Jiu-jitsu tournaments are a great opportunity for the growing number of female grapplers in the sport to test their competitive mettle. However, with jiu-jitsu competition having been even more traditionally...
Wondering if it’s possible, appropriate, or even tolerable to train BJJ on your period? You’ve come to the right place! As a team of brown and black belt women in Jiu Jitsu, we are experts on the matter of BJJ and periods.
Jiu Jitsu can certainly play a role in the unexpected development of acne in adults. However, there are several preventative measures and treatments for all kinds of acne that can help grapplers reclaim a healthy skin.
It’s in the best interest of Jiu Jitsu that there is no easy way to the top. The arduous path we all must take preserves the integrity of the sport and the respect of its authority in the martial arts world. However, as with everything, there are actions we can take to optimize our results and affect our performance. Study, testing (competing), focus and intentional practice, and consistency are indisputable ways to make the most out of your time and accelerate the improvement of your Jiu Jitsu.
There are a lot of similarities but several key differences which separate grappling spats from traditional athletic leggings. Pockets, zippers, fabrics, and stitching are the primary differences while Gaidama has introduced other features such as a stay-put waistband, a sweat-wicking liner in the saddle, and no center crotch seam to further distinguish the two and optimize spats for grappling sports.
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The Women's BJJ Revolution
Gaidama was the first company to take a fresh look at the women's Jiu Jitsu gear industry. Our black belt founder Kendall Vernon designed and sewed the first pair of spats in her living room. Our world class gear spends months or even years in the prototyping phase. Design, test, repeat - we’re only satisfied after a gauntlet of hard mat testing.