Does Your School Do The Gauntlet After A Promotion?

A while back, our editor argued that the gauntlet — i.e., the belt whipping that people at some academies go through after they are promoted to a new belt — is pointless.

You can read the article here.

For a different perspective on the subject, check out this video by fifth-degree BJJ black belt Felipe Costa.

Does your academy do the gauntlet? If so, how do you feel about it?


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