Got My Black Belt

Discussion in 'Grappling Technique' started by bjjaz, Feb 6, 2018.

  1. bjjaz

    bjjaz Got the Rock...Time to Roll

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    I've been posting here for a while, since white belt really (even joined here prior), and I received my black belt this weekend. Feels both awesome and crazy at the same time. I have learned a lot from this forum over the years and have met some pretty awesome people in person from here.

    I have been training for about 8.5 years and had no Judo or wrestling experience prior.

    It has been a long journey and I'm still enjoying it.
     
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  2. Ryo

    Ryo Black Belt

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    Congratulations. Thats a huge milestone. How often did you train on average per week? Thats a short time span as far as BJJ BBs go.
     
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  3. Bigsquid

    Bigsquid Blue Belt

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    Congrats bruh!
     
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  4. lechien

    lechien Gold Belt

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    Congratulations
     
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  5. Clippy

    Clippy ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

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    Congrats bud, you and I are one and the same!

    We both got Gold belts!! :eek:
     
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  6. xMTDx

    xMTDx A grappling dad

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    Congrats! And love your av....'Dance, everybody dance!'
     
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  7. bjjaz

    bjjaz Got the Rock...Time to Roll

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    I would say over this time period I averaged about 4-5x/wk. I would also put a lot of my own time into studying/watching BJJ, and had a couple training partners/friends that I would drill with often. We do both a nogi and gi class every single night at my gym so almost a "double" class each training night. Our school also has a competition class once a week as well which has helped.
     
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  8. Knock Out Ned

    Knock Out Ned el mero mero

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    Congrats!! And, I’ve always enjoyed your contributions to the forum.
     
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  9. bjjaz

    bjjaz Got the Rock...Time to Roll

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    Thanks man and to you the same.
     
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  10. JagRoss

    JagRoss Orange Belt

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    Congrats man.
     
  11. ArtemV

    ArtemV Gold Belt

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    Congratulations! I have been stuck on my brown belt for around 3 years.
     
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    Hellboy31 Brown Belt

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    Huge congratulations, man! Did you have a feeling it was coming or was it a surprise?
     
  13. Forceof1

    Forceof1 Blue Belt

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    Congrats- awesome accomplishment!
     
  14. Balto

    Balto Silver Belt

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    That's awesome man!
     
  15. Zankou

    Zankou Muscle and Hate Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Congrats, a long-time great poster, enjoy that new belt!!!!
     
  16. Edison Carasio

    Edison Carasio Excellence of execution belt Platinum Member

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    Congrats sherbro
     
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    206crazy Blue Belt

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    congrats
     
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    KikoJones Blue Belt

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    Congratulation!
     
  19. anaconda

    anaconda Full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.

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    Congrats man!
     
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    Daveb Green Belt

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    Congrats that's awesome. I kind of remember we met at a tournament in AZ when we were blue belts
     

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