Originally Posted by ScottS
Why not just get good sooner so when you compete you aren't outclassed?
It's not a matter of getting good sooner, it's a matter of getting experienced and learning muscle memory. You can't speed that up and if it were as simple as that then your competition would be doing the same thing and you would still be in the same situation.
Unless you are just that natrually gifted and excel that quickly then I don't see what the rush is. There is lots to learn, and if someone can't stand fighting at white belt then maybe they should take a long look in the mirror and figure out exactly why they even want to compete to begin with. If advancing belts is your only goal then why do BJJ? You should do TKD where you can be a black belt in just a few years.
Otherwise you are going to be a black belt who gets their ass kicked by really good Blue belts... I've see people who got ranked too fast because they were good at on paticular facet of the game only to lose due to some basic fundemental flaw they never bothered to master.