Respect the mats.
Respect all students.
No shoes, only clean feet or clean socks allowed on the mats.
Bow to the centre of the mat when you enter and exit.
Be on time for class.
If you are late to class, wait for permission from the Professor before entering the mat.
Bow to each of your fellow students before and after class.
Sit / stand in rank order, new students at the back. This allows you to follow experience.
No talking during instruction.
Keep finger nails and toes clean and clipped.
Kimono’s must be clean - a dirty Kimono is a sign of disrespect.
All jewellery, piercings, must be removed before class.
No shoes, food or drinks (except water) allowed on the mats.
It is impolite to ask a higher ranking student to roll, wait to be asked.
Always remember that when you are not on the mats but in public, you are still a representative of your club and your fellow students, so please behave accordingly.
PLEASE MAKE TIME TO READ THE SAFETY & CONDUCT RULES