Dojo Kun – Homework 2

Instructions: read the Dojo Kun out loud with enthusiasm!  Check off that you did this each day and bring this form to every class.  If it is not complete, you will have to do extra exercises.  Once memorized, you no longer need to bring this form to class.

Dojo Kun

  • We will always be courteous and show respect to others.
  • We will strive to be our best and pursue it with patience.
  • We will develop the mind and body to enhance the spirit.
  • We will always keep an open heart and mind.
  • We will accept the spirit of challenge.
  • We will follow the meaning of Shoshin Ryu in both our training and our daily lives.

Below is the meaning of Shoshin Ryu:

Sho

 Sho – beginner’s mind, genuine, correct

Shin

 Shin – heart, mind, spirit

Ryu

 Ryu – school, river of information and skills

Shoshin Ryu is learning:

  • How to not hurt others
  • How to not be hurt by others
  • How to be responsible for one’s own happiness

Check off each day you say out loud the Positive Affirmations.

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