Posted On:11/20/2003 5:58pm
Is there a major difference betweeen the Machado style of BJJ and Gracie style? or are they essentially the same thing?
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Posted On:11/20/2003 7:57pm
Style: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
They are the same thing. The Machados learnt from Carlos Gracie Jnr as well as Rickson and Crolin Gracie, just as Ralf, Renzo, Ryan etc did.
Posted On:11/20/2003 7:58pm
Style: Muay Thai & BJJ
They are cousins. Great read from JJ's new book about his family joining the Gracie Clan.
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"Just what makes a pure grappler think he can survive with an experienced striker. Especially if that striker isn't following any particular rule set and is well aware of what the grapplers strategies are".
Posted On:11/20/2003 8:50pm
thanks. are there or has there been any sort of rivalry amongst them?
Posted On:11/21/2003 1:07am
Style: Submission Wrestling.
they're both BJJ still, but Machado seems to have a different process, i.e. they go for submission more often or they continually go for submissions etc. You'll probably see distinct difference in their styles of trainign in you research into it, e.g. the one mentioned above.
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Posted On:11/21/2003 4:03am
MACHADO sounds COOL and MENACING!
GRACIE sounds GAY!
Just say it alot:
"I DO MACHADO JJ"
"I do Gracie JJ"
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Posted On:11/21/2003 4:05am
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Posted On:11/21/2003 4:10pm
Style: LongFist CMA
Is machado more macho?
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Posted On:11/21/2003 6:09pm
I heard something that Machado has more emphasis on takedowns and the clinch for getting a top position (along with the guard/mount stuff, duh...) than Gracie.
Of course, I could be wrong.
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Posted On:11/21/2003 11:42pm
one has more emphasis on stuff than the other. One has less emphasis on stuff than other. I forget which is wich, but better BJJ guys know the difference. I suck at trivial things like tournaments and who wins what so I don't know the answer; I just know there's a difference.
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