Big Changes In Future For Grappling Industries
The first big change will occur to the Kids and Juniors divisions. Kids and Juniors will now be split up in gi by white belt and colored belt. Kids and Juniors will as well be split up in NoGi by beginner and advanced.
The second big change will be the rule set now used in Kids and Juniors divisions. There will no submissions allowed for white belts and beginners in the Kids and Juniors divisions. Colored belts and advanced Kids and Juniors will be able to apply submissions according to the IBJJF rule book.
The third big change will occur in the weight divisions of Adults. Adult Gi weight classes will now follow IBJJF Gi weight classes and adult NoGi weight classes will now follow IBJJF’s NoGi weight classes so to sync the weights properly compared to have just one set weight class for Gi and NoGi.