Yes because they're teaching martial arts in the first place!!
If these schools were trying to teach real shinobi no jutsu.. nobody would show up and the schools will bring nothing in.
"Wadyamean you're not gonna be teaching me how to be a 1960's hollywood assassin?!"
"I thought you came here...
-Getting hurt/injured (potentially).
-The "tryhard macho" atmosphere of the team which to this day I find unspeakably annoying.
-Shame/frustration of being manhandled.
-My mouth-guard at the time left only a small whole from which to breathe so I felt like I was suffocating everytime I got on...
Point people to things like Karate combat, Kudo, Uechi, old school Shotokan etc.
The main thing that everyone says with karate is "they don't even punch the face bro, HuEhUeHuEh."
Which makes the next logical course of action showing them karate where people are getting punched in the face.
In middle school I decided I wanted to try a combat sport, as I was a very combatively-minded, naturally aggressive person (still am).
Wrestling was available.. so I jumped at it. It was borderline-traumatic for me. I was terrified going into every match and dreading every practice. I was...