The Five Codes of Tang Soo Do

  • Be loyal to one’s country
  • Be obedient to parents and elders
  • Honor friendship
  • Never retreat in battle
  • In fighting choose with sense and honor

Student Creed

I must develop myself in a positive manner, and avoid anything that could reduce my mental growth or physical health.

I must develop self discipline in order to bring out the best in myself and others.

I must use common sense before self defense and never be abusive or offensive.

This is a Black Belt School, we are dedicated, we are motivated, we are on a quest to be our best.

Tang Soo!

The Seven Tenets of Tang Soo Do

  • Integrity
  • Concentration
  • Perseverance
  • Respect and Obedience
  • Self-Control
  • Humility
  • Indomitable Spirit

The Eight Key Concepts

  • Courage: Yong Ki
  • Concentration: Chung Shin Tong Il
  • Endurance: In Neh
  • Honesty: Chung Jik
  • Humility: Kyum Son
  • Control of Power: Him Cho Chung
  • Tension and Relaxation: Shin Chook
  • Speed Control: Wan Gup