The number-one reason women are usually given for why they should train jiu jitsu is “because it teaches you how to protect yourself.” There’s a good reason for it: jiu jitsu is designed for weaker, smaller opponents to dominate larger ones using technique rather than strength. Being as a woman in the United States is
A great benefit and stress-relieving quality of Jiu Jitsu is its power to put you in the NOW. Most people have never had anyone try to choke them before they stepped on the mats. But what happens when you find your mind wandering and become a less present individual during training?