hitotsu, jinkaku kansei ni tsutomuru koto
First and foremost. Cultivate nobility of soul.
I must strive for perfection of character.
I must build character through karate-do.
hitotsu, makoto no michi wo mamoru koto
First and foremost. Take up the cause of truth.
I must be honest.
I have to be honest with everyone.
hitotsu, doryōku no seishin wo yashinau koto
First and foremost. Strive to surpass yourself.
I must give maximum physical and mental effort.
I must always give 100% of myself physically and mentally and never give up.
hitotsu, reigi wo omonzuru koto
First and foremost. Show courtesy.
I must respect others.
I must respect the people and things around me.
hitotsu, kekki no yū wo imashimuru koto
First and foremost. Abstain from violent behavior.
I must restrain myself from violent behavior.
I must avoid violent situations, and if there are any, I must control them.