Episode 141: Martial Law

Episode 141

31st December 2013

Rodrigo brings the case against his friend and jiu jitsu classmate Matthew. Rodrigo claims Matthew has avoided taking the “No-Gi” classes at their Jiu Jitsu studio and needs to start challenging himself in his practice. Matthew says he’s tried the classes but can’t spend all his free time practicing. Is Matthew wimping out? Only one man can decide.

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Rodrigo brings the case against his friend and jiu jitsu classmate Matthew. Rodrigo claims Matthew has avoided taking the “No-Gi” classes at their Jiu Jitsu studio and needs to start challenging himself in his practice. Matthew says he’s tried the classes but can’t spend all his free time practicing. Is Matthew wimping out? Only one man can decide.

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Submitted by Rodrigo

Exhibit A

Here is a video (of me) to show what No-Gi is. I actually get wrongfully disqualified in this clip, but it was the highest quality video I have.”

Exhibit B

There are no videos of Matt in existence, so here is a video of me competing in Gi. (The Setup that I do to set up the move wouldn’t work in No-Gi.) I am the one who is on the bottom the whole time.”

 

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