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Old 02-17-2009, 02:34 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Had My First BJJ/Grappling Class Today!

So this morning I had my first BJJ/Grappling class. I was a little nervous because of my hair, which is long, and my size, I'm 5'8" at about 135 pounds.(I'm a smaller guy)

I had a great time. The class wasn't that big, 10 people and 2 of them weren't there today. About half the class were cops and the rest was a couple of girls. The trainer told me that this class was a little advanced, and I'd be on some more basic stuff on my next class. All the guys in that class were bigger than me, all between 5'10"-6'2" around 190-230 pounds. I thought it'd be much more difficult with people that much bigger than me, but I don't think I did to bad.

Quick question for all of you guys though. How much are your monthly payments and how often do you go?
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Old 02-17-2009, 03:05 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I pay 85 a month
most weeks 5 days a week 3 classes a day
take a day off every once in a while though
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Old 02-17-2009, 05:14 PM   #3 (permalink)
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i pay 40 pounds for a month and that includes all classes Muay Thai and BJJ 4 classes a week and your own key for whenever you want to train.(which for me is everyday)
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I pay 85 a month
most weeks 5 days a week 3 classes a day
take a day off every once in a while though
3 classes 2hours a class 5 days a week 30 hours a week?!?!
i thought i had a lot at 15 hours a week, and at that much i go through burn out. how the hell do you do 30 hours a week?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!
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So this morning I had my first BJJ/Grappling class. I was a little nervous because of my hair, which is long, and my size, I'm 5'8" at about 135 pounds.(I'm a smaller guy)

I had a great time. The class wasn't that big, 10 people and 2 of them weren't there today. About half the class were cops and the rest was a couple of girls. The trainer told me that this class was a little advanced, and I'd be on some more basic stuff on my next class. All the guys in that class were bigger than me, all between 5'10"-6'2" around 190-230 pounds. I thought it'd be much more difficult with people that much bigger than me, but I don't think I did to bad.

Quick question for all of you guys though. How much are your monthly payments and how often do you go?

i hope you know they wipe down the mats with crack and heroin.... that is why they always give the free trial lesson.
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Old 02-17-2009, 08:42 PM   #6 (permalink)
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lol.

Anyways, I just got back from my second session, which had more people about my size, which also went well.
Thanks for the price info btw.
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3 classes 2hours a class 5 days a week 30 hours a week?!?!
i thought i had a lot at 15 hours a week, and at that much i go through burn out. how the hell do you do 30 hours a week?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!
my classes are an hour long each
so I have 15 hours as well

i wouldnt survive 30 haha
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i go 2 times a week, and pay £2.50 each lesson
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$100 a month thats unlimited bjj/muay thai/mma conditioning/ wrestling/ and boxing classes. Also my team has certain days where we do mma sparring.
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