最善会空手

Saizen Kai

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Miscellaneous terminology

In addition to the Japanese for the various techniques, karateka are also encouraged to learn various Japanese terms that are used frequently in the dojo.

1. Kata
2. Kumite
3. Ohyo gumite
4. Sempai
5. Sensei

1. Formal exercise
2. Sparring
3. Semi-free sparring
4. Assistant instructor
5. Instructor

6. Gamen
7. Jodan
8. Chudan
9. Gedan
10. Dojo

6. Side of jaw
7. Head (or upper body)
8. Middle body
9. Lower body
10. Training area

11. Karateka
12. Shomen
13. Hanmi
14. Cha-ku-gan
15. Maiai

11. Student of karate
12. Forward facing
13. Half turned
14. Focus and correct use of power
15. Correct distance

16. Kime
17. Mushin
18. Zanshin
19. Tai sabaki

16. Focus of power
17. Clear midfulness
18. Spirit
19. Body movement

20. Mae
21. Ura
22. Yoko

20. To the front
21. To the back
22. To the side