January 13, 2011
IKO Kyokushinkaikan HONBU
Kancho Matsui's New Year Opening Address "Meichi Gannen"
IKO President 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 strive to attain the goal of World Peace by developing all generations to contribute to society.
* Kyokushinkaikan Members Wows:
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.
The official translations of "Meichi Gannen" speech by IKO President Kancho Matsui are available in English, Spanish and Russian languages.