Bethea's Karate Studio

119 West Sycamore Street
Kokomo, IN 46901

(765)452-4286

www.betheaskssd.com

Dictionary

A - B - C - D - E - F - G - H - I - J - K - L - M - N - O - P - Q - R - S - T - U - V - W - X - Y - Z

A

  Age uke - rising Block;
  Age zuki - "rising punch"
  Ago - "jaw"
  Ai uchi - "simultaneous techniques"
  Ai Shite Imasu - "I love you"
  Aka -"red"
  Anata Wa Watashi No Tomadachi Desu - "You are my friend"
  Ashi -"foot/leg"
  Atama - "head"
  Ateniyoni - "warning"
  Ato Shibaraku - "thirty seconds"
  Awase zuki - "small u punch"

B

  Boko - "bladder"
  Bojitsu - "bo or stick techniques"
  Budo - "warrior way"
  Budoka - "warrior or one who follows the warrior way"

C

  Chi chi - "Nipple"
  Chibusa - "breast"
  Chigai - "technique short of target"
  Chitsu - "vagina"
  Cho - "bowel"
  Chokuritsu Fudo Dachi - "formal attention stance"
  Chudan - "middle level"
  Chudan Gyaku Tsuki - middle reverse punch
  Chudan Soto Uke - middle outside block
  Chudan Ude Uke - middle forearm block

D

  Dachi - "stance"
  Dame - "no good"
  Dan - "degree"
  Do itashi masu - " you're welcome"
  Dojo - "Way hall or gym"
  Doko Desu Ka - "where'
  Domo Arigato Go zai masu - "Thank you"
  Dozo - "please"

E

  Embusen - "line of movement"
  Empi - elbow
  Enchosen - "sudden death overtime"

F

  Fukushin - "judge"
  Fumikomo Geri - "stamp-in kick"

  Gedan - "lower"
  Genki Desu Ka - "how are you"
  Genki Desu - "I'm fine"
  Geri - "kick"
  Gi - "karate uniform"
  Gyaku - "reverse"
  Go - "five"

H

  Hachi - eight
  Hachi Ji Dachi - hour glass stance
  Hachi kyu - "eigth kyu = orange belt"
  Hai - "lung"
  Haisoku - "instep"
  Haishu - "back of hand"
  Haito - "inside ridge hand"
  Hajime - "begin"
  Hana - "nose"
  Hansoku - "foul"
  Hansoku chui - "one point penalty"
  Heisoku Dachi - "informal attention stance"
  Hidari - "left"
  Hittsui/Hiza - "knee"
  Hikiwake - "draw"
  Hiraken - "fore knuckle fist"

I

  Ichi - one
  I - "stomach"
  Ii - "no"
  Ik-Kyu - "1st Kyu" - brown belt
  Ippon - "one point"

J

  Jinzo - "kidney"
  Jiu-Kumite - "freestyle Sparring"
  Jodan Gyaku Tsuki - high reverse punch
  Jogai - "out of bounds"
  Ju - ten
  Ju-ichi - eleven
  Juji Uke - "x-block"
  Ju Kyu - "10th kyu/white belt"
  Ju-ni - twelve

K

  Kakato - heel
  Kake/Kosa Dachi - "crossed or hooked stance"
  Kakwaki Uke - "wedge block"
  Kama - "cycle"
  Kamae - "posture"
  Kansa - "arbitrator"
  Kansetsu Geri - "joint kick'
  Karate - "empty hand"
  KATA - "forms"; "Shoulder"
  Keikoku - "warning"
  Kiai - "Spirit unification"; "loud exhalation"
  Kiba Dachi - "horse stance"
  Kihon - "basic"
  Kiotsuke - attention
  Kogan - "testicle"
  Kokutsu Dachi - "back stance"
  Konban Wa - "Good evening"
  Konnichi Wa - "Hello"
  Koshi - "ball of foot"; "hip"
  Ku - nine
  Kubi - "neck"
  Kuchi - "lips/mouth"
  Ku kyu - "9th kyu"; "yellow tip"
  Kumite - "spar"
  Kurubushi - "ankle"
  Kyu - "ranking below Black Belt"

L

M

  Mae Geri - "front kick"
  Mata - "thigh"
  Mata Dozo - "Please come in"
  Mata O Aimasho - "See you soon"
  Mawari De Ushiro Geri - "spin kick"
  Mawashi Geri - "roundhouse kick"
  Migi - "right"
  Mikazuki Geri - "crescent kick"
  Mimi - "eyes"
  Mokuso - "meditation"
  Morote Uke - "augmented block"
  Mune - "chest"

N

  Ni - two
  Ni Dan - "2nd degree; 2nd rank-black belt"
  Ni-Kyu - "2nd Kyu-brown belt"

O

  Ogenki Desuka? - "How are you?"
  Osae Uke - "pressing block"

P

Q

R

  Roku - six
  Rok kyu - "6th Kyu - yellow belt"

S

  San - three
  San Kyu - "3rd kyu-brown belt"
  Sayonara - "Goodbye"
  Senaka - "back"
  Shi - four
  Shichi - seven
  Shichi-Kyu - "seventh kyu-blue belt"
  Shinzo - "heart"
  Shiri/Dembu - "buttock"
  Shodan - "1st degree; 1st rank-black belt"
  Sokuto - edge of foot
  Sumimasen - "Excuse me"

T

  Tate Zuki - "vertical Punch"
  Te - "hand"
  Teisoku - "sole"
  Tettsui - "hammer fist"
  Teisho/Shotei - "palm heel"
  Tekubi - "wrist"
  Tori Masen - "technique not allowed"
  Tsuki - "punch"
  Tsumasaki - "toe"
  Tsuru Ashi Dachi - "crane stance"

U

  Uchi - "strike"
  Ude - "forearm"
  Uke - "block"
  Ura - "inverted"
  Ura Ken - "backfist"
  Ushiro Geri - "back kick"

V

W

X

Y

  Yoko Geri-"sidekick"
  Yon Kyu - "4th Kyu - purple belt"

Z

  Zenkutsu Dachi - "forward stance"