Warrior Women

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Warrior Women

Year: 2016
Genre: Sports

Women can fight. They can learn how to take a punch and give one right back, to not back down. Step inside gyms across the GTA where women become warriors and learn about the various martial arts they choose to do.

Episodes

Episode 1 – Taekwondo

DeSantos Premiere Martial Arts has been ‘empowering lives through the martial arts’ in the GTA for almost 30 years. Meet Veronica, the woman behind it all and see how she inspires her many students from all walks of life.

Episode 2 – Capoeira

Kadara means destiny. Find out how Danielle and Zeyna chose this Brazilian marital art disguised as a dance by slaves, and see what it’s like to be a capoeirista at Kadara Capoeira in Scarborough.

Episode 3 – Wen-Do

Wen-Do is not a martial art; it is a feminist philosophy that believes everyone has the right to live free of violence and trains women to defend themselves no matter what their limitation. Meet Deb, Denise and Arij, 3 generations of Wen-Do instructors who empower hundreds of women a year through Wen-Do.

Episode 4 – Filipino Martial Arts (FMA)

Laura Holmes and JB Ramos explore Filipino culture through the martial art Arnis/Kali/Escrima or FMA at Combat Science. Both women have competed at the international level in this sport, which involves many weapons.

Episode 5 – Mixed Martial Arts (MMA)

Gemma trains 6 days a week at 3 different gyms around the GTA. Her goal is to become a world champion in MMA using kickboxing, wrestling and Brazilian jiu jitsu.

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