FAQs – Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions


Do you offer trial classes?
Yes! Once you register as a member your 7 day trial is activated. This means you get a whole week of classes to try out and if you are not satisfied with your experience, you are entitled to cancel your membership with a full refund!

Am I too old to start Martial Arts?
Not at all. At Checkmat Jiu-Jitsu Waterford, members range from 6 years old, all the way to 80! The best time to start is now!

What should I wear?
The clothing or equipment depends on the class you will attend. For your first time we recommend a training top and shorts with no zippers, buttons or anything that is sharp.

How do I pay my monthly fee?
When enrolling, you will register your debit card details and the monthly fee will be automatically debited from your bank account every month.

How do I cancel my membership?
Whether you are in your trial period or on a rolling contract, all membership cancellations must be submitted via email to info@checkmatwaterford.ie . All membership cancellations are subject to two weeks notice (unless within the 7-day trial period).

Can I freeze my membership?
Freezes can be applied for injuries for a minimum of 1 month and a maximum 2 months. To freeze your membership, please email info@checkmatwaterford.ie


Do you have lockers and showers?
No, we don’t have lockers and showers. However we have both male and female changing rooms. We clarify that Checkmat Jiu-Jitsu Waterford is not responsibility for your belongings, so make sure to collect all your belongings when leaving our facilities.

Can I bring my bicycle?
Yes! We have a bicycle parking lot with CCTV cameras where you can lock your bike. Please bring your own lock. Chckmat Jiu-Jitsu Waterford will not be responsible for any bicycles or scooters on or around the premises.

Do you have car park?
Yes! We have a large FREE car park.

Is there anything else I need to know?
Yes! Please find out about our Acadmy Rules & Etiquette by clicking here.



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