Rules & Regulations

Off the mat

  • Arrive 10-15 minutes early, and bring your attendance card to every class.
  • Wear clean, authorized gi and no-gi training gear without tears or stains.
  • Whisper in the hallways. Sound travels easily & may interrupt the class.
  • Care for the facility lije it’s your home, because it is.
  • Wash your hands before and after class.
  • Keep nails trimmed, hair tied back, and remove all jewelry.
  • Always use footwear when using the restroom facilities.
  • Children not participating in class must be supervised.
  • Never walk around shirtless outside the locker rooms / restrooms.
  • Use to review yesterday or prepare for tomorrow.

On the mat

  • If you’re late, check-in with the instructor before entering class.
  • Always respect, encourage, and educate your training partners.
  • Watch with good posture, and communicate with a respectful language.
  • Select training partners that make you feel safe and comfortable.
  • Never feel obligated to spar with anyone; listen to your body.
  • Tap early, tap often, and make your partner’s safety a top priority.
  • Report any inappropriate, unclean, or unsafe students to the instructors.
  • Report all injuries, abrasions, or skin infections to the instructors.
  • When nursing injuries, train less, watch more, but come to class.
  • Chase the knowledge, not the belt.

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