Portal Jiu Jitsu Code of Conduct

Our school follows the traditional rules of Jiu Jitsu good conduct. It's up to each student to honour them and follow them with sincerity

  1. Respect your coach, respect your team mates, respect the training area
  2. Always wear a shirt or rash guard inside the school
  3. No foul language inside the school
  4. If you are late for class, wait outside the mats until the coach gives you permission to join
  5. Do not leave the mats during class without permission of the coach
  6. When the instructor is demonstrating the techniques, students must sit or stand with good posture
  7. Talking should be kept to a minimum and should relate to the class content
  8. Always wear your shoes or sandals when you are off the mats. If your feet are dirty use the wipes next to the mats to clean them before class starts
  9. All students and visitors must wear a clean white or black GI with no other school or affiliation patches
  10. Absolutely no coaching your children or other students during class
  11. Take care of your hygiene; the GI and rash guard should always be clean and washed, fingernails and toenails neatly trimmed
  12. Always acknowledge the mats when entering or leaving 
  13. Shoes, food, drinks and electronic devices are not allowed on the mats
  14. Respect families, teammates and visitors by using the changeroom / bathroom available when getting dressed before and after class
  15. Remove any metal objects, jewellery, piercings, necklaces, accessories and nail polish, long hair must be fastened with an elastic 
  16. Be aware of what is happening around you. Take responsibility for yourself and your teammates 
  17. Train with energy, but always respecting the physical integrity of your teammates
  18. In class there are always people of different ages, physical ability, different abilities and possibilities. Be aware of your limitations, each individual has different reasons to be on the mats
  19. Jiu Jitsu is a medium for personal development, for the training of the body, mind and spirit. Respect, sincerity, humility, cooperation, harmony and goodwill are essential to the practitioners of the gentle art
  20. Be humble, learn, implement and respect your flag, we are portal!