It's a real ride to try to process the emotions associated with watching your mother step into the cage.
My own attempts to challenge sexism within the sport have often been met with hostility. TRIGGER WARNING: descriptions of domestic and sexual assault.
Becoming Batman: How Martial Arts And Powerlifting Made Me Appreciate My Body In Ways I Never Thought I Would
I'm not a tomboy and martial arts don't belong to the boys of the world. I am myself and I am a woman and these are the things I like to do, which makes them, in the context of my own life, mine and utterly mine.