The philosophy of Tae Kwon-Do is summarized in the oath and the tenets

Tae Kwon-Do Oath

1. I shall observe the tenets of Tae kwon-Do.
2. I shall respect the Instructor and seniors.
3. I shall never misuse Tae kwon-Do.
4. I shall be a champion of freedom and justice.
5. I shall build a more peaceful world.

Tae Kwon-Do Tenets

1. Courtesy
2. Integrity
3. Perseverance
4. Self Control
5. Indomitable spirit – means – 100% effort