Why am I so nervous to compete against a woman in martial arts?

We're both quite new but she has won all 5 of her matches so far, all against men, whereas I have won 2 and lost 1. I've accepted that I'm almost certainly going to lose, but i'll still do my best. But for some reason I can't stop feeling nervous. It shouldn't be a big deal so how can I... show more We're both quite new but she has won all 5 of her matches so far, all against men, whereas I have won 2 and lost 1. I've accepted that I'm almost certainly going to lose, but i'll still do my best. But for some reason I can't stop feeling nervous.

It shouldn't be a big deal so how can I calm myself down and whyy even is this such a big deal to me.?
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