Then come join us for a FREE 1 hour self defense/conditioning workshop specially tailored for women. We will be offering thisFREE Women's Self Defense Workshop Saturday, October- 23rd at The Tinguinha BJJ Academy. The workshop will cover basic self defense techniques and it will be OPEN FOR EVERYBODY!! So invite your friends, sisters,coworkers to join in the fun and learn to defend themselves.
What:TBJJ FREE Safe & Fit Workshop- a women's self defense workshop that includes a mix of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Self Defense & fitness rolled into one.
Emily Kwok is a black belt and Mundials champion, a project manager for MGInAction.com, is putting together her own BJJ [social][/social][einset][/einset]program, and runs various grappling camps for women with other notable female BJJ practitioners.
She recently sat down and offered to shed some light for us about women in grappling.
BJJ Legends: Why is BJJ good for women? What can women gain from learning it? Emily Kwok: From a fitness standpoint, this sport has helped me integrate daily activity into a lifestyle. I’m in the best shape I’ve ever been (at 30) and it’s made me appreciate how much our bodies are capable of doing.[bjj][/bjj]