General Vocabulary

 

Arigato - Thank you

Kubudo - Training With Ancient Weapons

Ashi Bari - Leg Sweep

Kudasi - Please

Bo Jitsu - Stick Fighting

Kumite - Fighting

Bunkai - Application

Kuzushi - To Break One's Balance

Bushido - Code of the Warrior

Kyu - Student Rank

Dan - Black Belt Rank

Makawari - Punching Board

Do - The Way

Mawatte - Turn

Do Etachi Mashi Te - You Are Welcome

Migi - Right

Dojo - Place of the Way (Training Hall / School)

Mokuso - Meditation

Embuson - Starting and Finishing Point

Nagewaza - Throwing Techniques

Embutaika - Celebration of the Martial Arts

Obi - Belt

Gamewaza - Ground Techniques

Onegaishemasu - Thank You For Teaching Me

Gi - Uniform

Oss - Keep Pushing / Never Give Up

Hai - Yes

Randori - Speed Drills

Hajime - Start

Regi - Courtesy

Han - Work Group

Rei - Bow

Hanbu - Main Doju

Ren Ma - Keep Pushing

Hayuki - Fast

Seiza - Sit With Respect

Hidari - Left

Sempei - Oldest Brother / Sister

Hidoi - Hard

Sensei - Teacher

Hika Ashi - Chamber Leg

Shihan - Teacher of Black Belts

Himitsu - Hidden Technique

Shimewaza - Choking Techniques

Ic Te Ichi - One on One / Face to Face

Shoman - Place of Honor

Ikken Hissatsu - To Kill With a Single Strike

Shugo - Hard Training

Ippon Kumite - Point Fighting

Tai Sabaki - Body Shifting

Jo - The Place Of

Tate - Rise

Jujitsu - Grappling Art / Gentle Art

Tomashawari - To Test and to Break

Kamae - Fighting Attitude

Tori - Attacker

Karate - Empty Hand

Uchi Deshi - Personal Students / Inner Circle

Karate Ka - Student of Karate

Ude Tate - Push Ups

Kata - Form

Uke - Fool / Beginner

Ki - Life Force

Ukemi - Breakfall

Kiai - Battle Yell

Waza - Technique

Kihon - Basics

Yaksuko Kumite - Prearranged Sparring

Kihon Ido - Basics With Movement

Yame - Stop

Kimae - Focus

Yasumi - Rest

Kiostskae - Come to Attention

Yoi - Open Ready

Konbanwa - Good Evening

Yudansha - Black Belt

Konnichiwa - Good Day

Zanchin - Iron Mask - Presence of Mind

Kotekitae - Arm Pounding

 

 

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