The Purpose of Practicing Kendo

  • To mold the mind and body,
  • And through correct and rigid training,
  • To strive for improvement in the art of Kendo,
  • To hold in esteem human courtesy and honor,
  • To associate with others with sincerity,
  • And to forever pursue the cultivation of oneself.

This will make one be able:

  • To love his/her country and society,
  • To contribute to the development of culture
  • And to promote peace and prosperity among all peoples.