tire of teaching. A good instructor can teach anywhere, anytime and
is always ready to answer questions.
2. An instructor should be eager for his students
to surpass him; it is the ultimate
for an instructor. A student should never be held back.
If the instructor realizes his student has developed beyond his teaching
capabilities, the student should be sent to a higher ranking instructor.
3. An instructor
must always set a good example for his students and never
attempt to defraud them.
4. The development of students should take precedence over commercialism.
Once an instructor becomes concerned with materialism,
he will lose the
respect of his students.
5. Instructors should teach scientifically and theoretically to save time and energy.
6. Instructors should help students develop good contact outside the Do-Jang. It is an
instructor's responsibility to develop students
outside as well as inside the Do-Jang.
7. Students should be encouraged to visit other
Do-Jangs and study other techniques.
who are forbidden to visit other Do-Jangs are likely to become rebellious.
There are two advantages for allowing the students to visit other gyms; not only is
there the possibility that a student may observe a technique that is ideally suited
for him but he may also have a chance to learn by comparing his techniques to
8. All students should be treated equally, there should be
Students should always be scolded
in private, never in front of the class.
9. If an instructor
is not able to answer a student's question, he should not fabricate an
answer, but admit that he does not know and attempt to find the answer as soon as
possible. All too often will a lower degree black belt dispense illogical answers to his
studentsmerely because he is afraid of "losing
face" because he does not
know the answer.
10. An Instructor should not seek favors such as cleaning the studio, doing repair
work, etc. from his students.
11. An instructor should not exploit his students. The only
purpose of an instructor is to produce
technically and mentally excellent students.
12. Always be honest with the students and never break