IntroSome martial arts schools use a student pledge.
Sample pledgeAs a martial artist practitioner, I will:
- Train both my mind and body through the martial arts.
- Be a courageous opponent against untruth.
- Promote a friendly relationship among all people.
- Obey the rules of my martial art and my instructors.
- Attempt to achieve:
- Self-control. I will not lose my temper.
- Modesty. I will not brag or boast.
- Perseverance. I will continue even when I have no energy left.
- Indomitable spirit. My spirit cannot be broken or overcome.