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Dojo Etiquette

  • Keep a respectful posture on the dojo.

  • Bow to your instructor and partner before and after Brazilian Jiu Jitsu practice.

  • Classes begin with students lining up in descending grade order.

  • Classes end with a formal bow to the instructor in lining up in descending grade order.

  • When the instructor is demonstrating the techniques, every student must pay attention.

  • If you are late ask permission of the Instructor to start the class.

  • If you need to leave the class earlier ask permission of the Instructor.

  • Keep finger and toe nails short for everyone's safety.

  • The Kimono must be washed after every training.

  • Shoes or flip-flops must be worn out side of the dojo at all times.

  • The Kimono must be worn at all times, except for Nogi classes.

  • The belt represents your progress. Keep it on.

  • All metal objects, jewellery, piercings, necklaces or other such items should be removed.

  • No shoes, food, drink on the mat.

  • Never roll when you are sick, with open cuts or feeling unwell.

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