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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