Jiu Jitsu Mum – Johanna Thulin (Interview)

A baby. At some point in your life you would like to have a little one by your side. Maybe you already do. So how does this combine with jiu jitsu, and life in general? Can you train when you are… Continue Reading

European ADCC Trials

Only two days away from the European trials, where it will be decided who is going to the ADCC World Championship in September. Two categories filled with very talented and hardworking athletes, all from judo black belts to World Champions… Continue Reading

Abu Dhabi WPJJC Predictions

With a total of 184 women, this year’s Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu Jitsu Championship is promising to be exciting! What is new: there is a new weight category (-49kgs) and the +70kgs division has been changed to a -90kgs… Continue Reading

Equal Pay For BJJ – Dominyka Obelenyte (Interview)

Original text written by Mayara Munhos. I don’t want to extend a lot on the subject “equal pay between men and women”, because I have already written a text about it. But just to start, I’ll go into the subject.… Continue Reading

7 Minutes With Bia Mesquita (Interview)

Johanna Backlund interviewed 7-times black belt World Champion Beatriz de Oliveira Mesquita (Gracie Humaita). In the interview, they talk about how Bia started jiu jitsu, her experiences and thoughts on past and future competitions, who Bia’s biggest inspirations are, and more!

IBJJF Europeans 2017: The Final Day

What a day! We saw so many exciting fights at the final day of the Europeans. Countless hard working and talented female athletes provided us with the highest level in brown and black belt to be seen in Europe. Here’s the… Continue Reading

IBJJF Europeans 2017: Day 5

Today featured black belt women in the absolute division! Let’s see who earned her spot in the final! Quarter finals  The quarter finals were very fast and almost all matches were finished by nice submissions. Claudia Doval went up against… Continue Reading

IBJJF Europeans 2017: Day 3

Blue and purple belt women took over the mats yesterday. Let’s see what happened! BLUE BELT  Rooster Star of the day was Kaori Asela Hernandez from Gracie Barra. With three amazing fights, all ending in either a triangle or triangle/armbar… Continue Reading