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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ)

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What is jiu-jitsu?

Jiu-jitsu is a martial art that focuses on grappling and ground fighting techniques. It’s known for its effective self-defense and sport aspects.

Who can join the jiu-jitsu club?

Our club is open to people of all ages and experience levels, from beginners to advanced practitioners.

What should I wear for my first class?

Wear comfortable athletic clothing, such as a t-shirt or rashguard and spats or shorts. We’ll provide you with a gi (uniform) for traditional training when needed.

Do I need any prior experience in martial arts?

No, our club welcomes beginners with no prior experience. We offer classes for all skill levels.

What’s the cost of membership or classes?

Membership fees and class prices vary, so please check our website or contact us for up-to-date information on pricing.

When are the classes held?

We have a schedule of classes that includes morning and evening sessions. You can find the class schedule on our website.

Do you offer free trial classes?

Yes, we offer a free trial class to new members so you can get a feel for our club and see if it’s the right fit for you.

Is jiu-jitsu safe?

Jiu-jitsu is generally safe when practiced with proper technique and under the guidance of experienced instructors. Safety is a priority in our club.

Are there any age restrictions for kids or teens?

We offer classes specifically designed for children and teens. There may be age restrictions for certain classes, so please check our youth program for details.

Do I need to compete in tournaments? 

Participation in tournaments is optional. We support both recreational practitioners and those interested in competition.

What’s the belt system in jiu-jitsu, and how do I progress through it?

Jiu-jitsu uses a belt system to denote skill levels. Progression is based on your time training and your demonstration of technique and knowledge. We will guide you through the process.

Can I watch a class before joining? 

Yes, you’re welcome to observe a class before committing to membership.

Is there a code of conduct or etiquette in the club?

 Yes, we have a code of conduct that emphasizes respect, sportsmanship, and a positive training environment.

Can I cancel or freeze my membership?

Yes, you can typically cancel or freeze your membership with proper notice. Please review our membership policies for details.

How do I sign up for classes or membership?

You can sign up for classes or membership on our website, or you can visit our club in person.