TENENTS & GOALS
Five Tenets of Tae Kwon Do (General)
To promote the spirit of mutual concessions
To be ashamed of one's vice complement that of others
To be polite to one and other
To encourage a sense of justice
To distinguish instructor from student, senior from junior
Firm adherence to a standard of values. One shall be able to define right from wrong, and have the conscience, if wrong, to feel guilt.
One must be able to adhere to the beliefs and purpose of Tae Kwon Do. To become a leader in Tae Kwon Do, one must learn to be patient and to persevere.
One must exert self-control both inside and outside the dojang. Self-control must be practiced to avoid injury to self and others.
One shall be modest and honest. In the face of injustice, one shall not be subdued or vanquished. Instead, the conflict must be overcome without any fear or hesitation.
Five Tenets of Tae Kwon Do (WTU)
One must show consideration, appreciation and concern for another person’s feelings.
One must train by instruction and practice, especially to learn self-control. One must obey rules and accept authority.
One must never give up, being steadfast and consistent.