The word “ DOJO “ consists of two different KANJI characters, DO (道） and JO (場).
“DO” means “Way", but also meaning long journey for attaining something great. “JO” means “Place”, but also meaning somewhere like church, temple, or sanctuary in this sense. So, “ DOJO “ means a sacred place where people get together with respect, peace, and happiness, learning and practicing to attain something great in their journey. And through this journey, we will improve ourselves to be better people.
I want all my students and even myself to remember that, and respect the place, people, and equipments in the dojo, so we can continue to keep going in the right direction as Martial Artist and as humans