新人须知「巴西柔术课」 | Tips to new comers 「BJJ」2019-11-17
Introduction for New Students
Welcome to INVINCIBLE Fight Club. To improve the experience of everyone in our BJJ classes please read this introduction carefully. Thank you~
Requirements for clothes and equipment
BJJ classes are different from other sports. It inherits a traditional culture through a strict grading system. For students aged 16 years and above the belts in order are : White, Blue, Purple, Brown and Black. Lower belts would follow the leadership of the upper belts regarding instructions on techniques, all under the supervision of the coach. Please greet your coach at arrival and be punctual for your class. You won’t be able to attend class if you are late more than 15 minutes.
BJJ has Gi and No-gi classes. No-gi classes are on Friday nights at Shekou. Coaches will inform you for any change and special occasions.
You can purchase your own gi, or you can ask our managers for help. Excepted colors are black, blue and white. Please DO NOT wear your gi unless for training. We expect everyone to wear a black gi on Sundays. BJJ classes are always barefoot.
Please wear rash guard or tight clothes inside your gi. NO buttons, NO zippers or any other tiny metal, sharp or hard objects are allowed on your clothes. NO overly baggy clothes or bare clothes are allowed.
Requirements for class
Before you go to class please,
Take off all jewellery, earrings, glasses, etc. It could hurt you and you could hurt other students. Please put your bags, water or other stuff in the allocated place instead of taking up the training space.
Please cut your nails and file rough edges. It will scratch and cut yourself and you could hurt the other students. Small cuts and open wounds could develop into infections such as STAPH INFECTION which could become very serious.
Keep your body clean and your mouth fresh IE if you were out the whole day and sweaty take a quick shower before training and if you ate garlic just before class brush your teeth or use some mouth wash. Please clean your feet before going on the mat to prevent unnecessary risk of contamination, smell and dirtying the mat.
When arriving please first greet your coach and scan the QR code to complete your sign in for the class. Also remember to book your class in advance. For any other unexpected circumstance and you forgot to book your class you can ask our managers for help.
Please listen to the coach and the coach’s directions. Raise your hand if you have any questions. You can speak Chinese or English. There will usually be students who can help you with translation.
Please protect yourself and protect other students at all times. Listen carefully and focus on learning the techniques.
Please don’t use too much power (unless specifically told to), try to learn to control your power and be humble.
Please keep an optimistic mind. Training can be tiring, but keeping it up develops fortitude. If you are really feeling uncomfortable please raise your hand and notify the coach.
RESPECT your opponent. Time is precious. We should practice hard and improve ourselves. Being a good training partner will help improve your team and then indirectly help improve yourself.
After your class, please tidy up and take your bottles, your personal belongs and your training clothes. Leave the training area immediately in order NOT to interrupt the next class.
Please wait and rest in our reception area before your class. DO NOT enter the training area to interrupt the current class.
There are sparring classes for BJJ. Please learn to control your power especially when you are new or against a smaller training partner.
Upper belts can invite lower belts for sparring;
Please listen to the coach and the coach’s directions;
Please be aware of spacing during sparring, try NOT to roll around too frantically;
Please pay attention to surrounding area, please DO NOT step on other students or hurt them unintentionally. If you are about to crash into someone, lower belts should leave the space for upper belts;
You CANNOT twist your opponent’s finger in the game of BJJ. It is a technical sport bounded by rules. As a new comer please listen to your coach, or ask upper belts for advice;
DO NOT make sound during sparring. DO NOT shout and scream, nor make conversation. Unless there is a situation you need to inform your opponent verbally;
BJJ requires a lot of rolling and compression, please let your opponent know in advance if you have an injury;
If there is an injury happened during training and sparring, please raise your hand and inform your coach immediately; Other students please keep training, DO NOT draw a crowd;
Please improve your basis in sports and training, in order to prevent injury due to inappropriate movements;
Please adjust your attitude in training. DO NOT rush for quick result, needlessly refuse to tap or use to much power to hurt yourself and your training partners.
but to surpass ourselves.
Leading our Brazilian JiuJitsu (BJJ) program, Thyago is a professional fighter under the world class BJJ affiliation GFTeam. Rated as one of the top BJJ black belts in Asia and still actively competes in major tournaments. He sets a high standard for his students by leading by example, followingan intensive training program and a clean healthy lifestyle. His classes are renowned for their technical details and Thyago’s passion for his students’ development. Classes are rooted in true BJJ culture, which means they are rigorous but made fun through his charismatic sense of humour.