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Never take advantage of their students by way of positional authority. Good instructors are not "power hungry." They exercise their authority to maintain control of their classes but they do not abuse their authority.
Never betray a trust given in confidence. Good instructors always set a good example. They continuously work to earn the respect of their students and never take the respect for granted.
Have the highest level of personal integrity. Good instructors are always honest and never attempt to defraud students. They always make decisions based on what is best for their students and the dojang.
Treat all students equally and show no favoritism. Good instructors ensure individual attention is distributed evenly amongst all students during a training session. They never strike or abuse students under any circumstances.
Display a quiet and calm demeanor. Good instructors never appear frustrated or temperamental, even when under duress or in pain.
An instructor is merely a student of his or her students. A good instructor is guided by his or her students and is only as good as his other students.
Encourages students to ask questions and always answers questions to the best of his/her knowledge. If a good instructor does not know an answer, he/she will tell the student he/she will find the answer and get back with them, and then he/she ensures he/she does get back with the student.
Teaches the best techniques that they know. Good instructors tell students when they are teaching modified techniques or techniques that are replacing older techniques. They try to teach each student something new every class; but not more than the students can absorb and remember. Good instructors allow adequate class time for students to practice new techniques.
Makes step-sparring, self-defense, forms, and free-sparring a part of every class.