The Rules of the Do-jang (School)...
Whenever entering or leaving the practice room, execute a bow of respect to the national flags.
Execute a bow of courtesy upon meeting a Black Belt or Instructor. Students do not have to wait for an instructor to acknowledge the bow if the instructor is busy.
Proper respect will be displayed to all persons holding a higher belt rank than yourself.
Remove shoes, hats, jewelry, and sunglasses upon entering the practice room.
Keep your Dobok (uniform) clean and complete at all times.
Keep your Do Jang (school) clean.
Toe and finger nails should be kept short, clean, and trim.
At the beginning of a class, line up according to rank and seniority; the higher ranking member on the right.
Each class will have a formal ceremonial opening and closing consisting of a bow to the Instructor and the national flags.
While seated on the floor, students should keep a proper posture and have their legs crossed to prevent injury and show respect.
Pay attention to your Instructor at all times, answering clearly and replying with "Yes, Sir" and "No, Sir".
Profanity, loss of temper, horseplay, loud laughing, and talking or any display of lack of self-discipline will not be tolerated.
There will be no smoking, gum chewing, or ingesting liquids during class.
Be on time for class. Arrive early for a class and allow time to do warm up exercises and stretching before class begins.
When a students comes late, he should wait until he is recognized by the Instructor, then approach him or her, bow, and ask permission to join class.
Practice only the Basics and Hyungs (forms) which have been presented to you by your Instructor.
No free sparring without the permission and presence of an Instructor.
The title "Mister" and the last name of the Instructor should be used in addressing all Instructors. The Korean title "Sa-Bum-Nim" may be used.
When addressing a Master Instructor, use "Master" and their last name. The Korean title "Kwan-Jang-Nim" or "Grand Master" may be used when addressing Master Yi.
Tae Kwon Do techniques are not to be applied outside of the school unless circumstances involving your safety or the safety of others are overriding.