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