Five Aims of Tae Kwon Do

  1. COURTESY – Treat others with respect, the way you would like to be treated
  2. HUMILITY – Someone who has humility is not proud and does not believe they are better than other people.
  3. PERSEVERANCE – Sticking to your goals even when the going gets tough.
  4. SELF-CONTROL – Control your emotions, even when things are not going the way that you would like them.
  5. INTEGRITY – Always conduct yourself with total honesty.

11 Commandments of Tae Kwon Do

  • Loyalty to your country
  • Respect your parents
  • Faithfulness to your spouse
  • Respect your brothers and sisters
  • Loyalty to your friends
  • Respect your elders
  • Respect your teacher
  • Never take life unjustly
  • Indomitable spirit
  • Loyalty to your school
  • Finish what you begin, Sir.


  1. I intend to develop myself in a positive manner and avoid anything that wold reduce my mental growth or physical health.
  2. I intend to develop self-discipline in order to bring out the best in myself and others.
  3. I intend to use what I learn in class constructively and defensively, to help myself and my fellow man and never to be abusive or offensive.