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Should only black belts lead BJJ classes?

Welcome back to white belt talk on NYCTalking. An old man white belt perspective on all thing Brazilian Jiujitsu. So as I just stated, I’m…

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Why I’m not competing in BJJ tournaments

One of my buddies asked why I didn’t have an interest in competing in Brazilian Jiujitsu. The thing is that I do have an interest…

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The most dangerous rank is a white belt

I’m a white belt in Brazilian Jiujitsu and I’ll be the first one to tell you that I think white belts are the most dangerous…

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I’ve missed a month of Jiujitsu

I’m not proud of it, but I’ve been off the mats now for about four weeks. Why is that you ask? What could possibly keep…

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Respect the tap

In Brazilian Jiujitsu and some other combat sports, the tap is considered a victory. It means that your opponent has given up, he or she…

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Getting back in there is the hardest part

As I mentioned before, it took me over 13 years to get back into Brazilian Jiujitsu after I got hurt that one fateful day. Basically,…

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Do you wrestle?

Often in Brazilian Jiujitsu when I spar with someone new they ask me if I have a wrestling background. This is because I have good…

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