Before You Get Your Blue Belt, Throw These White Belt Mistakes In The Garbage

“A lot of people consider the belt system in jiu-jitsu as an indication of technique or time spent on the mat. And to be sure, there are definitely some standards that everyone could agree on: you shouldn’t be a blue belt if you don’t know how to do an armbar, and you shouldn’t be a black belt after only six months of training. But what many people forget is that your mentality should also undergo a transformation as you gain experience and move up the ranks in jiu-jitsu…”

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Article credit: Averi Clements for JiuJitsuTimes.com

Photo credit: Issys Calderon Photography

2019-05-09T15:06:15-08:00

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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