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Training and Fight Preparation as a Gender Minority

Oof! The air is forcibly expelled from my lungs once again as I hit the mats. It is a sensation I am familiar with: effortlessly lifted high in the air, trying to release the tension in my body as I’m swept downward, curling my head in to protect it as my shoulders,... read more

Injury Advice

Some causes of injury include BJJ players (mostly beginners) having limited body or energy control, and BJJ players (of all stages) not recognizing potentially dangerous situations or having limited flexibility.



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Look, I understand that to some who do BJJ this is their career choice. This is what they want to do for their future and they are banking on this being their money maker, but you don’t have to be an a-hole about it.

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Yes We Can!

Women in male-majority sports may have to sharply adapt to fit in with the predominantly male structure…

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Recovery from Injuries

Sports offer well-documented physical, psychological, and social benefits. However, it is a fact those who MOVE risk being HURT. Because Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a contact sport, you will inevitably get injured if you train long or hard enough. This article describes... read more

Email us your tournaments and events info!

Hey, ladies, Girl-Jitsu wants to know about your upcoming events and tournaments in your area. We want to give as much exposure to events primarily for women or led by women. We also want to list as many tournaments as possible so other women can learn of the numerous opportunities out there to compete. If you know of any upcoming events and tournaments, let us know. Email us at Happy training!


Looking For Every Day MaMAs

What’s tougher than training and competing regularly? Training and competing regularly while being a mom! Girl-Jitsu wants to highlight those Pretty.Tough. moms who somehow find the time to do it all: train, compete, work and raise a family. If you know of any email us at so we can spotlight them on our web site. We look forward to your submissions!

Madeline Gousetis

Madeline Gousetis

MMA/Jiu Jitsu Fighter

Born: 25 July 2003
Home: St. Louis, Missouri
Trains at Finneys MMA and XXI Century Martial Arts
BJJ Orange Belt
Trains kickboxing under Benny Voykes
Orange Belt in Kenpo Karate
2012 NAGA National Champ All Girls 17 & under Gi and No Gi
2013 NAGA National Champion All Girls 17 & under Gi and No Gi
154 Tournament Fights
82-5 vs girls, only 1 loss in her division
2 Cage Fights
42-time NAGA Champ
Five Grappling Champ (Boys Division)
Gold medalist Abu Dhabi

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Tiffany C.

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