One Blue Belt’s Perspective, Three Years Later

The good, the bad, and the ugly on (almost) one year at blue belt and three years since I took my first jiu-jitsu class and signed up for a soul-crushing, body-breaking sport that would change my life.

Today is my “re-birthday,” or “gi-birthday (?),” marking three years since I walked into the basement of Broadway Jiu-Jitsu, stepped on the mat, and never looked back. In the last three years, jiu-jitsu has become a part…

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Quitter of the corporate grind in favor of the open road, a writing career, and a whole lot of jiu-jitsu. Currently writing from San Diego.

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Erica Zendell

Quitter of the corporate grind in favor of the open road, a writing career, and a whole lot of jiu-jitsu. Currently writing from San Diego.