After a rise in assaults against women in Calgary, Diana Trang decided to offer free self-defense classes online. The black belt Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu instructor delivers free online seminars covering typical attack scenarios such as being grabbed from behind or what to do when someone is on top of you. Trang owns and operates Satori Wellness Studio, which is currently closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic but continues to educate online until she can safely reopen.

Five-time world champion Alexandra Recchia is preparing for the Olympics alongside working as an employment lawyer. The karateka, 32, trains in the mornings before work…

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