Listen to the
When the instructor is talking, the students
are quiet. Even if the instructor is talking to others, what he tells them
could be of importance to you. It also shows respect for the instructor to be
quiet while he speaks.
Always do your
Good practice builds good habits, and poor practice
builds bad habits. If you do not practice well in class, you will not develop
the skills you need to be a good martial artist. If you are lazy, the
instructor will not promote you to a higher belt.
hands and feet to yourself.
During warm-ups and basics,
keep your place in line. Never pester or play with your neighbors. If you do,
you are not practicing as you should be. You are keeping your neighbors from
practicing as they should, and the instructor will have you do push-ups
anytime he sees you do it.
Show respect to the
instructor—and your fellow students.
with respectful titles: Mr., Ms., Sir and Ma’am. Speak courteously to
classmates, also. Rudeness, shoving or arguing will be sternly dealt with.
Settle any disputes in a reasonable way. Anyone who commits a physical assault
on a classmate will be dismissed immediately.