Dojo Kun

  1.  人格 完成に 努める こと                                                      Seek Perfection of Character

  2. 誠の道を守ること                                                                          Be Faithful and Sincere

  3. 努力の精神を養うこと                                                     Endeavour

  4. 礼儀を重んずること                                                             Respect Others

  5. 血気の勇を戒むること                                                      Refrain from Violent Behaviour                         





The Dojo Kun, literally translating to Training Hall Rules, are the five rules followed by all who practice Shotokan Karate. These rules are recited at the end of training sessions and provide a moral code for students to follow both inside the Dojo, and in their daily lives.