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Emily Kwok personal details

First Name Emily
Last Name Kwok
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Date of Birth
Born Aamori, Japan
Residence New Jersey, United States
Status Active
Nationality Canadian
Weight class Middleweight
Weight range 135 - 145lbs / 61 - 66kg
Preferred 143lbs / 65kg
Height 5ft 4in / 162cm
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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt / Instructor
World Champion
Submission Grappling Practitioner
World Champion
MMA Professional
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Jeet Kune Do Practitioner
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Emily Kwok fight history

L Kizma Button Points Sub. Grappling 06/17/06 Combat Sports Challenge: East Coast Brawl, Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States
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W Mika Harigai Split Decision MMA 05/21/05 Smackgirl: Korea 2005
5:00 R2 Pro ……………………………………………………………………………………..
W Yumiko Nagayama Majority Decision MMA 03/21/05 Smackgirl: F12
4:00 R1 Amateur ……………………………………………………………………………………..

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Emily Kwok’s Bio

Emily Kwok is a female fighter from Aamori, Japan.

She was the first Canadian woman to receive a Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and the first to win a World Championship.

She is an instructor at Princeton Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in New Jersey. She is both head instructor and co-founder of Womens Grappling, the only organization to host a womens only training camp throughout North America.

She began BJJ in Canada in 2001, and would earn her Blue Belt from Renzo Gracie after moving to the USA. She earned her BJJ Purple Belt during her year in Japan, where she also picked up MMA. After moving back to the USA, she would go on to earn her Brown Belt, and eventually, the coveted Black Belt in 2008 from Ricardo Almeida.

Personal Life

Emily has born in Japan. Her family immigrated to Canada in the early eighties, and she grew up in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She holds Canadian citizenship.

She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design.

She is also a mother.

Achievements

Titles

2011 - Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu World Championships | No Gi  Silver
2010 - No Gi World Championships  Gold
2009 - American National Championships | Brown/Black Belts  Silver
2008 - Grapplers Quest Pro Invitational | Pro Division  Silver
2008 - Pan American Championships | Brown/Black Belts  Bronze
2007 - Mundials World Championship | Brown/Black Belts  Gold
2007 - No Gi World Championships | Brown/Black Belts  Silver
2006 - ADCC North American Trials  Silver
2006 - East Coast Grappling Championships | Absolute Pro Division  Silver
2006 - US Grappling East Coast Championships | Purple Belts  Silver
2006 - NAGA Battle at the Beach | Purple Belts  Gold
2006 - NAGA Battle at the Beach | Grappling Advanced Division  Gold
2006 - Grapplers Quest US National Championships | Advanced Division  Gold
2006 - NAGA Worlds | Advanced Division  Gold
2005 - Combat Athletics Submission Challenge | Advanced Division  Gold
2005 - US Open, Purple Belts  Gold
2004 - Reversal Festa Tournament | Grappling Advanced Division  Gold
2004 - Reversal Festa Tournament | Blue Belts  Gold
2004 - Reversal Submission Tournament | Advanced Division  Silver
2004 - Campenato Japanese All Japan Tournament | Blue Belts  Gold
2004 - Smackgirl Submission Wrestling Challenge | Blue Belts  Gold
2003 - Tigerbalm Martial Arts Challenge | White Belts  Gold
2003 - Fireball Challenge | White Belts  Silver
2002 - Western Canadian Martial Arts Challenge | White Belts  Gold

Media Appearances

Other Media

How to Defeat the Bigger, Stronger Opponent with Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (2011) - DVD Set Instructor
What I Know Now About Success (2010) - Contributing Author

Team Details

Name Role
Princeton Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Gym / Affiliations
Marcelo Garcia Academy Gym / Affiliations
Marcelo Garcia Trainer / Instructor / Coach
Josh Waitzkin Trainer / Instructor / Coach
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