Vs.: Women in Combat Sports

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Vs.: Women in Combat Sports

Year: 2018
Genre: Sports

Following 12 women from the Ottawa region who practice amateur combat sports and martial arts including boxing, BJJ, MMA, muay thai, olympic wrestling and judo. We see the challenges and triumphs each woman faces as an amateur athlete in pursuit of their sport and their desire to win. Twelve ordinary - yet extraordinary - women show they have the stamina, the will and the fight to succeed and be the best athlete they can be.

Episodes

Episode 1

Marija and Max are boxers and friends who have to go beyond the mental roadblocks to be the best in order to excel in their sport and meet their goals. (Boxing & MMA)

Episode 2

Julia and Christine both tackle their comeback to the ring and mats after major injuries that threaten their amateur careers and their ability to compete. ( Pro-Wrestling & BJJ)

Episode 3

Shohannah and Tina may have left behind competition, but now as coaches they tackle their sport head on by leading their elite athletes to national and international competitions. (Olympic Wrestling & Judo)

Episode 4

Amy and Karine are Muay Thai fighters who compete in highly combative amateur fights, but their personal lives balance the high pressure and expectations of winning. (Muay Thai)

Episode 5

Taylor and Hannah push themselves to make it to world competitions where they respectively test their skills in Muay Thai and BJJ on the international stage. (Muay Thai & BJJ)

Episode 6

Alison and Roshan each have goals to compete, but where one has the the support of family backing her, the other battles her own mental health with a determination to return to the ring. 

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