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#285112 - 09/12/06 01:57 PM White Belts?
lordbokor Offline
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Registered: 09/05/06
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Loc: St. Petersburg, FL
Just got my White Belt who else is just starting.
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#285113 - 09/12/06 02:20 PM Re: White Belts? [Re: lordbokor]
Fisherman Offline
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Registered: 07/16/03
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Congratulations and good luck on your martial arts endeavor.
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#285114 - 09/12/06 03:16 PM Re: White Belts? [Re: lordbokor]
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Registered: 06/17/05
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Well done! Welcome to the forum!

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#285115 - 09/12/06 03:39 PM Re: White Belts? [Re: lordbokor]
MattJ Offline
Free Rhinoplasty!
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Registered: 11/25/04
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Loc: York PA. USA
Proud possessor of a BJJ white belt.
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#285116 - 09/12/06 04:40 PM Re: White Belts? [Re: MattJ]
lordbokor Offline
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Registered: 09/05/06
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Loc: St. Petersburg, FL
Awesome! I always thought that BJJ would be a cool style.
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#285117 - 09/16/06 11:36 PM Re: White Belts? [Re: lordbokor]
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Registered: 08/26/04
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Loc: Malaysia
Now get some proper instructions on how to tie it round your waist with the two loose ends of perfect equal length and hanging elegantly and vertically down.

You will see how important this is when you get your BB and having to make sure those gold bars are perfectly parallel to the floor, Why? because the humble level line of the floor that you step on every day represents the first bar and the first bar on your belt is actually your second bar.
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#285118 - 09/25/06 10:02 AM Re: White Belts? [Re: ButterflyPalm]
JABB Offline
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Registered: 08/25/06
Posts: 16
Loc: Ohio, US
Been in it for a year, still a white belt! Hehe!

What style are you learning?
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#285119 - 09/25/06 11:02 AM Re: White Belts? [Re: JABB]
Leo_E_49 Offline
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Registered: 02/24/05
Posts: 4117
Loc: California
Hah, that's nothing, I've been a white belt for two years.
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#285120 - 09/26/06 04:45 AM Re: White Belts? [Re: Leo_E_49]
ButterflyPalm Offline
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Registered: 08/26/04
Posts: 2637
Loc: Malaysia
I've been a white belt in Judo for 45 years!!!!!!

Why? after I failed my yellow belt test (by a very pretty Japanese lady examiner from Japan) I was so traumatised I stopped (*hanging head down in shame*) BUT, the guy I did the free sparring section with was so much bigger.

However, for the record, I did not fail any other MA test after that.
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#285121 - 09/26/06 08:38 AM Re: White Belts? [Re: lordbokor]
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Registered: 09/18/06
Posts: 10
I just got my white belt a couple weeks ago. I had an interest when I was young, but I got involved in other things. Now that I'm slightly older with a desk job and limited physical activity, I realized I needed to do something to keep my body in shape. I've had persistantly sore muscles since that day. It's great!

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