Southampton University Shaolin Temple Kung Fu
Revised Safety Rules 2006-2007
All jewellery (bracelets, necklaces, rings, watches, etc.) should be removed before
No chewing gum during training.
Personal affects (glasses, dental retainers, etc.) should be removed before training.
Suitable attire must be worn during training.
Students must NOT train under the influence of alcohol, drugs or illness.
Should a student arrive late (i.e. after the class has warmed up) the student must warm up
before joining the class to avoid injury.
Students should inform the instructor and/or committee members of any past
injuries/current illness or medical conditions in case of emergencies.
No 'flying' in enclosed spaces.
No aerial, acrobatic and gymnastic manoeuvres should be attempted without the
supervision of the instructor.
Advanced techniques such as breakfalls should be perfected and assessed under
supervision with the use of a crash mat before performed on a bare floor.
Students must give consent before practicing hard Qi Gong conditioning.
No student should attempt practicing with weapons unless approved by the instructor.
For full contact training (i.e. sparring while learning San Da techniques) appropriate body
armour shall be used.
Unnecessary force is not allowed in hand-to-hand combat training; the student will first
be given a warning and upon repeat offence will be asked to leave.
All students are advised to bring some form of drink (water, sports drink etc.) along with
them to the lesson to prevent dehydration.