Sophia McDermott


Sophia McDermott

World Champion, Lifestyle Coach, Trainer, Nutritionist, Entrepreneur and Mother. I am dedicated to helping you be the best version of yourself through health, fitness and empowerment. And I am excited to be sharing my Fitness, Health & Lifestyle Programs for women around the world.

Sophia McDermott is a World Champion, Lifestyle Coach, Fitness Expert, Nutritionist, Entrepreneur and Mother. She helps people from all around the world with their health and fitness. Empowering men and women through her training methods, eBooks, magazine articles and seminars.

Sophia McDermott
"For over a decade I have been focused on creating balance in my life, body, mind and soul. The most important part is being willing to tune in and listen to what my body and mind needs. Making decisions that empower me have been fundamental. Learning to let go and trust has been a big part of my journey also. "
Sophia McDermott

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Sophia McDermott has been featured in over 50 magazines. She was the first Australian woman to have ever receive a Black Belt in Jiu Jitsu.

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Blitz Magazine. Magician on the mat

The Fightworks Podcast, 2010. Australia's First Female BJJ Black Belt

Dragon Door, Sophia's Journey

Graciemag, Sophia Returns Down Under for Seminar Tour

Australian Seminars Mini Doc

Graciemag, Sophia Drysdale to host largest women’s Jiu-Jitsu camp in Australia

Graciemag, Sophia Drysdale leads another all-female open mat for ladies in Australia

Fuji Sports, World No Gi Champion 

Gracie Mag, Sophia Drysdale & Mackenzie Dern Help Spread Jiu Jitsu to Mexico

Women's camp in Mexico

FitLIfe magazine

Awakening Fighters profile

Gracie Mag. Seminar promotion

Gracie Mag. Australian Girls In Gi camp

Jiu Jitsu Mag. Australian Girls In Gi camp

Australian Girls In Gi, Stuart Cooper film, Video Trailer

Women Who Roll. Sophia's  Personal Journey  

Women Who Roll. Oklahoma Training Camp

Grappler's Planet. Sophia's Story

Grappler's Planet. Women's Mexico Camp

Girls In Gi. Working Harder, Taking Chances and Giving More

Karate-Live. Interview with Sophia

Fuji Sports Pro Tip of the week

Girls In Gi article. Seminar Review 

Southwest Muscle Classic,  Unlimited Overall Champion Ms Figure Interview  

BJJ Legends. Strength, Dignity and Perseverance

Breaking Muscle Magazine: Eat For Your Sport   

BellaFit Magazine, Australia Tour

FitLIfe magazine

BJJ Heroes, Fighter Encyclopaedia 

Jiu JItsu Times podcast. Jiu Jitsu Champion And Fitness Coach 

Black Belt Corner with Sophia, Powered By She

BJJ Mums   

Gypsie Girl in Gi.

Colorado BJJ Seminar review

ROL Radio Podcast

Jiu-Jítsu for Her, Sophia's BJJ Techniques

Women Who Roll, Sophia

PTDC: Voted top 10 best fitness article

Gracie Jiu Jitsu Rocks Podcast

Kenny Jewel Grapple TV Podcast

Aces Jiu JItsu Club, Health, FItness & Empowerment

Josei Heidi Athlete quick tip

Jiu Jitsu Times Lifestyle Camp documentary

Why Women’s BJJ with Nerissa Sam TV

Girls In Gis, cross training with Sophia, live video workout

BJJ Black Belt Interview by Robby Lê Blanc

The Sportsman, Jiu-jítsu and the UFC

The Rol radio interview synopsis: ‘Perseverance’ 

The Rol radio interview #19

BJJ black belt interview at UFC with Robby LeBlanc

Breaking Muscle Mag: A Women's Journey Through Fitness.

JiuJitsu Times: Australia's 1st Female Black Belt Sophia McDermott Offering Free Live Workouts During Lockdowns

Pretty Dangerous Women Podcast

Black Belt Sophia McDermott Offering Free Live Workout Videos During Lock Downs

Whole Life Challenge, integrating the core

Submission Coalition Podcast

Jiu-jítsu Times podcast. BJJ Trailblazer Sophia McDermott on Fighting Controversy and Owning Your Femininity

Jiu jitsu Times. BJJ Trail Blazer

Jiujiteira Magazine. Australia’s first woman BJJ black belt World Champion is on mission to demolish archaic patriarchal structures 

Aces Jiu Jitsu Club, What does it mean to be a Girl On Top

Rolling With EZ Podcast by Elizabeth Boyle

Roll or Die, Episode #80

Why Womens BJJ? with Best Homes

Alberto Crane Show

Grace Under Pressure

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