Hillary Williams is one of BJJ's most accomplished and respected female competitors of our generation. Here is a genuine plea for our help in assisting those who are much less fortunate practice the wonderful art of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.
On every Jiu Jitsu forum I’ve been on, once every other month (or so) a thread pops up with “how many gis do you have?” People (myself, unfortunately, included) boast about having 8, 10, and 12 gis. Twelve gis? Really? I train hours and hours a week, but let’s be honest. I probably don’t need more than four gis, much less 12.