Despite the intensity of the competition, there exists a unique camaraderie in the Jiu Jitsu community. The shared experience of pushing your limits, facing your fears, and striving for mastery fosters a deep respect and understanding between competitors. Whether you win or lose, you share a bond forged in sweat, struggle, and mutual respect. The high fives after the match, the genuine congratulations to the victor, and the support offered to the defeated are testaments to this unspoken brotherhood.
Stepping off the mat, you carry the echoes of the battle within you. The physical fatigue fades, but the emotional impact lingers. It's a sense of accomplishment, of having faced your fears and emerged stronger. It's a reminder of the lessons learned, the skills honed, and the resilience discovered. But most importantly, it's a spark that ignites the desire to return, to step back onto the mat and once again dance the intricate dance of Jiu Jitsu, forever chasing the thrill...
Everyone who has met her knows how hard of a worker Alana is. Not everyone may know that she is also a stellar student at school as well as a wrestler. It is great to see her hard work pay off!
Sunday October 22 she went down to Jiu Jitsu World League in San Diego and came out champ of her division with two submissions, and arm lock from guard and a belly down rear naked choke.