GUIDE FOR STUDENT BEHAVIOR
This sheet is intended to assist students in learning acceptable classroom conduct and procedures. Your cooperation will facilitate everyone's learning. Thank you.
A.These techniques can maim or kill, practice only with utmost seriousness.
B.Never deliberately strike anyone; if you accidentally injure another student, apologize (bow) and help them if necessary.
C.Never clown around in class, misbehavior can cause injuries.
D.It is better not to show your skills out of class, there are always less and better skilled practitioners; remember the element of surprise!
A.Mental discipline carries over into all endeavors, Apply yourself.
B.Learn good posture; Always ask to be excused; Avoid prolonged breaks; Restrict talking during practice; Eliminate bad language, profanity, and anger - these are signs of poor self-control.
A.Maintain a quiet, restrained and courteous manner at all times.
B.Diligent practice will produce self-confidence and serenity of mind.
C.Learn patience, skill comes only after many months of serious practice.
D.Do not smoke, eat or chew gum in the dojo.
E.NO STUDENT SHALL ATTEND CLASS WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF INTOXICANTS!
A.Do not improvise! Believe in the techniques you have been taught. Practice them until they become subconscious reflexes.
B.Class performance, personal conduct, mental attitude, self-sacrifice, and attendance shall be criteria for judging at examinations.
A.GREET THE INSTRUCTOR upon entering and leaving the dojo.
B.WEAR A CLEAN UNIFORM whenever possible; remove all jewelry.
C.REMOVE YOUR SHOES to show respect for the dojo (Training Hall).
D.REMEMBER PERSONAL HYGIENE, keep nails clipped; shower after class.
E.BOW UPON ENTERING AND LEAVING THE DOJO; this is a personal reminder of respect for the Art, the Master, the Dojo, your Instructor & classmates.
F.OBSERVE RANK AND SENIORITY. Anyone wearing a color belt has earned it through diligent effort; at least respect their rank. There is no place for bigotry , chauvinism, or inflated egos in the martial arts.