Tag Archives: self defense

Best Hair Styles for Jiu Jitsu

Ahh.. The age-long problem of Jiu Jitsu hair. Unless you’re rocking a buzz cut like Thug Rose Namajunas or another short-enough-to-not-be-a-problem-in-jiu-jitsu style, this article is for you. When I first stepped on the mats, I wore a basic ponytail like I would have for most other athletic endeavors. It wasn’t long before I realized – […]

Jiu Jitsu For Women: Self Defense, Community, & Confidence

Jiu Jitsu is one of the most popular combat sports on the planet. It’s increasingly accessible (with more Jiu Jitsu academies on average per city than Starbucks), it’s one of a handful of martial arts forms currently applied in professional Mixed Martial Arts (meaning it has maintained its relevance and effectiveness in the evolution of […]