FAQ

Is the first class free?

Yes, the first class is free.
Come to one of our beginner’s classes
lunchtime from 12 to 1 pm or 5 pm to 6 pm from Monday to Thursday
Introduce yourself to Prof. Vanderson and have a go!



What should I wear for the first class?

Wear gym clothes without pockets, zips or any metal parts.
Wear a long-sleeved rash Guard and tights (underneath shorts if you prefer).
We try to cover as much skin as possible for hygiene purposes.
Bring a pair of jandals – this is so you can walk around the academy, to the toilets etc. We never walk barefoot outside of the mats!
Please ensure your fingernails and toenails are cut.
Personal hygiene is crucial in BJJ practice. Please have a shower and brush your teeth before class!



Do I need to buy a Gi after the first session?
We do sell Gis at the club. We can discuss this if you decide to sign up.



Is there any contract?

We don’t have a locked-in contract. You sign up for a membership and the fee is paid via automatic payment.
We kindly request 14 days notice should you wish to cancel this membership.
We encourage you to attend our regular classes for at least 6 months so you can gain a basic understanding of BJJ.
Like any other skill, BJJ requires discipline and consistency.



When do I change my belt?

This is something very personal. It depends on you.
The more disciplined and consistent you are, the faster you will progress.
Check out our Youtube channel for guidance on the fundamentals of BJJ.

Please watch this video for more information about our classes: