• Bow upon entering and leaving the dojang.
  • Always obey and respect your Instructors, Parents and senior/higher belt students.
  • Address your Instructors by their last name (e.g. Mr Bateman)
  • Arrive for class on time. If you are late, you must wait at the edge and await instruction to join in.
  • Keep your dobok (uniform) clean and presentable. Respect your uniform and belt by not throwing them on the ground.
  • Students with long hair should tie up their hair.
  • Always place your outdoor shoes on the shoe rack or in the designated areas.
  • No outdoor shoes on the mats.
  • Line up according to rank from the right to the left and the front row to the back. Late arrivals should line up to the back regardless of their ranking.
  • Students should not enter or leave the class without obtaining permission from your Instructor.
  • To prevent injuries, jewellery and watches are not to be worn during training. Finger and toe nails should be kept short.
  • If you have any injury, tell your Instructor before class begins. If you are injured during class, report it right away.
  • Food, alcohol, tobacco, chewing gum, loud conversation, negative behaviour and foul language are strictly prohibited in the dojang.
  • During sparring classes, you must wear a full sparring gear (including gum shield and groin guard however uncomfortable they may be) as they are for your safety and the safety of your sparring partner.
  • Seniors must behave and set a good example for the juniors. Juniors must respect senior belts and elders.
  • Students are expected to be polite, honest, and humble.
  • Never forget that you learn martial arts for defensive purposes and never to offend or bully anyone.
  • Never use martial arts outside the dojang, unless in self-defence or in defence of someone weaker – and then only use the least force necessary.
  • Remember the first rule of self-defence is to avoid conflict wherever possible.