First BJJ tournament today

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  1. phenomfan1529

    phenomfan1529 Brown Belt

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    Today I competed in my first BJJ competition. It was the first time I've ever been to one so I didn't know what to expect and I was so excited but at the same time kinda nervous. I won my first 2 matches (kimura & guillotine) and lost my third match (triangle). The dude started off with an armbar then transitioned to traingle. Pretty cool even though I got tapped.

    So I just wanted to ask how was your first time competing like? and how did it go?
     
  2. Weonlywonsixtwo

    Weonlywonsixtwo Banned Banned

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    You won any cash?
     
  3. phenomfan1529

    phenomfan1529 Brown Belt

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    Yeah, i got 50 bucks but it was 15 to enter.
     
  4. infamous mattyd

    infamous mattyd Brown Belt

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    nice...I won third place in gi and no gi at my first NAGA tournament won the gi by a nice RNC. I won no money and paid like $100 to enter
     
  5. CoutureFan16

    CoutureFan16 Purple Belt

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    I won my first tournament and got second place in my second tournament.
     
  6. tadpole0001

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    congratulations.
     
  7. sp1kez

    sp1kez Orange Belt

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    How long u been training b4 ur first tournament?


    EDIT- tadpole, why revive a 3 year old thread?
     
  8. Jagcorps_esq

    Jagcorps_esq Red Belt

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    Awesome. It's good to hear about people competing and having a good time.

    I'm looking forward to my first competition in December. (It was supposed to be September 20, but my knee got jacked up in class :icon_sad:).

    Congrats on competing. Bonus points for putting up a good showing.


    EDIT: Crap. Tadpole!!!!:mad:
     
  9. RubberRyan

    RubberRyan Blue Belt

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    someone needs to apply the banbar on tadpole
     
  10. davejitsu

    davejitsu Purple Belt

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    Congrats on getting your first tourney wins.
     
  11. Super.Froggy

    Super.Froggy Blue Belt

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    first competition ever was the nationals I finished 3rd in my weight division and got my knee vaporized at the open weight. Took me 6 weeks to be fully back on the mat but it was worth it:icon_chee
     
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    congrats man!
     
  13. tadpole0001

    tadpole0001 Guest

    congrats on the blue. you must be real proud.
     
  14. ~Tommy~Da~Gun~

    ~Tommy~Da~Gun~ White Belt

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    My first comp I won my division and my most recent comp I won two divisions.
     
  15. nyne

    nyne Orange Belt

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    I'm doing my first tourney on the 20th. I'm stoked!!!
     
  16. Jagcorps_esq

    Jagcorps_esq Red Belt

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    Proud? No. Just bored at night when I can't sleep.
     
  17. sp1kez

    sp1kez Orange Belt

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    Guys how long did u train for b4 u won a tournament?

    My first tournament was nogi and I lost my only match (3 months training) to the eventual div winner.

    My second tournament was 7 months in, gi and nogi divisions, lost 2 matches on each div.

    Have yet to win a single match, so I don't know if it's cos those other people trained longer or I just completely suck.
     
  18. Super.Froggy

    Super.Froggy Blue Belt

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    4-5 months. Entering early is good you shouldn't have any expectation and you'll see how it's like. I was all excited/nervous for my first comp and now it's like a walk in the park :icon_chee
    I remembered once tapping a guy out in under 2 mins he was all disappointed and his coach made me laugh when he was yelling "DON'T WORRY ABOUT IT YOU'VE ONLY BEEN TRAINING FOR 3 MONTHS YOU DID WELL" I guess that guy by now will be more careful when he's in someone's half guard trying to claim his back :icon_lol:
     
  19. onemadmofo

    onemadmofo Purple Belt

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    Great job, I am looking forward to competing in my first tourney as a blue belt in a couple of months.
     
  20. tim18t

    tim18t Blue Belt

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    i competed in a naga tourney back in may after only training 3 hours a week for about a month and a half.

    i was pretty nervous but it wasnt too bad, even won my first match.
     

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