Rules of Conduct

Ip Man’s Jo Fen

  • Remain disciplined – Conduct yourself ethically as a martial artist.
  • Practice courtesy and righteousness – Serve society – Respect your elders.
  • Be loyal to your Sifu – Accept knowledge with gratitude.
  • Love your fellow students – Be united and avoid conflicts.
  • Limit your desires and pursuit of bodily pleasures.
  • Train diligently – Maintain your skills.
  • Learn to develop spiritual tranquility – Avoid arguments and fights.
  • Participate in society – Be moderate and gentle in your manners.
  • Help the weak and the very young – Use your skills for the good of Humanity.
  • Pass on the tradition – Preserve this Chinese art and rules of conduct.