Ten Articles of Mental Training

In addition to the Children’s Home Rules, Taekwondo child students are asked to recite these ten articles of mental training at the beginning of class from time-to-time. Like all martial arts, Taekwondo trains both the body and the mind.

  1. Be loyal to your country.
LOYALTY
  1. Be obedient to your parents.
OBEDIENCE
  1. Be loving to your family.
LOVE
  1. Be cooperative with others.
COOPERATION
  1. Be faithful to your friends.
FAITHFULNESS
  1. Be respectful to your masters.
RESPECT
  1. Be honest in personal affairs.
HONESTY
  1. Show concern for others.
COMPASSION
  1. Never attack without reason.
MERCY
  1. Finish what you start.
PERSISTENCE

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