COVID-19 Practices

Seiwakan Judojo will observe the following protocols to ensure safe use of the workout space. Students who do not follow established hygiene protocols may be asked to switch to virtual attendance.

Before you arrive

  • Change into your judogi.
  • Use the restroom before arriving at the judojo.
  • Make sure you have your face mask.
  • Make sure you have your water bottle.

As you walk in the lower front door

  • Remove your shoes. No shoes should be worn on the stairs or in the upstairs area.
  • Spray your feet and judogi with the dilute bleach solution provided.
  • Place personal belongings in a ziploc bag and spray it with dilute bleach solution. You may bring this bag upstairs with you.
  • Make sure your mask is fully covering your mouth and nose.
  • Instructors will clean the mats with a viricidal spray before practice.

As you arrive upstairs

  • Write your name on the attendance register.
  • Allow the instructor to check your temperature if requested. Students with a temperature over 100°F will not be allowed to attend class.

When you step on the mat

  • Spray your feet with the dilute bleach solution
  • Bow
  • Move to an empty marked area on the mat. If you are working out with a member of your household you can share a marked area with them.

During practice

  • Leave your mask on.
  • Remain at least 6 feet apart from anyone who is not a member of your household.
  • Work hard and have fun!
  • Drink from your own water bottle.
  • Follow all instructions from the sensei.

After practice

  • Bow off the mat.
  • Remain at least 6 feet apart from anyone who is not a member of your household.
  • Spray your feet with the dilute bleach solution.
  • Thank your instructor, gather your things, put your shoes on downstairs.
  • Instructors will clean the mats with a viricidal spray after practice.