Traditional Chung do Kwan Tae Kwon-Do, Inc.®
Celebrating a Proud Tradition Since 1969
Etiquette and Decorum
Last update -- December 13, 2020
The Grand Master presents
"Traditional" Chung do Kwan Tae Kwon-Do
Our standards are high, as we emphasize Discipline, Courtesy, and Respect
With a focus on Discipline, Courtesy and Respect, quality
instruction is presented
with an emphasis on the true philosophy of Tae Kwon-Do.
As a way of life,
Tae Kwon-Do is based on the ethical and moral standards by which we can
live together in harmony.
We seek to eliminate violence by deterring the strong
from oppressing the weak through developing a power
that must be based on
humanity, justice, morality, wisdom and faith,
thus helping to build a better
and more peaceful world.
Personal Etiquette (The Hand Shake)
interacting with a person undergoing Chemotherapy treatments...
YOU SHOULD NOT ENGAGE IN THE TRADITIONAL HAND
as the bacteria and germs during the exchange can adversely affect an
already compromised immune system
You should instead...
OFFER A "FIST BUMP" OR BETTER, AN
The patient will smile as you show your thoughtfulness
Personal Etiquette & Decorum for TKD
* In order to enjoy the optimal mental
and physical benefits of Tae Kwon-Do training, students are encouraged to live
a life free of alcohol, tobacco and drugs.
* When referring to, or introducing our Chief Instructor, use "KwanJangNim", or "Grand
* When greeting our Instructor, students should render the
* When interacting with our Instructor, Tae Kwon-Do students should
refer to him as "SabBumNim."
* When not wearing the traditional DoBok at Promotional Testings, Black
Belt Demonstrations, or competing at National Tournaments, White Belts thru Brown Belts should wear Business Casual, and Black Belts should be in Business
Dress attire. When attending our Black Belt dinners, Black Belts and their
guest should appropriately wear Business Dress.
* Students are not to engage in any
activities that might degrade the code of Tae Kwon-Do, the reputation of the Tae Kwon-Do Club,
or their Instructor.
DoBok Etiquette for TKD Students
* The DoBok consists of six
elements. Top, trousers,
belt, patches, and appropriate piping for Black Belts. A complete uniform
must be worn at all times.