FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q: Is it OK to train even if I haven’t trained any martial arts before?
A: Of course! Over 80% of members have never trained any martial arts before. Even director Tsuyoshi did not have any experience before he started BJJ. You can also try out one free session to see if you like it.
Q: I’m busy at night, are there any classes in daytime?
A: Yes, we have morning classes at 6.a.m. twice a week and lunch time class at 12:30 noon 4 days a week. Please see our schedule for a more detailed look at training opportunities for each week.
Q: Is there an option to take private classes?
A: Yes, of course – all of our instructors can offer further technical assistance at a time to suit you. Whatever your level and whatever your goals are we will help you achieve them.
Q: Are there any changing rooms?
A: We have male and female changing rooms available which are both fitted with individual showers.
Q: Can I rent a gi?
A: Yes, we have several sizes of gis which you can rent for £10 per class. You also get a towel with this for the shower afterwards.
Q: I don’t have a gi. Where can I buy one?
A: Gis are available to buy from the dojo – just ask one of the instructors to help.
Q: Are there any private lockers for members?
A: Yes, we have private lockers & a gi cleaning service available. Please ask staff for more information.
Q: Is it ok to attend a class as a visitor?
A: Yes, of course. Our classes are open for everyone. Please get in touch thought on the Contact Us.
Q: Can I join late or leave early?
A: Yes, there’s no problem to join late or leave early. Please make sure you let the instructor know when that happens.
Q: I’m still a bit nervous, is there anything else I should know?
A: We really want you to feel welcome at Carpe Diem BJJ. If you have any questions or worries please let us know and we will do our best to help.