Blogs

Martial arts and self-defense blog resources.

Budo Inochi

Budo Inochi

Kai Morgan

Kai Morgan writes about modern martial arts life, including running a martial arts school, the experiences of women in martial arts, and applying martial arts values to life.

Ottawa Women’s BJJ

Ottawa Women’s BJJ

A blog focusing on the BJJ women of Ottawa, including competition experiences, training tips, event reviews, and personal reflections. This group also teaches and writes about self-defense.

Little Black Belt

Little Black Belt

Melanie Gibson

The blog of writer and martial artist Melanie Gibson, who is using the platform to promote inner peace, reflect on her training, all a part of her journey to black belt (and beyond).

The Stick Chick

The Stick Chick

Jackie Bradbury

“Martial Arts Musings by a Middle-Aged Modern Arnisadora” – Bradbury writes extensively about the technicalities of learning, teaching, and applying Filipino Martial Arts, and the martial arts community as a whole.

Georgette’s Jiu Jiu World

Georgette’s Jiu Jiu World

Georgette Oden

A purple belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Georgette writes candidly about the BJJ culture and community, engaging on topics like competition, sexism, healthy and delicious eating, and of course, lots of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

Mae-no-sen

Mae-no-sen

Katy Garden

A community-engaged blog about Katy Garden’s perspectives on her training, life-balance, and her martial arts: aikido, jiu jitsu, and stav.

Kung Fu Tea

Kung Fu Tea

Ben Judkins

A blog discussing all aspects of Chinese Martial Studies: current events, culture, history, mechanics, as well as martial arts media and movies.

Girlboxing

Girlboxing

Malissa Smith

Boxer and author Malissa Smith writes about boxing, profiles women boxers, current events in the sport, and other boxing-related stuff. She’s the author of “A History of Women’s Boxing.”

The Glowing Edge

The Glowing Edge

Lisa Creech Bledsoe

Competitive boxer and certified USA Boxing coach Lisa Creech Bledsoe writes in depth about what she’s learned in her many years of training and competing.

Real Girl Sport

Real Girl Sport

Niamh Griffin

Griffin features articles and photos featuring women athletes from all sports and backgrounds.