Chael Sonen rolling vs some crap-jitsu sherdoger | Page 4

Discussion in 'Grappling Technique' started by yetanother, Jun 11, 2017.

  1. GKY Green Belt

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    Personally that's my biggest gripe I have with him. He doesn't focus much on details or outright misses a lot of them, and much of what he shows would only work for getting gym taps, but would fail miserably against good brown or black belts in competition. He'll rant for 30 minutes showing a bunch of moves and lock flows but most of it is very brutish. Conversely when I watch Rafa demonstrate a technique every word he says is fucking gold.

    This doesn't mean he's a bad grappler. You don''t need to do 1000 steps to make the majority of techniques work on the average purple, brown, or black belt. Also much of grappling is about a feel for weight and alignment which you refine over the years. So even though he may not be able to articulate it well, his overall grappling motor movements are probably pretty good from years of mat time. As much as we criticize him for being delusional, he'd still tap at least 80% of this forum and he had the balls to step into the ring and do MMA back when he as younger. I can respect that.
     
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  2. BJJ_Rage Gold Belt

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    pretty much...

    hes very much into the whole catch stuff, and to be fair, a lot of the catch stuff dont really work on high level competition, I mean elite competition.... he shows a lot of weird ass submissions, tht like you say, will work on the gym but aint no elite bb tapping from that stuff on competition. That doesnt mean those techniques arent legit, because we all know we been feed a shit ton of flashy stuff also in our gyms.
     
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  3. Rico Franklin

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    Lmao I was just continuing the chain of shit talking through the thread bud
     
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  4. PolishHeadlock Putin Belt

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    Note the JV comment lol
     
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  5. Significance Deficit It never ends.

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    Sounds like somebody's jealous that he wasn't the one who was able to snap down Chael and threaten a 10 finger guillotine, then instead of trying to just control on top for moral victory, actually go for a sneaky sub attempt like the Russian cowboy but that's just my imo.
     
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  6. ens189 ELI-te Belt

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    Not interested in Texas white belt opinions.
     
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  7. Significance Deficit It never ends.

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    Do you knee wrestle when you don't get to start from the feet?

    Tell the truth, bud.
     
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  8. ens189 ELI-te Belt

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    Nope I pull half guard.

    Has anyone asked you if you wrestled in elementary school lately?
     
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  9. jack36767 Brown Belt

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    Please be trolling
     
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  10. rmongler Brown Belt

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    80% sure he's jimmying the rustles.

    Speaking of which, its nice to see the american gangster, Chael P. Sonnen, take time out of his schedule to do charity work with the disabled.
     
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  11. waiguoren Black Belt

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    They're infuriating because you let them infuriate you. Get a hobby?

    It's not like Dan is making fat money off these videos. Also it's pretty clear that he's a solid grappler.
     
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  12. waiguoren Black Belt

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    How old are you and why do you need the surgery
     
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  13. jack36767 Brown Belt

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    He probably looks at it the same way he looks at coaching, it will would probably shock a lot of people here how much he does behind the scenes
     
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  14. DoctorTaco Breadhead

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    ive cornered a handful of times in chaels pro/am league. He does a ton for our mma community up here in the PNW
     
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