TRAINING BJJ AS A MOM

TRAINING BJJ AS A MOM The last few years have seen a surge in those deciding to practice a martial art. I mean, who doesn’t enjoy watching a good fight…and fighting? Almost two years ago, I started doing something I never even had given a thought…training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. I didn’t grow up doing too many […]

TRAINING A MARTIAL ART AS A MAMA

BASICALLY EVERYTHING IS HARDER AS A MOM Sleeping, eating, bathing, leaving the house, shopping, working out, losing weight, cooking meals, literally everything….including training a martial art. Training a martial art is hard…especially as a mom. IT’S ESPECIALLY DIFFICULT TO TRAIN WHEN YOU HAVE YOUR KIDS IN TOW… When I first started training a little over […]

WHY I TRAIN

WHY I TRAIN My husband started his SOCP (Special Operations Combative Program) certifications in mid-2017. At the end of his training, he was invited by one of the instructors to have us come out for a women’s self-defense class. That was my first real introduction to self defense and martial arts…personally, that is. Shortly after […]

I AM AN ATHLETE

BJJ-Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

I AM AN ATHLETE… But I haven’t always been one. In fact, saying, “I’m an athlete” is actually a little difficult. For those of you who haven’t known me for long, I started working out and getting in shape seven years ago (this month actually). It was just to lose weight and be “skinny” again […]