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BJJ DCE Presentation
Transcript of BJJ DCE Presentation
-The group's purpose is to allow those who wish to train in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu the opportunity to do so.
-Everyone is striving to become better and excel as an individual practitioner.
-Everyone wants to help everyone around them also become better. Means of Participation
-The groups have set practices throughout the week.
-The groups have websites in which everyone is able to participate and learn.
-Groups have seminars which is a mandatory "mega" practice that is held every few months. Other gyms in the area are also invited to come train. Exchange of Information
-Website: to provide updates on the specific organization along with practice and seminar times/dates.
-Email: to provide any new information to members.
-Often time feedback is required to confirm that members recieved the sent out information.
-Books: Instructionals on specific techniques used within the martial art so one can learn own their own.
-Internet: Example=Youtube. Used similar to books. Genres of Communication
-Internet: One of the main ways this discourse community communicated is via jiu-jitsu videos on the web, forums, and help sites.
-Minutes from practice: Groups normally offer daily practice to its members; this is the main way of participation within this discourse community. This is the main way members learn about and participate in the group. Lexis
-Brazillian Jiu-Jitsu members have developed many types of slang and lexis specific to their group. This language is often easy ways of explaning certain techniques, motions, or positions within the sport.
-Many practioners would say Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu has its own glossary.
Tap=To tap out/give up
Sub=Submission/To force someone to tap out
Gi=The uniform worn by practitioners
No-Gi=Refers to training without the traditional uniform
Mount=Being on top of your opponent
Upa=Popping your hips High Level of Expertise
-Members are constantly able to train this martial art in order to improve and learn.
-Groups have instructors, who are long time practioners that have nearly perfected the art, who teach them and help them excel Levels within the Organization Result from Research...
...Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu IS a Discourse Community. It fulfills all six requirements. What actual group do you belong to?
-Walker MMA in Dayton, Ohio
How was the group founded?
-Founded by a long time practitioner who wanted to
open their own gym in order to share knowledge.
-How often does your group meet?
Practice is offered everyday
-Who runs these practices?
The head instructor, gym opener
-What takes place at these practices?
Learn and practice techniques, compete against eachother at the end
-How does one join?
Take part in a class, if you like it you can sign and waiver and pay monthly to be a member