Displaying martial arts etiquette is considered one of the highest levels of practice in the arts. Tests in etiquette in Mind-Body-Spirit Martial Arts are part of the testing procedure when being tested for higher grades and ranks. Having the ability to demonstrate proper etiquette is not only important in regards to refinement and elegance in the martial arts, but it also demonstrates to other people that martial artists can change a negative situation into a positive one. Martial arts etiquette is not just about manners, it's also about training the mind, body, and spirit. Most martial art systems throughout the world follow similar ethics and rules of etiquette with respect for oneself, others, nature and the arts. Most martial art rules of etiquette however are unwritten.