COBRINHA BRAZILIAN JIU-JITSU MAT GUIDELINE
Bow when entering and exiting the mat.
Greet teammates upon entering the mat. Shake everyone hands upon entering mat.
Welcome all guest and visitors by introducing yourself. Treat newcomers as you would like to be treated.
Use respectful language and behavior, especially around minors. No curse/swear words allowed at the academy.
Always use a clean, dry Gi (white and blue gi only) No outside patch . No mismatch Gi allowed. Do not wear the same Gi for more than two classes in a row.
Before stepping foot on the mat, make sure to have your entire Gi on as well as a properly tightened belt.
Do not remove Gi tops or rash guards until the class has ended.
Must have rash guard for No-Gi class. Rash guard worn must be according to color of belt. T-shirts are not permissible.
Must have black tight pants under the shorts for No-Gi classes. The rule is applicable for men and women.
Must have rash guard under the Gi. Training without rash guard is not permissible
Make sure you take your shoes off before entering the mat.
Put shoes on immediately upon exiting the mat. This holds true even if you’re just going to the bathroom.
Keep fingers and toenails short and trimmed.
Always compliment your sparring partner and shake/touch hands before and after the roll.
Only apply as much force as needed. Never intentionally harm anyone.
Be on time to class. If you happen to arrive late, wait at the entrance to the mat till the instructor says it’s okay for you to join.
Ask instructor’s permission to leave before exiting the mat.
Refrain from chatting while the instructor is talking.
No cell phone on the mat during class.
No picture or video taping the classes
No food or gum on the mat.
When the instructor assigns a task, continue doing that task until the instructor says otherwise. You can never drill a technique too many times!