Exciting matches from Grapplemania today (Ryan Hall, Seph Smith)...peep these videos

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  1. ItsArun Green Belt

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    Beautiful guard pass @ 1:00, redonkulous triangle attempt @ 2:15, sick transitions...BEASTLY!



    Another beautiful pass, straight to the kill like a pitbull...this is my kind of jiu jitsu! BEAST! :icon_twis
     
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  2. yovan Purple Belt

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    I was there. Great matches, and a helluva tournament. US Grappling knows what they're doing.
     
  3. Oak 栄誉

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    Funny how quiet it was when Ryan Hall was competing. Man he made that guy look like a complete amateur. It must hurt to be a black belt and have another black belt make you look like a white.

    On another note, is it just me or does it look like Ryan is bulking up a bit recently?
     
  4. dirtypablo Brown Belt

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    It blows my mind to see that and then think about those videos of ryan rolling with marcello. Inspiring and humbling! (No disrespect towards that blackbelt intended!)
     
  5. ItsArun Green Belt

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    Props to Rudy Fischmann for stepping up the challenge. They're in 2 different age categories (as well as weight too I think?). No shame in losing to Ryan Hall, I'm sure it would be a pretty awesome rolling with him either way.
     
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    I was there it was a great tournament made even better by the fact that I won white belt absolute!
     
  7. ItsArun Green Belt

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    Congrats man! Next up for you: blue!
     
  8. Oak 栄誉

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    Awesome accomplishment!
     
  9. Oak 栄誉

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    Wow I didn't even think about that when watching the video. Man BJJ is something else.
     
  10. yovan Purple Belt

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    I ran your table. You did great!
     
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    Rewatched that triange about 16 times to try see what he actually did.
     
  12. yovan Purple Belt

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    It was classic... You could hear a pin drop and then Ryan shoots for a triangle and everybody goes "oooohhhhhh"

    The pass was slick too, I've never seen that set-up before.

    On a side note, I introduced myself to Ryan and he is a really nice guy.
     
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  14. BJJ in Chicago Livin' la vida bomba

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    glad to hear more great things about us grappling. can't wait to compete for you guys later this year.
     
  15. Shemhazai Black Belt

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    It's a pass from his 50/50 guard DVD set, similar to a kind of guard pass that BJ Penn uses a lot. You trap your opponent in a kind of "outside" half guard that is almost useless to him, then pass/advance to side, mount or back control.
     
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    ryan's pass was killer - i guess he's pretty much got that 50/50 position figured out, eh?

    seph's pass/hoke was friggin' AWESOME! i love that sorta thing.

    USG definitely puts on a worthy show, best comps i've been to.
     
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    The triangle from inverted was really incredibile, it looks more like the attack of a mantis or something like this. Would be nice to know how really fast was this :)
     
  18. KBE6EKCTAH_CCP Throwing my apanyent

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    It was amazing to see how calm Ryan Hall was.

    I think he's on a completely different level.

    You can see from his vids that he's a pretty sharp guy.


    @ someone on this thread: yes I also said to myself that he bulked up.
     
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    Thank you! I was pretty nervous in the last match that dude was huge!
     

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