"Without courtesy, the essence of karate does not exist."
"Karate is technically the martial art of self defense, and mentally, the martial way of self perfection."
Master Kanei Uechi, 1983
The Student Creed and 8 Virtues of a Black Belt stress the philosophies and disciplines of our school and Uechi Ryu Karate. All students are expected to familiarize themselves with both concepts and to incorporate them into their lives.
Remembering that the Martial Arts begin and end with respect, I intend to:
8 VIRTUES OF A BLACK BELT