This section helps uphold the time-honored practices and culture of a traditional karate dojo. 

  • Bowing
  • Folding your Gi the Japanese way
  • Dojo Kun 
  • Cleaning the Dojo Floor (coming soon)

Japanese Bowing by Tofugu (click here)  



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DOJO KUN [explanation by Sensei Richard Amos]    [one recording]

Hitotsu! Jinkaku kansei ni tsutomeru koto!   Seek perfection of character.

Hitotsu!  Makato no michi o mameru koto! Be faithful.

Hitotsu! Doryoku no seishin o yashinau koto. Endeavor to excel.

Hitotsu! Reigi o omozuru koto! Respect others. 

Hitorsu! Kekki no yu o imashimuru koto! Refrain from violent behavior.