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    There seems to be a lot of BJJ classes clubs popping up, and charging a fortune, in excess of 10 a class or monthly memberships, with instructors being blue belts ? Is this acceptable ? Do the Gracie's accept blue belts teaching and representing their style art at such a low grade ? ( not saying all are Gracie BJJ)

    What are people's thoughts ?

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    If there is no other option.

    Instructor needs to understand their own limits.

    Must have regular contact with brown or black belt.

    10 is ridiculous.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rob T View Post
    If there is no other option.

    Instructor needs to understand their own limits.

    Must have regular contact with brown or black belt.

    10 is ridiculous.
    10 isn't to bad for London or the south of England per class. But to be taught by a blue belt it's a bit much to be paying.

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    Ten quid for a blue belt to teach you is ridiculous wherever you are.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rob T View Post
    Ten quid for a blue belt to teach you is ridiculous wherever you are.
    To be fair. I would pay a tenner just for an hour and a halfs mat time just to spar with who ever.

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    My club, Granite City Grappling in Aberdeen, only has blue belts coaching. That's the highest rank at our club.

    But we are very lucky to have guidance from Straight Blast Gym and that is where we source the vast amount of our coaching material from, including from seminars with the likes of Karl Tanswell and Martin Aedma.

    We have one other coach, a vastly experienced wrestler, who takes a class once a week.

    And we only charge a fiver a class.
    http://www.granitecitygrappling.com/

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    Quote Originally Posted by tiger_ross View Post
    My club, Granite City Grappling in Aberdeen, only has blue belts coaching. That's the highest rank at our club.

    But we are very lucky to have guidance from Straight Blast Gym and that is where we source the vast amount of our coaching material from, including from seminars with the likes of Karl Tanswell and Martin Aedma.

    We have one other coach, a vastly experienced wrestler, who takes a class once a week.

    And we only charge a fiver a class.
    This sounds like the right way to do it with less experienced guys coaching
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    Quote Originally Posted by tiger_ross View Post
    My club, Granite City Grappling in Aberdeen, only has blue belts coaching. That's the highest rank at our club.

    But we are very lucky to have guidance from Straight Blast Gym and that is where we source the vast amount of our coaching material from, including from seminars with the likes of Karl Tanswell and Martin Aedma.

    We have one other coach, a vastly experienced wrestler, who takes a class once a week.

    And we only charge a fiver a class.

    Blind leading the blind there like lol

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    That would probably mean something coming from someone who wasn't a complete retard, but in your case Leon we have seen the pictures of you rolling with your uncle in a basement (probably right before he made you squeal like a pig). Crawl back into the cave that you came from and continue your bum fest with your backwards inbred family.

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    Quote Originally Posted by leonthehitmansummers View Post
    Blind leading the blind there like lol

    Leon min, Get your head out your ass and stop your childish comments on this perfectly good thread. And every other one you think it's clever to comment on !

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