- I shall observe the tenants of Taekwon-Do:
- Indomitable Spirit
- I shall respect the instructors and seniors
- I shall never misuse Taekwon-Do
- I shall be a champion of freedom and justice
- I shall build a more peaceful world
COUNTING IN KOREAN
Hana – One
Dul – Two
Set – Three
Net – Four
Dasot – Five
Yosot – Six
Ilgop – Seven
Yodul – Eight
Ahop – Nine
Yul – Ten
- To study the theory of power thoroughly.
- To understand the purpose and method of each movement clearly.
- To bring the movement of the eyes, hands, feet, and breath into a single coordinated action.
- To choose the appropriate attacking tool for each vital spot.
- To become familiar with the correct angle and distance for attack and defence.
- Keep both arms and legs bent slightly while the movement is in acton.
- All movements must begin with a backward motion with very few exceptions. However, once the movement is in motion it should not be stopped before reaching the target.
- To create a sine wave during the movement by utilizing the knee spring properly.
- To exhale briefly at the moment of each blow except a connecting motion.
Charyot – Attention
Junbi – Ready Stance
Paro – Back to Ready Stance
Swiyo – Relax
Kyong Ye – Bow
To the General – Charyot Chong Shi Ja Nim Ke Kyong Ye
To the Instructor – Charyot Sabum Nim Ke Kyong Ye
To the Assistant Instructor – Charyot Bo Sabum Nim Ke Kyong Ye
To the Examiner – Charyot Shim Sa Kwan Nim Ke Kyong Ye