THE TENETS OF TAE KNOW DO
- To be polite one another
- To brave oneself according to etiquette.
- To respect other’s possessions.
- To know right from wrong.
- To be honest and proud.
- Patience to achieve a higher degree of perfection.
- Don’t be a quitter, try and try again.
- Control over one’s impulses, emotions, or acts.
- A student of Tae Kwon Do will at all time be modest and honest.
- If confronted with injustice, he will deal with the belligerent without fear or hesitation regardless of whosoever and however many the number nay be.
WINNER –Turn on impossibility into a possibility…
- Train the body physically, but always train inner “Ki” and sprit together for complete martial arts balance.
COURAGE – express conduct in pure mind..
- Train for the hardest and honesty, but use the most comfortable method in action and attitude.
TEMPERANCE – greatest person is endure own emotion…
- Full knowledge of opponent and oneself is essential to victory.
SPIRIT – Soul is reinforced with correct posse..
- Train hard and long to acquire great skills, but always humble to use them.
CREEDS OF TAE KWON DO
1. Be loyal to your country.
2. Be obedient to your parents.
3. Be loving to your family.
4. Be cooperative with others.
5. Be respectful to your elders.
6. Be faithful to your instructor(s).
7. Be honest in your personal affairs.
8. Show concern for others.
9. Never attack without reason.
10. Accompany your decision(s) with action and always finish what you start.
11. Be responsible. 12.Be sincere. 13.Be honest.
The 5 Zones of Self-Defense
Weapons (Nunchucks, Sword [offensive & defensive], Knife, Stick, and Gun)
Takedowns & Throws
Grappling or Ground Fighting
TAE KNOW DO STUDENT CREED
- To built true confidence through knowledge in the mind, honesty in the heart, strength in the body.
- To keep friendship with one another and to built friendship a strong community.
- Never fight to achieve selfish ends but to develop might for right.
- Bow when you enter or Exit the Dojang.
- Bow before stepping onto or Off of the Mat
- Bow when you see a Master, an instructor, or a Black Belt
- Always answer questions with “Yes/ No Sir” or ” Yes/No Ma’am”.
- Bow to each other and shake hands after each class.
TAE KWON DO BELT SYSTEM
The Lack Of Color Signifies Purity And Innocence. The Novice Has No Knowledge Of Tae Kwon Do.
The Color Of The Rising Sun. Seeds In The Ground Begin To Germinate And Grow. Basic Tae Kwon Do Techniques Begin To Be Learned.The Lack Of Color Signifies Purity And Innocence. The Novice Has No Knowledge Of Tae Kwon Do.
The Color Purple Represents The Changing Sky Of Dawn, As Once Again The Student Undergoes A New Change. The Physical And Mental Power Continue To Stabilize.
The Color Orange Signifies The Changes Of Autumn, As The Student’s Mind And Body Begin To Develop And Grow As A Result Of The New Tae Kwon Do Experience.
The Color Green Represents Growth As The Tae Kwon Do Skill Begins To Develop Like That Of The Green Plant As It Sprouts Out Of The Ground. The Student Has Built A Firm Foundation And Now Begins To Grow In The Art Of Tae Kwon Do.
The Color Blue Represents The Heaven, Towards Which The Plant Matures Into A Towering Tree As Training In Tae Kwon Do Progresses Reminding The Student To Reach For The Heavens And Continue Their Tae Kwon Do Journey.
The Color Of Blood Signifies Danger And Is A Warning To The Student To Temper Her Newly Found Skills And Techniques With Control And Wisdom.
Black is the combination of all color. The final stage where technique is mastered within the humble and serene beauty of the plant.