Traditional Karate-do
Federation International

Saito-ha Shito-ryu Karate-do

M.A.T.C.

Our Philosophy

The goal of our Martial Arts Training Center is to attain a physical, mental, and spiritual growth for highly motivated men, women, teens and youths who are interested in improving themselves through hard work and dedication.

MATC students recite these codes each day:

GO DO SHIN
(5 way spirit of Shito-ryu Karate-do)

  1. Shoshin wasureru nakare (Ishi)
    Never forget the spirit of first beginning (will/determination)
  2. Reigi oko taru nakare (Dotoku)
    Never neglect courtesy and etiquette (moral virtue)
  3. Doryuku oko tarunakare (Haten)
    Never neglect effort (growth/development)
  4. Joshi kakeru nakare (Joshiki)
    Never lose common sense (common sense)
  5. Wa midasu nakare (Heiwa)
    Never disturb harmony (peace)