Philosophy on Belt Testing from Texas

A random BJJ school (no affiliation to us) in Texas recently wrote a post about their belt testing philosophy. It’s not necessarily exactly our philosophy, but it’s worth the read. Enjoy!

One of the first questions prospective members ask is “Do y’all do best tests?”
The short and simple answer is: NO.

Read the full article here.


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About the Author:

Nino Schembri
Nino “Elvis” Schembri is considered one of the most technical practitioners of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in the history of the sport, holding the titles of the “Most Technical Competitor in ADCC 2001”, five times “Brazilian National Champion”, twice “Pan-American Champion” and twice “World Champion”. His BJJ training started at age of 5 years old, at 13 Nino was training elite and finally was promoted to the acclaimed rank of black belt at age of 20, under master Carlos Gracie. A successful path requires the right mentors.

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