EXCELLENCE SCHOOL OF JIU JITSU

COBRINHA BRAZILIAN JIU-JITSU MAT RULES

  • 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). 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 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 finger 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!