Is it possible, Mr Stoke's hard sell and rudeness ( so far alleged ) aside for now, that our OP simply went to the wrong class?
Stephen Dixon �?? 4th degree black belt / Director of Training.
"I have spent time training in seal lung and wing chun kung fu, sport kickboxing, unlicensed boxing, armed forces control and restraint, unarmed combat, armed combat military and civilian, aikido, Pilipino stick fighting, various weapons, boxing, and most recently MMA.
Master instructor (Great Britain Martial Arts Association).
Senior tournament official WAKO/WPKA/WKA/WKO/UMA.