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9/2/12 10:02 PM
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Stephen Eakin
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I was told today that knee on belly is a show off move, and is considered being disrespectful. I had never heard this before.

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9/2/12 10:05 PM
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Most of the time Id say no but it can occassionally be used to put someone in their place if they piss you off. Phone Post
9/2/12 10:05 PM
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9/2/12 10:17 PM
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 its worth 2 points
9/2/12 10:22 PM
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Uhhhhhh.....no. If it was a dick move, then why award points for the specific move in tournaments? Whoever told you that needs to get their panties smoothed out.
9/2/12 10:26 PM
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Stephen Eakin
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That's what I said. Maybe he was just saying his personal belief and not a everybody belief. Phone Post
9/2/12 10:32 PM
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No, a statement like that is insane. Phone Post
9/2/12 10:39 PM
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If there were any time a position was a bit "showy" was being on top position during turtle and putting both knees on their back sort of surfing on the guy. :P
9/2/12 10:45 PM
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LetsTalkItOut - If there were any time a position was a bit "showy" was being on top position during turtle and putting both knees on their back sort of surfing on the guy. :P

  lol the the 1st thing i thought about.        andre,andre
9/2/12 11:24 PM
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LetsTalkItOut - If there were any time a position was a bit "showy" was being on top position during turtle and putting both knees on their back sort of surfing on the guy. :P

  lol the the 1st thing i thought about.        andre,andre

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9/2/12 11:24 PM
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lol!
9/3/12 1:06 AM
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I think he meant the andre galvao incident where he body surfed the other guy for trying a heel hook. Phone Post
9/3/12 1:15 AM
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It can definitely be used as a way to punish someone or put them in their place. Phone Post
9/3/12 1:36 AM
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chitownbjj -  I think he meant the andre galvao incident where he body surfed the other guy for trying a heel hook. Phone Post

Ah makes sense... but Andreh has single handedly proven Stephen's friend right!
9/3/12 2:02 AM
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9/3/12 2:36 AM
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Just out of curiosity, was the guy who said that actually UNDERNEATH your knee when he told you that...?
9/3/12 7:17 AM
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 I had a black belt get pissed at me for going knee on belly on him a few months back.  I think the guy was a little off though.  Same night he tried to fight a white belt that dove for a heelhook on him.
9/3/12 7:19 AM
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LetsTalkItOut - If there were any time a position was a bit "showy" was being on top position during turtle and putting both knees on their back sort of surfing on the guy. :P

We call it "The Owl".
9/3/12 7:47 AM
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Poncey - LetsTalkItOut - If there were any time a position was a bit "showy" was being on top position during turtle and putting both knees on their back sort of surfing on the guy. :P

We call it "The Owl".
Always called it the Andre. Phone Post
9/3/12 8:20 AM
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Just out of curiosity, was the guy who said that actually UNDERNEATH your knee when he told you that...?
No it was between rolls, and I think the person in the previous roll tried it on him. Phone Post
9/3/12 8:30 AM
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People who complain about pressure in jiu jitsu are whiny bitches and should stick to point karate. In the words of Rob Kahn: "It's FIGHT training. Smash him!!!" Phone Post
9/3/12 9:28 AM
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Absolutely not!!!!! But can def be used to take the piss out of a spaz(as has been mentioned) Phone Post
9/3/12 9:58 AM
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chitownbjj -  I think he meant the andre galvao incident where he body surfed the other guy for trying a heel hook. Phone Post

  yep,but that a great pic of our own
9/3/12 10:17 AM
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chitownbjj -  I think he meant the andre galvao incident where he body surfed the other guy for trying a heel hook. Phone Post

  yep,but that a great pic of our own
This :) Phone Post
9/3/12 11:03 AM
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I only stay in knee on belly when I'm dealing with spazzes so I assume if someone were to hold me in kob they aren't showing off. They're just angry at me. Phone Post

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