Rules of the Dojo

  • Students must show respect towards the club and it’s equipment
  • Students must use proper etiquette and vocabulary while in the dojo
  • Students must show respect towards the Instructor, Assistant Instructors, fellow members and guests at all times
  • Students must address the instructor or assistant instructor with the appropriate title: Sensei while in the dojo
  • Students must remove shoes before entering the dojo
  • Students must bow when entering and leaving the dojo
  • Students must arrive for class before it starts (5-10 mins).  If you are going to be late please discuiss it with the instructor
  • Students must not leave class without the permission of the Sensei
  • Students must wear a proper Gi and Belt when training with the exception of a trial class.
  • Students can wear a plain white round neck t-shirt inside their Gi (No Collars/Polos)
  • Students must ensure uniforms must be clean and free of tears, rips or stains
  • Students must ensure personal cleanliness and hygiene is maintained
  • Students are not permitted to train in any other non-bushido dojo without the expressed permission of the dojo head Instructor.  National Seminars or Squads Training are exempt from this rule.
  • Students must have Fingernails and Toenails kept short
  • Students must not wear any Jewellery.  Elastic black hair band can be worn for students with long hair
  • Students must never eat in the dojo.  Students are allow water for Hydration
  • Students must train hard in the dojo
  • Students must practice regularly at home
  • Students must cover up any open wounds for health and safety
  • Students must inform the Sensei, If they are injured in any way
  • Students must Line up correctly in the dojo and do so quickly
  • Students must think Karate while at the dojo and focus
  • Students must train regularly to improve
  • Students must listen to the Senior Grade when they give advice
  • Students must keep the dojo clean

Spectator Rules

  • Spectators must show respect towards the club and it’s equipment
  • Spectators must show respect towards Instructors and fellow members
  • Spectators must not use mobile phones or tablets use while in the dojo
  • Spectators must not be talking in the dojo so as not to disturb the class
  • Spectators must ensure all mobile devices are placed on silent

Post-Covid Training Times in Bushido Karate Branches

Bushido Glanmire
Glanmire GAA, Glanmire, Co. Cork, Ireland, T45 XE36

Training Times
Thursday @ 19:00 - 20:00 - Karate Kids Class

Bushido Douglas
ICA Hall, Church Road, Douglas, Co. Cork, Ireland, T12 KP79

Training Times
Wednesday @ 18:45 - 19:45 - Karate Kids Class

Training Times
Friday @ 19:00 - 20:30 - Adults Only Class