—  Terminologies/Glossary  —

 

 

Teacher  –  
Sensei


Senior student  –  
Senpai


Junior student  –  
Kohai


Please teach me (please help me)  –  
Onegai shimasu

Thank you for helping me  –  
Arigato gozaimashita

 

Hard/Gentle style  –  
Goju-ryu
 

Budo  –   
Martial Arts

Karate  –  
Empty hand 
Karate do  –  
Empty Hand Way

Do  –  
The Way
 

—  Terminologies/Glossary Continues —

 

COUNTING

 

One — Ichi
Two — Ni
Three — San
Four — Shi (Yon)
Five — Go
Six — Roku
Seven — Shichi (Nana)
Eight — Hachi
Nine — Ku (Kyu)
Ten — Ju

OPENING CEREMONY

 

Line up — Shugo
Attention — Kiyotsuke
Kneel — Seiza
Front (of the dojo) — Shomen-ni
Bow — Rei
Teacher — Sensei-ni
Bow — Rei
Stand up — Kiritsu

CLOSING CEREMONY

 

Line up — Shugo
Attention — Kiyotsuke
Kneel — Seiza
Front (of the dojo) — Shomen-ni
Bow — Rei
Teacher — Sensei-ni
Bow — Rei
Face each other — Otogai-ni
Bow — Rei
Front (of the dojo) — Shomen

THREE LEVELS

 

Upper level — Jodan
Middle level — Chudan
Lower level — Gedan

THREE LEVEL PUNCHES

 

Upper level — Jodan zuki
Middle level — Chudan zuki
Lower level — Gedan zuki

THREE LEVEL BLOCKS

 

Upper level — Jodan uke
Middle level — Chudani uke
Lower level — Gedan uke

COMMON KICKS

 

Front kick — Mae geri
Round kick — Mawashi geri
Side kick — Yoko geri
Back kick — Ushiro geri
Knee kick — Hiza geri
Joint kick — Kenzetsu geri
Flying kick — Tobi geri
Inside roundhouse kick — Uchiro mawashi geri
Side snap kick — Yoko geri keage
Side thrust kick — Yoko geri kekomi

Stomp kick-Kakato ger

STANCES

 

Feet Together Stance — Heisoku dachi

Formal Stance — Musubi dachi

Inward Stance-Naihanchi dachi

Parallel Stance — Heiko dachi
Horse Stance — Kiba dachi

Straddle Stance — Shiko dachi

Cat Foot Stance — Neko Ashi dachi

Crane Leg Stance — Sagi Ashi dachi

Crossed Legged Stance — Benzoku dachi

Front Stance — Zenkutsu dachi

Back Stance — Kokutsu dachi
Hourglass Stance — Sanchin dachi

Short front stance — Hanzenkutsu-dachi

KATAS OF GOJU RYU

 

Sanchin

Gekisai Daiichi

Gekisai Daini

Saifa

Seiyunchin

Shisochin

Sanseru

Sepai

Kururunfa

Sesan

Suparinpe (Pechurin)

Tensho

DOJO KUN

 

Hitotsu

     Be humble and polite

     Train considering your physical strength

     Practice earnestly with creativity

     Be calm and swift

     Take care of your health

     Live a plain life

     Do not be too proud or modest

     Continue your training with patience

© OGKI Okinawa Goju Ryu Karate Do International 2015