She Kicks She Throws Women & Girls in the Martial Arts

How to Watch Women’s Olympic Fencing 2016

The Olympics are here and women’s fencing begins Saturday, August 6! Here’s how you can watch (for U.S. viewers, at least). Throughout the Olympics I’ll be posting schedules for women’s Judo, Taekwondo, boxing and fencing, including live updates on Tumblr and Twitter for live reminders...

How to Watch Women’s Olympic Judo 2016

The Olympics are here and women’s judo begins Saturday, August 6! Here’s how you can watch (for U.S. viewers, at least). Throughout the Olympics I’ll be posting schedules for women’s Judo, Taekwondo, boxing and fencing, including live updates on Tumblr and Twitter for...

A Reflection on Starting Fresh

My hands don’t belong here. I moved them from up by my cheeks to further out in front of me. Wow. That kick was atrocious. My standing foot was pointed 90 degrees the wrong way, my foot position in the...

Protection

“Feet together – one bow.” I remembered how to do that, at least. I was standing on the mats of a dojo for the first time since I gave up karate lessons at age twelve, doing my best to copy...

Finding Balance in Your Martial Arts Life

We know that martial arts requires dedication and perseverance to truly reap its benefits. It’s not a venture of instant gratification, and many consider it a life-long journey. And to be a martial artist can mean more than just coming to...

Introducing the Resource Library!

I’m excited! For the past year or so, I’ve been working on creating the She Kicks She Throws Resource Library. The Resource Library supports the goals of She Kicks She Throws by making it easier to learn about women in...

Things don’t always go according to plan

It’s been a long while since I’ve been active here. As a matter of fact it’s been a long time since I was active in anything related to martial arts. This is not as I planned. This time of year...