Visitor Information



  • Please call  or email ahead to reserve your space in class

  • Uniform Policy – White or Blue Gi only with no other affiliation patches + Rash Guard underneath. T-shirts are not permissible

  • No Gi Classes visitors & students are required to wear ranked rash guard with no other affiliation patches + black tight pants underneath the black shorts, the rule is applicable for men and women. T-shirts are not permissible

  • Do not wear the same Gi for two classes in a row.


  • 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.

  • 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 in the mat and lobby area.

  • 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

  • Have fun!