"Just want to say a really big thank you to Ma'am at SHMA for the confidence and great respect that your Martial Arts teaches my son. He's been selected to be a part of a performing group based on his confidence, maturity for his age and respect he has towards his teachers and peers that they would like him to step up and be in the limelight. Something we never thought would be possible. Thank you for everything you do for our children".
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Students are requested to arrive approximately 5-10 minutes before your class is scheduled to begin.
Students are permitted up to 15 minutes of late arrival time; however, students who arrive after the 15-minutes late arrival period are not be permitted to join the class, regardless of rank or age.
Students who arrive in this late period must wait at the side of the training floor for the instructor's permission to enter the class; they will then join at the back of the student line.
Show your respect by pausing at the entrance to the Do Jang (Martial Art Training Hall) to face the flags and salute the Flags (you will be shown how in your first class). This demonstrates respect for your country, our style, and our training. We then ask you to stop as you enter the Do Jang, at the sidelines, in view of the senior class instructor and bow to show your respect. The senior class instructor will acknowledge your attendance. You should also perform this discipline upon leaving the Do Jang.
Once entering the Do Jang you should refrain from talking (even as you walk along the sidelines to the permitted areas). Talking is allowed in the rest areas outside the Do Jang, however, you should speak quietly and prepare your mind for the upcoming class.
You are expected to maintain a clean and ironed uniform with all the required badges.
You are expected to maintain a high standard of personal Hygiene.
Sports shoes are not to be worn in the training area without prior approval from the class instructor.
Students with verrucas must have a suitable covering of the verruca or wear clean trainers with prior approval from the instructor.
All Students and Guardians (watching or preparing for class) are NOT to enter the training area under any circumstances unless invited to do so by the senior class instructor.
Parents are reminded that talking in the Do Jang is prohibited as this disrupts the students’ concentration and shows disrespect to the students, Instructors and teaching assistants who are conducting the class.
Parents and students watching the class are asked not to engage with the students who are training.
Only SHMA training students are permitted in the students’ changing area.
Mobile electronic devices (Phones, Tablets, Laptops, etc) are not permitted to be used.
Photos & videos at events such as competitions or gradings may be authorized on the day providing that SHMA has ensured that all students in the photo or video give permission and that the persons taking the Photo or video do not post onto any media sites without prior approval. SHMA will prosecute all persons in violation of the above statement.
Please be aware that each individual venue may have its own guidelines regarding visiting person procedures in the school, these must be observed.
Observe both the SHMA Student Code of Conduct & The Educational Martial Arts (TEMAS) Codes, Principles and Purposes.