As martial artists, we are training to honor Christ with Excellence. For this reason we also honor each other with respect.
Students are expected follow the rules of etiquette & proper care of your uniform.

Uniform Care

  • It is good practice and etiquette not to wear your uniform (dobok) outside of the dojang/school.
  • Uniforms should not be worn at non-TKD events.
  • Uniforms should be cleaned and pressed for tournaments, demonstrations & seminars.
  • Respect your belt (rank) and do not toss it onto the floor.
  • TKD uniforms should be worn to class with a white t-shirt or shirt that matches your belt color.
  • Jewelry is not permitted except a flat wedding band or newly pierced earrings.
  • Shoes are not permitted in classes, sparring or testings.
  • No gum / candy allowed during class.
  • Long hair should be pulled back and kept out of your face.
  • Fingernails should be shortly trimmed.

Classroom Etiquette

  • Open Door Taekwondo follows traditional Taekwondo Customs and Courtesies.
  • Class time is for the entire hour. If you have to leave class early, notify the instructor prior to class.
  • If you are injured during class, bow out appropriately.
  • Bathroom and water breaks are given by permission from the instructor. Children should use the bathroom before class.
  • Parents & Students, please do not go in and out of class as it is distracting to students and instructors. 
  • Weapons are not permitted on site for gup rank students without prior approval from the school master(s).