Common Blue Belt Mistakes Caused By Bad White Belt Habits

As time goes by, rank in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu gets less and less important. Do not get me wrong, a brown belt still looks to get to black belt and beyond. But at that level, belting up is not the primary focus. Getting from white to blue belt, on the other hand, is a whole different situation. The blue belt is arguably even more desirable to the average practitioner than the black belt is. The reason is simple – nobody wants to be a white belt. At anything! When people get that life-changing promotion and wrap up the blue around their waist, they feel invincible. What people usually misunderstand is that they’re not quite the expert that they think they are. It takes an average of 18 months to get to blue belt, whereas a black belt takes in excess of 10 years. So, no, you’re not … Continue reading Common Blue Belt Mistakes Caused By Bad White Belt Habits