Purple Belt Finally!!!!

Discussion in 'Grappling Technique' started by tf, Oct 2, 2010.

  1. tf

    tf Inside BJJ Podcast

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    It took 5 1/2 years but I finally got promoted to Purple today by Crosley Gracie.

    White --> Blue = 1 Year and 8 Months
    Blue --> Purple = 3 Years and 10 Months.

    I feel like I'm barely starting to learn Jiu-Jitsu...sigh...
     
  2. Thaiboxer10000

    Thaiboxer10000 Purple Belt

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    right there with ya, got purple at around 5 yrs here recently
     
  3. Kainan

    Kainan Orange Belt

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    congrats.
     
  4. IngenuityGap

    IngenuityGap Brown Belt

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    Congrats! I'm very slowly working my way down the path.
     
  5. Gerbiljiujitsu

    Gerbiljiujitsu Purple Belt

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    welcome to the big leagues :D
     
  6. platfox

    platfox Silver Belt

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    My instructor calls it the deep end of the pool.
     
  7. djb1002**

    djb1002** Brown Belt

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    Congrats
     
  8. ElKarlo

    ElKarlo Steel Belt

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    Congrats son. I find that(as a blue) that it seems to get harder and harder to get better. As it takes longer to fix or add on moves. Good luck though hommie.
     
  9. davejitsu

    davejitsu Purple Belt

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    congrats on the purple
     
  10. Rilock4

    Rilock4 Orange Belt

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    Congrats man. I read this somewhere but can't remember where. "you will spend the most of your bjj life at black belt once you obtain it" so don't worry about the time it took you.
     
  11. SheerTechnique

    SheerTechnique Blue Belt

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    Congrats on the purple! Especially from Crosley! Be prepared to be a living target. I feel that at purple EVERY white and blue is out for blood. Lol. Welcome to the group!
     
  12. Lutador011

    Lutador011 Blue Belt

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    Congratulations :d
     
  13. JRT6

    JRT6 Black Belt

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    Making purple is a test of mental endurance for a lot of us non athletic types. It's always good to see someone standby their commitment.
     
  14. wOg

    wOg Burien Top Team

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    For me, making it through purple was the real challenge. I think purple is when you can really start to question yourself and how much you "really know" - in part, because you remember how unbelievably good all those purple belts seemed when you were a white belt ... and now you're one of them.

    Congrats!
     
  15. KahleyTriangles

    KahleyTriangles Blue Belt

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  16. lechien

    lechien Gold Belt

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    congrats
     
  17. Lead

    Lead /Led/ Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Congrats man. I won't be training Gi until at least I'm done with college. Right now I'm just doing the No-Gi but eventually want to do that and muay thai.
     
  18. HomerPlata

    HomerPlata Purple Belt

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    False modesty. Do not like.

    But besides that, congrats :icon_chee
     
  19. Nickynoneck

    Nickynoneck Purple Belt

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    AS a very recent blue belt I used to be blown away by how good the blue belts where when i was a white now its the same for purples with me , I hopefully have another 3 to 4 years before i even think about being a purple .
    Congrads man , hopefully you stick with it to get your brown .
     
  20. genkisudo69

    genkisudo69 Brown Belt

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    exactly!
     

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