FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
If you are new to Gracie Jiu-Jitsu, you must first attend an intro class (free of charge). The instructor will take you through the history and customs of our sport and show you some self-defence and groundwork. If you already have experience in Gracie Jiu-Jitsu, you may attend a trial class with our students.
I HAVE TO LEAVE EARLY/COMING LATE? We will do our best to accommodate late arrivals; however, if it is your first class, it is important that you arrive 20 minutes before the class. This allows us to show you around the academy and introduce you to the instructor.
We will do our best to lend you a clean gi that fits well. Please note that you must wear a t-shirt underneath your Kimono (Gi).
Yes! This is very important. You and your training partners are likely to be very sweaty after training – no one likes a smelly gi or rash guard. To protect the fabric of your uniform, do not wash it higher than 40 degrees and keep it away from the tumble dryer.
For your intro class, you should wear some comfortable clothes and some flip flops so your feet are covered between the changing rooms and the mats.
Yes, you must keep your feet covered between the changing rooms and the mats – this protects your feet and the hygiene of the academy (shoes are also fine).
In your first class you will be taught some basic movements in Gracie Jiu-Jitsu, and then you will practice these moves with a partner. The instructors will keep a close eye on you as well as ensure that you are partnered with someone who is experienced. We are proud of our friendly atmosphere at the academy and make sure that everyone feels welcome.
At the academy! We have our own shop including our Uniform, rash guards, shorts, backpacks and t-shirts. We also sell drinks at the front desk.
To sign up, please visit this page. Here, the steps
are explained in detail.
We will take card details from you for our monthly membership to be used for your membership. These are stored in the system so that if you would like to purchase anything at the academy, we can put it straight through for you.
1. WEIGHT CONTROL
2. SELF-DEFENSE SKILLS
3. IMPROVE CONDITIONING AND FITNESS
4. CAN HELP WITH MENTAL HEALTH
5. GAIN OF FLEXIBILITY AND RANGE OF MOTION /COORDANATION
6. IMPROVED PROBLEM-SOLVING SKILLS
7. DISCIPLINE AND RESPECT
8. SOCIAL SKILLS AND MAKING NEW FRIENDS
9. SELF CONFIDENCE
10. LIFE STYLE
If you have a month to month contract, then you can freeze your membership for up to 3 months.
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Roger Gracie Academy has awesome amenities, the best equipment, professional staff and a lot more.
Those classes will be your first contact with Gracie Jiu-Jitsu