Yesterday I posted "Do You Wear Socks During BJJ Practice?". I got the most hits for a post and the most hits in a day for my site. I got the most comments on a post I’ve ever had. I wasn’t talking about BJJ secrets or advanced techniques. I didn’t give some great knowledge or insight. I just said why I wear socks and what some alternatives were. So what is it with socks in BJJ that stirs everyone up so? What’s with the socks! Is it the Grapple Socks that catches everyone’s attention? I got less comments when I talked about a fellow student wearing a pink gi for shock value at a tournament. He did win his division too (That is him in the picture finishing a match with a arm bar). If you lost a match to a guy wearing socks or a guy wearing a pink gi, which would be worse? I’m inclined to say from the responses that it would be socks. What is unmanly about socks? I guess there doesn’t have to be rhyme or reason to it. It is what it is. I think those of us who wear socks should take Liam’s approach and get a picture of it. How about it Liam? Send me a picture of you with the GoGo-plata on and your socks just like in your comment.
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