It's precisely because that 'black belt' is meaningless that people are so critical.Quote:
Originally Posted by wagamichi
You know how I've got to earn every belt from orange up in the BJA? I've got to fight, if I can't win in competition, then sorry, no promotion for me. If and when I get a Judo black belt it's going to fucking mean something. The same is true of BJJ, even more so.
So when people who've actually earned the right to wear that belt see people walking around with it purely because they've attended so many months and have learned to memorize some fucking crappy piece of choreography it's going to get them riled some, I'm sorry if that offends you.