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post #31 of 34 (permalink) Old 04-19-2012, 12:19 PM
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Being a good teacher and being a good mma fighter are two different things. Ask Eddie Bravo if you don't believe me.
Eddie is mainly a bjj instructor and yes he would probably beat most of his students (assuming they were at least somewhat close in size) in a bjj match.

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Eh it wouldn't carry over well into other gyms. I mean MMA is so broad it will be nuts to make qualifications for belt levels. I mean are they going to have to learn all facets of MMA ( MT, boxing,BJJ, wrestling, judo. Etc...)? Are we talking the MMA classes offered which is mostly combining BJJ, wrestling and MT?

I mean I know a BJJ black belt in one gym wouldn't always be one in another, but at least is is still down to grappling, not tons of different disciplines.

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post #33 of 34 (permalink) Old 04-19-2012, 04:26 PM
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Sweet. A belt system! That means he can withold belts in order to grind out more money from customers!
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post #34 of 34 (permalink) Old 04-19-2012, 08:23 PM
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Correct me if I'm wrong, as I don't own a belt in any form of martial arts, but doesn't a belt kind of imply you're wearing a gi? I wouldn't be surprised if a lot of those guys didn't even own one.

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