What Does the Dojo Kun Mean?
Dojo Kun Meaning
1- Seek Perfection of Character
Always try to be better than you were last time, Search for never ending improvement
2- Be Faithful
Follow the path of truth, Be honest with yourself and challenge yourself
3- Endeavor to Excel
Foster a spirit of effort, Try hard at all times and do your best
4- Respect Others
Follow the principles of etiquette, Be courteous to others, In the Dojo always bow to
5- Refrain from Violent Behavior
Use your karate carefully, Avoid conflict, Control your anger and always be in control
of yourself at all times, Don't use karate for fighting use it to improve yourself.
English: Seek Perfection of Character!
How to pronounce: Shtots! Jeenkaku kansay nee / sto muru
English: Be Faithful!
How to pronounce: Shtots! Mahkoto no meechee o / mahmoru
English: Endevour To Excel!
How to pronounce: Shtots! Do ryooku no saysheen o / yashinow
English: Respect others!
How to pronounce: Shtots! Ray gi o / omonzuru koto!
English: Refrain from violent behaviour!
How to pronounce: Shtots! Keh key no you o / imashimuru koto!
Simple, Humble and Pure