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Safeguarding at Jiu Jitsu Republic
At Jiu Jitsu Republic, we firmly believe that every individual has the right to live free from abuse or neglect, without regard to age, ability or disability, sex, race, religion, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, marital or gender status. Our commitment to safeguarding extends beyond the techniques and principles of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, as it encompasses the protection and well-being of all our members. We are dedicated to upholding a safeguarding culture that prioritises the safety and dignity of every person within our community.
Our Commitment to Safeguarding
At Jiu Jitsu Republic, we take safeguarding seriously. We are committed to creating a safe and secure environment for everyone who walks through our doors. Our safeguarding principles are based on the following core beliefs:
Inclusivity: We are dedicated to treating every individual with respect and dignity, irrespective of their age, ability or disability, sex, race, religion, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, marital or gender status.
Protection: We are vigilant in safeguarding our members from any form of abuse or neglect. Our instructors and staff are trained to recognise and respond to safeguarding concerns.
Transparency: We maintain open communication and encourage our members to report any safeguarding concerns they may have. Your voice is important to us.
Prevention: We believe in the power of education and awareness. We provide resources and training to our members to help prevent safeguarding issues.
To uphold our commitment to safeguarding, we have developed comprehensive safeguarding policies for both children and adults. These policies outline our approach to ensuring the safety, well-being, and protection of all our members.
Child Safeguarding Policy: Link to Child Safeguarding Policy
Adult Safeguarding Policy: Link to Adult Safeguarding Policy
We encourage all our members, parents, and guardians to familiarise themselves with these policies and report any concerns promptly. Together, we can create a secure and welcoming environment where everyone can enjoy the many benefits of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu without fear or worry.
Your safety and well-being are our top priorities. If you have any questions or concerns regarding safeguarding at Jiu Jitsu Republic, please do not hesitate to contact:
Jiu Jitsu Republic Welfare Officer/ Designated Safeguarding Lead
- Name: Cathrin Poppensieker
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Local Authority Safeguarding
- Name: Oxfordshire Safeguarding Children’s Board
- Email: email@example.com
- Telephone: 01865 815843
- Helpline: 0808 800 5000
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org