Shihan ni rei, Bow to the karate master. Shinzen ni rei, Bow to show respect for the dojo. Sensei ni rei, Bow to the karate teacher. Sempai ni rei, Bow to the karate . Terminology for Beginners. If you are new to Kyokushin, it may seem difficult to understand what’s going on. But don’t worry, everyone started out feeling exactly . West Island Karate and Karaté de L’Île are Kyokushin Karate schools in Beaconsfield and Île-Perrot on the west island of Montreal, General Terminology.
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The Japanese terms are used in all Karate dojos all over the world.
Terminology – South Delta Kyokushin Karate
Here are kyokushun meanings of the common terms: In Shotokan Karate a white, cotton gi is worn. The retracting arm of a punching, blocking, or striking technique.
Helps rotate the hips and maintain the stable and precise delivery of the technique.
The practitioner of Karate. Prescribed sequences of techniques performed with specific rhythm and timing KI kee: A short, loud shout accompanying a sharp, strong technique. Helps release air from the lungs and relax the upper body so that the technique is more effective.
Also helps focus mental energy and display spirit. A student junior to oneself. Grades 8 to 1 – all color belts.
Any grade below a black belt. Indicates respect, acknowledgement, willingness and readiness to follow. A proper sitting position used for the formal opening and closing of the class, and whenever the instructor asks students to sit on the side to watch a demonstration of techniques or kata.
A term reserved for the chief instructor of the dojo, and other high-ranking members. A formal title meaning master instructor or teacher of teachers. Very few people in the world have achieved this ranking. Terminollgy designated front wall of a Dojo.
Often the place where the picture of our founder, Gichin Funakoshi and flags are displayed. A sign of respect, trust, and appreciation.
May be done while standing, or while kneeling such as at the beginning and end of each class. Get into position, prepare. Close the eyes and meditate. Turn into position YOI yoh-ee: Ready both mentally and physically YAME ya-may: Tsuki tsu-kee or zuki zoo-kee: