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

Self-Defense Class With Black Belt Devi Ahuja

Devi was the first female black belt in Scandinavia, awarded her black belt in August 2010 by her professor and significant other, Eduardo ‘Teta’ Rios. Today’s self-defense course was arranged over 4 times with the purpose to introduce girls to martial… 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!

ADCC Trials São Paulo

Last weekend the first female trials for ADCC World Championship were held in São Paulo, Brazil. This was unfortunately the only opportunity for female with Brazilian citizenship to qualify for the ADCC World Championship to be arranged in Finland in… Continue Reading

IBJJF Europeans 2017 Preview: The Women’s Black Belt Divisions

With the IBJJF European Championship coming up, it is time to look at the women’s black belt divisions. From roosterweight to super heavyweight, who are the headliners of this year? Rooster The roosterweight division takes us to an immediate final… Continue Reading