Upon first joining, you may wear sweats and a T-shirt. The T-shirt will be plain without anything that may be offensive to anyone on it.
You will receive an all white Gi (uniform) upon registering.
Personal sparring equipment is required and must be brought to every training class in order to participate in certain aspects of training, such as sparring and self-defense techniques with an opponent. The equipment must be purchased within three months of the beginning of your training. You can discuss specifics with an Instructor.
The personal sparring equipment consists of head, hand and foot pads. A mouth guard and a cup are also required.
A chest protector will be provided by the Dojo. You may also buy your own if you desire.
Any other protective equipment, such as forearm, elbow, knee and shin pads can be purchased at your discretion. There is also additional protective equipment that can be purchased by females.
You may purchase your equipment through ACKA. If you wish to purchase the equipment from another source, please discuss the type to purchase, as some are not up to our safety standards.