Courtesy – Enduring respect for and consideration of self and others. Politeness. Humility.
Integrity – Steadfast adherence to a strict moral and ethical code. Honesty. Loyalty.
Perseverance – To persist in an endeavor or undertaking in spite of counter influences, opposition or discouragement. Dedication.
Self-Control – The ability of a person to exert their will over the inhibitions, impulses, emotions or desires of their body or self. Patience. Discipline.
Indomitable Spirit – Having the right attitude and maintaining inner strength regardless of winning or losing. Not allowing one’s principles to be broken, defeated, or conquered. Bravery. Courage.
To build true confidence, through knowledge in the mind,
honesty in the heart, and strength in the body.
To keep friendship with one another
and to build a strong and happy community.
Never fight to achieve selfish ends
but to develop might for right.
I will be good to my body.
I will think good thoughts.
I will obey my parents and teachers.
I will always tell the truth.
I will use Tae Kwon Do only to help people.