Rules and Conduct

Dojang Rules

  • When entering or leaving the Dojang, you must bow
  • When entering or leaving the main training area, you must bow
  • When you first see a Black Belt in uniform on the training floor, you must bow
  • If you arrive late, change into your uniform, bow onto the training area, bow to the flags and wait until the instructor bows you in
  • When the class bows to the flags, please stand up
  • No drinking in the Dojang
  • No eating in the Dojang
  • No smoking in the Dojang
  • Please treat the Dojang with respect, as it is your training area
  • Treat all Dojang training equipment respectfully
  • No shoes on the training floor of the Dojang
  • Students should always change in the change rooms and leave all personal belongings in the change rooms
  • Please refer to all instructors as “Sir” or “Ma’am” or their Korean title
  • Speak to an instructor before leaving the training area during class
  • Maintain respect for all instructors
  • Ensure the Dojang is kept clean and tidy
  • Weaponry is not to be practised without supervision
  • Follow the Student Code of Conduct

Student Code of Conduct

  • Always show Black Belts respect
  • Treat your training partner with respect
  • Always answer questions “Yes Sir/Maam” or “No Sir/Maam”
  • Please ensure that your uniform is kept clean and tidy
  • When bowing bend at the waist and look down
  • Remove all jewellery before class
  • Know and follow all the Dojang Rules
  • Focus on training from when you bow into the Dojang
  • When you are in uniform, TRAIN, do not socialise
  • Do not swear
  • Never assume, always ask
  • Focus on developing a Black Belt attitude
  • When free-sparring, spar to learn, not to win
  • Acknowledge points scored during sparring with a bow
  • Thank your opponent after sparring
  • Grading is a time to show your focus and spirit
  • Meditation is always a quiet time, use it to focus
  • Be HUMBLE and RESPECTFUL
  • Be FOCUSED and COMMITTED
  • Be UNDERSTANDING and WILLING to LEARN