Browsing: women

BJJ has some amazing thinkers and writers, and if you’ve read the work of Valerie Worthington over at Breaking Muscle, you’ll get a lot out of this interview. A big thanks to Can over at Artemis


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BJJ Instructor Interview: Alan “Gumby” Marques

  We’ve got a great group of teachers over in our BJJ instructor Facebook group. They always have insightful questions around all things related to teaching BJJ and developing the best students possible. Alan “Gumby” Marques


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Interview: Emily Kwok and Groundswell Coed Grappling Camps

While most BJJ classes are coed, camps aren’t generally geared toward more than one gender. Groundswell Grappling Concepts, headed up by Emily Kwok, Valerie Worthingon, Hanette Staack, and Lola Newsom, has taken on the task of


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Competition Judo vs. Competition BJJ-What BJJ can Learn

That’s the impression I got from a great article over at The Business/Judo of Life. Complaints about IBJJF rules have become like background music in competition BJJ…but they’re the only game in town, so few people,


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Short answer? It’s very likely it will change your life, but go through the check list at the bottom. Jiu jitsu is amazing for anyone who wants to see improvement in multiple areas of their life.


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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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