REI and SETSU
REI is based on the respect of human dignity, and the willingness to express this respect. It is a way of improving relationship between individuals and is a contributing factor to social harmony.
SETSU is the way to express this concept in action, Those who practice Karatedo must deepen their understanding of the sprit of Rei, and in inter-personal relationships, strictly observe the rules of Setsu.
DOJO KUN Narated by Soke Hirokazu Kanazawa
1. SEEK PERFECTION OF CHARACTER
JINKAKU KANSEINI TSUTOMURU KOTO
1. BE SINCERE
MAKOTONO MICHI O MAMORU KOTO
1. PUT MAXIMUM EFFORT INTO EVERYTHING YOU DO
DORYOKUNO SEISHIN O YASHINAU KOTO
1. RESPECT OTHERS
REIGI O OMONZURU KOTO
1. DEVELOP SELF CONTROL
KEKKINO YUU-O IMASHIMURU KOTO
Below you will hear the Dojo Kun narrated by Soke Hirokazu Kanazawa Supreme Instructor and President of Shotokan Karatedo International Federation