Oaths/ Philosophy

Student Creed:
"As a dedicated student of John Prevatt Karate, I will develop myself in a positive manner and avoid anything that would reduce my mental growth or physical health.

I will develop self-discipline in order to bring out the best in myself and others. I will use what I learn in class constructively and defensively to help myself and my fellow man and never be abusive or offensive. This is a Black Belt school. We are dedicated and motivated on a quest to be the BEST BLACK BELT."

Tenets:
Respect
Integrity
Perseverance
Self-Control
Indomitable Spirit
Courtesy

Ten Elements of Power: Speed
Focus
Timing
Hips
Reactionary Force
Full Extension
Correct Stances
Breathing
Concentration
Intensity

Black Belt Oath:

I, ____________________, a Black Belt of John Prevatt Karate,
accept with honor and privilege,
the Black Belt in Martial Arts,
and do hereby swear,
to uphold the standards of,
honesty, integrity, courtesy,
high moral code,
and indomitable spirit.


I sincerely pledge,
to honor my Instructors and School,
with loyalty and support,
and to value and carry on
the Martial Arts tradition,
with respect and dignity.


I further pledge,
with humility and gratitude,
to continue my mental,
physical and spiritual growth
to its highest level,
to lead by example,
and to share what I have learned with others.