Emily Kwok has been a black belt since 2008. She is widely known for being a pioneer in women’s jiu jitsu, with her most prestigious achievements becoming World Champion Gi in 2007 and World Champion No-Gi in 2010. Nowadays, Emily lives in New York and trains and teaches at the Marcelo Garcia Academy. Besides that, she is a consultant ánd a mom!
In this podcast from grapplearts.com, Emily talks about being the only woman on the mat, starting the jiu jitsu women’s scene, her competition experiences and how to cope with heavy guys in training.