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Kancho Matsui's New Year's Opening Address "Meichi Gannen"


IKO President Kancho Shokei Matsui gave a New Year's Opening Address to all worldwide members during the "Kagami-Biraki" (new year's first official training) at Hotel Metropolitan in Ikebukuro, Tokyo on January 11th, 2011. It was viewed on LIVE via USTREAM.

* The Kyokushinkaikan Ideal:
Keep our heads low, eyes high, mouths shut; base ourselves on filial piety and benefit others.

 * Organizational Purpose (resolution):

Through the wisdom of Budo Karate, the Kyokushinkaikan strives to attain the goal of World Peace by developing all generations to contribute to society.

* Kyokushinkaikan Members Vows:

Dojo Kun (Dojo Oath) - Seven Clauses

The Eleven Mottoes of Sosai Masutatsu Oyama

Organizational Direction:

Strive to be the strongest:

We, the Kyokushinkaikan, embodying the Kyokushin Spirit, declare that we will be triumphant.  We will strive to exemplify the Strongest Karate with a Spirit of "Osu": respect, appreciation and perseverance.


Mutual Benefit between Society and our Organization:

We, the Kyokushinkaikan, strive to contribute to society as a Budo organization, by developing good relations with our local community to achieve our mutual goals.

Eternal Prosperity;

We, the Kyokushinkaikan, strive to achieve our founder Sosai Masutatsu Oyama's ideal, to "make Kyokushin eternal" by developing projects that benefit society and transform our organization in order to move into the future.


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