Society of Martial Science
RULES AND REGULATIONS
Instructors will at all times be willing to share knowledge in a kind and courteous manner to all students. Snobbish behavior or intimidation will not be tolerated and may result in expulsion from the dojang.
Execute a bow of courtesy upon meeting an instructor or higher belt.
The DOBOK (uniform) is only required for testings and promotions. However, it must be clean and complete when worn. Comfortable street clothes or sweats are suggested for daily workouts.
Sparring gear when purchased becomes a part of the uniform. Its presence is mandatory.
Observe a high degree of personal cleanliness.
Toenails and fingernails should be kept trimmed to avoid injuring other students.
Training in pressure point science is serious study. All pressure point science students will as tori use the best accuracy and the minimum pressure to cause a body alarm reaction. Likewise, uke will not overly resist partners who are trying to learn a new technique.
Strict attention is to be given to the instructor at all times. Conversations are to be kept to a minimum during class.
Proper respect will always be displayed to all persons.
Profanity, loss of temper, horseplay, loud laughing and talking, or any display of lack of self discipline will not be tolerated.
All students should be on time for classes. Those who arrive early for a class should take the opportunity to do stretching or practice current techniques.
Do not complain about strenuous conditions.
The title of Mr. or Ms. followed by the applicable last name will be used to address all Instructors.
All martial techniques are not to be applied out of the school environment unless circumstances involving your safety or the safety of others are overriding.
Turn away from the Instructors and flags when tying your belt or fixing your uniform. If you have to choose to face one, face away from the flags.
"No call - no show" for appointments means no refund for paid session. Repeated occurrences may result in suspension.
Our school is NOT a "McDojo". There are no fast-track programs. No one gets a new belt for showing up and taking class. Belts are earned by effectively executing and understanding rank level technique.
Every student is subject to the schools rules and regulations. Non-compliance will result in the following penalties:
Reduction of test scores or denial of permission to test