The bad teachers were bad for many reasons, all of which the reader should take note.I have had teachers where I was convinced that the idea of having someone obey them was more important to them than imparting knowledge or helping the student improve.In fact, that I regularly get items with the phrase emblazoned on it.They are truly words of wisdom, and that is what we expect from a teacher. Miyaghi, who is a close second, but I think mainly for his attitude and innovative teaching methods than his memorable phrases. I could go on with the many other Hollywood examples, but they are all similar.They are all seeking to show the honored and sometimes legendary martial arts teacher/student relationship.The martial arts teacher/student relationship is a sacred one.Tae Kwon Do is an effective way to unify the mind and body.
There are more nuances to instruction than just yelling. Aside, from courtesy, such as showing up on time, which should be a given. Do you do what is asked of you to the best of your abilities? I remember all of the people that were in my classes, and how many fell away for various reasons. A martial arts student is lucky if they find a good teacher, which is why it is unfortunate that they are often taken for granted. When you find one, honor them by being a good student.A great teacher knows you as an individual, and knows what makes you tick, how you process information.They know your goals, your strengths, your weaknesses and most importantly your fears.Fees in addition to the base credit hour fee generally apply in order to cover other costs associated with offering the courses.To get an accurate fee assessment based on your enrollment status, please visit the Global Campus website (see links below).