Dojo Kun

japan-karate-association-jka-australia-inc-grange-martial-arts-dojo-kun-3cea-938x704Senior instructors at the JKA developed the Five Dojo Kun. We repeat these five precepts out loud after each training session. This process reminds us of the right attitude, frame of mind and virtues to strive for both within and outside the dojo.

 

 

 

 

 

HITOTSU: Jinkaku kansei ni tsutomuru koto
a) Seek perfection of character
b) To strive for perfection of character
HITOTSU: Makoto no michi o mamoru koto
a) Be sincere
b) To defend the paths of truth
HITOTSU: Doryoku no seishin o yashinau koto
a) Put maximum effort into everything you do
b) To foster the spirit of effort
HITOTSU: Reigi o omonzuru koto
a) Respect others
b) To honour the principles of etiquette
HITOTSU: Kekki no yuu o imashimuru koto
a) Develop self-control
b) To guard against impetuous courage