Should you be a specific rank to learn Berimbolo ?

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  1. neverletup**

    neverletup** White Belt

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    What do you think about learning it, should you be a certain level in BJJ before hand ? are there any techniques you should not try without a specific skill level?
     
  2. Jagcorps_esq

    Jagcorps_esq Red Belt

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    I don't think it's ever to early to be exposed to certain techniques, but I don't think that a white belt should focus on the berimbolo to the exclusion of more basic techniques.

    Certainly, there is nothing wrong with blue belts and beyond being exposed to it on a regular basis.
     
  3. Higher Learning

    Higher Learning Brown Belt

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    no, i doubt you'll be able to even perform the movement effectively until you have some fundamental concepts and balance down first though
     
  4. neverletup**

    neverletup** White Belt

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    True, just today I was rolling with a new white I tryed going to deep half and he fell right over lol , as Bjj guys I think we take ppls balance for granted sometimes
     
  5. Balto

    Balto Silver Belt

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    The berimbolo is like sex. If you have to ask people if you're old enough to do it, you're not old enough yet.
     
  6. Uchi Mata

    Uchi Mata Preaching the gospel of heel hooks and left kicks

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    Interesting related question: as the berimbolo becomes the dominant way of playing the DLR, in the future will it start being the first way people are taught to play DLR, rather than the sleeve feeds sweeps and roll under sweeps that used to be de rigeur for beginners learning DLR?
     
  7. neverletup**

    neverletup** White Belt

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    I wouldn't doubt it BJJ is evolving, the techniques are getting so awesome
     
  8. neverletup**

    neverletup** White Belt

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    I'm pretty new to Berimbolo, just started drilling it few days ago , I'm a blue so I haven't been in Bjj game too too long but once I seen it I realized the value right away. Is there a Berimbolo with the highest success rate or are they all kinda the same I've heard there is more than one kind/ variation
     
  9. Higher Learning

    Higher Learning Brown Belt

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    yes, it will

    i already show the back take first, then the tomoe nage sweep, then berimbolo when ppl ask about DLR
     
  10. Higher Learning

    Higher Learning Brown Belt

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    there are some variations to it but ppl have started calling all kinds of rolling back-takes berimbolo i have noticed
     
  11. Higher Learning

    Higher Learning Brown Belt

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    this is the definitive instructional

     
  12. Balto

    Balto Silver Belt

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    Much better than the old method of watching this clip repeatedly in slow motion:

     
  13. Hendo89

    Hendo89 Purple Belt

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  14. lechien

    lechien Gold Belt

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    Nope but it will easier to do once you understand de la riva
     
  15. deadlizard

    deadlizard cold blooded

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  16. BJJArsenal

    BJJArsenal Brown Belt

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    Hahaha, tell me about it
     
  17. Einarr

    Einarr Banned Banned

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    The Berimbolo is cancer.
     
  18. TheHereticJay

    TheHereticJay I scoff at your belt rankings

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    This.
     
  19. Calibur

    Calibur Jiu Jitsu Snob

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    Lol.

    I don't like the fandom of the move but I think people should rock whatever move they want at any level they want and just deal with the consequences. Good techniques will rise to the top if the rules of the game are good.
     
  20. Shemhazai

    Shemhazai Black Belt

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    Can you please explain why the berimbolo movement has no relevance outside sport BJJ? I see people (including you) whining about this all the time, but I have yet to hear the argument for why inverting from DLR doesn't give powerful leverage in a real fight, or how 'top berimbolo' is such an awesome and stable position from which to deliver strikes ...
     

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