Discussion in 'Grappling Technique' started by alexgncw, Sep 9, 2005.
at what age did you begin bjj or anyother type of grappling art and how long have you been doing it
wrestling at 11 - did it for 7 years
bjj at 23 - did it for just under 2 years
submission wrestling - 15
Bjj - 16
Judo - 15
BJJ - 17
Bjj - 18
21 and almost 24 now
20 Im 22 now
started standup styles at 8
started grappling and doing BJJ at 21
I'm 27 now.
I was 7 or 8 i think
Began wrestling at 14, wrestled constantly year-round until I was 18. Began BJJ at 19. I'm 22 now.
Submission Wrestling - 21
nothing - 22
BJJ - 23
Started BJJ at 40, 11 years ago.
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judo at 8
karate at 8
ju jitsu at 13
21 and I am now 25. Not as good as I wish I was. LOL!
but i started grappling with myself in the bathroom at 13
Shootfighting at 26, 27 now.
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