Monthly Blog Updates

Tournament Thoughts (Might be Controversial) - Aug 2021

Tournament Thoughts (Might be Controversial) - Aug 2021

Got to compete at yet another tournament this year. I had no one to compete with which was a huge bummer. This is the second tournament in a row that I did not have someone to fight. I am super thankful for the brown belt who agreed to roll with me. Our match was done in about one minute. But I learned a lot in that one minute. Question I have is, why are there so few female purple belts at tournaments? I fight at a masters level (a.k.a. 30+) and the purple belt gal who was fighting in the...

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Visiting Other Gyms - July

Visiting Other Gyms - July

June was an exciting month for our family. We had the opportunity to travel to Florida for a wedding (and maybe even visit Disney while we were there). While we were there, we kept with my husband's travel tradition, to drop into a BJJ school. I thought I would write up a short little blog post on dropping into schools, and maybe, the next time you get to travel, you can try dropping in somewhere too! There are a few things one must keep in mind visiting another BJJ school. Email ahead of time to make sure the school does...

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Experimenting with competing- June 2021

Experimenting with competing- June 2021

In May, I got to participate in my first tournament of the year. I worked on how to stay hydrated, controlling my adrenaline, changed up what gear I brought, and tried to prepare my cardio. This tournament was also a lot of firsts for me, and my opponent. Firsts This was my first tournament of the year. It was also my first tournament as a purple belt. I was super nervous as I've been seeing those who are in the purple belt realm, have been purple belts for a long time. I know this isn't the case in all schools,...

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A Seminar, a Few Promotions, and a Birthday Sale April - May 2021

A Seminar, a Few Promotions, and a Birthday Sale April - May 2021

Promotions, a seminar, and a Birthday Month Sale!

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March 2021

March 2021

Survinving the ice storm and a new decal style is coming soon!

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