Friday, August 26, 2016

FACE-OFF FRIDAY: When Do You "Fire" a Student?

IT'S FACE-OFF FRIDAY!

Today I'm interested in your experience and opinion about when it's acceptable for a martial arts school or instructor to ask a student to leave the school.

I'm sure none of us want to be in this situation but it definitely happens from time to time.

There could be many reasons why this may happen:

  • A student refuses to follow established school rules for safety
  • A student is harassing or bullying other students
  • A student consistently interrupts class so much that it's difficult for all of the students to learn
  • A parent of a student is disruptive to the school's operations

I've never been faced with this situation, but I'm sure many of you have.  So I want to know what you think:

WHEN IS IT OKAY TO "FIRE" A STUDENT FROM A MARTIAL ARTS SCHOOL?