Terminology
DOJO ETIQUETTE
CommandPronunciationPosition
SeizaSay-ZarKneeling
Sensei Ni ReiSen-Say-Nee-RayBow to instructor
Otagai Ni ReiOtt-Toe-Guy-Nee-RayBow to Dojo and all assembled
KiritsuKiritzStand to attention
BASIC COMMANDS
CommandPronunciationPosition
YoiYoyReady stance
Hidari GamaeHid-Ar-Ee-Gam-ILeft front stance
Hidari Hanmi GamaeHameeFighting stance (left)
MawatteMa-Watt-AyTurn
HadjimeHajimayStart
YameYam-AyRelax to ready stance or stop
NaoreNorayAdopt Attention stance
ReiReiBow
More commands
CommandPosition
SEIZAKNEEL
SENSEI NI REIBOW TO INSTRUCTOR
KIRITSUSTAND
YOIREADY
REIBOW
MAWATTETURN
HADJIMEBEGIN
YAMESTOP
HIDARILEFT
MIGIRIGHT
HANMI GAMAEFIGHTING STANCE
JODANHEAD (UPPER)
CHUDANBODY (MIDDLE)
GEDANLOW LEVEL
KEKOMITHRUSTING
KAEGERISING
BARAISWEEPING
CHOKUDIRECT
RENRAKUCOMBINATION
WAZAFORM TECHNIQUE
DOJOPLACE OF THE WAY
DACHI STANCE
YOI FUDOREADY
ZEN KUTSUFORWARD
GYAKUOPPOSITE
SANCHINHOUR GLASS
KIBASTRADDLE
KO-KUTSUBACK LEANING
NEKO ASHICAT FOOT
MUSUBIOPEN TOED
SHIKO DACHISUMO
TEKIND OF HAND
SEIKENFOREFIST
URAKENBACKFIST
TETTSUIBOTTOM FIST
SHUTOKNIFE HAND
HAITORIDGE HAND (INNER)
HAISHUBACK HAND
NUKITESPEAR HAND
TEISHOPALM HEEL
TOHOSWORD PEAK HAND
IPPON KENONE KNUCKLE FIST
EMPIELBOW
TSUKITHRUSTS
CHUDAN OI ZUKIMIDDLE LEVEL PUNCH
GYAKUZKIREVERSE PUNCH
MOROTEZUKEDOUBLE FIST PUNCH
UCHISTRIKES
TETTSUIBOTTOM FIST STRIKE
SHUTO UCHI (SHOKU- MAWASHI-SAKUTSU)KNIFE HAND STRIKE
HAITTO UCHIRIDGE HAND STRIKE
TEISHO UCHIPALM HEEL STRIKE
MAWASHI UCHI (SEIKEN)ROUND FIST STRIKE
URAKENELBOW STRIKE
AGO UCHICHIN STRIKE (STRAIGHT FIST)
GERIKICKS
MAE GERI (KEKOMI-KEAGE)FRONT KICK
MAWASHI GERI ROUND KICK
(HAISOKU- CHUSOKU)
YOKO GERI (FUMIKOMI) SIDE STAMPING KICK
YOKO GERI (KEKOMI- KEAGE)SIDE KICK
USHIRO GERIBACK KICK
MAE TOBI GERIFRONT JUMPING KICK
KAKATO GERIHEEL KICK
KIN GERIGROIN KICK
MAWASHIUCHI GERIHOOK KICK
HIZA GERIKNEE KICK
ASHIKIND OF FOOT
HIZA KNEE
SOKUTOFOOT EDGE
CHUSOKUBALL OF FOOT
HAISOKUINSTEP
KAKATOHEEL
TEISOKUARCH
UKEBLOCKS
JODAN AGE UKEHEAD BLOCK (RISING)
SOTO UKEOUTER BLOCK
UCHI UKEINNER BLOCK
HAISHO UKEBACK HAND BLOCK
SHUTO UKEKNIFE HAND BLOCK
GEDAN BARAILOWER SWEEPING BLOCK
MOROTE UKEAUGMENTED BLOCK
TEISHO UKEPALM HEEL BLOCK
HIZA UKEKNEE BLOCK
Numbers and Counting
IchiOne
NiTwo
SanThree
ShiFour
GoFive
RokuSix
ShichiSeven
HachiEight
KuNine
JuTen
Ju IchiEleven
Ju NiTwelve
Ju SanThirteen
Ju ShiFourteen
Ju GoFifteen
Ju RokuSixteen
Ju ShichiSeventeen
Ju HachiEighteen
Ju KuNineteen
Ni JuTwenty
San JuThirty
Yon JuForty
Go JuFifty
HyakuOne Hundred
Hyaku Go JuOne Hundred and Fifty
Ni HyakuTwo Hundred
Anatomy
ChudanMiddle (waist to shoulders)
GedanLower (hips down)
JodanHigh (neck up)
AshiFoot
Ashi KubiAnkle
Ashi SokutoOuter Edge (knife edge) of foot
Ashi JosokuteiBall of the foot
HiiruHeel
KoshiHips
TeHand
HizaKnee
Empi(Hiji)Elbow
UdeArm
MeEye
SeikenFist
NodoThroat
OnakaStomach
MimiEar
Shinzo Heart
Miscellaneous
Karate DoEmpty Hand Way
Karate JutsuEmpty Hand Art
AikidoFlowing Harmony Way
JudoYielding Way/Way of Gentleness
KyudoWay of the Bow
KenJutsuArt of the Sword
ShotokanHouse of Shoto
KendoThe Way of the Sword
MenkyoLicence/Certificate
KimeFocus
RenshiAdvanced Teacher
KyoshiMaster/Expert Instructor
OkudenHidden Teachings
ShihanTeacher of Teachers
HanshiMaster Instructor
MeijinA Great Master
TatamiMats
SempaiSenior Student
KohaiJunior or Lower Ranking Student
BunkaiApplication
KitaNorth
HigashiEast
MinamiSouth
NishiWest