A highly skilled Karate girl is every bit as focused and coordinated as her counterparts in Olympic gymnastics.
The difference is that she has knowledge of Karate basics particularly Karate blocks.
You don’t see crisp white uniforms and compliant partners in real female fights.
Under the right circumstances female fights are a great test of skill.
Female fighters are not only coming to mixed martial arts from traditional Karate styles - most are starting from scratch.
When it comes to the heat of virtual no-holds barred womens MMA, the rules we associate with ‘normal’ women’s sport don’t apply.
And we are not just talking about pretty Karate katas. If she ever has to use her skills, chances are it would be against a male aggressor - so she has to be good..
You don’t hear much about assaults by women on women - or on men for that matter! A Karate woman may be smaller and lighter on average, yet she will be quicker and able to use her smaller frame to generate far more destructive power than a regular guy.
MMA women are a mix of street smart determination and real fighting ability.
Womens MMA pro ranks are swelling by the day - their names and faces are all over the web and MMA media.