Rule Sheet

TAE KWON DO is a Korean martial art, which requires the use of only hands and feet, without weapons. The main goal of Tae Kwon-Do is to achieve total mind and body control.

Tae Kwon Do Aims to Achieve

  • Courtesy
  • Integrity
  • Self-Control
  • Perseverance
  • Indomitable Spirit
  • Theory of Power

  • Reaction Force
  • Concentration
  • Equilibrium
  • Breath Control
  • Speed
  • School Rules

    1) Students must bow to the flags, Sah-Bum-Nim (Instructor) and all other high-ranking belts when entering or leaving the Toe-Chang (place of practice).

    2) Students must always RESPECT and OBEY the Sah-Bum-Nim and all other high-ranking belts.

    3) Students must use the words "SIR" and "MAAM" when speaking to a Sah-Bum-Nim or other high-ranking belts.

    4) When a Sah-Bum-Nim enters the Toe-Chang, the highest-ranking belt must call the class to attention and have the class bow.

    5) There should be an absence of unnecessary conversations in the Toe-Chang.

    6) Students must take class; they are not allowed to practice by themselves when class is in session.

    7) When a student must leave the Toe-Chang during training, he or she must first receive permission from the Sah-Bum-Nim.

    8) The Toe-Chang must always be kept clean.

    Basic Terminology

    Instructor Sah-Bum-Nim   Flags Ku-Kay
    Attention Cha-Ryoth   Dismissed Hecha
    Bow Kyung-Nae   One (1) Ha-Na
    Ready Jhoon-Be   Two (2) Tul
    Begin Shi-Jak   Three (3) Si-Et
    Stop Ko-Man, Ba-Ro   Four (4) Ni-Et
    Form Hyung   Five (5) Ta-Sut
    At Ease Shee-Ut   Six (6) Yo-Sut
    Turn Around Tiro-Dira   Seven (7) Il-Gop
    Uniform Do-Bok   Eight (8) Yo-Dul
    Place of Practice Toe-Chang   Nine (9) Ah-Hop
    Thank You Com-Sum-Nee-Da   Ten (10) Yul


    These rules must be read and memorized. You should be able to recite them upon the instructor's request.