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Gusano, you seem to have a lot of built up frustration. You have some validity but your really only half right and maybe I'm being generous there.
A BJJ blue belt is not that great. Good but far from great. You're able to teach but really you're status is a coach too. You have 10 students as a purple belt, that is great especially considering the amount of money that is paid for BJJ.
In todays martial art world only the ignorant ones are not incorporating other arts. Grappling has been found to be an art that is needed but it by far is not complete by itself.
And BJJ is about "getting paid", you just need to be more patient, you're on the right track.
I do give you props for training under Carlson Sr. But I have news for you, some of the Gracies are guilty too. Why don't you ask Carlson Sr. or Jr. if you see them about Carlson Gracie Jr.'s "International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation?"
It was a totally bogus home study course. They new that nodody could "teach themselves to blue belt level" within 6 months. Yet after 6 months they sent out letters to the Federation members telling them of their choice of 2 test dates AND THE TEST FEE WAS $1995.00.
I **** you not. I wouldn't sweat the simple stuff, you're doing OK.