How Do You Do It?

How Do You Do It?

One thing I’m asked a lot is “How do you do it?” Typically people are referring to keeping up with school and a professional career in mixed martial arts, but what they don’t usually know is that I also worked as a teaching assistant and had a part time job on the...
If No One Told You That You Couldn’t …

If No One Told You That You Couldn’t …

… how would that change your beliefs? This is a question I ask myself a lot. I remember when I was a blue belt right after winning nogi Pans I was talking to a friend about how I felt that I could really be something in jiu jitsu if I kept up the effort. That...
5 Ways To Help Your Kids Make Healthy Choices

5 Ways To Help Your Kids Make Healthy Choices

Girl-Jitsu believes in supporting women’s healthy choices, and offers products and information with that end goal in mind. Whether you’re looking for “mom and me” gear to workout together or need ideas and inspiration to help your family prosper, connect today!...
The Anna Ellis Project

The Anna Ellis Project

Mental illness often has a negative connotation to it. When we hear that term, we automatically think of the person as “broken” or even worse, “crazy.” But the truth is 1 in 5 American adults (approximately 18 percent) have some form of mental illness, and only 1 in...
Cleaning Your Equipment is Part of Jiu Jitsu

Cleaning Your Equipment is Part of Jiu Jitsu

Mastering a martial art like Jiu-Jitsu requires not only physical discipline but also mental focus and discipline. Too many people are of the mindset that their practice begins and ends when they get on and off the mat at the gym. In reality, you should be cultivating...