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Discussion in 'Grappling Technique' started by Ghostdogg, Aug 2, 2010.

  1. Ghostdogg

    Ghostdogg Blue Belt

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    well out of nowwhere i have been given a chance to train bjj with an above average instructor for a real good price.(was made an offer i can refuse ) my cousin has become and instructor at the school so thats how. But my question is im a big guy and im trying to find a vid of a big man doing bjj and im struggling bad so if u guys have any folks who are big men that do bjj that would be great and when i say big im talking like 250 plus thanx!
     
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    joe90210 Blue Belt

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    well the best bjj competitor also happens to be one of the biggest, try looking up a guy called roger gracie lol
     
  3. redaxe

    redaxe Silver Belt

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    Search for these guys on Youtube

    Rodrigo Cavaca
    Roberto "Cyborg" Abreu
    Antonio Peinado
    Antonio Braga Neto
    Gabriel Vella
    Luis "Big Mac" Teodoro
     
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  4. lowdown1

    lowdown1 Orange Belt

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    my friend recently joined our school,hes 6'2 360. he has lost 40 lbs since being there and getting good. he smashes the hell out of people if he gets on top but he has no hips yet so his guard sucks right now but hes coming around
     
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    BSFT Brown Belt

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    isn't Roger like 220? TS asked for BIG guys :icon_chee
     
  6. Red Harvest

    Red Harvest Orange Belt

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    Go train. I've trained with guys they didn't make a gi big enough for.
     
  7. Red Harvest

    Red Harvest Orange Belt

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    Get a good guard.

    It's more 'ethical' and if you don't, you'll waste your time as a white belt muscling people from the knees to their back.

    And then, by the time you get blue or roll with people as big as you are, you will realize you have a very one-dimensional game and that your americana is not tapping people left and right as it used to.
     
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    DeadAim713 Blue Belt

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    I'm 6'6" and 290lbs. Go train, it's fun.
     
  10. Ghostdogg

    Ghostdogg Blue Belt

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    thanx guys for the input its kinda funny to me that i was comtemplating judo or akido yesterday and somehw i ended at bjj fate is a funny thing i guess
     
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    NinjaBlack Blue Belt

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    Roy Nelson vs Frank Mir
     
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    korleone1911 Blue Belt

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    i'm 6'6" 220 (now... was about 260 when I started). I'm with the rest of these guys... go train ;-)
     
  13. Ghostdogg

    Ghostdogg Blue Belt

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    idc what people say roy nelson is the shit and damn his bjj is slick and how that big man has the tank he has is beyond me!
     
  14. kahyo

    kahyo Orange Belt

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    Perfect example!
     
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    thegreenblender Brown Belt

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    I train with a guy who is 6'9" tall, I have also trained with a guy who is 5'9" tall and about 6'9" wide.

    Both these guys are a handful, and I'm also sure that they weren't privy to specialized "big man" competition footage and instructionals, you'll be fine.
     

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