Best kicks for average folks

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  1. kempodisciple

    kempodisciple MT Moderator Staff Member

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    If anything, gi bjj is just as "real" no-gi bjj. Reason being that, in no gi bjj you're normally wearing a tshirt. Depending where you live/time of year, people may be wearing jackets, hoodies, etc. which can be approximated by a gi. If you refuse to train in one, then you're not learning how to handle those grips.
     
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    quasar44 Brown Belt

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    I only do NOGI and only twice a week
    I cannot handle anymore than that
    I try to focus on more mma stuff
     
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    Gi is very complex as you have far far more positions and chokes
     
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    I'm not really concerned with what you do/don't do. Just wanted to clarify that gi does not mean the positions are fake, or that if your concerned about realness you can just ignore the gi.
     
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    Gi is designed for chokes while cloths rip
    No gi is the real one
     
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    quasar44 Brown Belt

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    Have you ever done BJJ
     
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    Yes I have.
     
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    If you really think you cant choke with a hoodie you need to train with a hoodie. That extra layer changes a lot of stuff.
     
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    Have you ever tried to choke someone wearing a tank top?
     
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    Nonsense, it's purely down to what you prefer doing and that preference can be influenced by wrong information.
    I do both and find that in techniques they aren't so different nor is one easier than the other. Being able to do both gives an extra dimension to your BJJ.
     
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    Wow
     
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    quasar44 Brown Belt

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    I just will never do anything GI.
    I only do street cloths- Krav maga
    MMA./MT Shorts and T-shirt
    BJJ- rash guard, shorts and spandex
     
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    I dont know think so...
    I am 44 years old and I have a tough schedule plus I work full time.
    Monday-Thurs I am doing stuff that 24 year old males do.
    Mon/Wed- MMA class
    Tues/Thurs- BJJ
    Thurs- I do a striking class.

    That is 5-6 hours of physical contact with people half my age and bigger. It would be nice if I was 175 or 185 pounds

    I used to be an ex-Tennis player and I was very good for a club level only player.
     
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    You used to be an ex tennis player? Does that mean you play tennis now?
     
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    Why?
     
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    Thanks for the video.Interesting
    The guy in white looked surprised, and did not know what to do when he saw the round kick coming,
    so he got out of his front stance and and dropped his arm.
    The guy in white had his arm in the right position, for some unknown reason he drop his arm and lean back with his upper body,
    He was an easy target because he had no footwork.

    He could have even not moved and changed the front stance in a horse and do a double arm block.
    I don't think he ever fought someone who could kick.
     
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    However you don't roll for very long as your back hurts...according to you. When you say physical contact it's not actually that long is it, as for being with people younger well, that doesn't mean they are any fitter than you. Many people who train are older than you, also have full time jobs and families.

    Oh and if you are wearing Muay Thai shorts for MMA please don't …. unless you are wearing shorts underneath, it's never a good look when your undercarriage drops down.

    You seem unreasonably biased against doing BJJ in a Gi, I think you have either been ill informed or have badly misunderstood BJJ.
     
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    I never wear MT shorts lol
    No way
    Just reg ones ha
     
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    I don’t have the time with the Gi as it adds on many more positions , sweeps and chokes
     
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    I can’t do eveything
    The Gi class is difff123
     

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