HVAA STUDENT OATH
WE SEEK TO DEVELOP VALUES KNOWN AS THE HWARANG DO – THE WAY OF THE RIGHTEOUS. THESE VALUES ARE THE TENETS OF TAEKWONDO
(Hwarang Do – creed of ancient Korean warriors)
SAGOON E CHOONG – LOYALTY TO COUNTRY
SA CHIN E HYO – FIDELITY TO FAMILY
GYO WOO E SHIN – TRUST AND HONOR AMONG FRIENDS
IM JUN MOO TWE – COURAGE - NEVER RETREAT IN BATTLE
SAL SENG YOO TAEK – JUSTICE – NEVER THREATEN LIFE WITHOUT JUST CAUSE.
Traditional Oath of Taekwondo (Moo Duk Kwon)
I shall observe the tenets of Taekwondo
I shall respect my instructors and seniors
I shall never misuse Taekwondo
I shall be a champion of freedom and justice
I shall build a more peaceful world
MOO DUK KWON.
Ten points of Training
1.Be loyal to country
2. Be obedient to parents
3. Be lovable between husband and wife
4. Be cooperative between brothers
5. Be respectful to elders
6. Be faithful between teacher and student
7. Be faithful between friends
8. Respect and honor all lives
9. Never retreat in battle
10. Accompany your decisions with actions and always complete what you start.
I intend to develop myself in a positive manner and avoid anything that may reduce my mental health or physical growth.
I intend to develop self-discipline in order to bring out the best in others and myself.
I intend to use what I learn in class constructively and defensively to help my fellow man and myself and never to be abusive or offensive.