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THE DOJO KUN (“School Code”)

The Dojo Kun is recited at each practice. It serves to remind students that karate-do is not just about training the body, but also about perfecting character and attitude. It also reminds students that the physical and mental strength learned through karate must be accompanied by a moral code of respect and restraint.

SEEK PERFECTION OF CHARACTER
Strive for completion of character
BE FAITHFUL
Defend the path of truth
ENDEAVOR
Foster the spirit of effort
RESPECT OTHERS
Respect the principles of etiquette
REFRAIN FROM VIOLENT BEHAVIOR
Guard against impetuous courage