Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Clubs and blog located in Auckland / Onehunga / New Zealand contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Run by IBJJF Black belts (second degrees) Stuart Mitchell and Serge Morel.
Our classes are on Mondays to Fridays from 6-8 pm at 35 Church St Onehunga Auckland, New Zealand.
Thursday, 2 October 2014
Learn the rules: Serious Fouls
4 penalties = 4 serious fouls = DQ
an athlete kneels or sits without having a grip of any kind on the opponent.
a standing athlete flees the bounds of the match area, avoiding combat with the
a standing athlete pushes his/her opponent to outside the match area without
clear intent of attempting
an athlete on the ground evades combat by sliding his/herself outside the match
an athlete on the ground stands to escape combat and does not return to combat
on the ground.
an athlete breaks the grip of the opponent pulling guard and does not return to
combat on the ground.
an athlete intentionally removes his/her own gi or belt, causing the match to
•When an athlete grabs the opening of the
opponent’s sleeve or pant leg with the fingers placed inside the garment, even
if performing a sweep or any other maneuver.
•When an athlete grabs the inside of the
top or pants, when he steps inside the Gi jacket and when
athlete passes a hand through the inside of the opponent’s gi
to grip the external part of the gi.
•When an athlete communicates with the
referee by speaking or with gestures, except when he/she is reporting a medical
issue or a problem with his uniform.
•When an athlete disobeys a referee order.
•When an athlete exits the match area
following a match prior to the referee announcing the result.
•When an athlete deliberately exits the
match area to prevent the opponent from completing a sweep or a takedown.** In this case and only this case, the referee should signal two points
be awarded to the opponent and one penalty point be
added to the score of the athlete
who exited the match area.
Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi, when an athlete grabs hold of his/her uniform or that of his/her
an athlete places a hand or foot on his/her opponent’s face.
an athlete intentionally places his/her foot in his/her opponent’s belt.
the athlete purposely places his/her foot on the lapel of his/her opponent’s
without having a hand grip to provide traction for his/her foot.
•When an athlete places a foot in the
lapel behind the opponent’s neck, with or without gripping it.
•When an athlete uses his/her own belt or
the opponent’s belt to assist in a choke or any other circumstance in a match
while the belt is untied.
•When an athlete takes more than 20
seconds to tie his/her belts during a match stoppage (when the athlete is also
using the identification belt).
•When an athlete runs around the match
area and does not engage in the combat
•When an athlete unintentionally reacts in
a way that places his/her opponent in an illegal position