I wish to understand the game better, but by helping our resident black belt Denise get certified via the IBJJF I have discovered that if you wish to become a recognized / authorized black belt with the IBJJF not only do you need to sell your first born (about $400+), but you also need to be CPR certified and have participated in at least one referee clinic AS A BLACK BELT. This got me a thinkin'....
|Far fewer arguments after the IBJJF introduced|
their new ref outfits!
My mother has always said "knowledge is never wasted" and that is exactly how I approach this Sunday, open to learning more. I have little to no interest in refereeing, but I see the value in learning how to ref and in general the better I understand the rules, the better I can play!
So if you would please take a moment a click 'yes' or 'no' on my latest poll to your right ---------->
And if you have any questions regarding tournament rules or regulations please write them in the comments section of this post before Sunday AM and I will do my best to get them answered by Jeff on Sunday.