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ansell wrote:Anyone ever had bad experiences with bjj teachers?
Luckily I got over mine and was able to find someone else. Only been doing bjj for around 4 months now, only twice a week, I get schooled regularly. I don't mind though, I do it for exercise and fun. But I thought I'd never try it again after my first ever class.
Basically, I heard a school near me was doing free lessons for a month. I'd never tried bjj and thought why not, I love mma and thought it would be something I could keep an interest in. First of all, I turn up and I'm the only new starter. Everyone else was real good, compared to me anyway. Luckily everyone was super cool and said they'd help me out, but still I was a little nervous. So we get started with some warm ups, then go straight into rolling. I roll with two guys, both good guys giving me pointers. But each one lasted like 5 minutes. At this time I'm brand new and I'm just muscling through everything, no technique, so inevitably I'm fucking done after that 10 minutes. I speak to the teacher, explaining I need to sit out for a while, I'm spent. To which he replies "Have you ever done like, any physical activity before? Any sports whatsoever?"
Now I'm not a fat guy or anything, I'm skinny and play football (soccer) every Sunday. I might expect it if I was huge. But that one comment made me get my shit and leave, never went back. Might sound like nothing to some people but that comment made me uneasy forever in front of that class. I would feel I was being mocked and watched by everyone from now on.
It took me 7 months to pluck up the courage to find another teacher and try again. So glad I did now, but that incident nearly made me quit forever.