Makoto School of Martial Arts

Counting

  • Ichi (Echee) - One
  • Ni (Nee) - Two
  • San (Saan) - Three
  • Shi (She) - Four
  • Go (Goh) - Five
  • Roku (Row-Coo) - Six
  • Sheechi (Seechee) - Seven
  • Hachi (Ha-chee) - Eight
  • Kyu (Q) - Nine
  • Ju (Joo) - Ten

Commands

  • Seiza - Kneel
  • Rei - Bow
  • Kamiza Ni Rei - Bow to Front
  • Sensei Ni Rei - Bow to Teacher
  • Youi - Ready
  • Shugo - Line Up
  • Hajime - Begin
  • Yame - End

Blocks

  • Age Uke - Rising Block
  • Soto Uke - Outside Block
  • Uchi Uke - Inside Block
  • Gedan Barai - Downward Block
  • Shuto Uke - Knife Hand Block
  • Juju Uke - X Block

Strikes

  • Zuki - Punch
  • Gyaku Zuki - Reverse Punch
  • Nukite - Spear Hand
  • Kagi Zuki - Hook Punch
  • Uraken - Back Fist

Stances

  • Youi - Ready Stance
  • Zenkutsu Dachi - Front Stance
  • Kiba Dachi - Horse Stance
  • Sanchin Dachi - Hour Glass Stance
  • Kokutsu Dachi - Back Stance
  • Neko Ashi Dachi - Cat Stance

Kicks

  • Mae Geri - Front Kick
  • Yoko Geri - Side Kick
  • Keagi Geri - Snap Kick
  • Kekomi Geri - Thrust Kick
  • Mawashi Geri - Roundhouse Kick
  • Ushiro Geri - Back Kick

Basic Phrases

  • Hai - Yes
  • Ie - No
  • Sensei - Teacher / Instructor
  • Dojo - Where we train
  • Dojo Kun - Dojo Principles
  • Dai Sempi - Senior Student / Asst. Instructor
  • Kihon - Basics
  • Kumite - Sparring
  • Ippon Kumite - One Step Sparring
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