Code of Ethics

Each Instructor, upon acceptance, assumes a number of obligations, one of which is to adhere to a set of principles, which defines to the Taekwon-Do Community, the standards of professional conduct.

This Code of Ethics will apply to all persons registered according to the rules, regulations of ITF-TAO.

The standards of professional conduct are as follows:

  • An Instructor shall provide an up-to-date and professional training curriculum in a nondiscriminatory manner
  • An Instructor shall always conduct themselves in accordance with Provincial, State and Federal Laws.
  • An Instructor shall always set a good example for students and never attempt to defraud them.
  • An Instructor shall make reasonable effort to protect the student from conditions harmful to health and safety.
  • In accordance with Provincial, State and Federal laws, an Instructor shall only disclose confidential information about individuals when required to by law.
  • An Instructor must put the development of the student above commercialism.
  • An Instructor should not exploit students. The only purpose of an Instructor is to produce both technically and mentally excellent students.
  • An Instructor shall, at all times, conduct themselves in a professional manner.
  • An Instructor shall follow proper Taekwon-Do etiquette and protocol
  • An Instructor shall take reasonable disciplinary action in exercising the authority to provide an atmosphere conducive to learning.
  • An Instructor shall not use professional relationships with students, parents and colleagues to private advantage.
  • An Instructor shall delegate authority for teaching responsibilities only to licensed personnel.
  • An Instructor shall not knowingly falsify or misrepresent records or facts relating to their own qualifications or to other Instructors qualifications.
  • An Instructor shall not knowingly make false or malicious statements about students, fellow Instructors or the Organisation.
  • An Instructor shall never let personal feelings; prejudices, animosities or friendships influence any decision.

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