Please also keep your hands and feet clean when on the mat.
Keep fingernails and toenails trimmed
refrain from wearing watches or jewelry while training.
This will keep cuts and scrapes to a minimum.
Note that jewelry and face piercings are not allowed while training, as they can cut people pretty easily; this includes watches as well.
If you are cut or scraped during class, notify your partner and/or the instructor, bow off the mat, and get a Band-Aid, etc. from the first-aid box.
Also, if you have an injury, whether from training or from outside of the dojo, please let the instructor and your training partner know. Always let your partners know when you are experiencing pain or discomfort and do not do anything you are not comfortable with.
FYI there are cubbies up there and space in the changing room to leave your belongings during class.
1ST-DAY AIKIDO GLOSSARY
5515 Doyle Street, Unit 2,
Emeryville, CA 94608
5515 DOYLE STREET
5515 Doyle St., is a mixed-use building nestled inside a warm neighborhood and community in Emeryville. It runs along Doyle street starting in the corner where Doyle Street meets 55th Street (where we're at) up to the Pacific Rim International School, which occupies the rest of the block on that side of the street. The building is home to small, local businesses including a cafe, coffee roaster, yoga studio, wood shops and others.