Frequently Asked Questions

Read below some of the questions we often get asked.

If you have any other questions that are not listed below, please feel free to get in touch with us via our contact page.

New Clients (Kids)

No - unfortunately, we are not currently offering free trials for new Kids.
We do however have a one-week introduction offer of unlimited classes.


Our intro offer (kids) is 1 full week of unlimited classes.


It is not just reserved for new kids. If your child has prior Jiu-Jitsu experience, you are welcome to purchase the offer.

It includes uniform rental. However, if you have your own uniform, you are welcome to use it.

  • Download our app and purchase via the app store
  • In-store at Academy 411

If you have pre-purchased the offer online on behalf of your child; please come into the gym 15 minutes before your first class to setup their account.

You will not be able to book in for classes until you have signed a liability waiver on their behalf.

If this all sounds overwhelming, don't worry! We are here to help and will guide you through the process.

We take kids from 3 years of age onwards.

Our penguin's class ranges from kids between 3-6 years old

Our Kids & Teens class ranges from ages between 7 - 16 years of age with 2 coaches usually splitting the class into appropriate groups.

Please visit our timetable page above for real time updates on our kids classes.
6 Days a week. Every afternoon on weekdays between 4:00PM -5:30PM depending on the age/experience of the child.
Every saturday between 9:00AM - 10:30AM

No! We are very relaxed with our uniform policy.

Please feel free to bring whatever Brazilian jiu-jitsu uniform you have.

If you do not have a uniform and have purchased an introduction offer, a clean uniform will be provided free of charge before each session.

Bring a comfortable t-shirt and undies to wear underneath the uniform.

Please ensure your child's uniform/clothes are neat, clean and do not have any tears or holes in them.

Please also ensure feet and hands are clean and that fingernails and toenails are trimmed.


We have over 15 years combined experience teaching children.

All coaches are certified in first aid with CPR checks.

All coaches are background checked and have a valid Working with children check verified by Service NSW.

Grappling at Academy 411 does involve a sparring portion of the class for your child. We do our very best to ensure children are matched up in appropriate age, size and skill level.
It is a contact sport, and injuries, although rare, can occur from time to time like any other sport.

Yes, please refer to our rules section for specific information in the about us section of our website.

If you are ever unsure about a rule, contact us via the contact page, or speak to a coach directly for advice.

Please let staff know.

Depending on their condition, children can still often train with the approval of a doctor.

Example: Please provide an asthma management plan to the front desk, if your child suffer from Asthma.