Learning The Ropes - Elspeth
(2020) - 10 min
Learning the Ropes is a documentary series that follows a diverse group of Nova Scotian women who are interested in stepping into the ring to learn the basics of wrestling. They are trained by a group of professional wrestlers who coach them every step, roll, headlock and bump along the way while they search for their individual wrestling personas. Although personalities sometimes clash, the women discover this physical and emotional journey is also very empowering as they wrestle their way towards their first big match in the ring.