Pronunciation

a âme i lui u cou
e très o autre ai paille
au wow oi yoyo ue oui

Foundation for a strong techniques

1. Miru Look
2. Iki o suru Breathing
3. Hanmi/Kaiten Rotation of hips
4. Hineri Rotation when defending/attacking
5. Hikite Pulling of the hand
6. Kitsuku suru kakushin Tighten the core
7. Nezuku Rooting yourself

Terminology

Ashi Foot / Leg
Atama Head
Budo Martial arts
Bunkai Application of fighting techniques from a kata
Bunkai oyo Advance application of fighting techniques from a kata
Chudan Middle level (stomach area)
Chuo Middle
Dan Grade
Dashi Position
Dojo School for training in martial arts
Dojo kun Expected behavior in the Dojo
Do mu kyoku No limitation for life
Empi Elbow
Empi-uchi Elbow strike
Fukushin Judge
Fumikumi Foot stomp
Ganjo Solid, hard
Gedan Under de belt
Gedan barai Downward circular block
Geri (keri) Kick
Geri keage Snapping kick
Geri kekomi Strong kick
Geri-waza Leg/feet technique
Gi Garment
Gohon kumite Five-step sparring
Go no sen Counter attack
Goshin-jutsu Self-defense techniques
Gyaku Reverse
Gyaky hanmi Reverse hip position
Gyaku kaiten Reverse rotation
Gyaku-tsuki Reverse punch
Hachiji dashi Feet are in a 45 degree angle at shoulder width
Hajime Begin
Hai Yes
Haito-uchi Ridge-hand strike
Hanmi Hips positioning
Hayaku Moving fast
Heisoku-dashi At attention
Hidari Left side
Hiji Elbow
Hiji-ate Elbow strike
Hikite Returning hard
Hiza Knee
Iié No
Ikken hissatsu To annihilate in one blow
In-yo Yin-Yang representation
Ippon kumite One strike sparring
Jiku ashi Pillar leg use for pivot
Jissen Real conflict
Jodan Face level
Jun kaiten Regular rotation
Kagi-tsuki Hook punch
Kaiten Rotation
Karate Empty hands
Karate-ka A karate practitioner
Kata Shoulder
Kata A system of individual training in martial arts
Keiko Training with the correct state of mind
Ki Life force
Kiai Battle cry to join body and mind
Kihon Fundamentals
Kihon kumite Basic sparring
Kime Focus, concentration, to decide
Kime-waza Final locking technique
Kitsuku suru kakushin Tighten the core
Kizami-tsuki Jab
Kohai Junior member of the dojo
Koshi Hips
Kumite Combat
Kuro obi Black Belt
Kyu Level, Grading
Maai Space between two opponents in combat
Mae Forward
Mae geri Front kick
Mae ni Forward movement
Mawashi geri Spinning kick
Mawatte Turn around
Me Eye
Migi Right side
Mokuso Meditation
Mukai atte Face each other
Mune Chest
Musubi dachi Informal attention Stance
Nage-waza Throwing techniques
Naotte Relax
Narande Line up
Ne-waza Ground tactics
Nezuku To root oneself
Obi Belt
Oi-tsuki Lunge and punch with lead arm
Otagai ni rei Bow to Each Other
Rei Respect, courtesy
Ren-waza With a partner
Ryu Style
Sanbon kumite Three step sparring drills
Sei Calmness, silence
Seiza Proper/correct sitting
Sen no sen Block and counter attack while the opponent is attacking
Senpai/sempai Senior
Sensei Teacher, professor
Sensei ni rei Bow to sensei
Shiai Contest, competition
Shiai-kumite Competition sparring
Shizen tai Natural stance
Shihan Expert or senior instructors
Shiro obi White belt
Shobu ippon One point match
Shobu sanbon Tree point match
Shomen Front wall of the room
Shomen ni rei Bow toward shomen
Shoshin Beginner
Shushin Referee
Shuto-uchi Knifehand strike for the exterior
Soji Clean your area of training
Sun-dome Safely training, stopping before impact
Tai-sabaki Evasion
Tatte Stand up
Te Hand
Tettsui-uchi Hammer-fist strike
Tsuki (zuki) Punch
Tsuyoku Be fast and strong
Uchi Strike
Uchi-waza Striking techniques
Uke-waza Blocking techniques
Undo Exercises
Ura Back
Ura-tsuki Close punch
Uraken-uchi Backfist strike
Ushiro Backwards
Ushiro geri Back kick
Ushiro ni Move backward
Waza Technique
Yame Stop
Yudansha Dan level student
Yoi Prepared
Yoko geri Side kick
Yori-ashi Sliding step
Zanshin Relaxed alertness