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  1. DCS is online now
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    First BJJ class

    In one word:

    OWNAGE!!!

    But a lot of fun.

    Today i started BJJ under a Carlos Gracie bluebelt. Very kind guy.

    Typical introductory class:

    Some calisthenics and then we worked a pair of closed guard passings, a pair of reversals (from guard to mount) a pair of takedowns (double leg and ankle pick) and then sparring with instructor.

    Of course i signed for the entire month.
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    welcome to the darkside
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    Soon, my young padawan, you will have the power to save your wife.
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    Carlos Gracie blue belt?

    Gonna need a name here...
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    ehehehe cool i thought you might do this. I want to do so also perhaps later in the year.
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  7. DCS is online now
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    Thanks for the replies.

    Some things:
    Quote Originally Posted by Yrkoon9
    Carlos Gracie blue belt?

    Gonna need a name here...
    Do you smell BS?
    May be i misunderstood the instructor, even if i understand Portuguese, the Brazillian accent is a little different so i can be wrong.
    BTW, instructor's first name is Bruno, tommorrow i'll gather more info.


    Quote Originally Posted by FingerorMoon?
    You're gonna be sore tommorow.
    Sore?, nope. I even attended evening kickboxing class to be raped by assistant instructor (2nd at Nationals) and soon BJJ noob in town.

    You need an Iwama Aikido class if you want to know what is soreness.

    Quote Originally Posted by JKDChick
    Soon, my young padawan, you will have the power to save your wife.
    But no amount of BJJ can save me from her. :zlove:

    I prefer "rolling" with her than with a 90 Kg sweaty man in speedos.
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    Maybe he meant Carlson Gracie.
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  9. DCS is online now
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    Instructor's name: Bruno Brito.

    He's not a Carlos Gracie student, he's "affiliated" to Carlos Gracie organization/team or something like that. I haven't digged more cause i feel a bit harsh to interrogate the instructor without i become more confident with him.

    OTOH: 2nd session, more ownage and more fun. I anklelocked a guy (another noob) in sparring, instructor went crazy: "No, No, No, Not until purple....!!!!!". LOL

    A question: i'm a ***** for wearing knee pads under my gi pants or the "tattoed badassess" (also noobs) want to shorten their careers before they begins?
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    Don't be afraid to ask for who's who in your club. I am extremely skeptical of blue belts teaching. To the point of being critical. Most people are proud of who they train under and what they have done.


    When you said Carlos Gracie blue belt my BS detector went through the roof. Look at www.bjj.org to check out who is who. Most blues and purples aren't there. But a good portion of brown and blacks are. And I would venture to say almost all black belts are listed, the higher thier rank the higher the probability.
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