WATCH: Boy bullies girl unaware that she’s been training MMA for 5 years and gets clowned

Jiu-jitsu gained popularity due to its effectiveness in self-defense, but the sport has evolved and shifted its focus towards the grappling meta rather than practical self-defense techniques.

Nevertheless, female jiu-jitsu practitioners are often capable of dominating larger opponents, including males, in certain situations.

Street confrontations can involve unpredictable tactics like eye-gouging and biting, but jiu-jitsu training generally equips individuals to handle themselves in various scenarios.

In a recent incident, a high school girl with six years of Brazilian jiu-jitsu and MMA training found herself being relentlessly bullied by an older boy. However, her extensive training empowered her to reverse the situation and leave her bully humbled.

This incident took place at Sonoma Valley High School in California, where the freshman girl attended school adjacent to the bully’s institution, Creekside High School. The shared campus heightened the tension between them. The boy had been consistently posting derogatory remarks about the girl on Facebook, which led her to confront him face to face.

As the girl confronted her online aggressor, the situation quickly escalated. The boy attempted to physically push her, instigating a direct physical confrontation. In response, the girl, relying on her martial arts training, swiftly delivered two powerful knee strikes to his face, instantly incapacitating him.

Unfortunately, a teacher arrived at the scene just as the knockout blow was delivered. Caught in the aftermath, the girl made the difficult decision to flee, resulting in teachers pursuing her. Despite her efforts to evade capture, she was eventually apprehended and now faces suspension, as well as potential charges.

Beyond physical self-defense, training in martial arts, particularly in disciplines like BJJ and MMA, offers additional benefits for mental and emotional well-being. BJJ training cultivates self-esteem and discipline, fostering mental resilience and enhancing situational awareness. Practitioners develop the ability to make informed decisions when faced with potential threats, empowering them to navigate challenging situations with confidence.