Whitebelts spazzing at their finest

Discussion in 'Grappling Technique' started by Dogstarman, Jun 1, 2018.

  1. Dogstarman

    Dogstarman Old man jiu jitsu

    Joined:
    Nov 18, 2006
    Messages:
    11,533
    Likes Received:
    4,424
    Location:
    On the mats
  2. rmongler

    rmongler Brown Belt

    Joined:
    Mar 24, 2011
    Messages:
    4,737
    Likes Received:
    2,875
    Location:
    ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)
    Well you know, if they weren't solipsistic narcissists, why else would they be competing at white belt worlds?
     
  3. Edison Carasio

    Edison Carasio Excellence of execution belt Platinum Member

    Joined:
    Feb 13, 2007
    Messages:
    21,232
    Likes Received:
    44,585
    White belt worlds, the Special Olympics of sport BJJ
     
  4. Kadafi

    Kadafi ™️️

    Joined:
    Oct 19, 2006
    Messages:
    18,291
    Likes Received:
    23,386
    Saulo is probably livid
     
  5. ArtemV

    ArtemV Gold Belt

    Joined:
    Jul 15, 2014
    Messages:
    16,122
    Likes Received:
    10,889
    Location:
    Moscow/SPb
    Lol, whitebelt spazzing never ceases to amaze me.
     
  6. biscuitsbrah

    biscuitsbrah Black Belt

    Joined:
    Nov 28, 2013
    Messages:
    6,823
    Likes Received:
    2,627
    Those were some good punches
     
    Rebelfett likes this.
  7. CrazyN8

    CrazyN8 Custom Title

    Joined:
    Apr 19, 2010
    Messages:
    4,301
    Likes Received:
    1,737
    I wanna be the very best, white belt:oops:
     
  8. Evenflow80

    Evenflow80 Green Belt

    Joined:
    Jul 19, 2016
    Messages:
    1,335
    Likes Received:
    1,839
    And ?

    From what I experienced competing so far, the only way you can train for competitions is by actually competing. We've had two week white belts start competing , getting smashed, yet going back and competing again and again and again.

    Personally I respect the hell out of that. I only starting competing at blue belt and wish I started earlier
     
    Rebelfett likes this.
  9. Edison Carasio

    Edison Carasio Excellence of execution belt Platinum Member

    Joined:
    Feb 13, 2007
    Messages:
    21,232
    Likes Received:
    44,585

    I think there's a difference between white belt comps and white belt "worlds".

    White belt "world champ" is like being the best virgin.
     
  10. lechien

    lechien Gold Belt

    Joined:
    May 9, 2007
    Messages:
    16,099
    Likes Received:
    1,175
    Laugh all you want, but you have to place at brown belt in order to have chance to win at BB level once you get promoted.


    The same concept apply to any belt .

    I already heard of blue belts training full time for the past 4 years hoping to medal at the ibjjf world cup.

    Now we gonna have the same at white belts.
     
    Evenflow80, Rebelfett and RyanR like this.
  11. bowened

    bowened face kick

    Joined:
    Jun 15, 2009
    Messages:
    6,709
    Likes Received:
    1,529
    What a couple of putos.
     
    Rebelfett likes this.
  12. Edison Carasio

    Edison Carasio Excellence of execution belt Platinum Member

    Joined:
    Feb 13, 2007
    Messages:
    21,232
    Likes Received:
    44,585

    Sorry but calling someone a white belt world champ seems silly to me.
     
  13. lechien

    lechien Gold Belt

    Joined:
    May 9, 2007
    Messages:
    16,099
    Likes Received:
    1,175
    The vast depth of competition due to the multitude of belts level including white belt is really positive and remarkable for bjj.

    Let put this way. In my country, judo only has 2 level of competition: high kuys or Dan's.

    Compare to bjj that has 5 levels for bjj.

    The more layers of competition, the deeper the skills.

    Let not even discuss the fact everyone except BB adult can just enter the world without any other qualifications.
     
  14. j123

    j123 Pro Sherdogger 500-0-1

    Joined:
    Jul 9, 2013
    Messages:
    13,262
    Likes Received:
    13,930
    Location:
    Let me bang mang
    Let them bang
     
  15. Thrawn33

    Thrawn33 JUST BLEED Belt

    Joined:
    Apr 18, 2007
    Messages:
    17,090
    Likes Received:
    7,654
    Respectfully disagree.

    I prefer a straight Black/Brown belt Seniors division and everyone else seniors division

    Guys who want to be somebody compete in the big boy pool, because that's the one people care about. International Elite Comps, Worlds, Olympics.
     
  16. WarDronx

    WarDronx Orange Belt

    Joined:
    Nov 18, 2017
    Messages:
    377
    Likes Received:
    384
    I've only recently entered the world of grappling but i don't understand why it's bad for white belts to compete against other white belts in a competition for white belts...
     
    Te Huna Matata and Rebelfett like this.
  17. Dogstarman

    Dogstarman Old man jiu jitsu

    Joined:
    Nov 18, 2006
    Messages:
    11,533
    Likes Received:
    4,424
    Location:
    On the mats
    The controversy isn’t whitebelts competing against other whitebelts. The controversy is having the title of whitebelt world champion. Should there be a world champion whitebelt?
     
  18. AnotherOldGuy

    AnotherOldGuy Purple Belt

    Joined:
    Oct 16, 2015
    Messages:
    2,493
    Likes Received:
    1,638
    And yet you don't see this any other sport. There's no beginners world championships in soccer, basketball, hockey, tennis, track and field, swimming, gymnastics, wrestling, boxing ....

    And yet some of those sports have much deeper level of skills than BJJ. Having beginners divisions is common, most sports have it. Having a beginner's world championship is meaningless. World champion means best in the world. World champion white belt means millions of blue belts, purple belts, brown belts, and BB are better than you.

    And if you're good enough as a white belt to be beating a blue belt etc, then you shouldn't be a white belt anymore, so all that's happened is your instructor has been slow to promote you.
     
    Tirofijo2001 likes this.
  19. lechien

    lechien Gold Belt

    Joined:
    May 9, 2007
    Messages:
    16,099
    Likes Received:
    1,175
    Right. I get it .

    Later on once bjj become fully developed. We will have age group like kids age.

    And then bjj would have 2 years BB like other martial arts.
     
    Rebelfett likes this.
  20. Edison Carasio

    Edison Carasio Excellence of execution belt Platinum Member

    Joined:
    Feb 13, 2007
    Messages:
    21,232
    Likes Received:
    44,585
    I won NAGA US National champion at whitebelt in 2013. I have a nifty patch and medal to prove it. If I put that in my sig I'd get laughed off this sub forum.
     

Share This Page