MMA Do you wear a cup while rolling bjj?

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  1. CrazyFoool

    CrazyFoool OT Supporter

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    well, do you? I got tapped once on the nuts by a errant foot but thats about it, but i can see where it can get bad.
     
  2. Shrug

    Shrug Die in a Kimbo fight

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    nop
     
  3. Bausk

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    Hell yes I do. I've gotten hit on the cup enough times to be glad I do.
     
  4. Placebo

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    No and I haven't needed it once I got past my first few months a year back.
     
  5. Ricey McRicerton

    Ricey McRicerton New Member

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    Nope, I sure don't. Haven't had it bit me yet.
     
  6. Optamix

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    I'm about 50/50 on it. Depends on if I have time to change before class starts.

    I've had to let go of a few arm bars because I got my nuts trapped.

    Plus when you have a cup on, and you're feeling really mean you can win by the brazilian tea bag. Get on top in north/south and start grinding your cup in their face.
     
  7. apman0000

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    always wear my cup, better to be over prepared than get popped in the nuts imo
     
  8. metallikatz56

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    If you want to fight sanctioned MMA, you need one. It's best to work with one as much as possible so that you're used to it.
     
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    I wear a soft cup.

    Not bullet proof, but I've been glad I have it on many, many occasions.
     
  10. SCirone

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    No, but catching a knee to the nuts FTL
     
  11. miek

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    Is there a special cup that you do wear? Or is it just a regular hockey or football cup?
     
  12. jag6984

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    Invest in a steel cup, definately worth it.
     
  13. Trisomy21

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    I usually do. Had a couple guard passes turn into knees to the nuts.
     
  14. chechen

    chechen Brazilian Jiu Jitsu OT Supporter

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    no, my balls are thick, rubbery, and hairy
     
  15. Maestro Nobones

    Maestro Nobones Great Job! - GLAD DADS CREW

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    i do most of the time. I didn't for the first 6 months or so.
     
  16. Zoso

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    are you guys referring to during class/training or competition?
     
  17. Mejnoon

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    Makes your armbars nastier:dunno: I try to just to be used to it like a mouthguard, but often forget.
     
  18. MyLittleAirport

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    *directs Kiren to this thread*

    :rofl:
     
  19. MyLittleAirport

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    And nah, I don't wear one :o

    Did a couple times but haven't wore any in competition.
     
  20. Savage5point0

    Savage5point0 Im an asshole.

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    Nah, if theres uncomfortable pressure from a knee or something Ill just tap. I dont need to win THAT bad.
     
  21. The Ripper

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    i wear my windy steel cup... I got caught a couple of times with groin shots
     
  22. Maestro Nobones

    Maestro Nobones Great Job! - GLAD DADS CREW

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    i wear mine in class sparring or grappling
     
  23. Fuck me too. Or half guards where the slam their knee on my nuts/floor.
     

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