Control, Discipline, & Respect

Having spent most of my life in and around martial arts, this mantra was pounded into me at an Americanized Shotokan, dojo from childhood: “control, discipline, respect”. The Japan Karate Association was a bit more formal, even in English the Dojo Kun is: Seek perfection of character!Be Faithful!Endeavour!Respect others!Refrain from violent behavior! There was never […]