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Budo Challenge

Discussion in 'Grappling Technique' started by DonkeyKong, Nov 21, 2005.

  1. DonkeyKong Frazier > Ali

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    The Budo Challenge rules varies greatly from standard gi or BJJ competition rules.

    Each traditional point position (mount, passing the guard, takedowns, etc) was awarded one point each. In addition, reversals, such as escaping the mount to guard which are traditionally not awarded points were allowed one point as well. Submission attempts in which an opponent had to vigorously defend were worth three points. Negative points would be taken away in the case of refusing to engage an opponent, pulling to guard, and having the belt come undone. In addition negative points would be awarded for stalling EVERY fifteen seconds, but the points would be determined by one of the side judges. The score would not be displayed for the competitors to keep track of.

    The competition was divided into three, rounds of three minutes each and if no submission occurred the winner would determined by the highest cumulative point total (with adjustments made for the negative points). In the event of a tie the match would be determined by an overtime period, and then a judge
     
  2. DonkeyKong Frazier > Ali

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  3. b0b Banned Banned

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    Seems great except:

    Seems WAY too subjective and is not clear cut.
     
  4. triso Green Belt

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    I like the rules.

    I think they should allow for a little more then 15 seconds in a position without penalization, but the rest of the rules seem pretty cool.

    I certainly like the idea of giving more points to valid submission attempts.

    I also like the idea of having all positions and position reversals amount to the same amount of points.

    Take this where it comes from though, as I have yet to compete.
     
  5. tudor_bjj Purple Belt

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    What's the idea here?
     
  6. Weonlywonsixtwo Banned Banned

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    Belt thing sucks.

    But I like the no stalling rule, also slamming is a good idea to allow.
     
  7. Kawlinz How do I change my Custom User Title?

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    Why allow slamming to improve a position but not to escape a sub? that seems weird.. but these rules seem interesting.
     
  8. Ybot Purple Belt

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    Yeah, not sure about that belt thing. My belt always comes undone if I am fighting vigously.

    So... if your losing can you start untying your opponents belt?
     
  9. DirectDrive Black Belt

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    the belt thing ian anti stalling rule. some people tie their belt loly so they can get a beak in the mddle of the match to tie their belt.
     
  10. RetiredWisFighter Amateur Fighter

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    if you escape a sub via slam arent you improving your position? id think so
     
  11. Cornsloth Orange Belt

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    Neg. points for guard... WTF, the some messed up shit. This sounds like Sub. Wrestling with a Gi.
     
  12. FiveByFive White Belt

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    I think he means pulling guard from standup.
     
  13. DonkeyKong Frazier > Ali

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    of course. in ADCC you get negative points if you pull guard too. that
     
  14. flyingknee16 Brown Belt

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  15. phenomfan1529 Brown Belt

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    i like the rules. sounds pretty good to me
     
  16. wOg Burien Top Team

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    I hate that they allow the slam. Given the philosophy of the event, the idea of slamming to open the guard seems completley antithetical ...
     
  17. Imsdal- Blue Belt

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    negative points for stalling is about time, i lost My last grappling match by 2 points.
    He lay on me for 2 min to secure the win. Improve posision,yes please!

    The Submission attempts rule is also good, where is the fun in waching just 2 guys looking to score points?

    We want to see exiting matches, not lay`n pray!
     

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