Rules & Etiquette
- Arrive at the dojang at least ten
minutes before the scheduled start of your class.
- Keep your dobahk clean and in good
condition. Wash it regularly, but do not use bleach on your dobahk top
if it has color trim. Never wash your dee.
- If there is another class in progress,
remain quiet out of respect for the students and instructors.
- Remove all jewelry, watches, hard
hair-control items, or anything else that could injure either yourself or
someone else. The only things allowed on the training floor are simple wedding
- Chewing gum and food are not allowed on
the training floor. Water is allowed in closed bottles.
- Shoes are not allowed on the training
- Do not attempt to enter the training
floor unless you are fully dressed in your dobahk and dee. Make sure that your
dobahk ties are tied. If you are wearing a t-shirt, it must be tucked into your
- Do not enter (or leave) the training
floor unless you have been bowed in (or out) by the highest ranking student on
- When told to dress, line up by rank
(highest on the right) facing the front of the room with your hands behind your
back, with your feet shoulder width apart, and you knees slightly bent.
- There is no talking in line. If you
need to adjust your dobahk or belt, scratch your head, blow your nose, etc,
turn and face the back of the class. Other than these circumstances, never turn
your back on an instructor.
- If you have a question, raise your right
hand and wait to be acknowledged by your instructor.
- If you have been brought to Jhoon Beh,
do not move; simply wait for instructions.
- Never walk through a line or through a
training group. Never walk in front of a higher ranking belt; make every effort
to walk behind/around.
- Address everyone as master (if
applicable), sir or ma'am on the training floor. No one is addressed by the
their first name.
- Under no circumstance are you to
perform any sort of demonstration, training or even wear your dobahk outside of
the dojang without first obtaining permission from Master Saucier.