Songahm Sprit of Taekwondo

 - The Songahm Spirit of Taekwondo is the Taekwondo oath said before and after every American Taekwondo Association(ATA) event. This oath reflects the values and philosophies of Taekwondo. Each New student is encouraged to memorize this oath and understand the values and philosophies which it represents.


Songahm Spirit of Taekwondo Oath

As a Taekwondo Event begins:


I will practice in the Spirit of Taekwondo,

With Courtesy for Fellow Students,

Loyalty for my Instructor,

And Respect for my Juniors and Seniors,



As a Taekwondo Event ends:


Ishall live with Perserverance in the Spirit of Taekwondo,

Having Honor with Others,

Integrity within myself,

And Self Control in my Actions,



Taekwondo for Kids Oath

As a Taekwondo Event begins or ends:


Each Day I will live by Honoring my Parents and Instructors,

Practicing to the Best of my Ability,

And having Courtesy and Respect for Everyone I meet,

...I Promise,Sir!


Tiny Tigers Students Oath

As a Taekwondo Event begins or ends:


To be a Good Person (right hand up, reinforced with left hand)

Knowledge in the Mind (hand touches the head)

Honestly in the Heart (hand touches the heart)

Strenght in the body (making a muscle)

To make Good Friends (shaking hands)