Translations


Karateka .......................Student of Karate

Kiyotsuke.......................Attention

Seiza.............................Kneel

Sensei Ni Rei................Bow to Instructor

Otogai Ni Rei................Bow to All

Sempai Ni Rei..............Bow to Senior Student

Kirits.............................Stand to Attention

Dojo.............................Training-place

Sensei..........................Instructor

Karate...........................Empty Hand

Mugendo......................Unlimited Way

Mudo Kai......................Mugendo Association

Yohi..............................Ready Stance

Shiko Dachi..................Horse Stance Toes Out

Kiba Dachi ...................Horse Stance Toes In

Neko Ashi Dachi..........Cat Stance

Shizentai......................Natural Stance

Yame...........................Return to Ready Stance

Naore...........................Return to Attention Stance

Hajime..........................Start

Mate.............................Stop

Kata.............................Form

Kumite...........................Fighting

Jodan............................High

Chudan...........................Middle

Gedan............................Low

Soto.............................Outer

Uchi.............................Inner

Mawate...........................Turn

Irimi............................Entering

Hidari...........................Left

Migi.............................Right

Surikomi.........................Stepping

Kaiten...........................Spinning

Tobi.............................Jumping

Fumikomi.........................Stamping

Nido.............................Double (two times)

Renraku Waza.....................Combination Techniques

Yakusoku Kumite................Pre-arranged Sparring

Te Taio Waza.....................Counter Attacks to Punches

Keri Taio Waza...................Counter Attacks to Kicks

Nukimi Waza......................Escape Techniques

Ohyo Kumite......................Semi Free Sparring

Kihon Kumite.....................Basic Sparring

Ji Yu Kumite.....................Free Sparring

Uke..............................Block

Soto Uke.........................Outer Block

Uchi Uke.........................Inner Block

Jodan Uke........................High Block

Gedan Barai......................Downward Sweep

Tsuki............................Punch

Oyzuki...........................Lead Hand Jab Punch

Junzuki..........................Step Through Punch

Tatezuki.........................Vertical Fist Punch

Gyakuzuki........................Reverse Punch

Uragyakuzuki.....................Box Step Reverse Punch

Renzuki..........................Continuing Punch

Tobikomizuki.....................Jump in Snap Punch

Nagashizuki......................45 degree Snap Punch

Kagizuki.........................Hook Punch

Uchizuki.........................Inside Punch (upper cut)

Furizuki.........................Swing Punch

Te Uchi..........................Hand Strike

Seiken...........................Fore Fist

Uraken...........................Back Fist

Tettsui..........................Bottom Fist

Ipponken.........................One Knuckle Fist

Nakadaka Ipponken.......Middle Finger One Knuckle Fist

Shikanken.................... Second Knuckle Fist

Haito..........................…Ridge Hand

Shuto........................….Hand Chop

Nukite...........................Spear Hand

Teisho.......................…Palm Heel

Koko..........................…Wrist

Ude............................…Arm

Empi.............................Elbow

Keri...........................….Kick

Maegeri.........................Front Kick

Mawashigeri..................Roundhouse Kick

Yokogeri........................Side Kick

Ushirogeri.......................Back Kick

Kagigeri.........................Hook Kick

Nidangeri........................Double Front Kick

Hizageri.........................Knee Kick

Ushiromawashigeri................Back Roundhouse Kick

Uchimawashigeri..................Inside Roundhouse Kick

Mikazukigeri.....................Crescent Kick

Ashi Barai.......................Foot Sweep

Hiza.............................Knee

Sokuto...........................Foot Edge

Kakato...........................Foot Heel

Johsokutei.......................Ball of Foot