COVID-19

The safety of our students and staff is our priority.

Class Format:

  • Each student must fill out a COVID-19 waiver prior to his/her first class.
  • Students must arrive 10 minutes before the start of their class in order to answer a few health-related questions before EVERY class and have their temperature checked.  We reserve the right to deny you entry.  
  • Students may briefly remove their facemasks while spread out to drink water/stay hydrated.
  • There will be live training (wrestling/sparring) for those interested in participating.  
  • We will run air cleaners to cycle the air in the building every 20-30 minutes for additional safety.
  • As per Governor Murphy’s updated guidelines released on 5/24:
    • Children’s Martial Arts (3-13) – All students, parents/spectators, and coaches must be masked at all times.  The only exception is to take a brief sip of water.
    • Adult Martial Arts (14+) – Beginning 5/28 and ending 6/30 – We are giving our teen/adult students an additional 30 days to complete their vaccinations since many have received only their first shot.  During this time period adults with a vaccine card on file may take classes unmasked.  Individuals not wishing to disclose their status will be presumed unvaccinated and will be required to wear a mask.  Beginning 7/1 masks will be optional for all students attending adult classes, regardless of vaccination status.
    • Adult students must enter the school with a mask on.  Once screening has been completed you will be advised that you may remove your mask.

Cleaning

  • The mats and matted walls are deep-cleaned/pre-cleaned with Simple Green.  This is not a disinfectant.  It is used to keep the physical surface clean so that actual disinfectant can do its job. 
  • The mats, matted walls, the bathroom floor, and the rubber mats between the actual mats and carpet are disinfected with Kennedy KenClean Plus Athletic Surface Disinfectant Cleaner, EPA Registration: 10324-154-67297 before every class.
  • High touch surfaces such as door knobs, light switches, the cubbies, all of the equipment used for processing check-ins (clipboards, pens, etc.), the bathroom are cleaned/disinfected with IN-CIDE disinfectant, EPA Registration: 10324-85-9367, or Clorox Clean Up Cleaner+ Bleach, EPA Registration: 5813-21 before every class.