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Participants practice Brazilian Sport Jiu-Jitsu, basic through advanced levels. Practice sessions will be working on ring strategies, basic kicking and punching techniques. Guard and mounting transitions and entering skills will also be covered. The use of basic equipment, focus mitts and Thai pads will be taught. Extra conditioning drills that compliment other sports will also be included.
Instruction is planned so that individuals may start at anytime during the school year. One tournament will be scheduled each semester. Tournament participants will be selected by the coach based on attendance and skill level to represent the club for each tournament.
Must be a full-time SUNY Plattsburgh student and each member must have a signed SUNY Plattsburgh Sports Club Personal Information Form & SUNY Plattsburgh Participation Agreement/Liability Waiver Form on file to participate. (If under 18 years of age, liability form must be signed by parent.) Each member is responsible to carry personal health insurance. All members are expected to follow regulations stated in SUNY Plattsburgh Club Program Manual.
PLEASE NOTE: All participants must complete participant information and waiver forms which may be downloaded here. These forms cannot be submitted online but must be completed, printed out, signed, and then submitted to team leaders before one can participate in the program.
The club will be scheduled for the fall and spring semester. No practices or tournaments will be scheduled during college breaks or finals week. Instruction/practices are scheduled in Memorial Hall on the bottom level in the group activity room every Monday and Wednesday from 8:00-9:30 p.m.
No uniforms are required. Participants should wear loose comfortable clothing. Street shoes are not allowed in activity area. If a uniform is required to compete in a tournament, the cost is the responsibility of the student.
The instructor/coach will be responsible for the general safety of all club members during practices and competitions and have valid CPR/First Aid certification. The instructor/coach is responsible for attending injured participant consistent with CPR/FA standards until trained medical personnel have arrived.
Travel arrangements are usually by private cars. The college is not responsible for any damages or injuries related to travel. It is strongly recommended that drivers of personal cars obtain additional insurance. Club members wishing to transport other club members must receive approval prior to traveling. To become an authorized driver, a copy of their driver’s license and the SUNY Plattsburgh Private Vehicle Use form must be submitted to the RSD. Tournaments: Competition must be within 300 mile radius of Plattsburgh
Student Association monies may be used for instructor/coach contract, individual entry fees (no more than 6 participants per tournament and mileage (up to maximum of 300 miles one way) @ .25 per mile.
Karen Waterbury, Recreational Sports Associate Director
312 Memorial Hall
101 Broad Street
Plattsburgh NY 12901
Phone: (518) 564-4150
Fax: (518) 564-4155