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Discussion in 'Grappling Technique' started by minimagpro, Jul 31, 2005.

  1. minimagpro

    minimagpro Purple Belt

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    well im testing with Luiz Palhares at 1:00 today. Wish me luck, ill report when i get back on the seminar and the testing

    btw im testing for some stripes on my white, ive decide to wait till late september to go for my blue
     
  2. infamous mattyd

    infamous mattyd Brown Belt

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    best of luck
     
  3. mmahamzah

    mmahamzah Sheeeeit

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    u dnt need diffrent coloured belts too show skill unless ure entering a tournament
     
  4. Falero

    Falero Black Belt

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    good luck mate.
     
  5. John O'Brien

    John O'Brien They call me Barnacle Bill.

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    Testing for stripes..? Meh, seems pointless.
     
  6. mmahamzah

    mmahamzah Sheeeeit

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    exactly what i mean
     
  7. Kyle Johnson

    Kyle Johnson Amateur Fighter

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    testing ?...sounds kinda fishy to me, like a karate kata or something. It should'nt take a formated test to increase your rank. Most instructors consider a tournament or simply the amount you learned and can do well as a test. Never heard of a BJJ instructor issueing a test.
     
  8. jpark4

    jpark4 Yellow Belt

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    Ditto
    -Jon
     
  9. LCDforMe

    LCDforMe Purple Belt

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    At my gym, they just kind of base it on tournament performance and how you train at the gym. I wouldn't take a formalized test like that...
     
  10. Jason Pair

    Jason Pair Amateur Fighter

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    If he doesn't train under Luiz Palhares full-time, but is with an affiliated school I see nothing wrong with a formal test. However I myself never liked formal BJJ test and perfer rank being given due to performance in training and in competition.

    Just curious where do you regularly train?
     
  11. minimagpro

    minimagpro Purple Belt

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    Well we do testing a certain way and i think that everyone likes it. Luiz has a huge list of techniques for each stripe and belt and its a good way to determine your skill

    I got 4 stripes today and I had to know an assload of stuff.

    thats just the way we do belt progression and no one complains
     
  12. phenomfan1529

    phenomfan1529 Brown Belt

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    good luck dude
     
  13. ATTfighter

    ATTfighter Blue Belt

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    good luck im up for my green belt on wednesday wish me luck too
     
  14. Jason Pair

    Jason Pair Amateur Fighter

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    Who do you train with when Luiz isn't in town? Also which seminar was this?
     
  15. Gsoares2***

    Gsoares2*** Banned Banned

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    We only have testing for the kids at our school. The adults just get the belts when they do things right in a real rolling session on a consistant basis.

    Good luck though
     
  16. stryker505

    stryker505 Blue Belt

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    Sounds good to me. God luck!!
     
  17. Oktavius**

    Oktavius** Brown Belt

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    Minimagpro, could you write out a list of the techniques you did for the test? cheers.
     
  18. TennBJJ

    TennBJJ Brown Belt

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    Maybe he doesn't train with Luiz full time? If he can't train full time with a black belt(some of us living out in the sticks can't), then there has to be a valid way of testing.

    BTW, Luiz is as legit as black belts get. Look up some info on him sometime, he is an amazing teacher and BJJ'er. I have had the honor of being at 6 of his seminars.
     

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