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Becca Burkhart
5 Ways to Overcome a Plateau and Level up Your Jiu Jitsu Game

5 Ways to Overcome a Plateau and Level up Your Jiu Jitsu Game

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a fun, perplexing, and challenging sport. At some point in your jiu jitsu career you’re bound to encounter a time where you feel like you aren’t making any progress. Plateauing in your jiu jitsu game can make you feel like you are just spinning your wheels; it can be frustrating, demotivating, and make you debate sticking with it. But there’s good news, there is always something more to learn and plateaus don’t need to last long if you’re willing to take a different approach.  Here are 5 things you can do to overcome a plateau and...

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A Jiu Jitsu Girls Guide to Finding Other Women Who Train

A Jiu Jitsu Girls Guide to Finding Other Women Who Train

One of the best aspects about doing jiu jitsu is the community that surrounds it. A lot of gyms are fortunate to have several (or even a team) of women at their gym, which can be a great way to foster friendships, develop trustworthy relationships, and even the potential for mentorship.  The Female jiu jitsu community continues to grow every day, but it can really be a challenge to find other women who train if your gym doesn’t already have a women’s team. If you are new to your gym or new to the sport itself, it can feel daunting...

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What to Pack for your first Jiu Jitsu Competition

What to Pack for your first Jiu Jitsu Competition

So you have signed up for your first jiu jitsu competition. Congrats! Going to your first competition is a big stepping stone in your journey as a jiujiteira.    Getting ready to compete is super exciting, but it can also be nerve-racking. There is a lot to think about, but making sure you have everything you need will help you focus on your game plan and have fun in the process!  FOOD + DRINK Most competitions are an all day event, so at some point you will need to eat. Lots of places will have food to sell, often there...

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Maya Nazareth
Women at 10th planet jiu jitsu academy training bjj and wearing alchemize fightwear rash guards

How to Grow a Women’s Team at Your Jiu Jitsu Academy

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.

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