These codes govern the ethics for all self-defense situations. What is the appropriate response to an attacker’s aggression? The answer lies in a series of "what If" questions and drills. A good martial artist behaves responsibly.

Seven Codes of Bushido

Politeness
Benevolence
Justice
Courage
Veracity
Honor
Loyalty


Both Kokondo and Jukido teach this concept regardless of the age of the participants and the variety of the attacks. This emphasis gives the student the ethical compass and courage needed to navigate the schoolyard, the boardroom or the back alley.