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I am sitting here blogging while watching Fight Quest and I’m thinking about how hooked I am to BJJ. I wish this episode could last for 3 hours or more. I’m envious of the total immersion lifestyle. I guess it’s the grass is greener syndrome.
Eventually, in the United States, we will have the level of interest that exists in Brazil and those who wish to make it a greater part of their lifestyle will be able to do so with minimal effort.
There also seemed to be more high level belts than lower level where they were training. It almost felt like I was watching someone attend a Jiu-jitsu resort.
The training probably seems really tough to someone who has never experienced or seen it before. Especially with Doug getting choked out and Jimmy getting his elbow hyper-extended by the over anxious purple belt. Yet, to me it is one of the safest martial arts or ‘sports’ I have ever participated in.
Oh yeah… I think Doug spazzed out a little when he had his actual fight. I think he reverted to the “animal ferocity” he is always talking about in order to gain points. I think they cheated him of that last round too.