Japanese words

DOJO

Seiretsu Line up
Seiza Sit/Kneeling
Mokuso Start meditation
Kaimoku Stop meditation
Shomen ni rei Bow front
Sensei ni rei Bow to Sensei
Sempai ni rei Bow to Sempai
Ottaga ni rei Bow to Partner
Yoroshiku onegai shimasu Please teach me something
Arigato gozaimashta Thank you very much
Shizentai Natural stand
Yoi Ready
Hajime Start
Mawate Turn
(Yame) Stop
Naore Stop (JKA) back to Shizentai
Kiotsuke Come to attention
Rei Bow
Yasume Relax/Ready

Counting

1Ichi
2Ni
3San
4Shi
5Go
6Roku
7Shichi
8Hachi
9Ku
10Juu

Dojo Kun

hitotsu, jinkaku kansei ni tsutomeru koto
hitotsu, makoto no michi wo mamoru koto
hitotsu, doryoku no seishin wo yashinau koto
hitotsu, reigi wo omonzuru koto
hitotsu, kekki no yū wo imashimuru koto

Dojo Kun Translation

Seek perfection of character
Be faithful
Endeavor
Respect others
Refrain from violent behavior

TECHNIQUES

Zuki Wasa

Choku ZukiStraight Punch
Sonoba ZukiPunching in Place (in Heiko Dachi)
Oi Zuki or Jun ZukiLunge Punch
Gyaku ZukiReverse Punch
Kizami ZukiJabbing Punch
Age ZukiRising Punch
Tate ZukiVertical Punch
Ura ZukiClose Punch (uppercut)
Morote ZukiParallel Punch
Kagi ZukiHorizontal Hook Punch
Mawashi ZukiRoundhouse Punch
Yama ZukiWide U Punch
Awaze ZukiU Punch
Hasami ZukiScissor Punch

Geri Wasa

Mae GeriFront Kick
Mawashi GeriRoundhouse Kick
Yoko Geri KeageSide Snap Kick
Yoko Geri KekomiSide Thrust Kick
Ushiro GeriBack Kick
Ushiro Mawashi GeriSpinning Back Roundhouse Kick
FumikomiStamping Kick
Nidan (Ren) GeriTwo front kicks
Kakato GeriHeel Kick
Mikazuki GeriCrescent Kick
Hiza GeriKnee Kick
Mae Tobi GeriFront Jump Kick (Back Leg First)
Yoko Tobi GeriSide Jump Kick
Nami GaeshiReturning Wave Kick (Tekki Shodan)

Uke Wasa

Age UkeRising Block
Gedan BaraiDownward Block
Shuto UkeSword Hand Block
Soto UkeOutside Inward Forearm Block
Uchi UkeInside Outward Forearm Block
Hiji UkeElbow Block
Juji UkeX Block
Kakiwake UkeReverse Wedge Block
Morote UkeAugmented Forearm Block
Haiwan UkeBack Arm Block
Nagashi UkeSweeping Block
Haiwan Nagashi UkeBack Arm Sweeping Block
Osae UkePressing Block
Teisho UkePalm Heel Block
Kake Uke
(Tekubi Kake Uke)
Hook Block
Hooking Wrist Block
Tate UkeVertical Block
Haishu UkeBack hand Block

TECHNIQUES

Dachi

Zenkutsu DachiFront Stance
Kiba DachiStraddle Leg Stance
Kokutsu DachiBack Stance
Fudo/Sochin DachiRooted Stance
Heisoku DachiAttention Stance (Feet Together)
Musubi DachiAttention Stance (Toes Out)
Heiko DachiParallel Stance
Hachiji Dachi (Yoi)Open Leg Stance (Natural Position)
Uchi Hachiji DachiInverted Open Leg Stance
Hangetsu DachiHalf Moon Stance
Kosa DachiCross Leg Stance
Neko Ashi DachiCat Leg Stance
Sanchin DachiHour Glass Stance
Renoji DachiL-Stance
Shiko DachiSquare Stance
Teiji DachiT-Stance

Miscellaneous

Ashi baraiFoot sweep
Karate giKarate uniform
DojoTaining room
Dojo kunDojo rules
EmbusenPerformance line
GasshukuSeminar
GedanLower level
ChudanMid level
JodanUpper level
Gyaku hanmiReverse half front facing
HanmiHalf front facing
HidariLeft
Hiki tePulling hand
HizaKnee
KakatoHeel
KamaeteGo into position
Karate-kaKarate practitioner
KataForms
KenFist
KiaiShout of spirit
KihonBasic training
KimeFocus, finish
KohaiJunior
KoshiBall of foot
Kuro ObiBlack Belt
MaaiDistance
MaeForward
MakiwaraPunching board
MawatteTurn
MigiRight
MokusoMeditation
MoroteTwo handed
Mudansha
Group of Student without a Dan (Colour Belts)

Miscellaneous

NaoreReturn to starting position
NaoteRelax
NukiteSpear hand
ObiBelt
Otagai ni reiBow to each other
ReiBow
SeikenFore fist
SeizaSit straight (on heels)
SempaiSenior
SenseiTeacher, instructor
Sensei ni reiBow to the Teacher
ShizentaiNatural position
Shomen ni reiBow to front
SokutoFoot edge
TateVertical
TeHand
TeishoPalm heel
UrakenBack fist
UshiroBackward
WazaTechnique
YameStop
YoiReady, prepare
YokoSideways
YudanshaGroup of owner of a Dan (Black Belts)
ZanshinRemaining spirit
Tai SabakiBody movements
Embusen
Start point and directional pattern of kata
Go no senAfter the attack, block/evade and counter
Sen no senAttack before the opponent initiates/completes his/her attack and beat him/her to it
Sen sen no senTake iniative, attack before the opponent attacks

Competition

Tatami commands

Shobu Match
Shobu Hajime Start Match
Shobu Ippon 1 pont match
Shobu Ippon Hajime Start the 1 point match
Shobu Sanbon 3 point match
Shobu Sanbon Hajime Start the 3 point match
Yame Stop
Moto no ichi Back to the lines
Tsuzukete hajime Continue the match
Ato Shibaraku 15 sec left of match time
Wakarate Seperate

Score commands

Yuko (WKF- 1 point)
Wasa Ari 1/2 point (WKF – 2 points)
Ippon Full point (WKF – 3 points)
Awasate Ippon Totally ippon
Senshu First score advantage (WKF- In case of draw-Senshu wins)
Ai-uchi Clash -Technique executed at the same time
Torimasen No point scored
Maai Distance incorrect to score
Yowai Technique to weak for a score point
Nukete Masu Technique off target
Ukemasu Technique was blocked buy the opponent
Hayai Faster

Penalties commands

Keikoku First warning for Hansoku (Disqualification)
Hansoku chui Second warning for Hansoku (Disqualification)
Hansoku 
Final warning for Hansoku and opponent wins -Disqualified
Jogai Stepped out of bounds
Jogai Chui 2nd step out of bounds
Jogai Hansoku 3th step out of bounds
Mubobi Keikoku 1st warning for no defense
Mubobi Chui 2nd warning for no defense
Mubobi Hansoku Final warning for Mubobi and opponent wins -Disqualified
Kiken Withdrawal from match
Shikkaku Absolute Disqualification
Shugo Calling judges
Hantei Judge decision
Shiro White
Aka Red
Ao Blue
Aka/Shiro No kachi Red/White winner
Hikiwake Draw
Sai Shiai Rematch

 

Kata

Kata NameMovesKiaiKiai Meaning of name
Heian Sho-dan21917 Peaceful mind 1
Heian Ni-dan261126 Peaceful mind 2
Heian San-dan201020 Peaceful mind 3
Heian Yon-dan271325 Peaceful mind 4
Heian Go-dan231219 Peaceful mind 5
Tekki Sho-dan291529 Iron Knight 1
Tekki Ni-dan241624 Iron Knight 2
Tekki San-dan361636 Iron Knight 3
Bassai-Dai421942 Penetrating the Fortress – Big
Kanku-Dai651565 Viewing the sky
Jion471747 Merciful Grace/Blessing
Empi371536 Flying swallow
Hangetsu411140 Half moon
Jitte241324 Ten Hands
Gankaku422842 Crane on a rock
Sochin413041 Tranquil Strength/Power
Nijushiho341833 24 steps
Gojushiho-Dai675966 54 steps – big
Gojushiho-Sho655764 54 steps – small
Bassai-Sho271722 Penetrating the fortress – Small
Kanku-Sho48648 Viewing the sky – small
Wankan2424 King’s crown
Meikyo332432 Clear mirror
Chinte33932 “Unusual” hands
Unsu483648 Hand of the cloud
Jiin351135 Hidden Mercy