Thursday, November 22, 2007

Basic Terms

GENERAL
Dojo training hall
Domo Arigato thank you very much
Sensei teacher
Sempai senior student
Kohai junior student
Gi uniform
Obi belt
Yudansha black belt student
Mudansha non-black belt student
Kata form
Migi right
Hidari left
Kazushi balance

COMMANDS
Kyotsuke attention
Yoi prepare to begin
Hajime begin
Mate stop
Yame finish
Tsuki prepare to punch
Kumite fight, spar
Kiai yell
Rei bow

NUMBERS
Ichi 1
Ni 2
San 3
Shi 4
Go 5
Ruku 6
Shichi 7
Hachi 8
Ku 9
Ju 10
Ju-ichi 11
Ju-ni 12
Ju-san 13
Ju-shi 14
Ju-go 15
Ju-ruku 16
Ju-shichi 17
Ju-hachi 18
Ju-ku 19
Ni-ju 20
San-ju 30

TECHNIQUES/ WAZA
Atemi-waza striking
Kensetsu waza joint-taking
Nage-waza throwing
Ukemi waza falling

STRIKES/ ATEMI
Seiken fist
Shotei heel palm
Shuto knife hand
Haito ridge hand
Empi elbow
Nukite finger
Koken wrist

PUNCHES/ TSUKI
Jodan upper
Chudan center
Gedan lower
Oi-tsuki same side
Gyaku opposite side
Uraken back fist

STANCES/ DACHI
Musubidachi attention stance
Uchihachidachi feet apart, toes in (yoi)
Zenkutsudachi front stance
Kibadachi horse stance
Fudodachi 45° straddle stance
Shikodachi 180° straddle stance
Hasamadachi scissor stance
Nekkoasidachi cat stance
Kumitedachi fighting stance

BLOCKS/ UKE
Jodan uke upper block
Chudan soto uke outside center block
Chudan uchi uke inside center block
Gedan uke lower block
Gedan barai lower block

KICKS/ GERI
Mai geri front kick
Mawashi geri round kick
Yoko geri side kick
Hiza geri knee kick
Nidan geri double front kick
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