Posted On:8/05/2012 6:30pm
Style: Muay Thai and BJJ(noob)
Each match was 5 minutes.
Posted On:8/05/2012 6:46pm
I mean what experience level are the competitors supposed to be?
Posted On:8/05/2012 7:55pm
There was such a small amount of teens that they merged them together. The kid in the second match has been training for four years and the only reason he wasn't a purple belt is because he was underage. He took like 4 gold medals this tournament.
Posted On:8/05/2012 7:56pm
Yeah, I figured it was either something like that or he was sandbagging.
Posted On:8/05/2012 7:59pm
What exactly is sandbagging?
Posted On:8/05/2012 8:02pm
Style: being less stupid
Lying about your skill level so you can fight people with less skill thus making you look like an asshole when you get found out.!
Start a training log!
Originally Posted by Ming Loyalist
i really think that those who can't get their head around the bowing thing (because their angry sky daddy will punish them) don't deserve judo. life is full of choices, and if your bronze age superstitions are holding you back, so be it.
Posted On:8/05/2012 8:06pm
Oh yeah well considering what everyone says about him I wouldn't be surprised if he would do that.....he seemed like he had a huge ego. He had a very interesting match with a crippled chinese kid and the Chinese kid ended up winning...I wish I recorded it. But the Kid who lost seemed very pissed to lose to him.
Posted On:8/05/2012 8:08pm
Style: BJJ/ MMA/ MT
Sandbagging is often not done by the participant, but is done by the coaches. The coaches who will say they are preserving the purity of their art by not promoting people until they are absolutely sure they are of the level to be promoted. Fine, in theory, but you get people like my mate who is a brown belt in Judo and only just got his blue belt in BJJ after years of training. No-one in the white belt division stood a chance when he was a four stripe, as he was probably closer to a purple belt than white. It looks great for him, the coach and the school, but really it's a dick thing.
GET A RED BELT OR DIE TRYIN'.
Posted On:8/05/2012 8:14pm
I don't think that kid was sandbagging though he's just really good....He even took silver in the mens blue belt division. How a 14 year old got in there is beyond me, but whatever the kid is just damn good.
Posted On:8/05/2012 8:17pm
How was the Chinese kid crippled?
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