Frequently asked questions

Uniform policy +

Bring a clean uniform to all classes. Always wash your uniform before the next session. Gi Classes: White uniforms are to be worn in all classes. The uniform should be in good condition, any tear or hole must be patched, for safety reasons. Colored Gis (white, black, navy, royal blue, and grey) are permissible during our open mat sessions. Outside affiliation patches on the uniform are not permitted. For hygiene purposes the use of a rash guard is required underneath your uniform. Please use a black rashguard. No Gi classes: Please bring a rashguard and knee length shorts, spats/leggings are optional. Outside affiliation patches on the uniform are not permitted.

Code of Conduct +

Atos Jiu-jitsu is a family oriented environment, please be respectful to each other at all times. We do not support the use of foul language or behavior. A shirt or rash guard is to be worn at all times inside the academy. Spats leggings are optional. Please address all black belt instructors as Professor and non-black belts as coach. Outside coaching is not permitted. Please come to class prepared, with clean training gear and a good attitude. Keep finger and toe nails neatly trimmed. Refrain from training when ill or with injury. Please be sure to keep open wounds securely bandaged. Keep feet clean, dirty feet are not acceptable on the training area. Footwear should be worn at all times outside the training area. Footwear, food and drink are not permitted on the training area. The use of socks is discouraged, for safety reasons. Room temperature will be more than confortable enough for bare feet. We highly suggest you remove all body piercings or jewelry during training sessions for safety reasons. Electronic Devices are not permitted on the mat during training sessions. If late, please stand outside the training area in the instructors field of view (facing the instructor) until you are welcomed by the instructor. If needed you may call out for the instructor's attention. Please ask the instructor for permission before leaving the mat area. Keep entrance to training area clear, bags and backpacks are to be kept in the cupboards. Make sure to keep your belt on as much as possible. After a roll retie your belt and get ready for the next round. During instruction please sit or stand in good posture. Talking should be kept at a minimum and relate to class material. Let's work together and have fun!

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