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    Do what makes you feel good. I like the big 4:...

    Do what makes you feel good. I like the big 4: Dead lift, clean, squat, bench press.
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    Awarding a belt is not objective and it...

    Awarding a belt is not objective and it shouldn't be. It is a recognition and an encouragement from the teacher. I bet Roger Gracie wasn't given his purple as quickly as some people. He would have...
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    I think that refusing a belt means there is a...

    I think that refusing a belt means there is a problem between you and your instructor. I know someone who has refused a belt that all of us want and it has soured his relationship with his teacher...
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    I have been training at a judo club were a man in...

    I have been training at a judo club were a man in his late 50's came to train and was wearing a black belt with 4 stripes on it, a 4th dan. He was gasping for breath and being thrown around by every...
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    If your instructor is trying to make sure that...

    If your instructor is trying to make sure that everyone gets a minimum of conditioning is a bit tired before they start sparring it can be a good thing to have a long warm up. Especially for those...
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    Sticky: I've obviously been forgotten. I'm not on the...

    I've obviously been forgotten. I'm not on the list. I think I'll have to come to come back to the UK and prove that I exist. :) Anyone training over Christmas? I fancy a roll, that's a BJJ roll not a...
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    Reminds me of Owen Lowery's injury in a Junior...

    Reminds me of Owen Lowery's injury in a Junior Judo competition more than 20 years ago. Got thrown on his head and broke his neck. It is fucking terrifying just thinking about it.
    So I don't.
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    It ain't the dog in the fight it's the fight in...

    It ain't the dog in the fight it's the fight in the dog that counts. There was a white belt at this years Bangkok tournament who came 2nd in the elite no-gi division. He beat purple and brown belts...
  9. I got my blue too quickly and didn't get a chance...

    I got my blue too quickly and didn't get a chance to really kick arse at white belt tournaments. Do some competitions and feel dominant at your own belt.If you can't then a bit more time at your...
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    I tell you when I get one;) untill then keep...

    I tell you when I get one;) untill then keep training
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