Question for Blue Belts and up...

Discussion in 'Grappling Technique' started by Jd Hidlebaugh, Jun 4, 2008.

  1. Jd Hidlebaugh Amateur Fighter

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    How long (on average) did it take each of you to move from white to blue belt?

    Just curious.

    Thanks.
     
  2. Jimmy Cerra Amateur Fighter

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    About 1.5 years since I started grappling, about 1 year after I started BJJ using a gi.
     
  3. codemonkey76 Black Belt

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    7 and 1/2 months... i had about 8 mths of JJJ before that though, and good competition results
     
  4. pride-jitsu White Belt

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    2 years. my school held belt promotions once a year in conjunction with an in house tourney. I missed the first promo and had to wait a another year to get promoted. we had some white belts that were technically high blues cause they never would go to the promos ( the promo event costs $100 per student)
     
  5. alaskajitsu White Belt

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    7 months. 2 of those months were 2 a days/6 days a week preparing for the pan ams, which i went 2-1 in.
     
  6. Sub Dude Blue Belt

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    About a year, however I had trained no-gi submission grappling for a couple years informally before beginning formal BJJ classes. 3 1/2 years after that for purple.
     
  7. Sub Dude Blue Belt

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    About a year, however I had trained no-gi submission grappling for a couple years informally before beginning formal BJJ classes. 3 1/2 years after that for purple.
     
  8. mikey5time Yellow Belt

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    You're all superstars.

    2 years in, white belt.

    Almost all gi, all the time.

    I actually only started posting so much recently to get a belt with some color.
     
  9. Reveen Purple Belt

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    Just over 2 years.
     
  10. 8 months no prior training
     
  11. mikey5time Yellow Belt

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    I suspect I'll get my blue belt after around.. 4 years. Pity belt.
     
  12. The Colonel Purple Belt

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    Sigh

    Around two years I think...GOD that was a long time ago though...

    I have no idea when the hell I'll ever get my purple.
     
  13. Close to 4 years.
     
  14. alphamale Purple Belt

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    took me the standard 2 years for blue, including a few months off when my son was born.
     
  15. SuperSuperRambo Steel Belt

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    About 2 years. I only was able to train about twice a week at the time, but I had a solid wrestling base so I suppose that canceled it out. Cause it's hard to advance training so infrequently. But all in all, about 2 years.
     
  16. Slithers Green Belt

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    Almost a year and a half.
     
  17. FLMikeATT Purple Belt

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    about 11 months training 3-4 times a week.
     
  18. UxSxI Purple Belt

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    yesss. inconsistency kills a lot!
     
  19. Eric Renzo NH Green Belt

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    9 months of active training

    (Year and 3 months total but i took 6 months off for my knee)
     
  20. Eric Renzo NH Green Belt

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    Haha i know the feeling. You have to enjoy getting your blue belt because you're going to have it for years...
     

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