Sparring helps you to experience the reality of fighting in a ring; improves your mentality, technical skills, strength, energy, reactions, footwork, speed, offence and defence abilities and confidence.
Arrive 10-15 minutes prior to the session to allow time to get changed and warmed up.
Remove your outdoor footwear before you enter the dojo; no shoes allowed on the mats.
Keep mobile phones switched off or on silent (inform instructor if you require your phone on during class).
Respect peers and instructors including their belongings and property.
Remove all jewellery and watches before sessions begin.
For your own personal safety do not chew gum.
No drinking or eating on the mats.
Report any injuries to the instructor.
Good hygenie must be preserved at all times, keep attire clean, and fingers and toe nails short.
If you are late to the class, bow to the instructor and wait for permission to join the class.
Demonstrate a formal ‘bow’ as you enter or leave the dojo.
Before and after the class, demonstrate a formal ‘bow’ and say OSS to the instructor.
Leave your ego at the door.
Demonstrate your passion and spirit in the dojo.