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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...

Mackenzie Dern’s Next MMA Fight Is Set

Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt and mixed martial artist, Mackenzie Dern, now has a time and venue for her second MMA fight. Dern announced on her...

If You Build It, They Will Compete: The Incredible Story Of...

About two months ago, brown belt Karen Peters set her mind to changing jiu-jitsu history. It all started when her coach, second-degree black belt...

Self-Defense Seminars Aren’t Preparing Women For The Violence They’re Most Likely...

Those of us who have attended a self-defense seminar have probably seen this formula before: a muscular male martial arts instructor teaches a room...

Rainha Fightwear Is Creating The Gear Women Need While Helping Them...

Last week, a Jiu-Jitsu Times exclusive survey revealed a hard truth about women’s BJJ apparel: what we’re getting isn’t what we want. The struggle...

Jiu-Jitsu Is My March

Five years ago yesterday, I narrowly escaped being part of the 25 percent of women who are sexually assaulted during their lifetime. I was...

Orlando Sanchez Sets The Record Straight About Whether Demi Lovato “Deserves”...

I never thought I’d find myself writing an article defending Demi Lovato, but hey, life is full of surprises. For many people, one of...

4 Ways We Can All Do Better In Supporting Women’s Jiu-Jitsu

Jiu-jitsu is still a growing sport, and although it's becoming more and more popular for women, we still have a way to go before...

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...

Here’s How Buying Yourself A New Gi Can Give A Disadvantaged...

We all know how beneficial jiu-jitsu can be, but unfortunately, it’s not always cheap. Forget expensive tournament entry fees and seminars --- the price...