The dojo kun comprises a set of principles guiding a karateka’s conduct within the dojo and beyond. In each class, we recite these rules, emphasizing the importance of living with humility and respect, adhering to principles of integrity, and consistently giving our utmost effort.

人格 完成に 努むる こと
Hitotsu! Jinkaku kansei ni tsutomuru koto.
Strive for the betterment of character.

Hitotsu! Makoto no michi o mamoru koto.
Protect the way of truth.

Hitotsu! Doryoku no seishin o yashinau koto.
Foster the spirit of effort.

Hitotsu! Reigi o omonsuru koto.
Respect others.

Hitotsu! Kekki no yu o imashimuru koto.
Guard against impetuous courage.

Simplified Dojo Kun for Little Warriors and Samurais Programs

  1. Be The Best Person You Can Be
  2. Be Truthful
  3. Never Give Up
  4. Respect The Rules
  5. Self-control