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6/22/13 12:01 AM
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Malloy
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Black belt 2008

Japanese ju jitsu in Okinawa Japan 1997-2000
Greg Jackson's academy 2000-2001
Ralph gracie 2001-2003 Blue Belt
AKA Dave Camarillo BJJ Black belt 2008
6/22/13 12:08 AM
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omoplautistic
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For my black last April 2012 from mike yackulic and Sylvio Behring.

Started in 2005.

I have my own school where I teach full time and I also teach a bjj program (with a my training partner who got his black with me) in a public school. It's actually part of their school curriculum. Phone Post 3.0
6/22/13 12:26 AM
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McLeod
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Randy Bloom - Jan of 2000
stared, late 90's
Moreira
Teach San Clemente, mostly privates at this time.

wait, just checking the timeline here. started in late 90's and got it in jan 2000? so how many years? 2? 3? that's all it took ya to get a black belt?
just checkin to make sure it wasn't a typo. How often did ya train? I know you were in an article I read once as one of the early pioneers. Were you one of the dirty dozen?
6/22/13 2:38 AM
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toney
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Black belt 2008 from Relson . Took a long time and I teach full time .
6/22/13 4:05 AM
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IBTAPNU
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Black belt April 2011 from Cassio Werneck

Brown belt April 2001 from Rodrigo Medeiro

Teach and run my academy along with my Son Davin Maxwell in Sacramento, CA.

6/22/13 9:46 AM
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Black Belt under Renzo Gracie. Awarded 2006, started training 1993. Train at Renzo's main academy in NYC 3x/week, other days train in NJ. Teach full-time at my academy in Northern NJ (Saddle Brook) -> Silver Fox BJJ.
Karel Pravec
www.SilverFoxBJJ.com
6/22/13 10:51 AM
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LEMon
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Black belt BJJ under prof. Bruno Panno/Royler Gracie. 2011

Started in 1998 under Ze Mario Sperry/Chris Deweaver, in North Sydey. In 2001 the academy became Royler Gracie and been the same, Humaita, ever since. Phone Post 3.0
6/22/13 11:07 AM
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BB received 12/28/11
9 years, 11 months
Jose Reyes (Alliance) Phone Post 3.0
6/22/13 11:34 AM
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Randy Bloom
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Randy Bloom / ACG, Surf freak
McLeod - 
Randy Bloom - Jan of 2000
stared, late 90's
Moreira
Teach San Clemente, mostly privates at this time.

wait, just checking the timeline here. started in late 90's and got it in jan 2000? so how many years? 2? 3? that's all it took ya to get a black belt?
just checkin to make sure it wasn't a typo. How often did ya train? I know you were in an article I read once as one of the early pioneers. Were you one of the dirty dozen?

Late 1990

:-)
6/22/13 12:50 PM
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McLeod
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Ahhh :)
6/22/13 1:15 PM
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BB Dec 2012 by Marcelo Perdomo BTT Long Beach. Started at GA around '97. Took forever yes, but I had a 5 year break somewhere in between. Phone Post
6/22/13 1:55 PM
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2leftfeet
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Just got my BB under Carlos Jr BB Eduardo de Lima after seven and a half years. Work as a physician.
6/22/13 3:01 PM
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J. Manly
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BB under Cesar Gracie Phone Post 3.0
6/22/13 3:48 PM
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Black Belt 2008 under Rodrigo Medeiros (BJJ Revolution Team)<br /><br />

Started late 90's - competed in Brazil and USA at all major tourneys while coming up. Been teaching on side since purple belt and now help run Rodrigo's academy in San Diego while he is in Hong Kong at EPIC MMA.
6/22/13 5:01 PM
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Adam Singer
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Black Belt March 2000
Roberto Traven
Took about 12 Years

Train and Teach Full Time at Athens Fitness and MMA / The HardCore Gym

Adam Singer
6/23/13 1:20 AM
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rmigliaccio
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Third Degree BB now
got my BB in December 2001.
Under Ryan Gracie.
6/23/13 2:10 AM
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LittleTony
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Promoted to black belt 2006 under Rodrigo Medeiros. 2nd degree black belt now. Started in 1995.

"little" Tony
6/23/13 2:21 AM
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Spuds Buckley
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BB in 2010 under Ralph Gracie Phone Post 3.0
6/23/13 3:01 AM
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Shosh1n
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SMOKER - BB since 2009. 10 years under Marcelo Alonso. Carlson Gracie Team
Nice! I'm a white belt at Marcelo's, I don't belong in this thread, but I'm happy to see this post! Any chance you care to share your name? (Just curious which BB you are, I don't mean any disrespect). Phone Post 3.0
6/23/13 3:21 AM
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BenBJJ
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Feb 2013 after 10.5years. Run academy.
Rickson>Jorge Pereira>Paulo Guimaraes> me.
6/23/13 3:25 AM
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Black belt April 2011 from Cassio Werneck

Brown belt April 2001 from Rodrigo Medeiro

Teach and run my academy along with my Son Davin Maxwell in Sacramento, CA.


Tanque lineage?
6/23/13 5:05 AM
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BenBJJ
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Voted up everyone on this thread!
6/23/13 9:03 AM
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April 2012, from John Will, from Rigan and Jean Jacques lineage.

Took me 14+ years

Only teach now. Lost my fire to compete in my early 30s
6/23/13 10:59 AM
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Shosh1n - 
SMOKER - BB since 2009. 10 years under Marcelo Alonso. Carlson Gracie Team
Nice! I'm a white belt at Marcelo's, I don't belong in this thread, but I'm happy to see this post! Any chance you care to share your name? (Just curious which BB you are, I don't mean any disrespect). Phone Post 3.0

Nick from the Fife school
6/23/13 11:40 AM
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Shosh1n
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Oh awesome! You tied me in knots one day a while back, good times! Hope to have a sliver of your skill someday man. Phone Post 3.0

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