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when and how did you feel like you started to progress from white to blue

Discussion in 'Grappling Technique' started by tapouttazz9, Sep 12, 2010.

  1. tapouttazz9

    tapouttazz9 White Belt

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    At what point in your Bjj training did you feel like you started to progress from white belt to blue. Did you just show up to class one day and feel like you had improved or did it not hit you right away. What did you do in your game to go from feeling like a white belt to blue?
     
  2. lowdown1

    lowdown1 Orange Belt

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    it was definetly a slow progression, I trained all the time prolly 5 days a week sometimes twice a day drilling rolling and working basics. I started smashing most of the other whites and catching blues. Things just started comeing together better and then one day blue
     
  3. Clinchster

    Clinchster Green Belt

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    I could sweep other whites no problem and escape nearly any sub attempt. Also it seemed that as long as I had a bit more knowledge than the big guys I could handle them as well.
     
  4. YoMan

    YoMan White Belt

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    I got my blue last week. For me things just clicked about 2-3 months ago. I was moving alot better, being able to flow between different techniques and being comfortable in bad positions.
    Try not to focus to much on the belt, focus on the art.
    Rex
     
  5. MonkeyNuts!

    MonkeyNuts! Rear Naked Poker

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    I felt like I was on my way to blue when I started to have 1-2 moves from every position, and when I had an idea of what my opponent was doing and what I needed to do, even if I couldn't put it into motion perfectly. Technique refinement and tiny details weren't so much an issue back then, rather just getting enough moves to not feel totally lost, and also just getting the hang of moving on the mat.
     
  6. AirCorps

    AirCorps White Belt

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    Why you guys care about the belt so much who cares.
     
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    879lexus Blue Belt

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    I'm in it about 4 months...My first month when i was spazzing, i was doing well..and for the past month, i feel i'm in a slump...Drilling wise, i am focusing, but sparing, I can't pull anything off....

    When I was spazzing in the begining..i was getting more than I do now..Maybe i'ts my diet or some shit...don't know
     
  8. Armycombative

    Armycombative White Belt

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    My belt is merely another weapon in my arsenal. Other than that I could give two shit the color.
     
  9. platfox

    platfox Silver Belt

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    There are lots of things that make you feel like you're progressing but one thing for me was being able to roll at a nice easy pace but still being able to execute moves.
     
  10. billzar

    billzar Yellow Belt

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    I'd say I started feeling like a blue 5 months AFTER receiving the blue belt. That's when I started feeling I could pretty much dominate any roll with any white belt including the 4-stripers. There were exceptions, of course, such as those dudes who outweigh you 2 times and have freaking grizzly bear strength.
     
  11. johnkreese

    johnkreese Brown Belt

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    Way after I actually got my blue belt. I finally feel like I'm on or around where everyone else is.
     
  12. wiseguy$$

    wiseguy$$ Blue Belt

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    About 2400-2800$$$ I felt it!
     
  13. biosize

    biosize White Belt

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  14. iheartthemount

    iheartthemount Blue Belt

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    NateTx4112 Brown Belt

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    You are four months in...what are you expecting to be hitting at this point? You should now be really learning sub defense and regaining your guard.
     
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    riddum?
     

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