Because you will be taught according to traditional methods, you should learn to observe certain protocols and follow certain rules of conduct in the DO JANG (Training Hall)
1. When entering the Do Jang, show respect by bowing and giving a greetings.
2. When entering or leaving the training area, show your respect for your country and the home of your art by bowing to the American and Korean flags.
3. If you are late for class, wait until you are recognized by the instructor and given permission to join the class.
4. Do not leave the class or the Do Jang unless you receive permission from the instructor or unless such instruction has been given prior to class.
5. Your attitude in the Training Hall should be one of respect, quiet and attention. Show respect to the instructor, senior members and, especially the Master Instructor. You must also show respect to your fellow students and those junior to you. Remain quiet during class. In gerenal, the instructor should do almost all of the talking. Obey his command quickly and carefully. When answering a question or following some direction, answer: "Yes, sir." Do not make any unnecessary noise. Be attentive and careful when in the training session this will help you to learn and will insure protection against injury for yourself and others.
6. You may tell the instructor that you do not understand the instruction but please refrain from asking questions until the end of class. The training session is for instruction and practice. After the session, you may ask your questions and your instructors will then patiently try to answer them.
7. No chewing gum or smoking is permitted in the Do Jang.
8. Stand attentively when being addressed by your instructor. When seated on the floor, kneel or sit with legs crossed, back straight, and hands on the knees. This is a proper posture that is conducive to good health.
9. Keep your Do Bok (uniform) clean. Always wear your uniform in the proper manner when in the Do Jang.
10. No shoes are permitted to be worn on the floor of the training area.
11. Help to keep the Do Jang clean and orderly. The highest-ranking student is responsible for directing the class in this matter.
12. Korean terminology is used in the Do Jang, this is out of respect for the tradition and origin of the art. Take pride in learning and using this terminology.