Dojo Kun (Rules for all karateka)
Hitotsu. Jinkaku Kansei ni Tsutomuro Koto.
Hitotsu. Makoto no Michi wo Mamoru Koto.
Hitotsu. Doryoku no Seishin o Yashinau Koto.
Hitotsu. Reigi o Omonzuru Koto.
Hitotsu. Kekki no Yu o Imashimuru Koto.
(note: they all start with hitotsu meaning “first” wich means that all are important and in no particular order)
Strive for completion of character
Protect the way of the truth
Cultivate the spirit of effort
Respect the principles of etiquette
Guard against impetuous courage