Tagged: girls

Tiny Warriors: Girls in Martial Arts

One of my favorite things is seeing little girls excel in martial arts. It’s challenge to what little girls are made of, to the dichotomy of princess and warrior, sweetness and strength. The girls in these clips also have incredible...

femininity

When I started karate I had long hair. This led to me braiding it out of the way before class and this turned out to be very meditative for me. As I braided my hair I put away the day...

Top Posts of 2014

I started this blog in March 2014 after about a year after the Tumblr got going, so I don’t have a full year of posts.  But the new year is a time for reflecting on the past and looking forward!...

[Vid] Like A Girl

Have you seen the new commercial from Proctor & Gamble? To quote myself from tumblr: ow. ow. right in the feels today. shit. 🙁 You are all amazing.  Amazing like girls My first and strongest reaction is a personal one....

[Vintage] Girls Practicing Naginita 1935

Image from Old Photos of Japan. Japanese school girls practicing naginata (薙刀). Naginata is a pole weapon traditionally used by members of the samurai class. It consists of a wooden shaft with a curved blade on the end. In the modern martial...

The Only Girl

As a little girl, I always liked so-called ‘boy things’: Ninja Turtles, Thundercats, soccer, video games, wearing pants. These are things that are coded male regardless of who was participating – namely me! A little white girl. I seemed to accept...