Starting this blog has helped me realize that there is no one experience for women in jiu jitsu. This may sound pretty dumb because I knew before that there was no one experience for men in jiu jitsu. But the way jiu jitsu is approached for women makes it seem like there is only one possible experience.
I have had the opportunity to experience jiu jitsu in many different ways – and I’m actually grateful I took so much time off because it gave me that opportunity. Looking back at my own experiences and reflecting on my partners’ experiences has made me appreciate how different the jiu jitsu journey can be. Continue reading “Women’s Experiences in Jiu Jitsu”