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Dojo Kun

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 honor the principles of etiquette!

Hitotsu! Kekki no yu o imashimuru koto!                      One! To guard against impetuous courage!

Common Karate Terminology

"When you look at life think in terms of karate. But remember that karate is not only karate -- it is life." 
​--Gichin Funakoshi