Upon entering and leaving the training area (do-jang), execute a bow of respect to displayed national flags and a bow of courtesy to the instructor.
Remove shoes upon entering the do-jang and place them in the designated area. Shoes are not to be worn on the training floor.
Avoid bringing valuables to class. The school will not be responsible for the loss of or damage to valuables.
Remove all jewelry prior to engaging in training, particularly rings and potential projectile items such as watches, bracelets and anklets.
Observe a high degree of personal hygiene. Toe nails and finger nails should be kept neatly trimmed.
The training uniform will be complete at all times (jacket, trousers, belt-properly tied). School uniforms must be clean and neat. Judo or Aikido uniforms will not be worn.
Each class will have a formal ceremonial opening and closing, consisting of a bow to the instructor followed by a period of meditation. During this time, all other activities should cease.
Strict attention is to be given to the instructor at all times. Conversation is to be kept to a minimum during the training sessions.
Profanity, loss of temper, disruptive behavior or any display of lack of discipline will not be tolerated.
Please do not leave line or class unless asking instructor's permission. Upper belts should assist instructor by reinforcing this.
Proper respect will be displayed to all higher ranking belt holders.
The title "Kyosahnim" will be used when addressing 1st-3rd Dan instructors, "Sabumnim" 4th-6th Dan instructors and "Kwanjangnim" for 7th-9th Dan instructors.
While participating in a training session, there will be no smoking, gum chewing, ingestion of solids or liquids, lounging against walls or sitting. A drink of water will be allowed only if absolutely necessary and with permission of instructor.
If you arrive early for a training session, take the opportunity to do warm up exercises and to practice your forms. Do not lounge about.
Practice only those forms or patterns which have been presented to you by the instructor. Do not try to skip ahead through the observation of higher belts.
If instructor declares sparring with no contact, not even light contact is allowed. Please demonstrate control.
Please arrive at class before scheduled starting time. Late arrival requires permission from instructor to participate in class.