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Gezary Matuda Guest Guest Teach at United She Stands!

Gezary Matuda Guest Guest Teach at United She Stands!

Drum rolls please...we are thrilled to announce Professor Gezary Matuda as the guest teacher for our 5th edition of "United She Stands" online wor...

Free Girls and Women's Self-defense Workshop in April!

Free Girls and Women's Self-defense Workshop in April!

We are now accepting registration for our upcoming Girls and Women's Self-defense workshop on April 11, 2020. Workshop is free to all low income an...

Free Girls and Women's Self-defense Workshop - March 7, 2020

Free Girls and Women's Self-defense Workshop - March 7, 2020

Our next Girls and Women's Self-defense workshop is on SATURDAY, MARCH 7, 2-4PM at FOUR Elements Fitness in Oakland, CA.  Come and learn awareness...

Girls and Women's Self-defense in November!

Girls and Women's Self-defense in November!

Our next Girls and Women's Self-defense workshop is on SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2-4PM at FOUR Elements Fitness in Oakland, CA.  A workshop for women,...

A Proclamation from Mayor Libby Schaaf for Our Girls and Women's Self-defense Non-profit Program

A Proclamation from Mayor Libby Schaaf for Our Girls and Women's Self-defense Non-profit Program

An honor to be recognized from Mayor Libby Schaaf and the City of Oakland for our efforts aimed at preventing and eliminating violence against girl...

We were featured on ABC7 Bay Area News!

We were featured on ABC7 Bay Area News!

It’s not every day you get a call from a news reporter who wants to do a feature on you and your business! We were fortunate enough to spend some ...

Women's of Color Self-defense Scholarship Program Now Open

Women's of Color Self-defense Scholarship Program Now Open

The past couple years have been a turbulent time for women, communities of color, and LGBTQ+ folks. Recently we’ve seen increased incidents that ma...

Sweaty Betties celebrate 10 years of Jiu-jitsu and community

Sweaty Betties celebrate 10 years of Jiu-jitsu and community

Sweaty Betties brought the community together on Saturday, July 14 to learn, connect, train and celebrate 10 years of Bay Area Jiu-jitsu. The event...

Self-defense Workshop at Weebly Inc.

Self-defense Workshop at Weebly Inc.

Our second year back at Weebly Inc. We had a blast connecting and sharing self-defense to such an awesome group of people. So thankful for the oppo...

WOMEN'S SELF-DEFENSE WORKSHOPS in EMERYVILLE!

WOMEN'S SELF-DEFENSE WORKSHOPS in EMERYVILLE!

We are thrilled to announce our partnership with the city of Emeryville. Starting in May, we will be hosting a monthly Women's Self-defense Worksho...

Honored to be part of PBWC's "Stand Up, Lift Up" Convention

Honored to be part of PBWC's "Stand Up, Lift Up" Convention

We were so honored to teach self-defense at the 29th annual Professional Business Women of California that took place at the Mascone West Conventio...

Buy a shirt, help a worthy cause

Buy a shirt, help a worthy cause

It's important to purchase with a purpose.  Tuff Love Fitness Collective is partnering up Sweaty Betties for a good cause. For nearly ten years, t...