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Conquering the Jiu Jitsu Gender Divide

From mount, I scrambled for her loose arm, throwing my head down on top of it to secure it in what I hoped would be an Americana. The ref knelt down, knowing a submission was near. I rehearsed exactly what … Continue reading

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Never Again “Just a Girl” (Why I train Jiu Jitsu)

I stepped off the mats on Friday night with a grin on my face and my head held high. I paused in surprise as I passed the locker room mirror. The person looking back at me had an unfamiliar glow. She … Continue reading

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