This Girl Is On Fire

Interview with Raquel Pa’aluhi Canuto   “I hate competing.” She’s known for her honesty, heart and putting up fights that are all-out wars where she leaves everything on the mat. We talk with black belt Raqual Pa’aluhi Canuto (Checkmat), about competing with a belly full of nerves, her MMA/jiu jitsu Read more…

#submitthestigma

All of us deal with mental struggles. Whether it’s depression, fear of failure, panick attacks or feeling suicidal. Since there is not enough open conversation about it, here are five stories from inspiring jiu jitsu women. Because in spite of what you might think – you are not alone.  https://www.instagram.com/p/BfeNWVlAB5u/?utm_source=ig_share_sheet&igshid=9bxmcestvmjt Read more…

Dare To Speak Up – #submitthestigma With Erin Herle (Interview)

“I start the discussion.” After her father’s suicide two years ago, Erin Herle started the campaign #submitthestigma. Her message: mental health is just as important as physical health, and it’s vastly unrecognised. Since its founding, Erin organises charity seminars all across the US. Dealing with mental illness herself – generalised anxiety disorder, ADHD and bouts Read more…