JESS FRASER

Black belt Jess Fraser is the driving force behind Australian Girls in Gi.  She is fiercely proud to be the leader and creator of this groundbreaking group which is the largest nationwide unified organisation of its kind in the world.

Since establishing AGIG in 2010, Jess has identified and recognised the need for fostering an inclusive, gender neutral culture within our community. Through AGIG she has proactively affected the retention and growth of participation levels within our sport; particularly in regard to female athletes. Jess has worked tirelessly on this goal, focusing on cultivating community development, education and cultural change. She does this by creating and maintaining community, large scale female focused events, online and hands-on member support, mentorship and leadership. Empowering women through training, employment opportunities, sponsorship and more.

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BLACK BELT

BRONZE, December 2017, IBJJF No Gi World Championships, Los Angeles, 66kg
BRONZE, April 2017, Abu Dhabi World Pro, Abu Dhabi, 62kg Gi
GOLD, February 2017, Australasian Abu Dhabi Pro Trials, 70kg Gi
GOLD, February 2017, Australasian Abu Dhabi Pro Trials, Open weight Gi
TOP TEN RANKED BLACK BELT 2017 SEASON, UAEJJ

BROWN BELT

GOLD, February 2016, NAGA Las Vegas, 61kg Gi

GOLD, February 2016, NAGA Las Vegas, Open Weight Gi

GOLD, February 2016, NAGA Las Vegas, Open Weight No Gi

GOLD, October 2015, Pan Pacific Championships, 66kg Gi

GOLD, October 2015, Pan Pacific Championships, Open Weight Gi

GOLD, October 2015, Pan Pacific Championships, Open Weight No Gi
GOLD, February 2015, Australasian Abu Dhabi World Pro Trials, 75kg

SILVER, February 2015, Australasian Abu Dhabi World Pro Trials, +75kg open weight
FEMALE TEAM CHAMPIONS TROPHY, October 2015, Pan Pacific Championships

PURPLE BELT

GOLD, September 2014, The Machados, 61kg

GOLD, September 2014, The Machados, Open Weight
SILVER, April 2014, Abu Dhabi World Pro (Abu Dhabi), 72kg

GOLD, November 2013, Australasian Abu Dhabi World Pro Trials, u66kg

GOLD, November 2013, Australasian Abu Dhabi World Pro Trials, Light Open Weight

GOLD, September 2013, Australian Championships GTA, 69kg

GOLD, September 2013, Australian Championships GTA, Open Weight

GOLD, September 2013, The Machados, 74kg

GOLD, September 2013, The Machados, Open Weight

GOLD, August 2013, Australian Cup, 69kg Gi

GOLD, August 2013, Australian Cup, 69kg No Gi

GOLD, August 2013, Australian Cup, Gi Open weight

GOLD, August 2013, Submission Only MG

GOLD, April 2013, Synergy Pro, 64kg Gi

GOLD, April 2013, Synergy Pro, Open Weight Gi

GOLD, February 2013, Abu Dhabi Pro Trials (Sydney), <63kg Purple/Brown/Black

GOLD, November 2012, Pan Pacific Championships, 66kg Gi

GOLD, November 2012, Pan Pacific Championships, 66kg No Gi

SILVER, November 2012, Pan Pacific Championships, Open weight Gi

GOLD, July 2012, Synergy Pro, Open Weight
MOST TECHNICAL FEMALE FIGHTER TROPHY, September 2014,  The Machados 

BLUE BELT

SILVER, June 2012, IBJJF World Championships, Los Angeles, 64kg

GOLD, May 2012, Australian Jiu Jitsu Classic, 66kg Gi

GOLD, May 2012, Australian Jiu Jitsu Classic, Open Weight Open Belt

GOLD, May 2012, QLD State Championships, 66kg Gi

GOLD, May 2012, QLD State Championships, 66kg No Gi

GOLD, May 2012, QLD State Championships Blue-Black, Open weight Gi

BRONZE, April 2012, Abu Dhabi World Pro, Abu Dhabi, Open weight

GOLD, April 2012, Victorian State Championships, 66kg Gi

GOLD, April 2012, Victorian State Championships, 66kg No Gi

GOLD, April 2012, Victorian State Championships, Open weight Gi

GOLD, April 2012, Victorian State Championships, Open weight No Gi
GOLD, November 2011,Abu Dhabi Pro Trials, New Zealand, Open weight

GOLD, September 2011, Pan Pacific Championships, 71kg Gi

GOLD, September 2011, Pan Pacific Championships, 71kg No Gi

GOLD, September 2011, Pan Pacific Championships, Open Weight No Gi

SILVER, September 2011, Pan Pacific Championships, Open Weight Gi
GOLD, June 2011, Australian Cup, 64kg Gi

GOLD, June 2011, Australian Cup, 64kg Nogi

GOLD, June 2011, Australian Cup, Open weight Gi

GOLD, June 2011, Australian Cup,  Open weight No Gi

GOLD, March 2011, Victorian State Championships, 61kg Gi

GOLD, March 2011, Victorian State Championships, 61kg No Gi

GOLD, March 2011, Victorian State Championships, Open Weight Gi

GOLD, March 2011, Victorian State Championships, Open Weight No Gi

SILVER, January 2011, Australasian ADCC Trials, u60kg
FEMALE TEAM CHAMPIONS TROPHY April 2012, Victorian State Championships
MOST TECHNICAL FEMALE FIGHTER TROPHY September 2011, Pan Pacific Championships
FEMALE TEAM CHAMPIONS TROPHY, September 2011, Pan Pacific Championships
FEMALE TEAM CHAMPIONS TROPHY, March 2011, Victorian State Championships
MOST TECHNICAL FEMALE FIGHTER TROPHY, March 2011, Victorian State Championships

WHITE BELT

GOLD, September 2010, Pan Pacific Championships, 67kg Gi
GOLD, September 2010, Pan Pacific Championships, 67kg No Gi
GOLD, September 2010, Pan Pacific Championships, Open Weight Gi
SILVER, September 2010, Pan Pacific Championships, Open Weight No Gi
FEMALE TEAM CHAMPIONS TROPHY September 2010, Pan Pacific Championships

 

PRESS

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BULLETPROOF FOR BJJ

Hear about the history of Aussie women competing, AGIG, Jess's story, injuries & outlook.

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JUNGLE BROTHERS

The history of AGIG & her journey to black belt

MMA MEDIA

Meet Jess Fraser a true pioneer in the Australian BJJ scene. Amongst the first of Australian females that have made Brazilian Jiu Jitsu her life’s work, she is an outstanding BJJ athlete as well as a community leader.

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We sit down with Brazilian Black Belt Jess Fraser. Earning her rank in just 6 years, Jess is the 12th ever female Black Belt in Australia.

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She travels the globe, dominates tournaments and is the driving force behind Australian Girls in Gi. Here's BJJ Black Belt Jess Fraser's story.

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BJJ BRICK

Starting of Australian Girls in Gi
Goals of AGIG
A summary of her competition history
Advice to new grapplers

JUNGLE BROTHERS

  • How to thrive in a tough martial art like BJJ. 

  • Jess’ views on when its time to quit the sport you love

  • How to strategise for success and longevity

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ABC LATELINE

Interview prior to history making UFC 193
Rousey v Holm & Jedrzejczyk v Létourneau 

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STUNT WORK

Guest appearance in High Tension's 'Bully' fight scene.

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HERA MAGAZINE

Introducing AGIG events in a brief interview.

THE AGE

Introducing Australian Girls In Gi

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THE AGE

Offering self defence to the community in the wake of another attack.

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VITALITY HACKERS

In this episode the Vitality Hackers talk Self-Defence Therapy with Brazilian jiu-jitsu champion Jess Fraser.

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GRADING

Jess awards UFC's Jessy Jess her purple belt

BROAD RADIO

Chatting empowerment, women in martial arts and learning boundary setting through sport.

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UAEJJF

First Australian to ever make the Top Ten ranking of UAEJJF (2017)

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