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DOJO KUN  Japanese


Hitotsu, ware ware wa, shinshin o renmashi, kakko fubatsu no shingi o kiwameru koto.

Hitotsu, ware ware wa, bu no shinzui o kiwame, ki ni hasshi, kan ni bin naru koto.

Hitotsu, ware ware wa, shitsujitsu goken o mot-te, jiko no seishin o kanyo suru koto.

Hitotsu, ware ware wa, reisetsu o omonji, chojo o keishi, sobo no furumai o tsutsushimu koto.

Hitotsu, ware ware wa, shinbutsu o toutobi, kenjo no bitoku o wasurezaru koto.

Hitotsu, ware ware wa, chisei to tairyoku to o kojo sase, koto ni nozonde ayamatazaru koto.

Hitotsu, ware ware wa, shogai no shugyo o karate no michi ni tsuji, Kyokushin no michi o matto suru koto.





1. We will train our hearts and bodies for a firm unshaking spirit.

1. We will pursue the true meaning of the martial way, so that in time, our senses may be alert.

1. With true vigour, we will seek to cultivate our spirit of self-control.

1. We will observe the rules of courtesy, respect our superiors, and refrain from violence.

1. We will follow our religious principles, and never forget the true virtue of humility.

1. We will look upwards to wisdom and strength, not seeking other desires.

1. All our lives, throught the discipline of karate, we will seek to fulfill the Kyokushin Way.


裁 銘 十一箇条​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ 

一、 武の道は礼にはじまり礼に終わる よって常に礼を正しくすべし

二、 武の道の探求は断崖をよじ登るがごとし 休むことなく精進すべし

三、 武の道においてはすべてに先手あり しかれども私闘なし

四、 武の道においても金銭は貴いものなり しかれども執着すべからず

五、 武の道は姿なり 何事においても常に姿を正しくすべし

六、 武の道においては千日を初心とし 万日の稽古をもって極とす

七、 武の道における自己反省は 常に練達への機会なり

八、 武の道は宇のためにあるものなり 修練にて私心を忘れるべし

九、 武の道においては点を起とし円を終とす 線はこれに付随するものなり

十、 武の道において真の極意は体験にあり よって体験を恐るべからず

十一、武の道において信頼と感謝は 常に豊かなる収穫を得ることを忘るべからず​​​​​​​​​



1. The Martial Way begins and ends with courtesy.

  Therefore, be properly and genuinely courteous at all times.


2. Following the Martial Way is like climbing a cliff continuing upwards without rest.

  It demands absolute and unfaltering devotion to the task at hand.


3. Strive to seize the initiative in all things, all the time guarding against actions

  stemming from selfish animosity or thoughtlessness.


4. Even for the Martial Artist, the place of money cannot be ignored.

  Yet one should be careful never to become attached to it.


5. The Martial Way is centered in posture. Strive to maintain a correct posture

  at all time.


6. The Martial Way begins with one thousand days and is mastered after ten

  thousand days of traininig.


7. In the Martial Arts, introspection begets wisdom.

  Always see contemplation on your actions as an opportunity to improve.


8. The nature and purpose of the Martial Way is universal.

  All selfish desires should be roasted in the tempering fires of hard training.


9. The Martial Arts begin with a point and in a circle. Straight lines stem from

  this principle.


10. The true essence of the Martial Way can only be realized through experience.

    Knowing this, learn never to fear its demands.


11. Always remember: in the Martial Arts the rewards of a confident and grateful

   heart are truly abundant.


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