Profile of a Powerful Female: Nathalie “Tata” Ribeiro

This is a profile on Nathalie Ribeiro, part six of an eight-part series featuring each of the athletes in Third Coast Grappling Kumite 7 bracket. Eight world-class elite female black belts showcasing the best of women’s Jiu Jitsu, vying for the $10,000 prize and the title “Queen of the Kumite.”

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Profile of a Powerful Female: Jena Bishop

This is a profile on Jena Bishop, part five of an eight-part series featuring each of the athletes in Third Coast Grappling Kumite 7 bracket. Eight world-class elite female black belts showcasing the best of women’s Jiu Jitsu, vying for the $10,000 prize and the title “Queen of the Kumite.”

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Third Coast Grappling Kumite VII: Queen of the Kumite (Preview)

Hear them roar. To cap off the successful Kumite series, Third Coast Grappling (3CG) chose to have an all-female bracket. As the other Kumites went, $10,000 goes to the champion, but there is an additional incentive for this finale. As 3CG President Ryan McGuire described it, “Gamblers Jiu Jitsu/Mike Cipriani will be paying every winner of each match including the final a nice crisp $250.00.” That means the Kumite Queen wins the title and $10,750. Read on for the breakdown of each first round matchup.

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Profile of a Powerful Female: Nathiely De Jesus

Third Coast Grappling Kumite 7 is the last event of the series that spans four months during a worldwide pandemic. The bracket is comprised of eight female black belts vying for the $10,000 prize. That is a powerful statement for equality in the sport. Eight world-class elite competitors showcasing the best of women’s Jiu Jitsu. This is part three of an eight-part series featuring each of the athletes in the bracket. This is Nathiely De Jesus.

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Profile of a Powerful Female: Luiza Monteiro

Third Coast Grappling Kumite 7 is the last event of the series that spans four months during a worldwide pandemic. The bracket is comprised of eight female black belts vying for the $10,000 prize. That is a powerful statement for equality in the sport. Eight world-class elite competitors showcasing the

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Women in BJJ: What It’s Like Being In A Male-Dominated Sport

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) shatters the concept about what a woman “should” or “shouldn’t” do. THIS GIRL CAN, AND SHE WILL. On the mats, everyone is equal; there is no gender. Being a woman in the male dominated world of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu may seem tough at times, women in BJJ classes

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Jackie Harper on European Gold and Developing Warrior Women

**One to watch for the future** – Jackie Harper is a purple belt under black belt Duane Harper. Adam Phillips here from grapplinginsider.com chatting exclusively to Jackie. After Gold at the European championships, we talk about warrior women, food and what she thinks about Game of Thrones! Hello Jackie, thank

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