6 Fights At Pan Ams You Can’t Miss

Picture: MaggieLeft.com Yesterday was the kick-off of the IBJJF Pan American Championship. We’ll have to wait for the weekend before the black belt women take the stage. So meanwhile, take a look at six black belt final predictions we’ve made… Continue Reading

Follow Your Dreams – Interview With Charlotte von Baumgarten

Picture: MaggieLeft.com   “It’s now or never.” She had a break from competing, but shocked the world with a jaw-dropping performance just over a year ago. Charlotte von Baumgarten became the lightweight brown belt European champion in 2017, and has… Continue Reading

The New Wave Of Black Belt Women [IBJJF Europeans Preview]

Picture: Scott Hirano Not long before the IBJJ European Open Championship kicks off. And there’s a whole new wave of black belt women ready to take the stage. Who from the next generation to look out for? Livia Gluchowska Livia… Continue Reading

Long Hair & Jiu Jitsu [Guest Blog]

This blog is originally by Emilia Tuukkanen. Emilia is a Finnish black belt who represents Gracie Barra, and lives currently in Malaga, Spain.  I have had long hair since I started jiujitsu. At the shortest, my hair has been slightly… Continue Reading