Zanmato....I to would understand paying a little extra as an when competitions or fights arise. I would agree and would not batter an eyelid to pay extra for that.
MerseyBoy...I am actually quite jealous that you get to go to classes in the morning or daytime. My place only does classes in the evening.
I think for the time being I am going to enter as an independant fighter to some of the comps, as Sledge suggested. But then my corner might be a bit on the empty side lol....am not havin my mum on the corner!