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#356457 - 03/25/08 03:54 PM Re: instructor , student, rank?? [Re: Ronin1966]
Neko456 Offline
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Registered: 01/18/05
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I think you should have started another thread, you just hi-jacked his. He asked a question whats wrong with giving an answer without feelings being involved.

I feel we are some what family, members in the MAs, I'll answer your questions after we are through with this discussion.

Hope this doesn't offend, it wasn't my intention.


#356458 - 03/26/08 11:29 PM Re: instructor , student, rank?? [Re: Neko456]
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I am an active instructor and currently a new Brown Belt in BJJ. BJJ rank is difficult to equate to typical kyu/gup ranks.

#356459 - 03/29/08 10:28 AM Re: instructor , student, rank?? [Re: Neko456]
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Hello neko456:

If that is the case (I hijacked) then I genuinely and earnestly apologize.

I loved his question(s) simply wanted to add a few more levels of detail. The people who do it daily vs. a couple times a month. Important difference IMV-fwiw...


#356460 - 03/29/08 06:42 PM Re: instructor , student, rank?? [Re: Fletch1]
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It's not that difficult to equate BJJ ranks to standard gup/kyu ranks, IMHO. For example, I'd put a typical BJJ brown belt as somewhere between 2nd and 3rd dan.

#356461 - 03/30/08 07:55 AM Re: instructor , student, rank?? [Re: Aezed]
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Really depends on where you go though, because gradings in BJJ are relative to the skill of the class and instructor. However, I tend to agree, a purple belt in BJJ is usually already a competent instructor.
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