3956 W Church St, Evanston, IL 60073
Mon - Fri : 09:00 - 17:00
847-674-8990

Rules and Regulations

Rules and Regulations

  1. Respect and obey the master, your parents, and senior or higher ranking students. Use words of respect such as “sir” or “ma’am” when addressing others.
  2. Bow before addressing the master or the instructor.
  3. When the master arrives, always stand and bow.
  4. Upper ranking students should help teach the lower ranking students the discipline, manners, techniques, terminology, and rules of the school.
  5. Practice the forms that the instructors have taught you. Do not teach other martial arts techniques without the permission of the master.
  6. The master is the only one who may grant you permission to participate in tournaments or exhibitions sponsored by other schools.
  7. Always keep your uniform clean and pressed. It is disrespectful to present yourself in a torn, wrinkled, or dirty uniform.
  8. Do not face the master, flags, or other students when adjusting your uniform.
  9. All students are to keep their toenails and fingernails trimmed.
  10. Be on time for class. Only the master may grant permission to enter the class late.
  11. There is to be no talking, laying down, eating, drinking, chewing gum, leaning on the walls or mirrors, laughing, or running in the school.
  12. Always remove your shoes and jewelry prior to class.
  13. Korean terminology will be used during class time. It is your responsibility to learn the terms of your rank.
  14. Report all injuries to the master immediately.
  15. Keep the school clean. Return all equipment to the proper place.
  16. You may only spar with the permission of the master. There is to be no physical contact without sparring gear.
  17. Students making a public display of lack of self-control will be asked to leave. This includes yelling at the master, instructors, staff, or other students.
  18. Students who tempt others into breaking rules will be expelled. Any student discovered to be an abuser of alcohol or drugs, or a member of a gang will be expelled.
  19. Rank advancement will be awarded at the discretion of the master. Your attitude and manners play a very important role in rank advancement.
  20. Never give up until you accomplish your goal (achieving a black belt)!
  21. Always bow when entering the school.
  22. Each class begins and ends with a bow to the national flags and to the instructor(s).