Be respectful towards all. Showing others respect and gratitude fosters mutual trust, mutual assistance and makes the world a better place. One should not only strive for one’s own gain but for “Jita Kyoei” - mutual gain and mutual benefit.
Exercise self-control and fully commit to focus energy towards achieving goals with maximum efficiency. This is known as “Seiryoku Zenyo”. “Whatever the object, the best way of attaining it shall be the maximum or the highest efficient use of mental and physical energy directed to the aim.” – Jigaro Kano
Face challenges every day - not because it’s important to be better than someone else; but rather to be better than yesterday.
The power gained from martial arts training is not only for the purpose of knocking or pinning down. It can be a force that moves the whole world forward in a positive direction.
*NOTE About Principles: “Learn the principle, abide by the principle, and dissolve the principle. In short, enter a mold without being caged in it. Obey the principle without being bound by it.” – Bruce Lee