Learning The Ropes - Maddison & Gary
(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. Professionals Maddison, Gary and Anne hold their first workshop introducing the sport of wrestling to a group of novice women. The ladies step into the ring for some basic training, learning itâs not as easy as it looks but find it empowering to overcome their fears.