Conduct in the Do-Jang

Before the class commences and when it finishes, form orderly lines facing the instructor, with the most senior student standing to the their right, and the remainder
lining up from right to left in order of seniority.

At the beginning and end of the class, the most senior student calls the class to attention with the command (CHARYOT), followed by Boosabum (1st-3rd degree
Assistant Instructor), Sabum (4th-6th degree Instructor), Sahyun (7th-8th degree Master) or Saseong (9th degree Grand Master), whichever is appropriate. S/he gives
the command to bow to the instructor (KYONG-YE), as they bow all students say TAEKWON.

  • Bow to the instructor at the proper distance
  • No jewellery may be worn during class.
  • No shoes to be worn in the Do-Jang at any time.
  • Finger and toenails must be kept clipped short and clean.
  • Dobok must be kept clean at all times.
  • When fixing your Dobok or belt do not face your instructor.
  • No horseplay, whistling or loud talking in the Do-Jang.
  • Never lose your temper in the Do-Jang, especially during sparring.
  • No talking during class except to ask a question.
  • Before asking a question raise your right hand to attract the instructors attention.
  • While in the Do-Jang, always address the instructor as Sir or Mr/Miss/Mrs using the instructors surname.
  • Students must behave in a disciplined manner while training.
  • No profanity will be used in the Do-Jang.
  • Respect all members of senior grade.
  • Any student who is late for class must get the instructors permission and bow to the instructor before joining the class.
  • Students should never leave class for a break, water or an early dismissal without permission.