"Street, Sport & Art." - Chris Haueter

Chris Haueter talks about each belt level in BJJ.
  • watch the video and listen to Chris talks about what each belt means in terms of progress in the study of the art. It is worth 15 minutes of your time.

Chris Haueter, is an American martial arts athlete and coach. As one of the first American Black Belts[1] in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Chris is best known for his innovative teaching style and conceptual coaching ability[2] and naming of new positions as the art rapidly developed in the mid 90's, coined the term 'Combat Base' as it related to shooting platform. He spread BJJ to the UK and across the US in the late 90's.[3] Chris is one of the BJJ Dirty Dozen[4] (first 12 Non-Brazilian recipients of the BJJ black belt). He received his black belt from Rigan Machado in 1996, is the first American black belt to compete in the Mundials De Jiu-Jitsu in Brazil,[5][6] the first American black belt to win a black belt match. Over the years Chris has won multiple Pan American,[7][8] and superfight victories.[9][10] He is also a highly respected JKD practitioner directly trained under Dan Inosanto.[11][12] He has promoted 15 black belts


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