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Taekwondo Oaths

American Taekwondo AssociationThe Songahm Spirit of Taekwondo

As ATA Taekwondo Event Begins:

“Sir:
I will practice in the Spirit of Taekwondo,
With Courtesy for fellow students,
Loyalty for my instructor,
And Respect for my juniors and seniors,
Sir!”

As ATA Taekwondo Event Ends:

“Sir:
I shall live with Perseverance in the Spirit of Taekwondo,
Having Honor with others,
Integrity within myself,
And Self Control in my actions,
Sir!”

Tiny Tiger Oath

ATA Tiny Tigers As ATA Taekwondo Event Begins or Ends:

“Sir! I promise to:…

taekwondo oath - good person

To be a good person
(right hand up, reinforced with the left)

taekwondo oath - knowledge

Knowledge in the mind
(Hand points to head)

taekwondo oath - honesty

Honesty in the heart
(hand over the heart)

taekwondo oath - strength

Strength in the body
(right arm makes a muscle, left points to muscle)

taekwondo oath - friends

To make a good friend
(right hand out for hand shake, reinforced by left)