Hello Snyder Dojo Families,
We were planning on reopening June 25th, but the injunction has been appealed so we are back to being closed. However, we have been thinking about how to do our best to keep people safe and follow the law. Here are the temporary changes we will implement when we do reopen. This is how things need to be right now, they will change as we get information. Our goal is to have fun but keep people safe.
If you are sick or have any symptoms do not come in.
We will check temperature on entry
If it is high we will ask you not to come in
We will train in gym clothes, no gis
Clean training clothes (no dry and re-wear)
No zippers or anything that would scratch the mat
We want minimal personal items in the dojo
Come dressed in training attire (no gis)
Wallet, keys, and other stuff should be put in/on shoes
No gym bag or piles of clothes left about
Bring your own water.(water cooler is a high touch zone)
Masks must be worn inside the dojo. Please bring one with you
Parent should drop off kids
We want the lowest number of people possible inside
Wait in car
Fletcher Field is just down chime street
Looks like a new park opened just across Stadium Dr.
Use hand sanitizer before getting on the mat and when you get off the mat
There will be 10 minutes between classes
Classes with class after them will end 5 minutes earlier
Classes with class before will start 5 minutes later
We will clean before and after classes so please don’t linger on the mat
We will not be providing loaner gis and belts
The 3 & 4 year old class is still on hold
Go home, take a shower.
Class sizes will need to be kept down. If there are too many people per class, we will have to have a sign up to the classes you want to attend, offer to zoom the class so you can participate from home, and maybe rearrange class times. We have never dealt with a situation like this before; but, we will work through it together.
Located in Kalamazoo, Michigan, Snyder Dojo builds a stronger person. The classes are among the safest available because of a fundamental focus on injury prevention. The first thing learned is how to fall without getting hurt. This is practiced in every class. Participants will develop stronger core strength because most techniques use rotational motion and twisting. Not only do you have to control your own body, but you have to control that of an opponent/partner. This will improve balance and strengthen support muscles. In addition to the physical aspect, our classes also build mental strength. Confidence comes from accomplishment and the ability to defend yourself. And yes, it's fun too.
Snyder Dojo offers top-quality Judo, MMA, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and Submission Grappling in a safe, friendly atmosphere. Training is available for all levels of interest. Snyder Dojo offers instruction for those seeking casual, family fun to the international competitor. Casual students will develop confidence, increase core strength, flexibility, and mobility. If you are looking for competition, Snyder Dojo will take you as far as you want to go.