Tagged: mma

10 Amazing Martial Artists from History

In no particular order, some inspiring martial arts pioneers from recent history. <3 01. Kayla Harrison, Olympic Gold Medalist Judoka Judoka Kayla Harrison (b. 1990) was the first American to win an Olympic gold medal in Judo at the London...

Follow Up: Culture of Exclusion

I think last week’s post The Culture of Exclusion Is Deliberate could benefit from more detail. In that article, I claimed that gender discrimination in martial arts is pervasive and deliberately enforced,  and that in order to counteract it efforts for...

Martial Artist in a Skirt?! What?!

Check out this short article about Alexis Davis and her involvement in the drive to get mixed martial arts legal in New York State.  See if you can spot the sexism amid the actual relevant information. Tuesday, May 13, 2014...