EWRK Club Rules

followRules To promote safety and respect (for yourself and others) we have a stringent set of club rules.

Any infringement of the club rules is taken very seriously and may result in people being asked to leave the club.

  • No Gi are to be worn to and from training unless under the age of 12, when it is allowed minus belt.
  • No jewellery is to be worn in the dojo and must be removed for safety. Any jewellery unable to be removed must be taped to cover any sharp edges.
  • Toe and finger nails must be kept clean and short to avoid injury during training.
  • All equipment must be clean and gi ironed.
  • You must show the uppermost respect within the dojo; both bowing upon entering and leaving, and at any point in which a higher grade addresses you.
  • If you must leave the dojo during a lesson you must ask a senior grade first, and bow upon leaving and re-entering the dojo.
  • When you join the club, regardless of grade, you must wear a red or white belt out of respect for others within the club.
  • Each member MUST display good hygiene at ALL times.
  • Never disrespect or underestimate your Sensei, Senpai, or any student who is teaching.
  • Never walk away from classes for any reason.
  • Always express appreciation when you’re being helped.
  • Exercise good behaviour and manners with yours partners, be courteous and treat everyone as an equal.
  • Women within club training have the choice to wear a Black Gi.
  • White Gi must be worn at Gradings, Courses and Competitions.
  • Sensei has the final word on all the above rules.