You know what I love about being a female fighter? Other female fighters.
Seriously you are all amazing and I love that you exist. Female fighters get it. They get that finding gear is annoying and they get that there are always guys around who like to try to explain our own body mechanics to us. And when you just start out and you meet other new female fighters it’s like YES HELLO I TOO AM FIGHTING IN THIS NOVICE TOURNEY LET’S BE BEST FRIENDS??? THAT WAS A GREAT FIGHT THANK YOU HERE LET ME ADD YOU ON FACEBOOK. And then there’s older female fighters who give you female-fighter-specific advice and are like “come on over! I have an old cuirass that’s yours if you want it! Which reminds me, there was this one battle at Lilies in 1995, let me tell you…”