Posted On:1/11/2006 6:08pm
Style: Sub Wrestling/Karate
Hope this wans't posted yet, pretty cool I think...
Posted On:1/11/2006 6:30pm
Yes, that's the only reason what so ever...
Posted On:1/11/2006 6:46pm
Style: BJJ - Homeland Security
Merge this with that "Judo or BJJ" thread.
Posted On:1/11/2006 8:31pm
This has been posted before in a more appropriate forum.
Anything you care to discuss about this clip? Some technical knowledge you want to impart? Since you posted it in this forum I mean.
More human than human is our motto.
Posted On:1/11/2006 8:41pm
Ok, the way he controls his balance and the balance of his opponent is evident, why do you suppose a white belt in bjj was better at takedowns than a black belt in judo?
Posted On:1/11/2006 9:03pm
Style: the beeg
He's got it like that.
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Posted On:1/11/2006 9:11pm
Style: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
It's BJ Penn, guys. Just your average BJJ white belt . . .
Posted On:1/11/2006 11:10pm
Originally Posted by seeker of truth
why do you suppose a white belt in bjj was better at takedowns than a black belt in judo?
1) He doesn't do judo takedowns. He does single/double legs, pulls guard and jumps straight onto the back of his opponent, all of which are frowned upon in sportive judo, which his judoka opponents are unprepared for. Had he tried to fight conventionally, he'd most likely have gotten his ass handed to him by ippon.
2) He's BJ Penn. He's called "The Prodigy" for a reason.
Posted On:1/11/2006 11:18pm
Incidentally, if you jump onto somebody's back in a judo competition, can't you just drop onto your back with him on it and score instant ippon? It was like that when I did judo.
Posted On:1/11/2006 11:33pm
Hmmmm BJ was a white belt in that clip? He looked more like a really good purple belt.
I dont think 99.9% of other BJJ white belts would have fared nearly as well.
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