FAQs

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Should I get in shape before signing up?

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No way! If you're not already in shape, our classes are the fastest, funnest way to get there. Guaranteed.

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Will I get hurt doing BJJ?

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As with all contact sports, the potential for injury is always there. We at Absolute MMA pride ourselves in our low injury-to-fun ratio. The American College of Sports Medicine ranks Martial Arts training very high in regards to safety over many of our countries nationally recognized Sports.

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How does the BJJ ranking system work?

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The Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu ranking system is based on colored belts (worn as part of the uniform) to signify increasing levels of technical knowledge and practical skill. Starting with White then Blue, Purple, Brown and Black.
Adult-Belts

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Do I need to get a belt when I buy a Gi?

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Yes. Most Gi's don't come with belts. Get a white belt 🙂

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Where can I get a Gi?

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There are many places to get a Gi. They are readily available online. MMA Warehouse is a great place to look.

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Should I wear headgear?

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Most practitioners do not wear headgear, but we're not going to stop you if you'd like to wear it.

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Will I get that weird ear thing if I train Jiu-Jitsu? (cauliflower ear)

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If you do, it will be because you are so hooked on this sport that you've been doing it for years, so you won't care.

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What kind of equipment do I need for BJJ?

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Traditionally, BJJ is practiced wearing a Gi/Kimono.
A mouth guard is used to protect ones mouth and teeth from injury.
Rash guards are nice to have to prevent chafing under the gi/kimono.