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”

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Gi Review – Gr1ps Ara Women’s Gi

UntitledBlack Friday is a gi addicts worst time of year. You promise yourself that you’re not buying any more gi’s and then you see a tempting discount – made worst by the fact that your husband is buying one too reducing the shipping costs! It was this deadly combination and my soft spot for a pretty gi that saw the Gr1ps Ara gi winging its way to me!
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Gift Ideas for Grapplers – 2017

Since starting this blog I have done annual Xmas gift idea every November to help grapplers (and their nearest and dearest) to find some gift ideas over Black Friday and beyond. In 2015 I suggested Jewellery, Artwork, Beauty gifts and random stocking ideas. Whilst last year was all about fingers and feet, massage and medals as well as books and bags. So it makes sense to continue the tradition and to share some of the ideas I’ve seen this year! Continue reading “Gift Ideas for Grapplers – 2017”

Valor Prime 2.0 Gi Review

Jet-lagged, tired but happy! Awesome bit of technical polish with the fabulous Melissa Haueter followed by some great rolls at the open mat. #sundayfunday #tiredbutfun #bjj #competitor #bluebelt #combatbase #factorybjj #valorfightwear #jits #giggles #bjjm I have spent most of this year telling myself that I didn’t need to buy any more gis and this is one of the reasons why there have been slightly fewer gi reviews on the site this year. However, when packing for my recent trips to the states I realised I had a definite gap for a lightweight white gi. After searching a number of options I opted for Valor Fightwear. Continue reading “Valor Prime 2.0 Gi Review”