Are You Afraid To Be On The Bottom While Rolling Jiu Jitsu?
Are you a blue belt in life and your ego is a black belt, and your ego has it’s knee on your belly and he’s controlling you? Or are you the black belt in life and your ego is a blue belt? – Eddie Bravo
In many Jiu Jitsu academies the sparring will start off with both practitioners on their knees. This helps to prevent injuries and gets the roll going faster. This oftentimes leads to unuseful knee fighting battles where two egos struggle with each other to not end up on the bottom.
The two videos below candidly discuss this topic and are significantly useful to white and blue belts.