Please sign into scheduled class at the Kiosk BEFORE class for your attendance records, even if you’re late.
Bowing is the customary greeting in the Martial Arts and is a sign of respect. Please bow upon entering and leaving the Dojo and the training mat, and when instructed to do so at the beginning and end of class.
During class, please address your Instructor as “Sir” or “Ma’am”.
Please be on time. If you are late, please remain by the mat edge until admitted by the Instructor.
Please do not use any bags, pads or other training equipment without the Instructor’s approval.
Martial Artists from this Dojo do not fight. Self-defense is only used outside of the Dojo in legitimate self-defense situations.
Please don’t smoke, chew gum, or eat inside the Dojo. All drinks must be in closed containers with the lid on, kept off the training floor.
Please introduce yourself to any new people in class.
If you have brought a guest or visitor, please introduce them to the Instructor at the earliest opportunity.
Please don’t wear watches or jewelry during workouts, and keep your fingernails and toenails cut short for the safety of all students. You are responsible for your own personal property.
Please help keep the Dojo clean and orderly. Your shoes and belongings can be stored in the shelves provided off the training floor.
Please keep your gi (uniform) and body clean.
If you have to wait after class for a ride, please show respect by doing so quietly.
The business office telephone is to be used for emergency calls only and always with permission.
Please do not wiggle, fidget, fall down, or otherwise display undisciplined body language in class.
I am a Martial Artist.
I am building a strong body, a disciplined mind and a resilient spirit.
I care for myself so that I can help care for others.
I choose to uphold the tenets of my school, on and off the mat.