Not long ago in West Africa, there was a warrior clan so fierce, so hardened and so unbelievably tough that it took the might of an industrialised nation just to slow them down.
I may be a lone voice in this, but I really want to bring this rallying cry into the martial arts, and especially in karate. I hate hearing ‘you punch like a girl’ being leveled at boys, that anything feminine is inherently weaker. It is one of the reasons why we see such an attrition of young female budo-ka.
The Gulabi Gang India, despite its respectable number of female goddesses, is not a country known for treating women well.… Read more Women Warriors: The Gulabi Gang
The Ju-jitsu Suffragettes Just over a hundred years ago, a number of women who belonged to The Women’s Social and… Read more Women Warriors Series: The Ju-jitsu Suffragettes