I LOVE LOVE LOVE everything about this post so I am sharing Julia’s take on this hot topic!!!!

Jiu-Jiu's BJJ Blog

So there’s a bit of debate raging on the Internet about an article by Keith Owen, a Pedro Sauer black belt called Can Women Really Handle Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu?

Spoiler alert: Here was my face as I read the article. But wait – there’s actually a professional reason for this, in addition to the emotional one! Read on!

Not surprisingly, there’s a “healthy debate” over on Reddit about the article, with 143 comments and counting. Similarly, there’s a reaction piece called Women Can Handle Brazilian Jiu Jitsu!

Edited to add more related posts: the Bullshido thread on this, Reeseny’s post on it, SheBeast’s article agreeing with him, Inner BJJ’s take on it, A Skirt on the Mat’s post with the great 300 quote “Clearly you don’t know our women.”
Leaahh wrote a great article including the line “Stop making me responsible for my entire gender.”

There are two levels I…

View original post 2,287 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: