Student Commitment

Students are required to agree to the following:

  • To be open to learn, and improve in all three areas of the Riai.
  • To practice in a safe manner, respecting the level of experience of training partners.
  • Maintain a high level of personal hygiene.
  • To attend a minimum of two classes weekly.
  • To make reasonable effort to attend all black belt tests.
  • To make reasonable effort to attend all seminars & camps.
  • To maintain and make proper use of all Aikido equipment.
  • Not to use Aikido techniques unethically inside or outside the dojo.
  • Not to bring Iwama Ryu Aikido into disrepute through their words or actions.
  • Not to make unwanted or illegal advances towards other students.
  • Not to attend any non Iwama Ryu Aikido martial arts events without permission from their Sensei.