How To Attract Women... To Your Grappling School
Krista Scott-Dixon is many things, including being friend of mine, a student of BJJ and the brains behind a great fitness website called Stumptuous.com.
She is also a becoming a semi-regular contributor to Grapplearts.com. In fact Krista’s latest article about getting women into BJJ starts like this:
“I am often asked two questions by well-meaning male instructors:
1. How do I get more women to join my school?
2. And once they join, how do I keep them?
Before I answer them, here are a couple of crucial things to understand.
But why encourage women in grappling at all?
It’s important to recognize that most of the features about your gym that make it welcoming to women also make it welcoming to the 95% of grapplers that aren’t 18-year-old, superfit, natural male athletes who will thrive no matter what you give them. (And those 5% will probably appreciate the improvements too.”