I have watched UFC for a few years now and just went to my first BJJ class... :)

Discussion in 'The Lightweights' started by Kwic, Feb 17, 2016.

  1. Kwic

    Kwic Black Belt

    Joined:
    Nov 28, 2009
    Messages:
    6,904
    Likes Received:
    6,341
    Location:
    Poland
    Quick summary for lazy ppl:

    I got destroyed. lol...



    For those who want to know more about:

    My friend who is a blue belt toyed with me as he pleased, I tapped like a girl (don't kill me for this phrase) multiple times.
    After a warm up and drilling techniques I was dead tired, then rolling killed me for good. And now I also have sore throat because I was rear naked choked (drills) a few times and I have a big Adam's apple, which is not fun when pushed inside hard. I also tapped from a forearm squeeze while being mounted, like a bitch, lol. I was tapping like a madman. Knee on the belly multiple times also is no fun.All the watching of the UFC didn't make me superhuman, nor did it promote me to a brown belt right away, damnit.
    (edit// BUT! At least sometimes I knew that he was going for this sub or that sub.. I tried to fight off but.. didn't have power to do it and the technique to do it... ;) BUT when he let me try arm bar or a triangle, I actually did it well and he said it felt strong, the type of strong that if I caught him with it without him handing it to me on a silver platter- he would tap from the pressure.)

    But I loved it and will return to action soon, as soon as my body lets me, lol. To get my revenge ;)
    I always appreciated the ground battle in the UFC, but now I will even appreciate passing the guard like never before since I know how hard it is when someone actually knows what they are doing... And it made me want to pay attention to every minute detail so that I can try to remember and implement it into my own piss-poor game for the next time ;) Also I had no idea it can be so exhausting.
    Also, I always thought being on top in the guard is pretty safe... I know what he can do, I watch the UFC! lol. Don't put your hands on the mat Joe Rogan said, don't do it. Ok, I'm fine, my hands are not on the mat.. wait.. I'm getting armbarred, what's happening! Or "how the hell did he just sweep me!" or "I know what you want to do, you want to get that fancy mounted triangle on me ala maia/Sonnen... wait.. wait..damn it!!" :p

    /// Little additional info:

    For those who were wondering, I'm 29, not fat, but not well conditioned, was lifting before but stopped coz of injury, got to lift a bit again before I joined the class that's why I wasn't so sore the day after. And I actually want to try out Judo too, but we will see.

    Cheers guys. Hope you enjoyed the story and I encourage all of you Sherdoggers who only like to criticize fighters to actually move from the sofa and go to a BJJ class or any other martial art. You will get more out watching the fights and the appreciation for the technique will also be higher.



    For those who have didn't enjoy or Too long didn't read even the summary, to make up for it:

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    Sorry, I'm not a tiny chicks lover so making up only for guys that have my taste.


    [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Feb 17, 2016
    dogen, Camera, Roljo and 24 others like this.
  2. chitoortiz

    chitoortiz Silver Belt

    Joined:
    Jul 11, 2010
    Messages:
    13,641
    Likes Received:
    53,456
    Only looked at the pics.

    The rest...didn't read.
     
    Camera, raconnor and The ScorpioN like this.
  3. Woliwo

    Woliwo Brown Belt

    Joined:
    Jun 17, 2014
    Messages:
    4,291
    Likes Received:
    2,194
    Location:
    Sweden
    Haha nice story man :D
     
    Kwic and Kahran like this.
  4. Jin Akutsu

    Jin Akutsu Gengar Belt Platinum Member

    Joined:
    Oct 30, 2014
    Messages:
    16,146
    Likes Received:
    18,765
    Location:
    Sioux Falls, SD, USA
    Nice man, I'll be doing the same once I can heal up this broken down body from neglect. :p

    Best of luck in your martial arts adventure.
     
    Chules, Kahran and NightwingBJJ like this.
  5. steliokontos

    steliokontos Nunchaku Suspenders

    Joined:
    Oct 28, 2012
    Messages:
    1,782
    Likes Received:
    1,457
    TS, I know you thought you wrote this in your personal journal with a pen but you've actually typed it on a public UFC forum!

    I bet your face is red!
     
  6. NightwingBJJ

    NightwingBJJ R.I.P To The King II Long.Live.GU€RNICA

    Joined:
    Oct 14, 2012
    Messages:
    15,529
    Likes Received:
    62,505
    Location:
    Planet Vegeta
    I understand man, I was there 3 years ago when I started BJJ. Just keep doing it and you will submit your friend soon trust me.

    Also thanks for the pics.
     
    sirmorbach and Kwic like this.
  7. TheVenom

    TheVenom Black Belt

    Joined:
    May 12, 2008
    Messages:
    6,390
    Likes Received:
    3,966
    Location:
    Colorado
    Rolling live really gives you a better appreciation for the sport. Glad you had a good experience.

    Also, girl at the top flexing is bangin. Wow
     
    Kwic and Alex like this.
  8. Jin Akutsu

    Jin Akutsu Gengar Belt Platinum Member

    Joined:
    Oct 30, 2014
    Messages:
    16,146
    Likes Received:
    18,765
    Location:
    Sioux Falls, SD, USA
    https://www.instagram.com/fitoona/?hl=en

    You're welcome.
     
    TheVenom likes this.
  9. hasar

    hasar Yellow Card Yellow Card

    Joined:
    Sep 1, 2012
    Messages:
    5,128
    Likes Received:
    4,376
    Nice.
     
    Kwic and Kahran like this.
  10. egk

    egk Silver Belt

    Joined:
    Jun 16, 2006
    Messages:
    14,681
    Likes Received:
    12,819
    Hard to believe all those years of watching UFC from the couch didn't prepare you better.
     
    raconnor, Kwic and Kahran like this.
  11. chunglii

    chunglii No Me Duele Staff Member Senior Moderator

    Joined:
    Jul 28, 2010
    Messages:
    36,747
    Likes Received:
    54,736
    Location:
    San Diego
    Yep. It's pretty awesome huh?

    I appreciate the thicknessss
     
    Kwic likes this.
  12. SirKratos

    SirKratos Silver Belt

    Joined:
    Jul 16, 2014
    Messages:
    13,413
    Likes Received:
    16,760
    Awesome,wish there was a quality BJJ class at where I live.

    Would be a breath of fresh air after 20 years of playing Football
     
    Kwic likes this.
  13. TheVenom

    TheVenom Black Belt

    Joined:
    May 12, 2008
    Messages:
    6,390
    Likes Received:
    3,966
    Location:
    Colorado
    Kwic and Jin Akutsu like this.
  14. Henghist

    Henghist Blue Belt

    Joined:
    Dec 26, 2015
    Messages:
    846
    Likes Received:
    470
    I wish BJJ was available locally during my youth would of been fun... Good luck with your new journey.
     
    CaSe, Kwic and Kahran like this.
  15. Sano

    Sano Black Belt

    Joined:
    Jul 31, 2011
    Messages:
    7,499
    Likes Received:
    13,478
    Location:
    Denmark
    Good for you. Welcome to reality.
     
    Kwic and Kahran like this.
  16. KhabibTheBeagle

    KhabibTheBeagle Papi de la Sherdog

    Joined:
    Oct 16, 2014
    Messages:
    11,860
    Likes Received:
    12,835
    Good on you for starting. I'm saving up to join maybe the local SBG, Gracie Barra, or 10th Planet. Saving, but I'm also nervous about joining (I don't deal with new crowds too well, I'm not afraid of getting rag-dolled one bit. I enjoy it).

    Still, I hope to take the step you have taken, and keep at it.
     
    Last edited: Feb 17, 2016
    Kwic and Kahran like this.
  17. NinjaNiK

    NinjaNiK Алфа Краљица Platinum Member

    Joined:
    Apr 21, 2015
    Messages:
    9,404
    Likes Received:
    179,043
    I think it's awesome that you have not been discouraged by experiencing first hand how brutal being a new white belt can be. Learning new skills is awesome if you can appreciate the process. Good luck to you, and enjoy it. :)
     
    Serana, Kwic, James L and 1 other person like this.
  18. biscuitsbrah

    biscuitsbrah Black Belt

    Joined:
    Nov 28, 2013
    Messages:
    7,174
    Likes Received:
    3,118
    BJJ is something I think the average man can/should do if they dont play other sports. Just to realize how easily they can die by a trained submission artist
     
    Kwic likes this.
  19. PabloMEX

    PabloMEX Resident Bang Bro

    Joined:
    Jan 27, 2011
    Messages:
    2,402
    Likes Received:
    1,994
    Location:
    206
    MMA/BJJ/Submission rasslin' are very accessible combat sports. However, people hardly man the fuck up and try it out, let alone stick with it. Keep it up.
     
    Kwic, James L and Kahran like this.
  20. Cry0Therapy737

    Cry0Therapy737 Brown Belt

    Joined:
    Dec 30, 2015
    Messages:
    3,353
    Likes Received:
    5,688
    My man, always got love for a brotha whose down with the thickness.
     

Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.