o Absolutely no foul language or negative attitude of any kind inside the Academy.
o Do not come to the Academy if you are sick with a cold or contagious.
o Inform instructor immediately if injured or not feeling well.
o Ask permission to use any equipment on shelves.
o No unsupervised sparring.
o Be respectful of the facility and equipment. When done training, clean and put away equipment.
o No shoes on the mat. Wrestling or boxing shoes permitted in bag room training area in the back.
o No food in bag room training area. Plastic water bottles only.
o No shoes, food or drink on the Jiu-Jitsu mat area (front room).
o Gi’s must be regularly washed and kept clean.
o Keep finger and toe nails trimmed for everyone’s safety.
o All metal objects, jewelry, piercings, necklace or other such items should be removed.
o Groin protector (Cups) are prohibited, mouthpieces are recommended.
o Bow to the center of the Jiu-Jitsu mat when you enter and when you exit.
o If you are late for class wait for instructor’s permission to enter Jiu-Jitsu mat area.
o Kids classes begin with a formal bow to the instructor with students lining up by belt order.
o All Jiu-Jitsu Classes end with a formal bow to the instructor.
o For safety reasons, if you need to leave the mat earlier you must ask permission from the instructor.
o During Class, when the instructor is demonstrating the techniques, NO TALKING, have good posture.
o Talking should be kept to a minimum level and relate to the class subject. No talking while sparring.
o No punching, kicking, slamming, small joint manipulation, or “style comparisons”.
o Shake hands or bow to your partner before and after sparring.
o While training always be aware of your surroundings, people next to you, walls, corners ext.
o If you find yourself in a submission TAP by hand and/or verbally. DO NOT try and test your limits.
o Submissions should be applied with technique and limited force, DO NOT injure your training partners.
o Do not ask instructors about belt rank promotions. Promotions are based on merit and mat time.
o Parents are welcome to stay and watch. Instructing coaching and disciplining your child is prohibited during class. Students should be focused on the instructor for the time they are here.
o Siblings or other children must be seated and remain in the waiting room.
o No filming or taking pictures without instructor’s permission.
o Please refrain from using electronic devices (cell phones or tablets) in manner that disrupts class or other parents.