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Old 06-17-2014, 01:51 AM   #31
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No. There are way less possible grips in nogi than gi. Nogi is more about speed, and your only options for control are basically cross-faces, hooks (over and under + leg hooks), and just good old smashing pressure once you have fully passed the guard (which is why it's hilarious when people talk about "top control" in regards to a guy who spent a round stalling out in a neutral position).

Gi is more methodical and technical for the most part. There are simply more points of control. For another thing, you can still train in a gi without using gi grips, which will make nogi a breeze.
Exactly, it's harder to control someone in no-gi, which means it requires more skill. With fewer points of control, no-gi grapplers are forced to become more technical with their control. Emphasis is placed on feeling the opponents' movements rather than holding them down with their gi.

You're not going to be convinced here, though, as evidenced by the seven posts you've already made, in this thread alone, arguing with everyone who even hinted at gi not being the best of everything ever. I also love the "train gi without gi grips," which screams pointlessness. Are you that dedicated to just not training in no-gi?

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Old 06-17-2014, 01:59 AM   #32
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No gi with strikes is the shit. Gi is fun in the off season but come on, train for your sport if you want to get maximum results.

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