Sandbagging In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

In this video, “sandbagging” simply means “holding a people back in rank so they have a competitive edge.” Let’s say you have blue belt who rolls at a purple belt level. However, instead of giving her a purple belt so that she can compete in the purple belt division, you keep her at blue belt so she can compete against — and almost always easily defeat — her blue belt opponents.

In this video, Rickson Gracie black belt Dave Kama talks about sandbagging in Brazilian jiu-jitsu.

Do you know any sandbaggers? Have you ever been sandbagged?

Listen to what Professor Kama has to say about them below:


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