In my years of training in various mixed martial arts, as well as teaching kickboxing, I've frequently heard complaints from students and training peers that they're risking injury, and compromising on their training by wearing men's products that don't fit them. Current manufacturers think that taking the lowest-quality men's glove and turning it pink is what we need. The fact is, the total addressable market is $1.3 billion - there are 18 million women worldwide who do combat sports. And they deserve products that don't compromise on technical performance or femininity.

I created Society Nine for the female fighter who trains in combat sports, and to also represent the every-female fighter in our lives, across all sports. By early morning or late evening, she’s a boxer, a grappler; a Crossfitter, a runner; a rock climber, a cyclist. By day, she’s your fierce mom, your sister; a student working two jobs and going to school; your local barista or waitress saving up for a dream. We...
In my years of training in various mixed martial arts, as well as teaching kickboxing, I've frequently heard complaints from students and training peers that they're risking injury, and compromising on their training by wearing men's products that don't fit them. Current manufacturers think that taking the lowest-quality men's glove and turning it pink is what we need. The fact is, the total addressable market is $1.3 billion - there are 18 million women worldwide who do combat sports. And they deserve products that don't compromise on technical performance or femininity.

I created Society Nine for the female fighter who trains in combat sports, and to also represent the every-female fighter in our lives, across all sports. By early morning or late evening, she’s a boxer, a grappler; a Crossfitter, a runner; a rock climber, a cyclist. By day, she’s your fierce mom, your sister; a student working two jobs and going to school; your local barista or waitress saving up for a dream. We've galvanized a movement and community that unites strong, empowered, diverse, fierce women who are fighting for more than physique. We are the brand for this community of badass women.
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