Kendo is a way to discipline the human character through the
application of the principles of the sword.
To mould the mind and body.
To cultivate a vigorous spirit, and through correct and
rigid training, strive for improvement in the art of Kendo.
To hold in esteem human courtesy and honour.
To associate with others with sincerity, and to
forever pursue the cultivation of oneself.
Thus will one be able to:
Love one's country and society;
Contribute to the development of culture; and
Promote peace and prosperity among all peoples.