Competition preparation (losing weight)

The National nogi competition is in 10 weeks time which is Saturday 19 March 2016.

If you want to to lose weight for the competition, I suggest you start dieting right now.

It is too stressful to start losing weight a week before a competition.

The last couple of weeks before the event should be about drilling and cardio instead of worrying about calories.

Official weight categories from the NZ grappler website

Competition is for both kids and adults of all levels and from all academies. There will be Beginners, Intermediate, and Advanced divisions for all weight classes.
The adult weight classes in kilograms (kg) are IBJJF No Gi divisions:
MEN (kg): 55.5, 61.5, 67.5, 73.5, 79.5, 85.5, 91.5, 97.5, 97.5+
WOMEN (kg): 51.5, 56.5, 61.5, 66.5, 71.5, 76.5, 76.5+

Remember that they weight you in before the match.

Good luck.


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