RICKSON promoted to RED BELT!

Discussion in 'Grappling Technique' started by SBJ, Jul 6, 2017.

  1. nefti

    nefti Red Belt

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    Side control isn't that great in Ni

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    you answered your own question there. Takedown (especially traditional judo takedowns) and side control are not as important in BJJ than say guards/passing/back/mount position. High lvl judo newaza isn't really important in bjj (no matter how many posters here claim). If high lvl judo was so important why does Claudio Calasans consistently pull guard?
     
  2. Stoic1

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  3. kpoz12

    kpoz12 The No Life King Platinum Member

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    Who cares, WHEN will Danthewolfman.com get his red belt?
     
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  4. Was at Pride GP 2000

    Was at Pride GP 2000 Brown Belt

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    40 something years
     
  5. Was at Pride GP 2000

    Was at Pride GP 2000 Brown Belt

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    Stopped reading at this.point. is red belt fake news? Gracies are part of the Illuminati ? Red Belts are fake. The Earth is flat. Sand Hook never happened?
    Sooooooo cool
     
  6. SBJ

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  7. ChiliFrings

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    Quite late, but congratulations Master Rickson!
     

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  8. 007

    007 License to Kill

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    Met Rickson last week. He did not wear the Red Belt
     
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  9. Ryo

    Ryo Black Belt

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    He explained at a seminar recently that he won't be wearing it for a few more years.
     
  10. andrewm2211

    andrewm2211 Orange Belt

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    Yeah that's what it says in the video above.

    It's pretty weird to be honest. Everyone's congratulating him which is nice and all. But think of it from his perspective. His brother(while accomplished, it's presumed Rickson is better at JJ than Rorion) shows up out of nowhere, and gives him a promotion that's contrary to Rickson's own rules.
     
  11. lechien

    lechien Gold Belt

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    That rorion being rorion.

    He trademarked the Gracie name so none of his relatives can use it.

    Then he crashes his brother seminar and forces a red belt which against rickson own freaking standards.
     
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  12. Coconutwater

    Coconutwater Green Belt

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    Because Rorion KNOWS Rickson is more legit than himself and for Rickson to be content with a blackbelt only delegitimizes Rorion's own red belt, regardless if it came from Helio.
     
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  13. Idonotbelieveit

    Idonotbelieveit winning

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    God of bjj

    And he truely is so many high level bjj guys have said who have rolled with him

    Rickson is best ever
     
  14. Idonotbelieveit

    Idonotbelieveit winning

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    Yeah lol

    Rorion apparently weakest out of sons
     
  15. Idonotbelieveit

    Idonotbelieveit winning

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    Did he really ?

    Didn't know that I knew they fell out but didn't know that
     
  16. Coconutwater

    Coconutwater Green Belt

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    Personally, I think Rorion promoted Rickson to red because Rorion looks like an idiot with a red belt and the great Rickson is fine with his black.
     
  17. Idonotbelieveit

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    Rorion is weakest out of sons and is the eldest

    Helio wasnt the happiest that's why he favoured rickson

    Your eldest should be your prodedgy
     
  18. Ryo

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    Did he really favor Rickson? Seems like I read some interview with him where he said Rorion would be the successor when he was gone.
     
  19. Coconutwater

    Coconutwater Green Belt

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    Helio made Rorion the successor as far as teaching and spreading the gospel.

    Helio has been quoted as saying Rickson was the champion amongst his sons, the one with the best technique and sharpest mind.
     

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