• Dojo Kun:

    The Dojo Kun is recited at the end of every karate class, allowing the students to reflect upon the basic principles of karate-do.

 

  • Japanese translation and meaning:
  • Hitotsu! Jinkaku Kansei Ni Tsutomuru Koto!
  • One! To Strive For The Perfection Of Character
  • Hitotsu! Makoto No Michi O Mamoru Koto!
  • One! To Defend The Paths Of Truth
  • Hitotsu! Doryoku No Seishin O Yashinau Koto!
  • One! To Foster The Spirit Of Effort
  • Hitotsu! Reigi O Omonzuru Koto!
  • One! To Honour The Principles Of Etiquette
  • Hitotsu! Kekki No Yu O Imashimuru Koto!
  • One! To Guard Against Impetuous Courage

 

  • English translation (traditional):

    Seek Perfection Of Character!
    Be Faithful!
    Endeavor!
    Respect Others!
    Refrain From Violent Behavior!