jiu Jitsu Journey I rolled with my 16-year old daughter last night.  She got very frustrated at one point.  I had her in side control, heavy side control.  She wanted to just give up.  She


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When I was little, I had tried several different sports but I was never interested enough in any of them to keep doing them. I had tried dance, gymnastics, soccer, ice skating, and once considered joining


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