THE FIVE TENETS OF TAEKWONDO
The tenets are the most basic and essential guidelines for the philosophy of the Art of Taekwondo. These tenets are expected to govern student behavior in class as well as at home.
1. 여의 Ye-ue (Courtesy)
Being kind and well-mannered. Respect.
2. 염치 Yeomchi (Integrity)
Having good character and ethics. Truthfulness.
3. 인내 Innae (Perseverance)
Never giving up. Committing to one’s goals
4. 극기 Geukgi (Self Control)
Subjecting one’s thoughts and emotions
to one’s greater objective. Focus.
5. 백절불굴 Baekjeolbulgul
Emitting the energy of being strong and