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callmetrinity
11/18/2004 2:18am,
I cant stand people to flash the rank as a means to make high profit with low morals.

Like a 8 year old black belt-etc.

Is the rank over-rated?

Ka-Bar
11/18/2004 2:23am,
I think this topic is over-discussed.

Te No Kage!
11/18/2004 2:23am,
yes, it is

GraveDigger
11/18/2004 2:25am,
hellow adn welcum 2 teh year 1993 :occasion1

callmetrinity
11/18/2004 2:33am,
I think this topic is over-discussed.
please-point me to other froum links-that i may read

Ka-Bar
11/18/2004 3:00am,
If only I could gather a DeLorean and a flux capacitor, I'd ask Doc Brown to navigate you to the red and yellow days of McD****.com

gojuJKDdude
11/18/2004 8:27am,
not neccessarily, a BJJ black belt is still a status symbol. Even a mcdojo wont give one till after 4 years.

Ronin
11/18/2004 9:01am,
Nowadays a BB is "system related".

A BB in WTF TKD is one thing, a BB in Kyokushin is another.
A BB in judo is one thing, a BB in BJJ is another.

Not better or worst, just different.

Remember, unless you cross train, you are only training to fight people with the same system you are practicing.

The only way to truly evaluate someone is to SEE them, regardless of belt.

I know a few fighter/MA, that no longer wear belts, period, and I know some that have alot of pride in wearing theirs.

But, on a whole, Belts are NOT a good indicator of fighting prowess, and, from what it seems lately, they are also not a good indicator of technical skill either.

Too bad really.

A.D.D
11/18/2004 9:29am,
Black belt with brown shoes. Tsk tsk tsk. :eusa_naug

Edge
11/18/2004 10:24am,
please-point me to other froum links-that i may read

Search engine works great:

http://www.bullshido.net/forums/search.php?searchid=38778

callmetrinity
11/18/2004 11:23am,
not neccessarily, a BJJ black belt is still a status symbol. Even a mcdojo wont give one till after 4 years.
some give the in 2-3

callmetrinity
11/18/2004 11:24am,
Ditto Below

Search engine works great:
Not for me-before I start a thread, I tried the search.
Thanks for the link.

http://www.bullshido.net/forums/search.php?searchid=38778

BaguaZhang
11/18/2004 11:25am,
****, what topic isn't overdiscussed here???

Edge
11/18/2004 11:28am,
Ditto Below

try searching by title, that usually works better for me

callmetrinity
11/18/2004 11:29am,
****, what topic isn't overdiscussed here???

Yo-hi fi wit dat!

alex
11/18/2004 2:36pm,
depends on how much of a mcdojo your school is, like someone said a black belt in kyokushin or bjj is something with meaning- black belt in wtf tkd means **** all