Our Name

Shorijiryu Small forest temple
Renshinkan Of great heart

Basic terms

Karatedo Way of the empty hand
Dogi Karate suit
Obi Belt
Dojo Place to train

Titles

Term Translation
Soke Grand Master
Shihan Chief Instructor
Sensei Instructor
Sempei Senior (to you)

Belts

Term Translation
Kur obi Black Belt
Char obi Brown Belt

Commands

Command Translation
Shugo Line up
Yoi Get ready
Kirritsu Attention
Seiza Kneel
Shoman mokuso Meditate to the front
Mokuso yamae Stop meditating
Shizukani Meokeitei Open eyes
Shoman rei Bow to front (Soke, dojo)
Sensei ni rei Bow to teacher
Shihan ni rei Bow to chief instructor
Otaga ni rei Bow to senior / each other
Rei Bow
Hajime Begin
Yame Stop / finish
Naotte Return to position
Ichi waza Counted technique
Kotei Change (direction)
Renshu Practice
Kyuke Rest
Kamite Get ready

Co-ordinations

Coordination Translation
Migi Right
Hidari Left
Masui Straight
Mi Distance

Kumite Expressions

Term Translation
Wazari Half Point
Ichi di ich One point each
Ippon Full Point