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post #11 of (permalink) Old 07-19-2007, 04:57 PM
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Originally Posted by traf_quake
my gyms mma and we still have sensei was trained in traditional jiu jitsu then later bjj under carlson our jiu jitsu sessions are pretty traditional....lots of sparring and lots of philosophy/lectures which i like....for our mma gradings our belt levels go white, yellow, orange, green, blue, purple, red, brown, black, so for our gradings we do half jiu jitsu...with open sparring showing the techniques then an intense sparring session in a "death circle" lol thats wat i call it.....then standup sparring in the same circle...i guess even though its mma we still use belt levels so we can go to tournaments and stuff

Yeah they do gradings in my new mma gym too, but you don't HAVE to do them


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