Contracts can really be a bitch, but if you find a decent school in your area, it may be worth the trade-off.
What level are you in MACP?
Welcome to bullshido. You lumped in a bunch of arts with an appeal to authority. That NEVER flies on bullshido whether it is typed by new or veteran posters. You did that all by yourself.
To the op.
Go with BjJ. It is well worth the contract. Usually one of the first things they teach in the beginers class is the secret use of the ever elusive paragraph. Pays huge dividends here at bullshido.
You mean that even singers are not so good at teaching anymore?
It's aIkido, for John Lennon's sake!
Usually I'm not a fan of Bodhi108's posts, but in this thread I have no problem with them at all.