Edith Garrud: Suffragette Martial Artist

Edith Garrud

Edith Garrud

One of the great assets the suffragette movement had in the early 1900s was a female jiu-jitsu instructor by the name of Edith Garrud.

Garrud’s contribution to the movement was to teach suffragettes practical self-defense tips in the face of hostile, violent men.

Sarah wrote about Garrud for Fightland.

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