1. My word is my bond, I never give it lightly or in an off-hand or casual manner.
2. I am always aware of the big picture of which I and my feelings are only a part.
3. I will always intend to give my best effort to my partner (whether "nage" or "uke".)
4. I understand that my full commitment to any effort, be it short range or long term is the only things that will bring satisfactory results.
5. I understand that I am constantly affecting those around me for better or for worse by the kind of energy I am transmitting.
6. I understand that change for the better in myself and in the world I live in starts with me and is totally my choice at all times.
7. I understand that I am the only person responsible for my conduct in all matters.