Originally Posted by MaverickZ
for $100 I will certify you as an official certifier of certificates. 14x10 certificate and lamination cost $40 extra
For $200, I'll certify you in all that was mentioned above and help you write a book/movie screen play about how you fought in illegal Asian deathsport contests.
for $2000 I will certify that you have only been beaten in an asian death match one time, and that time was by jesus himself, and he was so amazed by your perfomance that he raised you from the dead to continue your teachings
8x10 certificate and trophy will cost you another $1000 - lamination is $40 extra - bronzing your gold trophy will be another $200.
hey it cant be just as bad as a lot and i mean alot of dojos out there that take your money you spend at least 4000 dollars with out all the testing fees and still no nothing so why not spend 65 dollars and get the dvd and practice i mean really practice just like in the dojo wiht a partner and get ranked then go out and fight at competions to see if you got it maybe some sport jujitsu think about in real fighting you dont use all of your moves just like the one that work and for all you brazilian jujitsu guys out there i want to see you throw yourself on the floor in a bar to try to get some into gaurd and see if dont get stomped or take the fight to floor to see if you dont get shanked by one of his boys to be a good fighter takes dedication whether its in the dojo or in home study course and another fact you guys that critize home study all the great masters that created an art where did they get there material ???? it was either observe or the practised with some one to become great
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Originally Posted by El-Wood
Read the FAQ guys, it is insane. Apparently they will recognize any new style you create, award you rank when you feel ready without even video proof or a teacher, you can become a BB in another system if you are already a BB in one system (because you already put the tie into one stye and worked so hard).
Here's what I saw on the "advisory board".
Jarvis Cherron Kolen
Technical Director of Randori.....
..... Sensei Kolen is a successful MMA coach and competitor.
Yet looking him up on Sherdog shows he is 0-1 in MMA. http://www.sherdog.com/fightfinder/f...FighterID=3745
FCFighter shows him as 0-2.
His fights were in 1999.
So props to anyone stepping into a ring/cage but to call someone a successful competitor with an 0-2 record is an exaggeration/lie. As a coach maybe he is good I don't know his student's records.
Yet nothing shows on Sherdog or FCFighter. Now maybe she fights amateur so she is not listed, but why would a 10th Dan in her own MMA system not have fought PRO?
Mixed Martial Arts Consultant
She is also a freelance writer and martial arts/mixed martial arts competitor.
If it weren't for the rest of the site being so disturbing I would have just thought nothing of it, figure they won/lost some AM fights and teach. But to be on an advisory board of a place that pretty much admits to handing out belts is a HUGE red flag.
For all of you confused by the OP, here's the link to where you can get the BB:
I'm still looking around to see what you need to do to be recognized as a BB.
Read the FAQ, you don't need jack **** apparently, you just need to "feel ready".
I know this thread is old but maybe I can clear some stuff up.
The information under Vanessa Bush was mistyped. The system that was founded was not an MMA system but a Hybrid one. Two totally different things. MMA usually refers to the sport and Hybrid Martial Arts is a fighting system that incorporate techniques and theories from several particular martial arts but also emphasizes tradition, i.e. bowing ceremony, wearing gis, self-defense techniques, katas, etc.
"MMA Consultant" does not indicate an AM or PRO fighter. In fact, my suggestion years ago was to change that title to MMA Technical Advisor. It means if anyone in the AFJ has a question regarding technical aspects of MMA, for instance the rules in certain organizations, the MMA Consultant would be the person to ask.
I can definitely understand the confusion which is why the site has been corrected for years with the correct information for Vanessa Bush.
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