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newguy
3/28/2008 3:43pm,
I've been lurking here for a while but decided to finally post to get that notification thing to go away.I'm about as green a newb as you can get, and I feel like a pretty big ***** for not posting before now.

I've got about a year and half experience training in a system called Lotus Self-Defense, then went on a MA hiatus that I really regret. Found a school in Olympia, WA that teaches Muay Thai and BJJ and I'm looking forward to starting there when I move in the fall.

So... yeah. Hi.

OmegaBot
3/28/2008 3:44pm,
So newguy, you decided to go ahead and register huh? Cool. Don't forget to review your dojo (http://www.bullshido.net/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=83).

jkdbuck76
3/28/2008 3:45pm,
Welcome to Bullshido. Good luck in your training.

slideyfoot
3/29/2008 5:04am,
Welcome to Bullshido!

If you're just starting in BJJ, I'd recommend the following threads:

Training, Stagnation and Tapping (http://www.bullshido.net/forums/showpost.php?p=974042)
Maximizing what you get out of rolling (http://www.bullshido.net/forums/showpost.php?p=1253088)
Protecting Yourself During Sparring (http://www.bullshido.net/forums/showpost.php?p=1234198)
Grappling Basic Principles (http://www.bullshido.net/forums/showthread.php?t=20609)
First Day Lesson (http://www.bullshido.net/forums/showpost.php?p=1232603)
Fundamental 5 (http://www.bullshido.net/forums/showpost.php?p=1019474)
Obvious Epiphanies (http://www.bullshido.net/forums/showthread.php?t=62601)

And the following articles:

Starting BJJ Classes (http://www.grapplearts.com/Starting-BJJ-Classes.htm)
Nuggets of Advice (http://www.aesopian.com/127/nuggets-of-advice/)

newguy
3/29/2008 1:59pm,
Thanks a heap man. Those links probably pre-empted about a dozen stupid questions/realizations.