Terminology

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KARATE – As we are classically focused we use the old form of the word ‘karate’ meaning China Hand.

 

DOJO – The place where karate is studied and practiced

GI – Karate Uniform

KATA – Kata are sets of pre-defined moves that form the foundation for a moving encyclopedia of your martial art. Some schools refer to kata as forms.

KYOTSUKE – A call to attention. Students should stand up straight with feet together, bow and wait for the next command.

HAJIME – The command to begin.

COUNTING ONE TO TEN – ichi, ni, san, shi, go, roku, sichi, hachi, ku, ju

Class Times

We have classes three nights a week for adult training and one night a week for parents and children to train together.

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Kata Videos

For reference. Some were shot as mirror images so you can follow along facing your monitor or TV.

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Adult Curriculum

Everything you need to know about your belt requirements. Kata videos, bunkai/oyo videos, extra study materials and more.

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