Rules and Regulations

  1. Bow upon entering or leaving the training area.
  2. No horse-play.
  3. Always wear a clean Gi (uniform).
  4. No smoking, eating or drinking in the dojo.
  5. No chewing gum.
  6. Profanity and obscene language are forbidden.
  7. All jewelery is to be removed before class.
  8. Maintain good personal hygiene, including clipped and clean fingernails and toenails.
  9. Once class starts, no talking except to ask questions.
  10. Lateness will not be tolerated.
  11. If permitted to attend class, fall in at the end of the line and start exercises.
  12. Show respect for the instructor and your fellow students at all times.
  13. Never leave the training area without permisson once the class is in session.
  14. Only Black Belt and Brown Belt student teachers may teach the art.
  15. If a student is absent for more than one month, but less than one year, he loses his seniority, but not his rank, A student who is absent for one year or more will be subject to reevaluation of his rank.
  16. Bad behavior or poor attitude will not be tolerated. A student's continued training is at the sole discretion of the instructor.
  17. Visitors are allowed at the discretion of the instructor. They must be quiet and wait until after class to ask questions.
  18. Safety is most important and requires your attention at all times.
  19. In order to be eligible for testing and promotion, students must attend 2 classes per week on a regular basis.