Combat Corner Grappling Spats -Review/My fav training item-

Combat Corner Grappling Spats Size: Small Price:$50 & below I’m 5’4, 155lbs, female w/ junk in my trunk. I have a size small and it fits great! I typically wear a medium or size 9 in pants/jeans. I was sent these spats several months ago and I LOVE them. When I received them in the mail I just … Continue reading

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IBJJF 2014 Pan Ams, Day 1-3

I was very fortunate to have saved up pennies to compete at the IBJJF Pan Ams in Irvine, Ca. Now I’m not Mrs. Moneybags. In order to compete I have to work the events because as of yet I do not have any sponsors (email if interested 🙂 ) to help with travel or registration … Continue reading

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Review: The $100 Gi!! Combat Corner Eco V3

I’ve previously reviewed the Combat Corner Eco V2 blue gi. To be honest it has been dethroned as my favorite gi.Eco V2 I love you dearly but the Eco V3 is on top. I always like to emphasize that in the past few years I’ve spent/wasted HUNDREDS of dollars on gis. I hate to use … Continue reading

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Silver at the Abu Dhabi Pro Trials NYC!!!

I’ll make this short and sweet as I’m so late posting it. So I earned 2nd at the Abu Dhabi Pro Trials in New York, NY (2013). I got into the finals with a bow and arrow choke and lost to Erin Harpe by points. It was a very aggressive and fast paced match. We … Continue reading

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Many sides of BJJ

Last week I met up with a teammate to do some supplemental drilling and sparring and we got onto the subject of the various games at our particular gym.  When I stop to think about it, it just baffles me. While there may be some similarities every single person in our gym plays a drastically … Continue reading

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Equal Pay for Equal Play! BJJ Edition

I say to all tournament organizers with cash prizes, put your money where your mouth is. If you respect us, women, as competitors then prove it and provide cash prizes for both the male and female divisions. Please and thank you. I’m not one of those people who just searches for things to rant online about HOWEVER … Continue reading

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The IBJJF NEEDS you

Few competitors are aware that they can work events and compete as well.  It helps because BJJ is not the sport where dough is ever flowing.  Sponsorships are scarce and usually start as gear only and can escalate to monetary contributions.  Unfortunately you have to compete often and medal before anyone even knows who you … Continue reading

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Loser’s Mindset in BJJ

My Professor recently reposted an interesting article here titled “5 Life Lessons of BJJ”. I most enjoyed the mentioning of the loser’s mindset in BJJ.  The article states, “It is a loser’s mindset to hate on someone because they are superior to you at something. Respecting and acknowledging mastery comes with exposure to the red pill mindset, … Continue reading

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This is what happens when Animal Kingdom meets Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Sunday we went Christmas tree shopping because we are the ultimate procrastinators.  While shopping we stumbled across these gems (see pic above) and laughed profusely at the silly images.  It wasn’t until we got a little closer that realized that the crazy animal images were printed on rash guards. The planning began. 7 rashguards , … Continue reading

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“The IBJJF Medal Has No Value”

“The [IBJJF] medal has zero value. It means as much as this tablecloth right here, but people still kill themselves to try to get those medals.” –Hey I didn’t say it, but Ryon Gracie did at the press conference after the Metamoris Pro. I agree and disagree and I’d love to hear your points on it.  … Continue reading

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