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Cost of tournaments, seminars, and gas

Discussion in 'Grappling Technique' started by STFUjiujitsu, Jun 12, 2008.

  1. STFUjiujitsu

    STFUjiujitsu Blue Belt

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    I want to compete in as many tournaments and attend as many seminars as possible but I don't make that much and traveling makes it that much worse. I was hoping someone here might have some good fundraising ideas to help raise money for a few guys from my team and I to make majority of these events.

    any ideas please...
     
  2. Sean-Roberts

    Sean-Roberts Blue Belt

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    After that wash that car lost most of its value
     
  3. LordarshynBJJ

    LordarshynBJJ Blue Belt

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    got a blue belt or above?

    Get a bunch of friends that want to train but are too cheap to go to a real academy...

    Teach them a bunch of shit for like..$5 a month or $5 a lesson or something ridiculously cheap.

    That way you get to drill more, so you're getting better, you get to practice coaching and teaching, which may help you in the future, and while it's a really small amount of money you'd be making(because you are just doing some fund raising, not trying to get rich) it might pay for gas to travel...or for the tournament itself.

    I've been pondering this myself, but I'd feel weird asking people for money to get taught by a blue belt. I just get together with some friends, show them some techniques, roll a bit, and advertise my instructors academy...I feel that it will help my instructor's business, and the fact that I am showing techniques to people really makes me focus on all the details to an extent that I wouldn't otherwise.
     
  4. mikey5time

    mikey5time Yellow Belt

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    Work some overtime.
     
  5. JDV5811

    JDV5811 Purple Belt

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    put an ad out for donations,but don't feel that you need to do all those thins to be good.
     
  6. Trickster***

    Trickster*** Banned Banned

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    What do you do for a living?
     
  7. STFUjiujitsu

    STFUjiujitsu Blue Belt

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    Window Tinting, When I had my own shop it wasn't a problem but I recently moved and have no clientel so I started working for a tint shop and don't make near what I used to.
     
  8. black koala

    black koala Banned Banned

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    ban ^
    keep your gay porn to yourself
     
  9. Meegle818

    Meegle818 Blue Belt

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    woah, guess you don't like seeing pictures of yourself on the internet huh?

    calm yourself homophob, was giving him a suggestion. Just cause you took some pictures doesn't mean i deserve the ban hammer :wink:
     

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