Jiujitsu Bronze medalist Michelle Anthony (right) with her boyfriend. After years of crippling fear, she now feels confident because of her decision to take classes in jiujitsu.
The sport involves grappling, as opposed to striking one's opponent.
More woman have joined Anthony's jiujitsu class since she started.
Anthony's jiujitsu class in Waipahu, Hawaii.
Anthony feels that her life has improved greatly since starting with the sport.