Maxims

Karate Ni Sente Nashi

Karate Ni Sente Nashi

There's no first attack in Karate

Ikken Nyukon

Ikken Nyukon

Spirit on every technique

Bunbu Ryodo

Bunbu Ryodo

The way of both literary and martial arts

Onko Chishin

Onko Chishin

Study the old to understand the new

Kyudo Mugen

Kyudo Mugen

The way of the study is endless

Mukin Shori

Mukin Shori

The way to success has no shortcuts

Hatsuun Jindo

Hatsuun Jindo

Parting clouds, seeking the way

Ichi Go Ichi E

Ichi Go Ichi E

One time, one meeting

Nana Korobi Ya Oki

Nana Korobi Ya Oki

Seven times down, eight times up

Ryusui Saki o Kisowazu

Ryusui Saki o Kisowazu

Flowing water competes with nothing

Sessa Takuma

Sessa Takuma

Cultivate one's character by studying diligently

Ongi Kiryoku

Ongi Kiryoku

Willpower to fulfill moral obligation

Shingi Ichinyo

Shingi Ichinyo

Character and technique as one

Shin Gi Tai

Shin Gi Tai

Character - Technique - Body

Shoshin o Wasurezu

Shoshin o Wasurezu

Do not forget the spirit and humility of a beginner

Shu Ha Ri

Shu Ha Ri

Follow - Detach - Transcend

“No matter how you may excel in the art of Karate, and in your scholastic endeavors,
nothing is more important than your behavior and your humanity as observed in daily life.”