Class Etiquette Posted on April 13, 2015 by admin Dojo Etiquette Always: Arrive at your class on time. Bow and greet Sensei with “konichi wa” when arriving at the dojo Wear a clean uniform to class. Bow before entering and when leaving the training area. Carry your body with good posture. Follow Sensei in count and movements. Assume the seiza (formal kneeling) position prior to entering a class already in session. Form straight lines and rows in class; line up with the person to your right. Add to good spirit with crisp, accurate, focused technique. Treat your training partner with respect and encouragement. Inform Sensei before class if you need to leave class early. Never: Present poor attitude or posture. Lean on walls, climb on equipment, horseplay etc. Wear jewelry, watches, etc. Exceed your partner’s training ability. Talk when instructions are being given. Critique students of higher rank than yourself.