Dojo Etiquette

Basic Dojo Rules

  • Remove shoes outside the dojo
  • Bow when entering
  • Immediately seek out Sensei and greet with “Ossu Sensei!”
  • Use time before class to practice and warm up
  • Line up in grade order
  • Follow instructions from Sensei and Sempais
  • Try your best
  • Acknowledge Sensei with “Ossu Sensei!” before leaving
  • Bow before you step outside of the dojo

Dojo Kun (Dojo Code)

  • Seek perfection of character
  • Be faithful
  • Endeavor
  • Respect others
  • Refrain from violent behavior