MMA Black gis/uniforms in BJJ - the debate

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Okay for white or lower belts to wear black gis?

  1. Yes

    27 vote(s)
    52.9%
  2. No

    24 vote(s)
    47.1%
  1. Sammo

    Sammo New Member

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    Do you think it is appropriate for white or lower belts to have them?
     
  2. MyLittleAirport

    MyLittleAirport OT Supporter

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    Sure, after awhile, I just stopped caring.
     
  3. Sammo

    Sammo New Member

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    I agree
     
  4. Hillary

    Hillary fukc yaeh. ew waitled long enough. nujgses of hill

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  5. iCEgECKO

    iCEgECKO Ballin' at 5'2''

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    What about this one?
     
  6. jeffreyliu838

    jeffreyliu838 New Member

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    red gis ftw.
     
  7. Joe_Cool

    Joe_Cool Never trust a woman or a government. Moderator

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    I was going to ask why you would care, and I see I'm not alone.
     
  8. Ricey McRicerton

    Ricey McRicerton New Member

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    Honestly, I don't care. I always chuckle to myself to see the brand new white belts in the red and other brightly colored gis, but whatever floats your boat. I won't buy anything that's not white at this point.
     
  9. ZZex

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    We have students in our class with black gi's who are white belts. No one gives a shit. It's not like we roll harder against them. It's all good, unless it's some $50 camo gi, then I'll bust out the neck crank techniques
     
  10. kilian

    kilian You've got quite a treasure there in that Horadric OT Supporter

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    I voted no, but that's because I haven't trained since the surge in mainstream popularity of bjj and grappling...

    All my competing and experience is mostly in judo anyway... and the sensei I had wouldn't have allowed that :dunno:
     
  11. geekboy

    geekboy Target Agent OT Supporter

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    i'm a white belt and i have a blue gi :dunno:
     
  12. Nomad

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  13. Joe_Cool

    Joe_Cool Never trust a woman or a government. Moderator

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    I don't know about bjj, but in judo white and blue are the allowed colors, so that's pretty normal to me. :dunno:
     
  14. geekboy

    geekboy Target Agent OT Supporter

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    i have a bigger problem with dirty fuckers with smelly gi
     
  15. chechen

    chechen Brazilian Jiu Jitsu OT Supporter

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    looks retarded. when i started it was white and blue. now every new white belt wants to buy a black gi. its ugly and i dislike it
     
  16. Hillary

    Hillary fukc yaeh. ew waitled long enough. nujgses of hill

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    It's odd for me, actually. I started out wearing mostly pink and black gis, odd colors. The more I travel and grow in the sport, I prefer using blue and white. It's generally regarded as show boating to wear an oddly colored gi, so at least be able to back it up.
     
  17. The Ripper

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    i dont like them because they fade quick and look like ass. Im a big fan of white
     
  18. prophit

    prophit OT Supporter

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    I don't care. That said I only have white gi's. :dunno:
     
  19. VulgarTheClown

    VulgarTheClown A child and a gun.....go together like apple pie a

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    A student gave me a brand new camo gi, it's a bit big but it's cool. I'd like to wear it but I don't wanna risk insulting my old school teachers.
     
  20. Savage5point0

    Savage5point0 Im an asshole.

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    White belt, white gi.
     
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    im a blue belt with a white gi.
     
  22. turbodude

    turbodude Just a photographer OT Supporter

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    blue gi for me.
     
  23. BlackIce72

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    I got some looks when I wore a blue gi when I first started.

    But that's what the instructor sold me when I started so whatever.

    I personally don't think it matters at all. Just their personality type (camo, pink, whatever) or what was sold to them. Nothing I need to be judgmental about.
     
  24. Mejnoon

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    I only wear white gi's, but I don't care what anyone else wears.
     
  25. GuiltySparc

    GuiltySparc OT Supporter

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    My school sells blue and white Gis to new folks depending on what they have in stock. I dont really care what color someone is wearing as long as they dont stink.
     

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