Posted On:9/25/2006 5:08pm
Out of curiosity, what skill bracket were these blackbelts competing in?
Didn't so much Fall as Saunter Vaguely Downwards
Posted On:9/25/2006 10:48pm
Style: Ex-TKD, BJJ, Muay Thai
White belt, with the gi. They were wearing black belts with black gis, though.
sudo make me a sandwich!
Still digging on James Brown
Posted On:9/26/2006 12:40am
Style: BJJ & Judo (1k)
Wearing your black belt in the white belt division must be one of the most obvoius and laughable cases of douchebaggery I've heard of in the martial arts world.
Posted On:9/26/2006 10:58am
Style: JJ of the B variety
Yeah, that surpasses Florian wearing his blackbelt with no gi.
Here, hold these for me.
Posted On:9/26/2006 11:28am
Style: jkd concepts
Yeah. Just can't go out there without the black belt on. I have to be sure everybody knows I'm a d34dly black belt.
"The seventh law of thermodynamics is that every time a fat person gets near a trapdoor, they fall in. Itís the closest thing we have to scientific proof of God."
Posted On:9/26/2006 11:42am
The sheer number of TMA's who are now 'rediscovering' thier grappling roots, or incorporating grappling into thier curriculum is staggering. Unfortunately along with this new trend will be the trend to say they have always trained like this. Which is sad. It's cool to see TMA's recognize thier glaring lack of realism and/or effective training methods - but seeing them apply revisionist history is bad.
Posted On:9/26/2006 11:43am
BTW I would have choked the **** out of anyone wearing a black belt in a white belt division...and taken thier belt.
Posted On:9/26/2006 12:01pm
He was a weight class or two above mine, unfortunately. I reeeaaaally wanted to roll him.
Posted On:9/26/2006 5:15pm
Style: Submission Grappling
Iíve seen Small Circle Jiu-Jitsu brown and purple belts compete in the white belt divisions here in Arizona. They usually donít do very well and by and large get tapped out.
Posted On:9/26/2006 9:23pm
Wait? All the nutriders keep saying a white belt BJJer is better then a black belt judo-ka and far better then a black belt TMAer. Then all of a suddent you have a problem with black belt TMAer goes into the white belt division. Why is this a problem, I mean BJJ is superior right?
I know even after I get my Japanese Jujutsu black belt I'll complete in white belt level BJJ cause I know my place.
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