All students must observe the rules of the dojang and do their best to help other students follow the Taekwon-Do path.
To show Respect:
-When entering or leaving the dojang, bow.
-Bow to the instructor and higher belts.
-The instructor should be referred to as sir/ma’am, or by Mr./Ms./Mrs. and their surname; black belts by last name only.
-When the instructor or a senior student assisting the class gives an order, say “Yes sir” or “Yes ma’am” IF you understood them.
-Remove any jewellery before class to prevent injuries. (i.e. rings, necklaces, bracelets and bangles, watches, hair ties with hard edges or metal pieces, and piercings.)
-Fingernails and toenails must be kept short to prevent injuries.
-Uniforms (doboks) must be worn during training; keep your dobok clean at all times.
-No outside shoes are allowed in the dojang.
-No food, beverages, or chewing gum is allowed in the dojang, except water.
When in Class:
-There is no free practice while class is in session. No messing around in Taekwon-Do.
-Arrive on time for class. If you arrive late to class, 10 pushups per minute late, then wait for permission to join class.
-Students participating in the class must join the warm-up first.
-Noise should be kept to a minimum during class. Do not talk or laugh loudly in class. (No yelling or screaming.)
-Foul language is not tolerated.
-All members and students must treat the dojang and its equipment with respect, clean up any mess they make, and not damage or destroy the dojang.
FOR YOUNG STUDENTS:
-Do not push or shove other students.
-No fingers/thumbs in mouths.
-Keep your arms and legs inside your uniform.
-Do not push ahead when in a line.
-No chewing your belt. Keep it out of your mouth.