In the interest of maintaining a positive, hygienic, and safe training experience, please observe the following guidelines:


‚óŹ Gi: Only Ultra Jiu Jitsu Academy (UJJA) Gis are permissible on the mat. Please wear a rash guard underneath your Gi.

‚óŹ No-Gi: Only UJJA No-Gi apparel is permissible on the mat.

‚óŹ Keep fingernails and toenails clean and trimmed short.


‚óŹ Please keep off-mat noise to a minimum so as not to disturb the class or distract the students.¬†

‚óŹ No coaching from the sidelines.


‚óŹ Ensure Gi is on and belt is tied before entering the mat.

‚óŹ Remove shoes before entering the mat.

‚óŹ Put shoes on immediately upon exiting the mat; no barefoot walking in the academy (especially the bathrooms).

‚óŹ No photography or videography of any classes.

‚óŹ Please keep noise to a minimum so as not to disturb the class or distract the students.


‚óŹ No cell phones, food or gum on the mat.

‚óŹ Bow when entering and exiting the mat.

‚óŹ Greet your teammates upon entering the mat.

‚óŹ Welcome all guests and visitors by introducing yourself; treat newcomers as you would like to be treated.

‚óŹ Use respectful language and behavior, especially around minors; avoid using curse/swear words.

‚óŹ Notify the instructor if you must leave the mat during class.

‚óŹ Refrain from talking while the instructor is teaching.

‚óŹ Greet your sparring partner before and after the roll.

‚óŹ Only apply as much force as needed; never intentionally harm anyone.

‚óŹ When assigned a task, continue doing that task until the instructor says otherwise.

‚óŹ Have fun!