John V Farenden RENSHI.
6th Dan Shotokan Karate.
5th Dan Cobra Kempo Karate Kai
1st Dan Zen Shin Ryu Karate

Tel: 01304 228250
Mob: 07786814998


For more information please contact our club secretary at
Email : secretary@shotokandover.co.uk

Terminology

Counting

JAPANESE

ICHI
NI
SAN
SHI
GO
ROKU
SHICHI
HACHI
KU
Ju



English

One
Two
Three
Four
Five
Six
Seven
Eight
Nine
Ten



Body Levels

Japanese

JODAN
CHUDAN
GEDAN

English

HIGH (HEAD)

MIDDLE (CHEST & BACK)
LOW (LEGS)


Punching (Zuki) & Striking (Uchi)

Japanese

OI ZUKI
GYAKU ZUKI
REN ZUKI
SHUTO UCHI
NUKITE UCHI
KEN ZUKI
TEISHO UCHI
MAWASHI ZUKI
YAMA ZUKI
URAKEN UCHI
TETTSUI UCHI
AGE ZUKI
HAISHU UCHI

English

LUNGE PUNCH
REVERSE PUNCH
ALTERNATING PUNCH
KNIFE HAND STRIKE
FINGERTIP STRIKE
KNUCKLE PUNCH
PALM HEEL STRIKE
ROUND PUNCH
"U" PUNCH
BACK FIST STRIKE
BOTTOM FIST STRIKE
RISING PUNCH
BACKHAND STRIKE

Kicks (Keri)

Japanese

KEAGE
KEKOMI
MAE GERI
MAWASHI GERI
YOKO GERI
USHIRO GERI
MIKAZUKI GERI
FUMIKOMI GERI
HIZA GERI
GYAKU MAWASHI GERI
TOBI GERI

English

SNAP KICK
THRUST KICK
FRONT KICK
ROUND KICK
SIDE KICK
BACK KICK
CRESCENT KICK
STOMPING KICK
KNEE KICK
REVERSE ROUND KICK
FLYING (JUMPING) KICK

Blocks (Uke) 

Japanese

GEDAN BARAI
UCHI UDE UKE
SOTO UDE UKE
AGE UKE
JODAN JUJI UKE
GEDAN JUJI UKE
KAKIWAKE UKE
TEISHO UKE
HAISHU UKE
TETTSUI UKE
TSUKAMI UKE
NAGASHI UKE
OSAE UKE
SUKUI UKE
TATE SHUTO UKE
MOROTE UKE
NAMI ASHI UKE
MIKAZUKI GERI UKE

English

DOWNWARD SWEEPING BLOCK
INSIDE FOREARM BLOCK
OUTSIDE FOREARM BLOCK
RISING UPPER BLOCK
HIGH "X" BLOCK
LOW "X" BLOCK
SEPARATING WEDGE BLOCK
PALM HEEL BLOCK
BACKHAND BLOCK
BOTTOM FIST BLOCK
GRASPING BLOCK
SWEEPING BLOCK
PRESSING BLOCK
SCOOPING BLOCK
VERTICAL KNIFEHAND BLOCK
AUGMENTED BLOCK
INSIDE BOTTOM FOOT BLOCK
CRESCENT KICK BLOCK

Stances (Dachi) 

Japanese

MOSUBI DACHI
HEISOKU DACHI
KIBA DACHI
ZENKUTSU DACHI
KOKUTSU DACHI
SHIZENTAI DACHI
JIYU KUMITE DACHI
NEKO-ASHI DACHI
SANCHIN DACHI
HANGETSU DACHI
FUDO DACHI
SOCHIN DACHI

English

HEELS TOGETHER STANCE
FEET TOGETHER STANCE
STRADDLE LEG (HORSE RIDING) STANCE
FORWARD STANCE
BACK STANCE
NATURAL STANCE
FREESTYLE (FIGHTING) STANCE
CAT FOOT STANCE
HOUR-GLASS STANCE
WIDE HOUR-GLASS STANCE
45º ANGLE KIDA DACHI
IMMOVABLE STANCE

 Miscellaneous Terminology 

Japanese

HAI
KATA
KUMITE
KIHON IPPON KUMITE
JIYU IPPON KUMITE
JIYU KUMITE
TAI SABAKI
KIAI
KIME
ZANSHIN
YOI
HAJIMAE
YAMAE
REI
OSS
DOJO
KAMIZA
MAWATE
GI
OBI
MAKIWARA
KIHON WAZA
KARATE-KA
SHIHAN
O-SENSEI
SENSEI
SENPEI
KOHAI
IKKEN HIATSU
KYOTSKI
SOJI
WAZARI
IPPON
AKA
SHIRO
MOKOSO
YUDANSHA

English

YES (ACKNOWLEDGE)
FORMS
SPARRING
ONE POINT SPARRING (PRE- ARRANGED)
ONE POINT FREE STYLE
FREE STYLE SPARRING
BODY SHIFTING (EVASION)
INTERNAL POWER YELL-SHOUT
FOCUS OF STRENGTH & SPLIT SECOND TIMING
REMAIN ALERT - PERFECT FINISH
PREPARE FOR MOVEMENT
TO START - BEGIN
TO FINISH - STOP
TO BOW, SHOW RESPECT
VERBAL SIGN OF RESPECT
TRAINING GYM - SCHOOL
DOJO SHRINE
TO TURN AROUND
UNIFORM
BELT
PUNCHING BOARD
BASIC TECHNIQUES
ONE WHO PRACTICES KARATEDO
MASTER, STYLE LEADER
CHIEF INSTRUCTOR
INSTRUCTOR - TEACHER
SENIOR STUDENT
JUNIOR STUDENT
TO KILL / DISABLE WITH ONE BLOW
ATTENTION POSITION
TO CLEAN (PREPARE THE DOJO FOR TRAINING)
HALF POINT
FULL POINT
RED
WHITE
QUIET MEDITATION
BLACK BELT HOLDER