Which side of the ranking bar when tying your belt.

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  1. doublelapels

    doublelapels White Belt

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    What side does the ranking bar (black strip) falls when you tie your belt. I have been told on the right side but I have seen, even black belts wearing the ranking bar on the left. Does it really matter? Thanks. :redface:
     
  2. Estan Milko

    Estan Milko Yellow Belt

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    Left. But you'll see it on either side, it doesn't really matter.
     
  3. TalkShowOnMute

    TalkShowOnMute dancingonthecorpsesashes

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    I don't know that it truly matters. But when in doubt...Rickson it out!

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  4. Vitamin C

    Vitamin C Black Belt

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    I see your Rickson and I'll raise you one Helio.

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  5. Estan Milko

    Estan Milko Yellow Belt

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    I raise you a later model Helio.

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  6. BJJ NINJA

    BJJ NINJA Turtle Power

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    its just a habit of mine that my strip falls on the right. i feel like Bizarro if I accidently tie it the wrong way.

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  7. GJJNY

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    It depends, what color is the belt and gi?
     
  8. Vitamin C

    Vitamin C Black Belt

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    lol this.

    Obviously it doesn't matter too much, based on just looking up any Gracie and seeing them all doing either or.
    If your instructor wants it one way, go with it.
     
  9. krutch11

    krutch11 Orange Belt

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    Right side for me.
     
  10. doublelapels

    doublelapels White Belt

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    I guess I will do left since Rickson says it. Thanks guys!!
     
  11. redaxe

    redaxe Silver Belt

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    WHO CARES. Seriously.
     
  12. zemanjaski

    zemanjaski Purple Belt

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    I go to the left, because that's what my coach does.
     
  13. Sonnyk

    Sonnyk Orange Belt

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    heart on the left, stripes on the left...


    yes I know heart is in the middle.... just what I heard but I still go with it
     
  14. chunglii

    chunglii No Me Duele Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    This. I always have mine on the left, and so does my instructor.
     
  15. 2om30

    2om30 Red Belt

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    Always the left side..
     
  16. cjlewis01

    cjlewis01 Drained Ear Belt/Paper Airplane Champ

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    Supposedly there is a correct side. My instructor said Relson mentioned it when he got his BB last month.

    I still use my Judo/JJJ white belt which has no black strip so I can never be wrong.
     
  17. The Coolman

    The Coolman Black Belt

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    my teacher told me that some Brazilians go crazy if you don't tie it on the left side, so I've been putting that side on the left since day one
     
  18. 206warrior

    206warrior Purple Belt

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    well now ya know!
     
  19. irc

    irc Brown Belt

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    Whoa, weird I have always put it in the right side, dont know why.
     
  20. Vitamin C

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    My teacher told me the same for the right side.
     

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