My no-gi matches at NAGA

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  1. Wrestleben Brown Belt

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    Here are the only two matches I had taped from NAGA chicago. They were the no-gi semifinals and finals in my group (masters light heavy). I train 90% gi but love rolling no-gi too. I looked a little sloppy but managed to win both these matches by triangle.

    This is my 2nd comp and I did a lot better then the first. For those of you on the fence, GET OUT AND COMPETE! It doesn't matter your experience.

    I am in the white shorts.

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  2. Lapu-Lapu Brown Belt

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    Good matches man, great job.
     
  3. Jdonw Green Belt

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    Not bad for an old man.
     
  4. cheath Blue Belt

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    Congrats. I've only been to one tournament, and it was only the guys I normally train with! (Very small tourn with not a great turnout). But still, being in front of the crowd, knowing there's a little piece of ****l on the line, knowing you lose 2x and go home, paying the money to be there, it does something mentally that's addicting! I can't wait to go to a couple real tournaments that are coming up!

    You looked pretty good! A couple more years and I can go master's too! =)~
     
  5. AdamL Green Belt

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    Good job. Was fun to watch.
     
  6. BJJ in Chicago Livin' la vida bomba

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    i was at that tournament as well. great job man.

    i was lhw as well so i'm sure i caught a few of your matches. good job taking home a sword!
     
  7. PhillyD45 Orange Belt

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    Nice work Wrestleben. I was there watching. I remeber the match on the bottom. You did a nice job.
     
  8. Wrestleben Brown Belt

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    thanks guys, you are too kind :icon_lol:


    Were you masters or adult? I had 2 teammates in the adult division. There were a ton of great matches on our mat, it was fun to watch.
     
  9. Trickster*** Banned Banned

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    Did you throw up a gang sign at the end of the 2nd match? lol
     
  10. BB in Crazy!!!! Red Belt

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    Good job man. Sub tourneys are tons of fun.
     
  11. SilenceKit Green Belt

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    Hey, I saw your matches. Good job!
     
  12. brackis1 Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    Didn't catch your matches live, but congrats! (I was filming but did not enter)
     
  13. Wrestleben Brown Belt

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    I threw up "the shocker".
     
  14. SilenceKit Green Belt

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    Is The Shocker legal at NAGA events?
     
  15. DougSupreme White Belt

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    I'm sure if you tapped someone out with the shocker, there would be a rule specifiaclly banning it at the next event :icon_cry2
     
  16. DougSupreme White Belt

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    BTW, what are the age categories in NAGA
     
  17. Wrestleben Brown Belt

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    Teen
    Adult 18-29
    Masters 30-39
    Directors 40-49
    Executives 50+

    I'm 32 and have been training for 6 months.
     
  18. Jdonw Green Belt

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    I should really learn a proper leg lock. If you want, you can post my matches if people want a good laugh.
     
  19. davejitsu Purple Belt

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    Great matches bro!
     
  20. burton. White Belt

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    Good job dude. Funny thing is the only tourny i've ever been to (i got my ass kicked) my buddy won 1st place using almost the exact same technique as you.... single leg and then triangle.
     

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