Principles of Tae Kwon Do

The Ten Principles of Tae Kwon Do

  1. Loyalty and patriotism for the country.
  2. Respect and obedience to your parents.
  3.  Love, respect and devotion to your spouse.
  4. Mutual respect and cooperation with your brothers and sisters.
  5. Submission to your seniors and benevolence toward your juniors.
  6.  Honor and respect to your teacher and acceptance of his truths.
  7. Loyalty and trustworthiness to your friends.
  8. Discrimination and pursuit of good over evil.
  9. Cultivation of a determined fighting spirit with no retreat from the fight for justice.
  10. Exemplary action instead of idle talk.