JKS North Shore Karate
– Dojo Kun

The Dojo Kun is designed to inspire personal growth and development through the study of Karate-do.

We strive to teach and develop honesty, integrity, sincerity and mutual respect among our members, so that we demonstrate these values both inside and the dojo, and in every day life.


Hitotsu! Jinkaku kansei ni tsutomuru koto!
One! To strive for the perfection of character
1. Seek perfection of character
Hitotsu! Makoto no michi o mamoru koto!
One! To defend the paths of truth!
2. Be faithful
Hitotsu! Doryoku no seishin o yashinau koto!
One! To foster the spirit of effort!
3. Endeavour
Hitotsu! Reigi o omonzuru koto!
One! To honor the principles of etiquette!
4. Respect others
Hitotsu! Kekki no yu o imashimuru koto!
One! To guard against impetuous courage!
5. Refrain from violent behaviour