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  1. johnconstantine is offline

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    bjj struggling to submit people??

    hey guys sorry for this and yes i am a newbbie, just been training for a month and half in bjj and i no i wil be getting owned to a while but how long does some basic subs come along, i am not really bothered about belts i want to learn i just dont want it to be as if i am just the rag doll for the dojo.

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    2-5 months I'd guess depending on your athletic ability.
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    As a WB you should concern yourself primarily with surviving. Learn how to relax when you're in trouble and find/make room to survive and improve your position.
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    BJJ isn't a JMA. Moved to YMAS.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Plasma View Post
    BJJ isn't a JMA. Moved to YMAS.
    Isn't it though? Isn't it really?
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    Don't worry too much dude. I was getting smashed for ages (a few months) then I slapped a sub on someone and was surprised, the next week I slapped several on and thought I was awesome, the week after that I got smashed again and continued to get smashed. Just keep trying to improve position as said before.
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    do you know the basic subs? as long as you know them try to concentrate on the basics of positioning and surviving like vorpal said.

    tbh at my gym for a long time i was the lightest by about 15-20kg (33-44lbs) so i really was the ragdoll. i focused achieving minor victories like maintaining guard, escaping hips or sweeping and gaining top position. Once it comes together then you can start using your subs
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    Quote Originally Posted by Res Judicata View Post
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    BJJ isn't a JMA. Moved to YMAS.

    Isn't it though? Isn't it really?
    No, silly, it's Korean.


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    Quote Originally Posted by HailtotheKing View Post
    No, silly, it's Korean.


    Brought to by the Association for the Establishment that Everything is Korean
    Worked for Korean Shotokan.

    To the OP: wait till some new guys come in, you'll be surprised what you've learned. While it may sound cliche, it's true: work on position. Get good position and subs will follow.
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    It's true. If you can hold position really well, and you only know one sub from that position, you'll get it eventually. If you know a thousand subs, but can't hold position, you'll never get any.

    Res is right, eventually you won't be a newb anymore and there will be other newbs. You'll get to sub them.
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