Class Requirements

  • Wear your gi only in the dojo, except for valid reasons. Keep it clean.

  • Always bow when entering and leaving the workout area.

  • Keep busy practicing on the workout floor until otherwise instructed- no conversations.

  • For the safety of yourself and others on the workout floor, NO candy, NO gum, NO jewelry.

  • Get permission from a black belt before leaving the floor.

  • Keep your fingernails/toenails short and neat.

  • Never teach someone else on or off the floor, unless instructed to do so by your sensei.

  • Be mannerly in kumite, but fight hard.

  • People will respect you more if you do not brag about your training.

  • Be courteous of other ranks, especially those higher than you.