Dojo Kun written by Nakayama Sensei of the JKA
Jinkaku kansei ni tsutomuru koto
Seek perfection of character
This is the ultimate goal of karate. We seek perfection of character from the inside out at every moment of every day of our lives.
Makoto no michi o mamoru koto
To be faithful means to be sincere in everything you do all the time, in whatever you do.
Doryoku no seishin o yashinau koto
Try hard at everything you do and give it one hundred percent.
Reigi o omonzuru koto
Showing respect is a sign of humility and always learn something from every person you meet.
Keki no yu o imashimuru koto
Refrain from violent behavior
Control yourself at all times, from within. With an inner calmness and with peace of mind only you can defend yourself.