BJJ Newb Question

I'd had always trained no-gi for the most part so when I began training gi, I thought it would be cool to buy a black one, not knowing that they're not allowed to be worn by non-black belts. A buddy of mine politely informed me and I've never wore it since out of respect for my instructor, even though he's so cool that he probably doesn't give a crap. However, one of my gis is now ruined and I lost the pants to another, so I'm down to one. I'm so cheap/frugal that I'm thinking of bleaching my black one (lmao). Is it a retarded idea or do you think it would actually be a good idea. I'm hoping that worst case scenario is turns out grey which is usable. Right? Phone Post 3.0

I don't think it is anything like you have to be a black belt. They wouldn't sell many of them if this was the case.

No, it's true. I had no idea. Black gis are strictly for black belts or (purple-brown) instructors. I don't want to be that guy. Phone Post 3.0

Might just be where you train dude.. never heard of that rule from anywhere else. I'd love to help out and send you my gi since I never use it anymore. Buuuuut it's black.. Phone Post 3.0

Just bleach a few patches on it and claim its a cow gi, homage to cowboys, who featured in your favorite movie brokeback mountain.

Then pop a viagra before you roll


That'll teach em Phone Post 3.0

Must be only at your academy. We don't have that issue where I trane, bro. Phone Post 3.0

WeidmanBrokeTheLEGend - Just bleach a few patches on it and claim its a cow gi, homage to cowboys, who featured in your favorite movie brokeback mountain.

Then pop a viagra before you roll


That'll teach em Phone Post 3.0
And maintain eye contact for as long as possible Phone Post 3.0

WeidmanBrokeTheLEGend - Just bleach a few patches on it and claim its a cow gi, homage to cowboys, who featured in your favorite movie brokeback mountain.

Then pop a viagra before you roll


That'll teach em Phone Post 3.0
So mean yet soooo funny. VU. Phone Post 3.0

Metal Box Combatives - Must be only at your academy. We don't have that issue where I trane, bro. Phone Post 3.0
This Phone Post 3.0

Whoa. Seriously? Did I get trolled? Phone Post 3.0

OCMikey -
Metal Box Combatives - Must be only at your academy. We don't have that issue where I trane, bro. Phone Post 3.0
This Phone Post 3.0
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Kostakio - Whoa. Seriously? Did I get trolled? Phone Post 3.0
Depends where you train. Some places dont care if you wear a cow gi Phone Post 3.0

Kostakio - Whoa. Seriously? Did I get trolled? Phone Post 3.0
No, because I talked to another teammate about it and he was like, "Save it for when you're a black belt." If it weren't a legit thing, I feel like he'd be like, "Wat."

Unless, he's in on this elaborate troll my buddy set me up with... Phone Post 3.0

Now I feel like the UG is reverse trolling me. Making me think it's okay to wear a black gi and then BOOM(!), my instructor thinks I'm a dick. Phone Post 3.0

WAR UNCLE CREEPY!!!!!!! Phone Post

News to me Phone Post 3.0

I'm not a white belt though. I was specifically told that non-black belts or non-instructors can't wear black gis. Phone Post 3.0

Are you a white guy training in compton?


Just out of curiosity Phone Post 3.0

I have never heard of this before. No one gives a shit about the color of the gi you wear at my club. Phone Post 3.0

pbody - I have never heard of this before. No one gives a shit about the color of the gi you wear at my club. Phone Post 3.0
Maybe because it's not a black one?

Blue is no problem. Black is the issue. Phone Post 3.0