Other guiding principles
IntroSome other guiding principles that may be used in martial arts schools.
Rules for children while at home
- Show respect to your parents and family members at all times.
- Greet your parents when they enter the house and tell them goodbye when they leave.
- Be truthful at all times.
- Maintain a good relationship with your brothers and sisters.
- Help with household chores.
- Keep your room neat and clean.
- Keep your body, hair, and teeth clean at all times, every day.Do not interrupt conversations. Just saying, "Excuse me" does not mean you are excused and may interrupt.
- Study your school work both at school and at home.
- Show respect for your teachers and peers at all times.
- Children who do not obey their parents may be reduced in rank
True martial artistA true martial arts student will:
- Ask questions and never tire of learning.
- Do his or her utmost to maintain the purity of the martial art and not debase it in any way.
- Seek the truth; work at developing the highest moral character, strive for humility, love his or her country, and sacrifice his or herself for justice.
- Always conduct him or herself as an example of what a proper martial artist should be.
- Be willing to sacrifice for the martial art, the school, and the instructor.
- Always set a good example for the lower ranks.
- Always be loyal and never criticize the martial art, the instructor, or the instructor's teaching methods.
- Practice techniques as taught by the instructor.
- Remember that his or her conduct outside the school reflects on the martial art, the school, and the instructor.
- Discard techniques if the instructor disapproves of them.
- Never be disrespectful to the instructor or a senior.
- Never break a trust.