Can You Get A Black Belt Without Competing In BJJ?

Competing In BJJ is a fun experience. Well, it is when you win. It’ll take some time and a lot of tournaments to perceive it as fun when you don’t end up on the podium. Competing is one of the reasons some people join the spot in the first place. They’re looking to put their skills to the test as early as possible. Most of them turn into successful competitors, and some even into world-class ones. On the other hand, there are those that, for one reason or another, do not want to even come close to a tournament venue. Some people simply hate competing. And it is ok. However, do competitive efforts really accelerate your belt promotions? Can you just as easily get a black belt without ever competing in BJJ? There’s one claim out there that Jiu-Jitsu is for everyone, and I couldn’t … Continue reading Can You Get A Black Belt Without Competing In BJJ?