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ACADEMY ETTIQUETE GUIDLINES

  • Upon entering the academy, please remove your shoes

  • Greet your teammates upon entering the training area and welcome all guests and visitors by introducing yourself

  • Class begins with students lining up in descending rank

  • Be respectful to your teammates and instructors. Students must remain quiet and attentive during class.

  • All students must maintain impeccable personal hygiene due to the close-contact nature of the art of Jiu-Jitsu.

  • Shower before and after each training session and keep your finger nails and toes nails short and trimmed for safety purposes

  • Always wash your Gi, rash guards, and shorts after every training session. Wear a clean, dry Gi during training and never wear a dirty Gi or rash guard to class

  • Gi's must be white, black, or blue. No other colors are permitted to be worn. 

  • Treat all training partners how you would like to be treated. Be respectful and shake hands before and after each roll as a sign of respect.

  • A Gi top or rash guard must be worn at all times and all changing must be done in the changing rooms.

  • If you have to leave class early, please discuss this with the instructor before class has started.

  • Training with any skin rash or sickness of any kind is prohibited. Skin checks may be done by staff to ensure the safety of all students

  • Please don’t not bring any food into the academy. Gum is prohibited in the training area

  • You can never drill a technique too many times so when drilling a technique, continue to do so until the instructor says otherwise.

  • Sandals must be worn in the bathrooms at all times and removed immediately upon exiting.

  • Obscene language and ill temperament will never be tolerated at the Academy.

  • Training partners are your teammates so take good care of each other. Apply only as much force as needed and never intentionally harm anyone.

Work Hard. Train to the best of your ability. Have fun.

The BJJ Lab Team