Pacific Northwest Events


Girls in Gis Washington-Bellingham Event

Let’s get ready to roll!

Saturday
January 28, 2023
12 PM – 3 PM

Bellingham Mixed Martial Arts
2694 Roeder Ave
Ste 101
Bellingham, WA 98225

Guest Instructors: Carly Rangel & Sarah Kaufman

This event is open to women and girls of all ages and skill levels. No experience is needed. All participants must register online.

Instructor Bios

Carly Rangel started training jiu jitsu in 2009, when there were very few women in the sport. She started competing immediately. Sometimes she was placed in the men’s division as she was the only woman at the competition. She has competed frequently at every belt. In January 2020 she received her black belt from Rodrigo Cavaca. Outside of jiu jitsu, She has a very supportive husband of nearly 20 years. Together they own and run a business and have 5 children ages 17-26.

Sarah Kaufman is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt and retired Canadian professional mixed martial artist (MMA). She competed in the women’s bantamweight division where she is a former Invicta FC Bantamweight Championship. Kaufman was the inaugural Strikeforce Women’s Bantamweight Champion and was also the first and only Hardcore Championship Fighting Women’s Bantamweight Champion.