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You are not alone. 

It’s no secret that as females, in BJJ gyms, we will generally be largely outnumbered (I’ve been the only girl in classes with over 20 guys). 581 more words

“The primary objective of Jiu-Jitsu is to empower the weak who, for not having the physical attributes, are often intimidated. My Jiu-Jitsu is an art of self-defense in which rules and time limits are unacceptable.” – Grandmaster Helio Gracie

Jiu Jitsu

Training 05-25-17

Fundamentals class followed by open mat. There seemed to be an ideal proportion of upper belts to white belts so I partnered up with one of my favorite brown belts and since we were drilling the same series we did on Tuesday we decide to play around with some of the positions. 74 more words


Science! Jiu Jitsu is Beneficial for Your Brain

As if we needed additional evidence…

IFLScience has an article about how aerobic exercise is not only beneficial for the heart, but for the brain as well. 12 more words


Training 05-23-17

I hit up both fundamentals and advanced class tonight. Its crazy to think how far I have come in my BJJ journey. We had a white belt taking his 3rd or 4th class stick around for advanced class tonight. 348 more words


How we teach a self defense class at Scranton mma

Take a look on and get an idea of what it is like to be a student on the mats at Scranton mma during a Gracie jiu jitsu class. 21 more words


Ten things I hate about Jiu-Jitsu

I hate it when I feel stupid
Because I can’t understand
I hate it when my rolls don’t go
Anything like I planned

I hate when I make mistakes… 86 more words