Code of Conduct

Iowa Park Jiu Jitsu Club is committed to providing a training environment that is safe for both adults and children, free from harassment and abuse for everyone, and promotes respectful and positive behavior and values. During our classes we expect every participant to adhere to the following rules and code of conduct:

Student Code of Conduct

  • Treat your training partners and coaches with respect

  • Control your temper - bullies and physical outbursts are not tolerated

  • Drill techniques with control

  • Cooperate with your coach and other students

  • Apply all submissions with extreme care and control

  • No talking while the coach is teaching

  • Talking during class should be kept to a minimum and relate to the class subject

  • Arrive on time to class

  • No shoes on the mats

  • Wear shoes to and from the mat area. Shoes must be worn in bathroom

  • Wash your hands after going to the bathroom

  • Participants to be clean, showered, and void of all bad body odor

  • Finger and toe nails must be trimmed short and clean

  • Train in clean and proper clothing only

  • No jewelry should be worn during training

  • Do not train when you are sick or feeling sick or have any kind of skin fungus

  • All cuts and abrasions must be covered adequately

  • If you bleed on the mat, please notify the coach and clean up the blood

  • No food or drinks on mats

Parents Code of Conduct

  • Encourage your children to participate, do not force them

  • No coaching your child or other students during class

  • Focus on your child’s effort and performance, rather than whether they win or lose

  • Never ridicule or yell at your child for making a mistake or losing

  • Keep conversations, phones, and other children noise to a minimum so students can concentrate and hear their coach