- indomitable spirit
hwang's school rules
- salute in
respect to the national flags, when entering or leaving the
properly and bow when meeting your instructor; also when leaving
the may be addressed as master hwang or using korean "sa-bumnim".
proper respect will be given to all persons of higher rank, and
common courtesy and respect will be extended to all individuals.
attention will be paid to the instructor at all times. talking
will be kept to a minimum during class.
- be on time
only those "poomsays" (forms) that have been taught to you by an
instructor. do no try to skip ahead by watching higher belts.
yourself clean at all times. toenails and fingernails must be
should not bring valuables to class. the dojang is not
responsible for loss or theft of valuables.
- for your
safety, as well as the safety of others, all jewelry must be
removed before training starts.
- shoes must
be removed before entering the training area.
- anyone not
wearing a "dobok" (uniform) will not be permitted in the
training area. your dobok must be kept clean at all times.
loss of temper, horseplay, loud laughing or talking, or any
display of lack of self-discipline will not be tolerated.
- there will
be no smoking, gum chewing, eating or drinking while in the
- there will
be no sparring without the permission and supervision of master
- no weapons
are allowed in the dojang.
- when master
hwang calls on you in class, always respond with "yes sir" or
- when sitting
in class, sit with your legs crossed.
straightening your dobok and/or belt, face away from the flag
and master hwang.
- shirts must
be worn in the dojang, even in the hottest weather.
- hats are not
allowed in the training area.
- if a student
is planning on participating in a championship, he or she must
speak with master hwang first.
- when giving
or receiving something form master hwang or a person of a higher
rank, always use both hands.
- be humble,
- be polite.