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Dojo Ettiquette:

1.When a student enters or exits the training floor, always face inward, bow and say OSU. This is done twice, once to show proper respect towards any senior ranks, and again to express apprecation for your training.

2.Always address your instructor by their title, Shihan/Sensei or Sempai. When approaching your teacher, it is important to say osu and offer a handshake with both hands, eyes down. It shows respect and trust.

3.All students are expected to assist in keeping the Dojo clean and safe.

4.All students must keep their uniform (gi) clean and pressed. The belt is NEVER wahsed. All dojo designation patches must be sewn on each uniform that is worn in the dojo.

5. When the instructor is ready to begin or end a class, they will say "Line up"! Always yell Osu, and line up by rank in a quick and orderly fashion. The highest ranked student stands to the left of the instructor. Never cross in front of a higher ranked student, walk behind the row to your position.

6. If a student arrives late for class, kneel in seiza on the side and wait to be acknowleged. Say "Osu, excuse me for being late", and quickly take your place in line.

7. Do not ajust your gi without permission from your instructor. When advised, turn and face away from the instructor and quickly adjust, then return towards the front and hold your ready position (Yoi).

8. No food or gum permitted on the training floor. No jewelry may be worn during training.

9. Do not disrupt the class by speaking out of order. Do not question your intructors orders.

10. All students are expected to put forth their best efforts during training. Never give up!

11. All students are expected to keep their finger and toenails neatly trimmed, so they don not injur another student.

12.All ranks below brown belt, must always wear a full white uniform, and cannot roll their sleeves up more than mid forearm. Brown and black belt ranks, may wear a comination of white & black gi top or bottoms, and may have short sleeve top.

   
 
 

BASIC TERMINOLOGY:

 

BLOCKS: UKE (OOKAY)

 
UPPER BLOCK- JODAN UKE (JOE DON OOKAY)
 
LOWER BLOCK- GEDAN BARRAI (GAY DON BARI)
 
MIDDLE OUTER BLOCK-CHUDAN SOTO UKE (CHEW DON SO TOE OOKAY)
 
MIDDLE INNER BLOCK- CHUDAN UCHI UKE (CHEW DON OOCHOO KAY)
 
UPPER CROSS HAND BLOCK- JU JUKE JODAN (JEW JEW KEY JOE DON)
 
LOWER CROSS HAND BLOCK- JU JUKE GEDAN (JEW JEW KEY GAY DON)
 
KNIFEHAND BLOCK- SHUTO UKE (SHOOTOE OOKAY)
 
HOOK BLOCK- KAKE UKE (KAH KAY OOKAY)
 

TWO FISTED BLOCK- MOROTE UKE (MO ROW TAY OOKAY)

 

 
PUNCHES:TSUKI (SOO KEY)
 
MIDDLE AREA PUNCH- SEIKEN CHUDAN TSUKI (SAY KEN CHOO DON SUE KEY)
 

UPPER PUNCH - SEIKEN JODAN TSUKI (SAY KEN JOE DON SUE KEY)

 
LOWER PUNCH- SEIKEN GEDAN TSUKI (SAY KEN GAY DON SUE KEY)
 
UPPER CUT- SHITA TSUKI (SHETA SUE KEY)
 
VERTICAL PUNCH- TATE TSUKI (TA TAY SUE KEY)
 
HOOK PUNCH- KAKE TSUKI (KA KAY SUE KEY)
 
FORWARD LUNG PUNCH- OY TSUKI (OY SUE KEY)
 
SIDE LUNG PUNCH- JUN TSUKI (JUNE SUE KEY)
 
TWO FISTED PUNCH- MOROTE TSUKI (MO ROW TAY SUE KEY)
 
 
KICKS: GERI WAZI-(GARY WAH ZAH)
 
FRONT KICK- MAE GERI (MY GARY)
 
ROUNDHOUSE KICK- MAWASHI GERI (MA WASHEE GARY)
 
SIDE KICK- YOKO GERI (YO KOE GARY)
 
BACK KICK- USHIRO GERI (OO SHE ROW GARY)
 
STIFF HIGH FRONT KICK-MAE KEAGE (MY KEY AGEE)
 
STIFF HIGH SIDE KICK- YOKO KEAGE (YO KOE KEY AGEE)
 
KNEE KICK- HIZA GERI (HE ZA GARY)
 
HEEL STOMP KICK- KAKATO GERI (KA KAH TOE GARY)
 
JUMPING FRONT KICK- MAE TOBI GERI (MY TOE BEE GARY)
 
JUMPING ROUNDHOUSE KICK- MAWASHI TOBI GERI (MA WASHEE TOE BEE GARY)
 
JUMPING SIDE KICK- YOKO TOBI GERI (YO KO GARY)
 
HOOK KICK- KAKE GERI (KAH KAY GARY)
 
INSIDE CRESCENT KICK- UCHI MAWASHI GERI (OOCHEE MAWASHEE GARY)
 
OUTSIDE CRESCENT KICK- SOTO MAWASHI GERI (SO TOE MAWASHEE GARY)
 
STANCES: DACHI (DACHEE)
 
FORWARD LEANING STANCE- ZENKUTSU DACHI (ZENKOOT SUE DACHEE)
 
BACK LEANING STANCE- KOKUTSU DACHI (KO KOOTSUE DACHEE)
 
HORSE STANCE- KIBA DACHI (KEY BA DACHEE)
 
CAT STANCE- NEKOASHI DACHI (NAY KO ASHEE DACHEE)
 
HOOK STANCE- KAKEASHI DACHI (KA KAY ASHEE DACHEE)
 
READY STANCE- YOI DACH OR HEIKO DACHI (YOY DACHEE OR HEY KOE DACHEE)
 
OPEN TOED STANCE- MSUBI DACHI (MESUE BEE DACHEE)
 
SUMO STANCE- SHIKO DACHI (SHE KOE DACHEE)
 
ONE FOOT FORWARD STANCE- MOROASHI DACHI (MORO ASHEE DACHEE)
 
ATTENTION STANCE- HEISOKU DACHI (HEY SO COO DACHEE)
 
STRIKES: UCHI (OOCHEE)
 
BACKFIST TO FACE-URAKEN GAMMEN UCHI (OORACKEN GAMMEN OOCHEE)
 
BACKFIST TO SIDE-URAKEN SAYU UCHI (OORACKEN SIYA OOCHEE)
 
BACKFIST TO SPLEEN-URAKEN HIZO UCHI (OORACKEN HEZOE OOCHEE)
 
CIRCULAR BACKFIST STRIKE- URAKEN MAWASHI UCHI (OORACKEN MA WASHEE OOCHEE)
 
 
KNIFEHAND STRIKE TO COLLARBONE- SHUTO SAKUTSU UCHI (SHOO TOE SAC KOOT SUE OOCHEE)
 
KNIFEHAND STRIKE TO RIB/SPLEEN- SHUTO HIZO UCHI (SHOO TOE HEEZO OOCHEE)
 
 
KNIFEHAND STRIKE TO SOLER PLEXUS-SHUTO SAKUTSU UCHI KOMI (SHOO TOE SAC KOOT SUE OOCHEE KOME)
 
KNIFEHAND STRIKE TO FACE/HEAD- SHUTO GAMMEN USCHI (SHOO TOE GAMMEN OOCHEE)
 
HOOKING KNIFEHAND STRIKE- SHUTO UCHI UCHI (SHOOTOE OOCHEE OOCHEE)
 
UPPER ELBOW STRIKE- HIJI JODAN UCHI (HEEJEE JOE DON OOCHEE)
 
DECSENDING ELBOW- HIJI OROSHI UCHI (HEEJEE OROSHEE OOCHEE)
 
BACKWARD ELBOW STRIKE- HIJI USHIRO UCHI (HEEJEE OOSHEERO OOCHEE)
 
RISING ELBOW STRIKE- HIJI AGE ATE (HEEJEE AHGAY AHTAY)
 
 
CROSS PUNCH- FURI UCHI (FOO REE OOCHEE)
 
MACE HAND STRIKE- TETTSUI UCHI (TET SUEE OOCHEE)
 
SPEARHAND STRIKE- NUKITE UCHI (NEW KEY TAY OOCHEE)
 
SUPPORTED SPEARHAND STRIKE- MOROTE NUKITE (MO ROW TAY NEW KEY TAY)
 
BODY PARTS:
 
HEAD- ATAMA (ATOMMA)  
KNIFEHAND- SHUTO (SHOO TOE)  

FIST- SEIKEN (SAY KEN)

 
ELBOW- HIJI (HEE JEE)  
FACE- GAMMEN (GAH MEN)  
NECK- KUBI (KOO BEE)  
COLLARBONE- SAKUTSU (SAC KOOT SUE)  
TOP OF FOOT- HEISOKU (HIGH SO KOO)  
BLADE OF FOOT-SOKUTO (SO KOO TOE)  
HEEL OF FOOT- KAKATO (KA KA TOE)  
BALL OF FOOT- KOSHI (KO SHEE)  
   
   

 

 

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