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1 minute ago, fat ralphy said:

@glorydays

 

The proper base/pressure and relaxing thing is something I mention constantly to beginners....

 

Maybe not beginners, most of the time I won’t really be super proactive about helping someone until they have been there for a while.

 

Man that sounds like it was a great time....to be the only white belt there, classic.

 

they were so welcoming also.....none of them thought to not help me

all of them were teaching me something

 

i learned proper combat base and base squatting for posture retention

 

I also learned single leg ankle take downs

 

I still need to learn to relax.....my endurance is shit

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Just now, fat ralphy said:

@glorydaysbeen in Cali the last 40 years dude....

 

There is a chance I will be in So Cal end of July....not 100% yet.

 

my bad broskis

 

i assumed you were a chicago dude for some reason lmao

 

but yea bro, let's go to the garage

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4 hours ago, fat ralphy said:

@glorydays word.

 

headed to class tonight, strained my shoulder this weekend but it seems to be all good now. Hopefully get some good rolls in....

 

so Melissa Haueter said i can roll at their place whenever i wanted

 

so i'm gonna go to UACTP to get trained by chris every wed and garage training friday

 

then back to UACTP on saturday

 

I'm gonna get back into lifting now that i'm healing

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Dope thread! Been really interested in joining a BJJ or Muay Thai gym over the past year, just waiting to hit some fitness goals before I commit effort anywhere else.
Does anyone have any tips for recognizing if a gym is junk or not? I have one pretty close to me but I can't be sure if it would be a decent place to train or not. 

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18 minutes ago, joshh.702 said:

Dope thread! Been really interested in joining a BJJ or Muay Thai gym over the past year, just waiting to hit some fitness goals before I commit effort anywhere else.
Does anyone have any tips for recognizing if a gym is junk or not? I have one pretty close to me but I can't be sure if it would be a decent place to train or not. 

 

the teacher, also called a professor, has to be a nice person

 

i know that sounds wild pussy.....but trust me when i say that this shit is important

 

if the teacher is an asshole, don't even think about that gym....in the long run, that shit will just turn you off to the art or make you quit early

 

there's nothing mystical about bjj....in essence, it's just wrestling

if the teacher starts talking about mystical magic shit, fucking bounce

 

you might get curious and ask where he professor got their black belt or ranked belt from

if you do, make sure you can verify by calling the person they mentioned or at least the gym they got belted from

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21 hours ago, glorydays said:

 

the teacher, also called a professor, has to be a nice person

 

i know that sounds wild pussy.....but trust me when i say that this shit is important

 

if the teacher is an asshole, don't even think about that gym....in the long run, that shit will just turn you off to the art or make you quit early

 

there's nothing mystical about bjj....in essence, it's just wrestling

if the teacher starts talking about mystical magic shit, fucking bounce

 

you might get curious and ask where he professor got their black belt or ranked belt from

if you do, make sure you can verify by calling the person they mentioned or at least the gym they got belted from

@glorydaysThanks for advice G! Can't wait to start getting into it! 

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