A strong women’s team can provide a sense of community, life long friends, and ultimately better training for you and your academy. However, many jiu jitsu academies struggle to attract and retain female athletes. If you’ve been looking for ways to get women to join your academy’s BJJ team, we’ve got you covered.
When it comes to gear for jiu jitsu, you might want to keep it simple with the bare essentials. Or you might want to overprepare, so you feel ready to tackle anything that happens in the day. At any rate, it can be challenging to pin down exactly what you need to bring to your BJJ class. If you’re headed to your first training session and aren’t sure how to prepare, this post covers everything you need to know about which essentials to keep on hand. 1. Extra Clothing As women, we have different jiu jitsu clothing needs than men....
When you start Brazilian jiu jitsu, much of what you thought to be important about beauty is going to go out the window. You might be used to keeping your hair, nails, makeup, and even your hands a certain way. I know I was. But when you start jiu jitsu, you will probably have to let some of that go. And that’s okay. I can actually be amazing. As you train, you will become more comfortable with your natural self, and you’ll come to find out that beauty is more than skin-deep. Below, this post is going to cover five...