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  1. DCS is offline
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    Jewelry on the mat

    What do you think about wearing jewelry (piercings, rings, necklaces...) when training.

    Some days ago, thinking in his ear safety, i politely requested a teenager newbie not to wear an earring in Aikido class, without success. He didn't confronted me but it was like talking to a brick wall.

    Today, i was told other advanced students asked him the same, with similar effects, but as result, the gym owner received a phone call from the newbie parents complainting his son is being "image based" harrassed/discriminated. So the owners asked instructor to "investigate" what happened (instructor hadn't noticed the earring, there is a lot of rookies these days and he can't do everything..).

    Otherwise, at kickboxing classes, i noticed some guys also wear body jewelry, but not being myself an advanced practitioner, them adults, and gloves used, i remained silent.

    What are your oppinions on the subject?, do you wear your piercings, rings or jewels on the mat? should i pop his elbow or take him to the moons of jupiter :evil3: ?
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    Image based harrassment / discrimination... FOr asking to remove an earring in a martial arts class...

    Only in America, people!

    My opinion... Put 'no jewellery' in the rules or the document you make him sign when he joins up. It's common sense not to wear jewellery when training.

    Unless you train RBSD in which case you should wear as much jewellery (and make up) as possible.
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    Quote Originally Posted by supercrap
    Only in America, people!
    Wrong, in Spain*.

    (note to self, update profile)



    *I always thougt my leet english skills showed everybody i'm not native english speaker.
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    No ****, put your damn location in there.


    All the silliness should be taken off or it may be damaged, ripped out, or cut your training partners. It is only common sense and decency...which I'm sure a lot of people lack.



    Quote Originally Posted by DCS
    should i pop his elbow or take him to the moons of jupiter :evil3: ?
    Do you know what you just said?
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    I joined in january this year, but i have been in lurking mode since IGBJJ days.
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    make them take it out, it is for their own good. Also if it is a rule of the mat then the student should live with it or leave. I have had, and continue to have a number of folks with more than their ears pierced. I have them take out their piercings, no good when they get hooked. Despite what some folks say I can't imagine that nipple rings do anybody any good in ne-waza.

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    Well I'm sure he signed a release of liability from getting hurt. Let him wear it, and then let him have it ripped out. That'll teach him. Earrings are for girls.
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    When I roll, I always take my jewlery off. Simple common sense tells me I don't want it ripped off my neck or my wrist, but of course the little snot you describe probably didn't have to pay for his jewlery.
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    I made the stupid mistake of not taking my body jewlery out before a rolling session. Now my right nipple is forever disfigured. Ripped that puppy right out. Yeah, I tapped from that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AkiraMusashi
    Well I'm sure he signed a release of liability from getting hurt. Let him wear it, and then let him have it ripped out. That'll teach him.
    What about the guys you are rolling or sparring with?






    No jewelry. Post a sign. As long as you treat everyone the same, there shouldn't be an issue.
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