View Poll Results: Do you think BJJ is just a fad?
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Thread: Is BJJ just a fad?
2/18/2005 12:06pm, #541Originally Posted by Asia
Just a brief interruption to say "That is a particularly fine ass."NextGuard = Paul from Atlanta
Ten years experience can be ten true years or one year repeated ten times.
2/18/2005 12:09pm, #542
BJJ guys never have a problem with throwing. It's the landings that are suprising. Being on the end of a dozen or so leg-takedowns every other week doesn't add up to one ten-minute session with a guy with a strong tai-otoshi.
You can't tap halfway through an uchimata.
2/18/2005 12:18pm, #543
Funny, because I saw a Kodokan black belt get taken down with a single leg. :happy4:
2/18/2005 12:24pm, #544
I'd like to point out how my last comment was to point out how pointless a judo vs BJJ debate is, and this post is to again point out how it is doubly useless in this thread, since it has nothing to do with whether or not BJJ is just a fad.
2/18/2005 12:28pm, #545
Furthermore, BJJ is judo, and therefore, judo is self-defeating.
2/18/2005 1:26pm, #546
Not to give merit to anyones argument, but I was looking to take Kodokan Judo because I can't afford to take BJJ right now. Matt Serra's place is like 140 a month for 1 or 2 classes a week. And I voted that it was a fad because of the fact you have people with the TapOut Clothing etc. and the all these school suddenly adding Grappling/Wrestling to their curriculum with no real Wrestling/Grappling background. I don't think that grappling is a fad I just think that BJJ owning grappling is a fad and that at least in NY we'll start seeing more Sambo and Judo schools pop up.Also when I told my friend that I wanted to do Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, his response was that all those kick and flips looked really cool. It took me a while to realize he thought I meant Capoeria
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2/18/2005 2:50pm, #547
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2/18/2005 2:55pm, #548Originally Posted by Yrkoon9
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2/18/2005 3:41pm, #549
Originally Posted by Yrkoon9
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Don't bring the greatest shoes of all time into this discussion.sudo make me a sandwich!
2/18/2005 3:45pm, #550