Following my positive experiences training alongside Sam Cook at the Female Fighters Camp last year, I decided to try a seek out more female BJJ seminars. Especially from females around my weight class. My year started well with the Wominar 11 and a couple of weeks ago I had the chance to grab a seminar with Claudia Doval when she visited Gracie Barra Trafford Quays. So I thought it might be an idea to write short blogs about training with these amazing women and what to expect.
So the day after my 40th Birthday I became a BJJ Purple Belt. Now I’ve seen loads of articles offering advice to Blue Belts covering everything from things they should / shouldn’t worry about, why they quit and why they don’t, as well as everything in between! Now as someone who was a blue belt for over 4 1/2 years I felt I had something to add to the conversation but it felt unauthentic to do it until I’d survived! So here goes here’s a blog some of the things I’ve learnt/ realised /observed at Blue Belt! Continue reading “Things I’ve Learnt on Route to Purple Belt…”