Meet our Young Female Warrior, Isha, age 9. She’s a fierce competitor and all around great energy to have in class. I had the pleasure of interviewing Isha recently to discuss her thoughts about Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) and life as a young female Jiu Jiteira.
What is your name?
How long have you been studying BJJ?
Since November 2016
What belt rank are you?
What is your favorite submission?
Cross choke because it’s easy to do.
What is your favorite part of training BJJ?
Learning Submissions, especially from the guard.
What do you do for fun?
Play with my brother and practice jiu jitsu with him.
What’s your favorite subject in school?
What are your Jiu Jitsu goals?
Learn more takedowns.
What has Grandmaster Murgel taught you here at our school?
What other sports do you like?
Basketball and I used to do Gymnastics.
What do you want to be when you grow up?
A family doctor
What is your favorite food?
What would you tell another girl who might be interested in trying BJJ?
It’s not as hard as you might think and it’s great for self defense.