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Blue belts bjj

Are Ready For Your Blue Belt? A 4 Points checklist

As a fresh new white belt you are at the bottom of the totem pole and are overwhelmed by the deluge of information. All of those complicated techniques with so many details! With a blue belt around your waist you gain instant mat credit.

So how close are you to being a blue belt? If you tapped a blue belt in training does it mean you deserve to wear the blue belt?

Here are 4 points your instructor is watching for in your bjj

  1. Can you defend against a bigger, stronger opponent?
  2. A basic level of self defense knowledge
  3. Balanced positions and knowledge of the basic techniques of bjj
  4. Do you have at least 2 or 3 techniques from each position that you can execute in live rolling?

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