MMA holy shit affliction, tapout, and more v. sort of rant

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  1. teep

    teep New Member

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    Boston's a huge college town and since school started i have never seen so many affliction and tapout shirts in my life. also saw a few sinister shirts too. kids are even fucking wearing mma brand board shorts around just as regular shorts. guess mma has hit the mainstream way more than i thought :eek3:

    i think i finally figured out why it bugs the shit out of me too. i used to approach every dude wearing any sort of mma apparel at school and strike up a conversation with them. i'd be all "hey man our school has a sick jiu jitsu/mma club and it's free you should come by." and every single time i'd get some bullshit excuse. "oh i can't go to class/work with black eyes." "i hurt my(insert any body part)." "i don't want to get in trouble for hurting people." seriously fucking :ugh: you would think that if you liked the sport enough to watch it and deck yourself out in all the gear you'd be interested to get some free lessons from a world class bjj player

    on the one hand its great that almost any time i turn on the tv mma will be on, whether its WEC, IFL, strikeforce, etc. and on the other its hard to ignore all the bullshit uninformed talk i over hear everywhere i go.
     
  2. ITR06

    ITR06 OT Supporter

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    I wouldn't goto free lessons either, well i would say "ill be there" then i wouldnt show up. :o
     
  3. checkii

    checkii ฝรั่งตาน้ำข้าว

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    I wont wear mma clothes out in public because i dont want the people just just referred to thinking that I want to talk to them.
     
  4. teep

    teep New Member

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    why wouldn't you want to train with a great coach for free for however long you were in college?
     
  5. ITR06

    ITR06 OT Supporter

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    I still haven't been to college :noes:
    So i could show up every day and just train for free? No fees no homo?
     
  6. teep

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    4 times a week at the scheduled time. before i graduated there were a couple brown and purple belts, and a few blues that regularly whooped my ass. you could pay for a t shirt/hoodie if you wanted, but other than that no money involved.

    it used to be keith florian that taught bjj, but now its dave ginsberg. i forget who his black belt is under, but he was with BTT for a long time and has done real well in pan ams and mundials.
     
  7. Toodles

    Toodles You are the all-singing, all-dancing crap of the w OT Supporter

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    where is your gym that offers free bjj lessons? is this open to the general public or do i need to be registered at your school?
     
  8. ITR06

    ITR06 OT Supporter

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    why is it free?
     
  9. teep

    teep New Member

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    it's Boston University's club. you have to be a student and/or have access to the school's gym.
     
  10. teep

    teep New Member

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    because it gets paid for through the school's recreational club budget.
     
  11. damiand

    damiand Proceed

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    Fuck, thats too sick. MMA root sports entering as part of school programs.
     
  12. CyberEye

    CyberEye Oh god, the voices

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    My old school had free gym/activities and what not. Had a free "Kickboxing" class. I went once, walked in and saw the instructor chick decked out in head to toe spandex, short shorts, and a head band :ugh:

    I sat down, watched them do tae bo for 5 minutes then left.
     
  13. teep

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    :rofl::rofl: we have that too. it's some old fat guy with tae kwon do kicking paddles.
     
  14. AndrewLD

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    i'm applying there for the spring, but it's espensive :wtc:
     
  15. GeeGee

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    dot.
     
  16. Shrug

    Shrug Die in a Kimbo fight

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    im jealous, i wish my school had an awesome bjj club :(
     
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    kid down the hallway from me just moved in, he's ripped as fuck, and trains MMA. we struck up a conversation about UNH's combat clubs (and how they all suck but wrestling/judo) and he wants to start a bjj club cause his instructor is moving nearby. noice..
     
  18. rtzcom

    rtzcom bon wons! fight slepa for life sone!~

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    I own a single article of affliction clothing...a long sleeved shirt. I wear it when I want to look like a douchebag, but a refined douchebag.
     
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    rtzcom bon wons! fight slepa for life sone!~

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    Did damian drop by with the ct combat shirts?
     
  20. MyLittleAirport

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    On my campus, I think I've only seen a person wear Affliction once.

    We got more AE/AF people here.
     
  21. checkii

    checkii ฝรั่งตาน้ำข้าว

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    I'll be in your neck of the woods on the 12th. Guess i'll have to buy an affliction shirt and show everyone what a real man looks like.
     
  22. ChampKind

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    Yeah well take a stroll thorugh downtown on a Saturday night, it is comical how many douchebags are jumping from club to club in LoDo in their Affliction shirts looking like total douchebags.
     
  23. Kuet

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    well she obviously wanst hot then.
     

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