Entering the Dojo
All students, either in street clothes or karate-gi, will bow and kiyai as soon as they enter the training area. Whenever any black belt enters the training area, the senior student will call the class to attention and will bow to the black belt, to show respect.
All students will form abreast according to rank and seniority. The highest-ranking student will be in the front row, to the instructor's left. If a student comes to class late, regardless of rank, they will stay to the rear of the class so as not to disrupt the class. Only after asking permission may the student join the class in training.
Proper respect and discipline will be maintained at all times and the etiquette of karate-do will always be followed. If a student must leave during training, except in the case of an extreme emergency, they will first receive permission from the instructor then make the proper salutation before leaving the training area.
Leaving the Training Area
Upon leaving, all students will turn at the entrance to the training area, bow and kiyai, and exit the training area backwards.
Students are required to observe and uphold the desired standards of conduct and integrity rightfully befitting students of traditional karate-do. Any incident or questionable activity, including infraction of rules and conduct, shall be corrected immediately by the instructor or senior student present.
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