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Dojo etiquette

  • Please could all gis and rash-guards be clean and dry for every class.

  • Rash-guards should be worn for every class.

  • In no-gi classes, both rash-guards  and shorts should be worn at all times.

  • Personal hygiene and cleanliness are extremely important so please make sure you respect this.

  • Fingernails and toenails should be kept trimmed.

  •  If you get a cut during the class, please make sure it is patched up and any bleeding is stopped before returning to the mat.

  •  Please respect instructors and other members at all times in the dojo.

  •  Please pay attention when techniques are being explained

  • during class.

  • It is polite to greet instructors and other members in the dojo when entering the mat.

  • Each round of sparring is in accordance with IBJJF rules that are displayed in the dojo

  • No shoes on the mat. 

  • Whilst sparring please be a considerate partner and teammate. Watch out for other pairs and remember sparring is not a competitive match so let’s try not to injure anyone.

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