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TERMINOLOGY

DOJO FORMALITIES - IN ORDER OF SEQUENCE

Onegai shimasu

Shugo

Kiyotsuke

Seiza

Shomen ni rei

Sempai / Shihan ni rei

Otagai ni rei

Tatte

Arigato gozaimashita

Do itashimashite

Hai

Osu

Lie

Sumimasen

Hajime

Yame​

Please teach me

Line up

Stand at attention (in musubi-dachi)

Kneel down

Bow to the front

Bow to your instuctor

Bow to your partner

Stand up

Thank you for teaching me

You're welcome

Yes

Yes, I will perserve with spirt. Also a greeting

No

Excuse me or I'm sorry

Begin

Stop

GENERAL

COUNTING

Ichi

Ni

San

Shi

Go

Roku

Shichi

Hachi

Ku

Ju

Ju ichi

Ju ni

Ju san

Ju shi

Ju go

Ju roku

Ju shichi

Ju hachi

Ju kyu

Ni Ju​

One

Two

Three

Four

Five

Six

Seven

Eight

Nine

Ten

Eleven

Twelve

Thirteen

Fourteen

Fifteen

Sixteen

Seventeen

Eighteen

Nineteen

Twenty​

​​Age

Ashi o kaete

Ashi tanden

Budo

Bunkai

Chudan

Dojo

Gasshuku

Gedan

Gi or Dogi

Go

Goju-ryu

Gyaku

Hantai

Hidari

Hiyaku

Hojo Undo

Honbu dojo

Jodan

Ju

Junbi Undo

Kakie

Kamaete

Kame

Karate

Karate-do

Karate-ka

Kata

Ki-ai

Kihon

​​Rising

Change legs (stances)

Leg conditioning

Way of the Warrior

Application of kata

Middle area

Martial arts training place

Training camp

Lower area

Karate uniform

Hard, rigid

Hard and soft style

Reverse

The other way around

Left

Quickly (with power)

Supplementary exercises

Main dojo

Upper area

Soft, flexible

Warm up exercises

Strength excercises

On guard

Fighting stance

Empty hand

The way of karate

One who practices karate

Pre-arranged techniques

Shout to focus

Basic techniques

​​Kime

Kumite

Kohai

Mae

Mai-ai

Mawatte

Makiwara

Migi

Morote

Muchimi

Naname

Obi

Ritsurei

Ryu

Seiken

Shime

Shomen

Soto

Tanden

Tatte

Te

Te o kaete

Uchi

Ude Tanden

Ushiro

Yame

Yoi

Yoko

Yukuri

​​Focus

Sparring

Junior Student

Front

Fighting distance

Turn Around

Striking Post

Right

Both hands together

Heavy sticky feeling

Diagonally

Belt

Standing bow

School or tradition

First two knuckles of fist

Sanchin kata testing

Front (of dojo)

Outside (inside to outside)

Strength, centre of body

Stand

Hand

Change hands

Inside (ouside to inside)

Forearm conditioning

Back

Stop or finish

Ready position

Side

Slowly (with technique)