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MKG Int'l Martial Arts Madison - New Check In Procedures

We are taking the first steps back and this means we have to be careful. There are a few things that have changed to ensure a safe training environment.  We have put several new procedures in place to ensure that you can be confident that your safety is our utmost priority. 

First of all, when you are ready to return to training, every student is required to read, understand and sign an additional waiver that addresses COVID-19 related items.  Click here to download and print our New Covid 19 Acknowledgement and Disclosure Form. Please bring this completed form when you return to in-person classes. 

When you decide you are ready to return to classes here are the new protocols that you should be prepared for. Thank you for your patience with these extra steps. If you come prepared it shouldn’t be a big deal!

Getting ready to head to the gym

Understanding these items will help make to the check-in procedure easier.

Please arrive at the gym prepared to train.

  1. You will have to register for classes online before you come. We are only allowed 6 students on the training floor per class. We will open class registration as of Friday, May 29th. (More Information to follow)
  2. Have your clean training clothes on when you arrive. (Per the local guidelines It is recommended that we keep our changing areas closed.)
  3. Have a training towel with you. (To wipe the inevitable sweat that you will be working up!)
  4. Have your own water bottle. (Per local guidelines, it is also recommended that we don’t use the community water fountain.)

When you arrive at the gym.

Due to the recommended occupancy restrictions, only students will be allowed to enter the gym.

  1. The doors will be unlocked 10 mins before class times.
  2. No Spectators 
    1. Except, Parents of Littles can escort their children into the gym. After their child is in their assigned area , they will have to leave by way of the rear exit. (This is to avoid exposure and keep the flow of students entering the gym.)
  3. You are welcome to watch our Zoom Live Stream to keep up on what’s going on in class.

3 Stage Check-in Procedures

This will be different. We are making as easy as possible.

Stage 1 Arrival

  1. When you arrive only one person should be waiting outside our main front door at a time.
  2. If you see someone already waiting, please stay in your vehicle until they enter the foyer.
  3. We strongly recommend wearing a face mask as you enter the facility. (This is a recommendation as an extra precaution, but is not a requirement)

Stage 2 Pre Check In

  1. Once you have entered into the foyer, please use the restroom to wash your hands with soap and water.
  2.  Wait here until a staff member welcomes you into the reception area.

Stage 3 "Check In - Check In"

  1. Once you have entered into the reception area one of our staff will confirm that you have received and signed the Covid 19 Acknowledgement and Disclosure. If you have any questions or concerns please contact us for clarifications before arriving at the gym. This will only happen the first time you return to the gym. 
  2. We will ask a few safety questions referenced in the Covid 19 Acknowledgement and Disclosure Form.
    1. Have You / Anyone at Home / Anyone you have been in contact with shown any of the listed symptoms?
        • Fever
        • Dry cough
        • Shortness of breath
        • Chills
        • Loss of taste or smell
        • Sore throat
        • Muscle aches
  3. Your temperature will be taken with a non-contact thermometer and recorded.
  4. Wearing masks while training is a CDC recommendation, but is not required. You should feel free to bring your own mask, but we will have some available to any student if requested. There are risks of training with a mask and also training without a mask. 
  5. You will be assigned a number that will correspond to a chair and a mat space.
  6. Sanitize your hands and head into the gym.

General Gyms Rules

Things to know when you enter into the gym area.

Class Rules

  1. Once you have entered the gym proceed to your numbered chair, remove your outdoor gear (Shoes, coat etc.) and leave them on or under your chair.
  2. Proceed to your assigned space on the mat with any required equipment (towel, water bottle, sticks etc.) and begin to warm up for class. 
  3. Please remain in your assigned area until the end of class.
  4. At the end of class you will be dismissed one at a time.
  5. As much as we would like to chat, we want to honor each other's time and health, so please quickly gather your equipment, sanitize your hands, and exit the building.

Parental Pick Ups

  1. Parents must be ready to pick up your child immediately at the end of class time.
  2. MKG Kids and Littles will be escorted to the front one at time for parent pick up.
  3. Please remain in your vehicle until you see your child.

Although the procedures may seem a bit excessive, they are what is best for everyone involved. Our utmost priority is the safety of our students and staff.

These procedures are susceptible to changes as we move forward. We will see what is working for us and pay close attention to the introduction of any additional governmental guidelines. If there are any changes, we will update you as soon as possible by email.

So, let’s all work together and make this thing happen. The safer we are now the sooner we should be able to move on the next steps. Thank you so much for all of your support, understanding, and patience through this process.