Statement of Intent

It must be remembered that the practising of a martial art can be potentially dangerous to both the student and the instructor. Biggin Hill Judo Club strives to provide a safe environment for the practising of martial arts within its dojo.  

It achieves this by conforming to the NAKMAS policies of ‘Codes of Ethics and Conduct’, ‘Child Protection Guidelines’ and ‘Martial Art Code of Safety’.

The club is fully insured through NAKMAS and all Instructors and Assistant Instructors are registered and DBS checked.  

The club and its Instructors operate an equal rights policy where all practitioners will be treated equally, within the context of their activity and ability, regardless of gender, ethnic origin, culture, religion, political persuasion or sexual orientation.  

Basic Health and Hygiene Rules  

  1. Judoka must keep their bodies clean and finger and toe nails trimmed. 

  1. Judoka must keep their judogi clean and in good repair. 

  1. Judoka must not wear rings, earrings, wristwatches or body piercings when training. 

  1. Judoka must wear zoris, slippers or light shoes when off the tatami. When stepping onto the tatami, zoris etc should be arranged neatly in pairs along the edge of the tatami. 

  1. Judoka must report any injury they have to the senior grade prior to training. 

  1. All accidents that happen in the dojo or on the tatami must be reported immediately to the senior grade.