Elevate Jiu Jitsu Mag had the privilege to interview Dr. Karen Peters. Karen is a co-founder of the TAP Organization which spearheaded the Masters women's movement and as a result it lead to the addition of the Women's Master's 2-7 divisions in IBJJF Tournaments. In her interview Karen discusses with us: Her Professional breakdown of the neuroscience of the art of Jiu … [Read more...] about Interview with Dr. Karen Peters, Co-Founder of the TAP Organization.
We met up with Vidalia White back in 2018 so she could share part of her jiu jitsu journey with us. Vidalia is a very smart & talented young lady. Jiu Jitsu has improved Vidalia's life in so many ways. Listen to what she has to say about her Jiu Jitsu journey and her advice for others. https://youtu.be/Qs5-cz8n06E … [Read more...] about I AM Jiu Jitsu – Vidalia White
Juanita and Elevate Jiu Jitsu Mag met up in 2018 to allow her to share with those considering giving Jiu Jitsu a try. Her enthusiasm at 43 years of age to get better, wiser and faster in the sport on a daily basis is captivating. The day we met she expressed the how many ways that Jiu Jitsu has completely changed her life for the positive. https://youtu.be/SuM80VVrmH0 … [Read more...] about I AM Jiu Jitsu – Juanita Hughey
Written By: Natalie Whitson Kim has trained in martial arts more than 26 years, including more than 16 years in Jiu Jitsu. She started through her son needing self-defense skills in a non-team format. Kim liked the instructor at her son’s club so started Karate (Tenshin-kai style) there. The UFC was just beginning in those days, and those matches introduced Kim to Jiu … [Read more...] about Kim Ferguson 10th Planets 1st Female Black Belt
Written By: Evelyn Tadlock Living with chronic illness and pain is something that I do not wish on anyone. However, millions of people do live with them, as do I. I was born with Neurofibromatosis Type I, which is one of three types of NF. These are NF 1, NF 2, and Schwannomatosis. NF 1 is the most common neurological disorder, occurring in every 3,000 births … [Read more...] about Living with Chronic Illness and Jiu Jitsu.