Sally Arsenault was not an athlete growing up and did not begin fitness training until she was 26 years old. Her first love was weight lifting but after being robbed at gunpoint twice, she decided to learn self-defence to try and take back a sense of control over her own safety.
After trying muay thai, MMA and BJJ, she decided to focus on BJJ as it is a leverage-based martial art which was developed for small people, like her, to defeat larger attackers. Although she initially had no intention to compete, the idea grew on her.
Now Sally is a BJJ Purple Belt who trains under Renzo Gracie Black Belt Kevin Taylor at Titans MMA in Halifax, NS. Inspired by watching participants in the documentary Cubicle to the Cage training under Titans MMA Coach Peter Martell, she began training Muay Thai, wrestling and MMA with hopes to some day compete in the Atom weight division.
Mixed Martial Arts is Sally’s passion and she is constantly researching training methods and techniques, supplements, nutrition, testing new training gear and following leaders in the sport to learn their strategies to become a better athlete and fighter. She is a sponsored athlete of Q5 Combat supplements, Killer Bee Kimonos and Aggro Photography. To save 10% on product at Q5 Combat, use the code "SALLY10".
She loves training, reading and shopping. She also loves sharing her findings with others! All of these things combined = this blog.