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Slamming during training?

PostPosted: Wed Jul 15, 2009 8:05 pm
by korr
Hi guys :) I have just started training no gi bjj. I was wondering if slamming your partner to escape is ok? Is it just bad form/etiquette to do so? I have not done it and have not seen anyone in class do it either. They will pick up and put down, but never slam.

Re: Slamming during training?

PostPosted: Thu Jul 16, 2009 2:34 am
by Bad Luck
korr wrote:Hi guys :) I have just started training no gi bjj. I was wondering if slamming your partner to escape is ok? Is it just bad form/etiquette to do so? I have not done it and have not seen anyone in class do it either. They will pick up and put down, but never slam.


Don't slam your opponent, that's douchebaggery to the fullest. Plus you can't do that in any tournaments, learn to defend the sub like a good boy.

Re: Slamming during training?

PostPosted: Thu Jul 16, 2009 3:59 am
by korr
Thanks for clearing that up :)

Re: Slamming during training?

PostPosted: Sat Jul 18, 2009 8:01 pm
by ghostdude8
are you talking about during practice or in a tournament? i wouldn't want to slam your partner your training with, wouldn't want to piss off a guy who's just training with you. tournaments i'm not sure, some tournaments don't allow you to slam your oppenent. also you look like a douche if you do, there's ways to escapes submission attempts without dropping your oppenent on his head.

Re: Slamming during training?

PostPosted: Sun Jul 19, 2009 12:52 pm
by ThirdCoastCombat
slamming will get you disqualified in almost any tournament

Re: Slamming during training?

PostPosted: Sun Jul 19, 2009 12:53 pm
by Stand-up_Philosopher
I picked up guys by instinct or as a joke. Then I set them down slowly and soft on the mat.

Don't be a jerk.

Re: Slamming during training?

PostPosted: Sun Aug 02, 2009 6:03 pm
by FiLoSoFeM
ive gotten in trouble for slamming i dont do it hard its just to scare people and let go of their submission attempts and ive done some neck crannks and my instructors have gotten mat at that so dont try any of them

Re: Slamming during training?

PostPosted: Tue Aug 25, 2009 6:25 pm
by stevenalexander84
Slamming some times can just make things worse some times. Just work on technique on getting out or not putting your self in that position.

Re: Slamming during training?

PostPosted: Sun Aug 30, 2009 7:26 pm
by DimMak
Aside from what has already been said, slamming is really just an ignorant attempt to handle something that the person doesn't understand. It tries to replace technique with brute force. You won't learn anything and you'll put your partners at risk. Save it for the competitions that allow it. But it's always okay to ask your instructors if something is acceptable in a gym.

Re: Slamming during training?

PostPosted: Thu Sep 03, 2009 4:53 am
by Solace
I got slammed by some kid in my no gi class because he got caught in a triangle. There is really only two reason I can think of to slam somebody in training, desperation and/or you fell cool doing it. Either way he still tapped and still got told not to do that shit in Jitz. Try to find technical ways out first they have better outcomes with slamming its like 50/50 chance of success getting free versus making the sub tighter.

Re: Slamming during training?

PostPosted: Tue Sep 15, 2009 4:29 am
by mrfurlupple
FiLoSoFeM wrote:ive gotten in trouble for slamming i dont do it hard its just to scare people and let go of their submission attempts and ive done some neck crannks and my instructors have gotten mat at that so dont try any of them


you sound exactly like someone i don't want to spar with.

Re: Slamming during training?

PostPosted: Wed Sep 16, 2009 12:22 am
by exsanguinator
Slamming/neck cranks only make you look like an asshole that no one wants to roll with... so don't do it.

Re: Slamming during training?

PostPosted: Thu Oct 08, 2009 4:56 pm
by SlamYouOnYourAss
I slam my buddy if we are play fighting.. I don't know about the gym's you train in or what their rules are. But f that, let em rip! lol The only reason I do deadlifts is so I can pick dudes up and give em some air time. It's fun but don't hurt the guy, scare him a little and he will tap out mid air lol ^.^

Re: Slamming during training?

PostPosted: Fri Oct 09, 2009 1:42 am
by exsanguinator
SlamYouOnYourAss wrote:I slam my buddy if we are play fighting.. I don't know about the gym's you train in or what their rules are. But f that, let em rip! lol The only reason I do deadlifts is so I can pick dudes up and give em some air time. It's fun but don't hurt the guy, scare him a little and he will tap out mid air lol ^.^


You are not someone that I would want to roll with in the gym. Also there are some guard passes that require you to deadlift your opponent that don't end in you slamming them.

Re: Slamming during training?

PostPosted: Fri Oct 09, 2009 5:04 pm
by SlamYouOnYourAss
I am not a psycho partner or anything.. I just like to use my strength. :o