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BJJ school is a scam.

Discussion in 'The Lightweights' started by PRIDE_DREAM_RIZIN, Jul 31, 2016.

  1. PRIDE_DREAM_RIZIN Blue Belt

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    I remember when martial arts classes used to be like $25 bucks per month in the late 90's-early 2000's. Now it seems like there is some Gracie Barra or Brazilian JJ on every block charging $150 plus a month.

    The instructors scam there students to commit to years of membership with the promise of getting there next belt level.

    Then your paying $100 + just to enter some tournament.

    It's a shame martial arts has turned into big business. Every time I enter a grappling tournament I claim Indepenant and I get a kick out of kicking some Brazilian BJJ schools ass. With good old American wrestling.
     
  2. essie kay hansen's pink scrunchie Platinum Member

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  3. stillm93 Purple Belt

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    Lol, I use wrestling at jiujitsu practices and piss some people off. I love it

    Probably a wasteland thread tho/
     
  4. RiskiestCookie Blue Belt

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  5. Arm Barbarian Titanium Belt Platinum Member

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    Depends on where you go.

    Some schools are more "Sport" BJJ, and other are more self defense orientated.

    Would pick the latter ANY day.
     
  6. MayhemMonkey Is it just me, or is it getting crazier out there?

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    if there are students willing to pay the fees, and they are teaching legit martial arts then whats the issue? things cant stay 25 dollars just because thats how you remember things being..... think of factors like inflation, the current economical factors etc.
     
  7. dickcheney Gold Belt

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    Some are great, some are good, some are bad (but probably still better than the hold out mcdojos)

    Who ripped you off?

    Post about it in the grapplefuck forum
     
  8. Fahcough Silver Belt

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    They will change the rules and DQ you for not following their woman's defense from her back style.
     
  9. Headkicktoleg Titanium Belt

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    So basically TS enters in the beginners division lands a takedown and stalls in guard.
     
  10. TheRuthlessOne Banned Banned

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    TS is schaub
     
  11. Get_that_yayo Brown Belt

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    What is up with this? My brother just went to a school that said he needed a TWO YEAR contract/commitment. You seriously think I'm going to sign a contract longer than my lease with a martial arts school?
     
  12. TestosterOWN ค้้้้้้้้้้้้้้้้้้้้้้้้ ้้้้้้้้้้#O͙ͦͯͦͯ͛

    Gym near me I might switch too is like 125 a month. Shit is insane buts it's like 1 mile from me. I do live in Vegas though, so I have many choices.
     
  13. Darwinambrosius Thought you had a friend, boy?

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    Lol at contract. I'd do a 360 and walk right out.
     
  15. PRIDE_DREAM_RIZIN Blue Belt

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    That's the goal of the Brazilians, get a black belt then come to America and scam Americans into ridiculous contracts to train UFC.
     
  16. KhabibTheBeagle Silver Belt

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    So, you'd spin in a circle and walk towards them?
     
  17. lemurofdoom ಠ_ಠ

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    if you did a 360°, you'd be walking further IN.
     
  18. KhabibTheBeagle Silver Belt

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    It worked. Now, even Amir Khan tranes uFc
     
  19. lts5025 "What the **** is a Dim Mack?"

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    Do a 360 and walk... right back in?
     
  20. Roidiculisp Felching Belt Platinum Member

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    I remember how cheap rent, gas, milk, and bread used to be 20 years ago, too.

    Every block. Literally. Check Google Maps OMFG there are so GD many I might barf.

    Tell you what. Rent a space, invest in the equipment, then pay the utilities, phone, water, business tax, instructors, insurance, etc. and see how much you have to charge to make a profit.

    Do you then go back to work where you charge people 1990's prices and wonder why you're going broke?
     

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