How long to belt up?

Discussion in 'Grappling Technique' started by 256, Sep 24, 2010.

  1. 256

    256 Purple Belt

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    for those who currently hold rank in BJJ, how long did it take you to earn your belt(s)


    **Edit** and dont say 500 posts!
     
  2. CyberFreq

    CyberFreq Blue Belt

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    It took me $85 and 3-4 business days.
     
  3. thedoc56**

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    that was so funny i forgot to laugh
     
  4. RustyB

    RustyB White Belt

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    500,000 xp
     
  5. ShanghaiBJJ

    ShanghaiBJJ Brown Belt

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    This thread is useless, if people post only in years and not add time spent on the mat.

    Even then it is still pretty useless...
     
  6. 256

    256 Purple Belt

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    Why?

    And if you choose to not reply then no one is forcing you to.


    The reason I started it was that many people tell me I earned my blue belt rather quickly and I was wondering how others progressed. I started the thread by just asking because I did not want to come out and seem braggish.
     
  7. Brian2

    Brian2 Blue Belt

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    But now your setting the bait so you can brag alittle
     
  8. 256

    256 Purple Belt

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    just looking for outside comparison is all.

    how about i just say it took me 8365034560962304956 years?

    now if anyone would care to answer i would appreciate it.
     
  9. Calibur

    Calibur Jiu Jitsu Snob

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    Because if one guy studies for 2 years and attends twice a week and another guy studies for 2 years and attends morning and evening classes 4 times a week the progress will be different even though the years are the same.

    Person A has put in about 300 hours of work while Person B has put in almost 1000 hours give or take a week of no training. Person A might be preparing to get his blue belt at 2 years while Person B is a midlevel purple belt.

    Years don't tell the story. Kind of thought it was obvious.
     
  10. Nickynoneck

    Nickynoneck Purple Belt

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    around 2 years to get my blue in bjj going 3 to 4 days a week I got my blue belt in judo in the same amount of time .
     
  11. mtruitt76

    mtruitt76 Purple Belt

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    10 months to get my blue belt going about 4 times per week. I also had a couple of years of Judo from 8 years prior under my belt.
     
  12. ShanghaiBJJ

    ShanghaiBJJ Brown Belt

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    Threads like this are the BJJ eqivalent of a dick-measuring contest, made evident with your post above.
     
  13. HomerPlata

    HomerPlata Purple Belt

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    Yep, well said.
     
  14. outonbail

    outonbail Living My Dreams

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    it all depends on how many times you join class.

    going twice a week, going 5 times a week, or training fulltime ( +- 15 times)

    basically, i think the last person can get it in half a year if he's dedicated and does good in competition
     
  15. Wrestleben

    Wrestleben Brown Belt

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    BJJ is a sport of small improvements and changes. Rushing to earn a belt, land a submission, make the perfect sweep - won't work. You must work step by step, sweat drop by sweat drop along the path. Train for
    today, not for the next belt. -Robinho
     
  16. Mat Nemesis**

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    i blame the school systems
     
  17. Oliver Geddes

    Oliver Geddes Amateur Fighter

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    How long did it take you to earn your blue belt?
     
  18. ABerto28

    ABerto28 The Book of Nash

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    Yes you did.
     
  19. Steve3730

    Steve3730 Green Belt

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    5 Months of Gi, switched instructors 7 months NO-Gi(during this time class 2x a week 1 hour classes), Switched gyms; 15 months of GI with my current and permanent instructor(class average 3-4 times a week 1.5-2hours per class)=Blue belt
     
  20. DeOpresoLibre

    DeOpresoLibre Orange Belt

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    I can't believe you'd start a thread just to brag. lame. just start a belt thread when you first get it people would be less angry.



    Twat.
     

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