Becoming a Jiu-Jitsu black belt takes time and a lot of work. Everyone has their own path whether recreationally or through competition or both. There are people from all ages starting Jiu-Jitsu and getting to the real start, the black belt, at various times in their lives.
For two students at GMA Yemaso BJJ in Sacramento, CA they found that their promotion was met last month and given by Marcos Torregrosa.
In their speeches, Bill Click and Marcus Boness explain the journey and how it feels to reach the ultimate rank: