The first two or three days you may experience sore muscles and feel awkward when learning new movements. This is absolutely normal. You will get in better shape and the techniques will come more easily with practice. Stick with it and you will love it!
- Bow as you enter and leave the school building, and when entering and leaving the do jang (training room). Bowing part of our training and is an international natural body language that shows that you respect yourself and others. Another way we show respect and discipline is by saying, “Yes, sir” and “No, ma’am”.
- If you arrive to class after it has begun, enter the do jang and wait on your right knee until the instructor places you in the class. Do not leave class without the instructor’s permission.
- Whenever you approach your instructor to address him or her, first bow and then speak politely.
- The following are prohibited in the do jang: shoes, smoking, eating, drinking, chewing gum, intoxication, bad language, arguing, and horseplay.
- Always wear a clean uniform to class and NO JEWELRY.
- When sparring, full sparring gear must be worn at all times. When sparring, use maximum control with no contact.
- Senior belts should set a good example by showing respect and helping lower belt students. Lower belt students should always show respect for their senior ranking students.