Monthly Archives: September 2017


Crushing Fears One At A Time

When it comes to being shy most of us would hide in a corner and hope to be invisible, but not Amy Daugherty Davis. She has conquered her fears head on.  Davis has been training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for almost five years at Olympic Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.  She says her son […]


Keeping It In The Family

For some who were raised in a family business, the last thing you want to do when you grow up is continue the legacy. For the Ramsden family that is furthest from the truth.  Suzanne Ramsden’s daughter Julia Ramsden and son Evan Ramsden started off as assistant instructors a few […]


That’s So Sic 1

In the intricate quilt that is the Brazilian JiuJitsu community, you will find that we have all been part of something that is bigger than we are, come from something that makes us unique, or experienced something that makes those around us ask, “how did you accomplish all of that?”  The […]


Building Character Through Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

When it comes to Martial Arts Kelley Perotti is no stranger. She has around twenty one years experience and counting. She began her Brazilian Jiu Jitsu training seventeen years ago. She says that she has always enjoyed the evolution of practical martial arts and was lucky to have been introduced […]


At The Top of Her Game

When it comes to female black belts, Jena Bishop, of Gracie Humaita San Diego, seems to be the talk of the town. She has won not just one, not just two, but three double golds this year- in Master Worlds, Pan Ams and Europeans. With these new feats on her […]