MMA how old are you?

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  1. SquirtRussel

    SquirtRussel OT Supporter

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    and when did you get into your martial art? i just recently turned 18, got into muay thai when i was 16, just recently got into bjj. did hapkido/karate and capoera when i was 11-15.
    im glad that i started when i did... i think ill be beastly by the time im in my mid twenties :bowdown: but for now ive been taking a break and working on strength and weight gain... still a long way to go :hs:
     
  2. Ivy Mike

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    Started Krav Maga training earlier in the year.
     
  3. brolli

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    20. Started bjj when I was 18
     
  4. JordanClarkson

    JordanClarkson OT Supporter

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    12-13 Boxing
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    I'm 28 and wish I had kept training all this time. I could've been close to a black belt by now :eek4:
     
  5. Mirwolf

    Mirwolf Im confused and so am I

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    14-17 : Wing Chun Kung Fu
    2004 - for about six months BJJ on and off.
    Feb 1st - present - BJJ consistently with a little bit of muay thai.

    Im currently 23. did wing chun for about 4 years. then moved on to BJJ and am 100% happy with it. Only wished i picked up BJJ when i was like 14.
     
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    chechen Brazilian Jiu Jitsu OT Supporter

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    started bjj when i just turned 18

    and i just turned 21, 3 months ago
     
  7. SquirtRussel

    SquirtRussel OT Supporter

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    yeah consistency is the key i guess
     
  8. Maestro Nobones

    Maestro Nobones Great Job! - GLAD DADS CREW

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    I'm 26, I started training at 15 or 16, I forget exactly.
    3~ years n. shaolin praying mantis kung fu
    3~ years gong yuen chuan fa kung fu
    1~ year stylized wushu (that I was tricked into believing was a hung gar system until I signed the contract)
    just under a year of progressive tang soo do (currently enrolled)
    2 months of gracie jiu jitsu (currently enrolled)
     
  9. d0nk3ypunch

    d0nk3ypunch New Member

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    Started Kung Fu when I was 22
    Quit that and started bjj at 23
    Currently 24

    I got a late start :(
     
  10. Dietrich

    Dietrich Guest

    I'm 20. I started Muay Thai when I was 19.

    Tom
     
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    Started Tae Kwon Do when I was 10

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    Whoops, I'm currently 30 btw
     
  13. Placebo

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    Damn, some of you guys are OLD! :p just playin

    I'm 18.
     
  14. chizzle

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    19, haven't started yet, planning on starting bjj soon though.
     
  15. AznFreeballiN

    AznFreeballiN mangekyo sharingan

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    22 - just a martial arts class in college :coolugh:
     
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    started at 19 almost 21 now..
     
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    Pencak Silat from when I was 14- about 18. My instructor/guru passed away around that time. Haven't been much interested in other arts.
     
  19. TigreTek

    TigreTek omega member OT Supporter

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    turned 22 yesterday. TKD for 6 years up to the age of 13. 1 year of aikido after that. started KM about 4 months ago.
     
  20. Jonzun

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    20 years old
    ~4 years Tang Soo Do
    ~3 months of boxing/BJJ
     
  21. Section 8

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    Started BJJ at 12.5 years old.Had about a half year of karate when i was 8 years old
     
  22. Placebo

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    you're lucky
     
  23. d0nk3ypunch

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    no lie. I'm so envious of people who start young.
     
  24. damiand

    damiand Proceed

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    Bas didnt start till 23-24 either. And he had a great fighting career IMO.
     
  25. brolli

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    there are definitely people who start even later (like late 30s) who compete in bjj tournaments. I met a 55 year old purple belt at grapplers quest.
     

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