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
Stacey Councilman talks with Elevate Jiu Jitsu Mag about her personal journey in Mixed Martial Arts. She gave insight on her non-profit company, The Warrior Forged Project and the great things they are doing in the community. You can follow Stacey and the Warrior Forged Project … [Read more...] about Real Life Wonder Woman, Stacey Councilman
Elevate Interviews Wendy Petko Elevate Jiu Jitsu Mag was fortunate enough to sit down with Wendy Petko several months ago and we are super excited to share with you her incredible story. In this interview Wendy discusses how she came to know Elevate Jiu Jitsu Mag and the events that led her to reach out to us. Wendy also discusses with Elevate how she battled … [Read more...] about Elevate Interviews Wendy Petko
In November 2017 Nicole Houle with Elevate Jiu Jitsu Mag was able to catch up with and interview Shama Ko to discuss the future of Girls and Gi's in 2018. Girls in Gi's is an organization dedicated to building and strengthening The Brazilian Jiu Jitsu community for females as a whole. Shama Ko is the driving force behind this organization. Girls in … [Read more...] about Elevate Jiu Jitsu Mag talks with Shama Ko about 2018.
Written by: Nicole Houle Carlos Melo and Karen Peters Interview. The driving force behind the petition that changed history for the Master's Women's Divisions at the 2018 IBJJF Pans. We did an interview with Carlos Melo and Karen Peters who were the masterminds of the Change.org petition that has quickly turned into a movement toward equality for women in Jiu Jitsu. … [Read more...] about Carlos Melo and Karen Peters Interview. The driving force behind the petition that changed history for the Master’s Women’s Divisions at the 2018 IBJJF Pans.