Monthly Archives: April 2013

Learning to Control My Brain and Body Ninja Turtles Style

Lately, I’ve been feeling like I’ve fallen into a rut with my Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. I see all my fellow students improving far faster than I do and pulling out all their techniques so well when rolling while I don’t … Continue reading

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My Martial Arts Philosophy

There is nothing noble about being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self. – Ernest Hemingway – I used to be the kind of girl that made lots of excuses. “Oh, of course … Continue reading

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One and A Half Years On: Competing in the Victorian 2013 Jiu Jitsu Championships

So, I competed in the Victorian 2013 Jiu Jitsu Championships over the weekend and though I’m still filled with all kinds of mixed feelings and emotions, I really wanted to write about my fight before I forget it. Getting the … Continue reading

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One and a Half Years Ago…

Tomorrow, I’ll be competing in the Victorian 2013 Jiu Jitsu Championship. I’m only entering just one event, the Female Novice Masters 56kg Gi. Today, I went along to watch the No-Gi events and to cheer on my team. Whilst watching, … Continue reading

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