Running a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu school is like being an owner of many other small businesses. There are the the good customers and the customers that you would rather not have at all.
Once the UFC started really gaining in popularity, schools all over the US were flooded with phone calls from a certain type of person. It’s the 20 year old that’s probably wearing a Tapout shirt, Affliction jeans and Oakley sunglasses indoors. Meanwhile he’s aspiring that in six months he’ll be an “ultimate fighter”. He just got back from his local Dick’s Sporting Goods and grabbed a pair of UFC gloves so that he can update his profile picture on Facebook.
This video is as disturbingly accurate as it is hilarious. Here is a little insight on what it’s like to operate a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu school on a daily basis from an owner’s perspective.