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Getting a Blue Belt

In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, your blue belt is only the first belt you’ll receive after white.  Yet in contrast to almost all other traditional martial arts in which you can progress in rank very rapidly, it takes an incredible amount … Continue reading

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Blue Belt Instructors

Mark, the head instructor of West Side Jiu Jitsu and a brown belt directly under Master Sauer, asked if I’d be willing to teach an adult gi class every Monday night.  I agreed, and yesterday I taught my first class … Continue reading

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