Baltimore Brazilian jiu jitsu schools are the best places to learn the fundamental techniques and moves in Brazilian jiu jitsu. Students expect to learn both the defensive and offensive techniques and moves in these schools. When attending BJJ classes in these schools, you have to be on your proper attire wearing your Gi and BJJ belt. Before you learn any BJJ moves and techniques, you have to know how to put on the Gi properly and tie the belt.
Tying a jiu jitsu belt is relatively easy. It may take some practice prior to getting it perfectly without concentrating on it too much. However, after practicing tying your BJJ belt a few times, you can tie it naturally without even thinking about it. Below are steps to teach you how to tie your BJJ belt properly.
First, you have to make sure that you are wearing both the top and pants of your jiu jitsu Gi. Put the left side of the lapel on top of the right side.
After wearing your Gi properly, place the middle of your BJJ belt across your stomach. At this point, both ends of the BJJ belt will touch the floor.
Using the opposite hands, wrap the belt around you to the back and swap each end of the belt. Bring each end of your BJJ belt back in front of you. The belt is already in its correct place. All you need to do is to tie it.
Simply cross the ends of the belt in front of you. Cross the left hand side first and cross the right hand side over the left one.
Next, completely tuck the end of the belt on the left side under the belt wrapped around your body. It is similar to tucking it under 2 belts. After this is done, you just have to pull both ends of your BJJ belt so that it will get tight on you.
The last step in tying your BJJ belt is making a knot on it. You can start doing the knot by putting the right end of the belt on top of the left one and pressing it with your left thumb and fingers. Just bend the end of the belt on top towards you, passing under the other belt. You can tighten the knob by pulling both ends.
Tying a BJJ belt is very simple. This is one of the first things that Baltimore Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Schools teach their students.