Students - Precepts of Karate-do

The following are interpretations of the Japanese concepts of Karate-do.

    • Kansha - Thankfulness. Be grateful and give thanks for all you receive.
    • Makota - Sincerity (honesty and devotion). Be sincere in all things and try to attain a pure mind.
    • Mokuteki - Purpose. Have a positive and enthusiastic approach to training. Without purpose there is no direction.
    • Shyuo - Discipline. With discipline there is focus, which leads to clarity.
    • Sonkei - Reverence. Respect all things.
    • Toitsu - Unity. Be at one with yourself and then with others to achieve the same directions and goals.

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