Principle of Karate

  • Henceforth, I shall faithfully train to strengthen my mind and body.
  • I am willing to endure rigorous training to achieve my goal.
  • As my strength increases, I shall seek to cultivate a gentle heart.
  • I shall not use my skill outside the dojo except in the most extreme circumstances.
  • At all times I will try to avoid inflicting injury upon another person.
  • I will not brag about my skill nor use it maliciously.
  • I shall train with the spirit of humility.