The downsides of being a BJJ couple

Both of us often get compliments about how awesome it is to be part of a BJJ couple. These range from never having to make excuses to go training or to a seminar, through to envy over our BJJ holidays, the lack of complaints about gi laundry or the fact that gi shopping can be indulged. But there are downsides which I thought I’d share/rant about! 😉 Continue reading “The downsides of being a BJJ couple”

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Mat Therapy Warrior Princess Rashguard Review​​​

A few months ago the lovely people at the Verbal Tap Podcast ran an ADCC sweepstake event on Facebook. The good news was that I won! Although I have to give credit to Beatriz Mesquita as she did the hard work – I’d just been drawn her name! As a result, I got to receive a rashguard from the lovely people at Mat Therapy which as always I’m reviewing for you! Continue reading “Mat Therapy Warrior Princess Rashguard Review​​​”

Using a Chiropractor

hello chiropractorOne of the things I planned to blog about this month was revisiting my part-time grappler experiment to review if things had changed and how I’d improved my mat time. The simple answer to that is I haven’t and that’s mainly due to a back injury I sustained during my World’s preparation. It’s also linked to why I am taking a break from competitions so no blog from Lisbon this year either. But it does give me a chance to highlight one of my backroom support team heroes – my chiropractor! Continue reading “Using a Chiropractor”

GRRRL Japanese Floral Short Sleeve Rashie / Rashguard Review

UntitledI’ll be honest I have had this rashguard reviewed and in my rotation for a while but just never for around to posting the review but now it’s time!

GRRRL is an American based company with a strong ethos of female empowerment and positive body image. I have had my eye on this rashie from them for over a year and ordered one from their USA store. As typical with these things they opened a UK store literally weeks later which makes it even more competitively priced if you do decide to buy one! Continue reading “GRRRL Japanese Floral Short Sleeve Rashie / Rashguard Review”