Avonhurst Judo Club

Judo teaches us to look for the best possible course of action, 
whatever the individual circumstances.

Kano Jigoro

Hygiene & Safety Guidelines

COVID-19 spreads easily. Don't take the chance of passing COVID-19 on to fellow judoka.  Take a COVID-19 self-test regularly & stay home if you feel ill, even if symptoms are mild.

Please notify the club if you have a positive COVID-19 test result within 48 hours of being at the dojo. Due to the nature of our sport, this information can help us reduce the spread!!

Covid-19 vaccinations are strongly recommended for all who are eligible for the mutual welfare and benefit of the entire judo community. 

Entry & exit of the dojo:  Stay home if you are ill, even if the symptoms are mild.

  • Participant must have the necessary items for training (bag, bottle of water, sandals, emergency contact information).
  • Take off shoes and wear sandals or equivalent into the dojo.
  • Wash hands with hand sanitizers.
  • Athletes place their bags in the assigned location, neatly, and wait for senseis to invite them onto the mats.
  • Athletes & spectators must leave immediately after the session is complete.
  • Any minor athletes have to wait in the building for their authorized accompanying person.

  • Minimal access to change rooms.  Participants are encouraged to arrive wearing their judogi.
  • Water fountain available for filling water bottles ONLY.
  • Space is limited for spectators.  
  • Sanitizing of mats and equipment will be completed before & after sessions.

Please notify the club if you have a positive Covid-19 test result or any other communicable disease that could impact the health & wellness of our members.  (ringworm, lice, chicken pox, etc)

Essential Hygiene Measures for ALL Judoka

Hygiene Recommendations to be Taken before Arriving to the Dojo Hygiene Recommendations to be taken before Arriving to the Dojo
Hygiene Recommendations to be taken upon Arrival at Home
  • Take a shower and wash your hair 
  • Make sure that your judo equipment has been washed properly (tracksuit, judogi, etc.) 
  • Wash your hands properly and keep your nails short 
  • Wear your judogi under a tracksuit (+ a coat if necessary) to keep the training outfit clean on the way to the dojo
  • Have a bag that is big enough to contain your water bottle, clothing & other supplies for training.  Also have a paper containing the contact details of your accompanying person who can be reached in case of issues during the training session (for minors) 
  • Take a shower
  • Wash judogi, disinfect the sandals & disinfect the bag
  • Wash the water bottle 
  • Repack your judo bag!!