‘Women Who Fight’ – Who Are They?

Being a woman in any male-dominated field can be tough for a plethora of reasons, but being a woman in martial arts comes with problems most can’t even imagine. Thankfully now, organisations such as Women Who Fight exists. I interviewed them to learn more about what they do, so that

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Nicky Ryan and Ethan Crelinsten Promoted to Black Belt by John Danaher

Danaher Death Squad Teammates Nicky Ryan and Ethan Crelinsten have been awarded their black belt from coach and 5th degree black belt John Danaher. Nicky Ryan is the younger brother of world champion No Gi grappler Gordon Ryan, and at just 19 years old has accomplished so much on the

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Gracie University Offers Free Self-Defense Seminar

ener and Eve Torres Gracie offered a free two-hour self-defense seminar for Gracie University via Zoom on Sunday, November 2020. They designed it with the beginner in mind so consequently, no experience is required. They did not even require a partner nor any equipment. Here’s a recap of the techniques and concepts they shared.

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2020 IBJJF Worlds Announced for Masters Divisions

It seems like IBJJF events are on a roll despite the pandemic. Another huge event is on its way, the IBJJF Master Worlds, which will take place Dec. 14-20, at the Silver Spurs Arena in Orlando, Fla. Master Worlds is usually one of the most watched events of the year,

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Polaris Squads 2: Full Line-Up and Featherweight Title Fight Announced

Polaris Squads is back with a second event – a submission-only grappling competition that pits two teams of eight grapplers against each other in a winner-stays-on format. Both the line-up for Team Europe and Team UK & Ireland have been announced, however it has also been announced that there will

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Epic: Powerful BJJ Black Belt Cássio Barão Busts Robber

It seems like criminals never learn. That’s the first thing I thought when I saw the video of a BJJ black belt who put a mugger to sleep. I think it’s safe to say that every Jiu Jitsu practitioner’s beginning in the sport came through self defense. Say what you

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Grace Gundrum on F2W 155: “Competing as a black belt will definitely add pressure.”

18 year old Grace Gundrum will have to put her school work aside on October 23rd, when she steps onto the stage to grapple 2X world champ, Pati Fontes. “Since this is my first time competing as a black belt,” Gundrum said, “I’m hoping to at least give her a

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UFC’s Unicorn: Roxanne Modafferi QandA

Roxanne Modafferi is the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s (UFC) #8 in the women’s flyweight division. She will be facing top prospect Danielle Kelly in the main event of Submission Hunter Pro 60, an all-female card stacked with some of Jiu-Jitsu’s rising stars and exciting grapplers.

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