Take The Oath.
Learn the school student oath and it's meaning. Understanding the meaning of the words courtesy, integrity, preserverance, self-control and indomitable spirit! Always be able to expain what the student oath means to you.
Live The Student Oath!
Show courtesy and respect to the instructor and all other students at all times. Black belts should be referred to as 'Sir' or 'Ma'am'. At the end of any exercise where you have worked with a partner or group, you must bow to your partner or to the members of your group and say 'Thank you'. Courtesy is a key part of Taekwondo.
Always Be Honest!
Be honest at all times in your study of Taekwondo, not only to your instructor and your fellow students, but also to yourself.
Never Ever Give Up!
Taekwondo exercises are often tough and there will many times when you want to give up, but to persevere is to carry on regardless.
Adopt An Indomitable Spirit!
Taekwondo training is a journey, it is likely that you will suffer set backs at some point during your training, but it is important not to let these put you off. 'Fall Seven times, stand up eight'.
Don't overtrain or try to continue with an injury. Listen to your body. If you are injured, take some time off and come back when you are ready.
Your goal should be to improve your skills and techniques each class session, to do so you must train at least two to three times a week to get the most out of it.
Test Whenever Possible!
Don't miss an opportunity to test for your next belt level, prepare yourself properly and be ready.
Try Out Your Skills And Techniques!
Put your skills to the test against different people. Watch other students and pick up tips.
Ask Senior Belts To Help You!
All of our senior ranking belts are friendly, helpful and willing to help junior ranking students get the most from their training sessions.
Alway Be A Student In Good Standing!
Pay your training fees on the day they are due, and make sure your license and culb membership are up to date.
Make Your Training Count!
Do extra exercise outside your Taekwondo class to build fitness, strength and flexibility.
Drink water before and after training. Dehydration can affect your performance.
Practice Everthing You Been Taught!
Go over your patterns and techniques often to keep them fresh in your mind.
Be Sure To Always Warm Up And Cool Down!
Don't engage in houseplay or running around before or after class, be sure to warm up and warm down by stretching.