Trained at ATOS this evening

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  1. drabon74

    drabon74 Orange Belt

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    I am on vacation and stopped by for their 6pm class. Very good group they have over there, very cordial and welcoming. I was in whatever class is blue belts and up. If I lived in the area I would sign up in a heartbeat. Highly recommended if you are in the San Diego area.
     
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    Calibur Jiu Jitsu Snob

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    How much was the drop in fee?

    What was the class structure?

    How many on the mat?

    Any famous faces?

    How was car traffic at 6?
     
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    The Half Blood Prince Orange Belt

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    How much do they charge
    And im assuming youll answer in usd
     
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    drabon74 Orange Belt

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    50 fee, 25 if you do a yelp review. Mat was loaded, 55 is a good guess. Not sure how much they want people to divulge but I will tell you they roll 6 min rounds, and 8 rounds. You will leave tired and you will have the opportunity to roll with guys who have placed and or won national awards in gi and no gi. K Cornelius was there, Galvau was there also.
     
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    Could you say you would have fun training there in the long term? Or is the school set up to make great practioners and that's it?
     
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    ReAnimator Reagan Banned Banned

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    Was that other BJJ school still on the other side of the parking lot?
     
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    lechien Gold Belt

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    You are referring to art of jiu jitsu with mendes business.

    Ts is writing about atos HQ with Andree galvai
     
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    ReAnimator Reagan Banned Banned

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    Oh, damnit, I will wait for someone to drop into AoJ and make the same joke then.
     
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    lechien Gold Belt

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    Well it is not a joke.

    It is the truth.

    Behind all the facade of Christians religous mentality, the mendes business opened shop right across a shared car park with an already established Bjj gym.
     
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    ReAnimator Reagan Banned Banned

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    Just out of curiosity, what Christian religious mentality is that going against exactly?
     
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    Overtures Jobless

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    Who whooped you ass though?
     
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    Kozbot Purple Belt

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    Jesus had a boner for hard nosed free market capitalism.
     
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    VS communism? Yes, I would say so.
     
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    drabon74 Orange Belt

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    I'm 47, 3 stripe blue belt from the South Carolina. I did ok, I tapped every white belt I rolled with, tapped 1 blue, got tapped 3 times, 2 blue belts and one of their black belts. Near the end I was stalling because I was tired and their guys seem very conditioned. If I lived there I would join in a heartbeat. There were plenty of guys I didn't get to roll with who would ball me up in a hury. They have a beginners class and they let you sit out if you need to. It was in no way intemidating, even for a guy in his 40's. Btw, the oldest guy I rolled with may have been 28 max. I was amazed at how many of their students moved to that area just to train at ATOS. I met students from Brazil, Montana, Texas, Guam, Arizona, SC, ETC.
     
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    Fantastic stuff. Keep it rolling. You should have rolled with Keenan.
     

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