Attention BJJ Women: Fill Out This Survey About What You Want...

If you're a woman who's ever gone shopping for new jiu-jitsu gear, you know that the process can be a bit frustrating. It seems...
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Watch Charlize Theron Training Martial Arts To Do Her Own Stunts...

Charlize Theron is a talented, award-winning actress who plays a lot of badass characters (including the famous Furiosa in Mad Max: Fury Road). Her latest...

After Being Sexually Assaulted Twice, She’s Using Jiu-Jitsu To Transform Herself...

Taylor O’Mara has been practicing jiu-jitsu for nine months. She’s a friend, a wife, a mother, and most importantly, a great human being. She’s...

Here’s How To Make Sure Your Academy Is Female-Friendly

I’ve said it once, I’ll say it again, and I’ll probably say it a hundred more times before the week is over: jiu-jitsu is...

Full-Time Student, Part-Time Employee, And World Champion: Vannessa Griffin Is Proof...

The phrase “too busy” doesn’t exist in Vannessa Griffin’s vocabulary. This jiujiteira works 32 hours a week (21 for a growing henna company and...

How To Make Jiu-Jitsu Suck Less When You’re On Your Period

My duderuses, let’s talk about uteruses. Mostly, let’s talk about how much it sucks to train when it feels like there’s an actual grizzly...

Entrusting Your Life To BS “Women’s Self-Defense” Techniques Could Get You...

In the past few years, there’s been a surge of gyms offering “women’s self-defense” courses, and from a business standpoint, it’s a smart move....
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These Sisters Use Jiu-Jitsu To Empower Themselves In The Face Of...

On September 11, 2001, countless lives were changed forever. Among them were Nancy and Yara Helmy: two sisters who, at the time, were among...

Why Every BJJ Girl Should Be Attending Female-Only Jiu-Jitsu Classes

As the popularity of jiu-jitsu has risen among women around the globe, so has the popularity of women-only classes in BJJ. In fact, many...

After Her Life Was Taken Too Soon, 18-Year-Old Olivia Gonzalez Continues...

For as large as the jiu-jitsu community is, the closeness we all share means that when tragedy strikes one of our own, we all...