Sex Offender Background Checks For All Jiu-Jitsu Students

Most people would agree that jiu-jitsu schools should conduct background checks on instructors to make sure they are not sex offenders. Why shouldn’t they? All other professions that involve working with children require these background checks; why should jiu-jitsu be any different.

Ryron and Rener Gracie — the owners of Gracie University — are taking a step further, though. They’re requiring not only all teachers, but all students, present and future, to undergo these background checks.

Is this a necessary step in ensuring the safety of children, or is this just overkill?

Watch the video and tell us what you think.

Background Checks for Every Student

Today we implemented a new policy to help ensure the safety of our students, and we will encourage all of our Certified Training Centers to do the same. National Sex Offender Public Website:

Posted by Gracie University on Wednesday, February 7, 2018


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