The karate union of great britain the kugb has over 300 karate clubs and is committed to the development of shotokan karate. Stan schmidt was a south african master of shotokan karate. Shotokan now practice techniques which are closer to the shotokan ideal than the ideals of their founders. Shotokan karate club may assign its rights under this agreement without condition. Compendium in which to look up the japanese terminology used in the art of karate do. Get shotokan karate training manual pdf file for free from our online library. Basic karate terminology this list is divided into general terms, blocks, punches, strikes and kicks. Quotation marks are used on the english side to distinguish between literal translations of the japanese terms from their more figurative meanings quotes indicate literal translation. The benefits of karate are many and will empower and enrich your or.
Shotokan karate training manual by tyase32komala issuu. The main purpose of this dictionary is to define the terms used in the karate style shotokan. Women competitive shotokan karate athletes and propose possi ble predisposing factors. Karate 1 about the tutorial karate is a form of selfdefence technique that requires a good balance between body and mind. Gichin funakoshi the founder of shotokan karate japan karate association jka the jka is the largest. Shotokan one of the main styles of karate sonkyo squatting position for mokuso soto outside. Several shotokan groups have introduced other shotokan kata and kata from other styles, into their training, but when the jka japan karate association was formed by nakayama sensei, he put forward these 26 kata not including takyoku shodan or. The following list is non exhaustive, but presents the most used terms in class. Basic karate terms and pronunciations for shotokan karate training. Glossary of karate terms karate union of great britain. Written in a unique form with their japanese characters kanji, pronunciation. This list of japanese words and their english translations is not comprehensive.
Completely revised and extended now being published in colour. First name last name student id eric rossini, sensei. Numbers general standing forms blocks hand techniques punches and other striking techniques kicks sparring throwing. Tnt school of martial arts shotokan karate do 1 table of contents karate history 3 martial arts biography of joshua carrick 2 the founder of the national karate association 4. Notes when shihan or sensei is used as an honorific or a title, there are a few important things one needs to be aware of. However, many schools of jka japan karate association affiliated shotokan karate used the full terminology on a daily basis, providing translations also. Glossary shotokan karate of america tsutomu ohshima. The area at the base of the shin bone and the top of the foot. Fska was incorporated in 2003 in the state of california. From the basic bodyshifting to the advanced bodyshifting, students of any levels will be able to learn this system step by step. In fact one of the most outstanding okinawan masters of today is quoted as saying that when he first went to shotokan karate magazine gichin funakoshi and sensei ohtsuke demonstrating defence against bo. Shotokan karate dictionary pdf karate is a system of empty hand fighting developed intially on okinawa island and. Becoming familiar with the japanese terminology enables you to travel to a karate club anywhere in the world and train with the minimum of linguistic barriers. Numbers when counting for class, just pronounce the first syllable of bisyllabic numbers i.
Shotokan was the name of the first official dojo built by gichin funakoshi, in 1936 at mejiro, and destroyed in 1945 as a result of an allied bombing. Here is a complete compendium of essential terms for the practice of karatedo, with special focus on the shotokan style. Shotokan karate is a dynamic martial art style created by the late, great gichin funakoshi. Shotokan, shito ryu, wado ryu and kyokushin kai etc. I now know, is something to be cherished, and one should consider it. Along with others, such as norman robinson, he was an early practitioner of shotokan karate in south africa and his establishment of the south african branch of the japan karate association jka in 1965 after training in japan, along with his subsequent promotion of the art in south africa, earned him the appellation of. For more information on nagewaza, please refer to karatedo kyohan, pages 227232. A complete compendium of all terms we use in karate and here specialized in shotokan. Katabunkai maitrisez les techniques du karate shotokan. Shotokan karate glossary welcome to the japan karate. This video talks about the terminology of three of the main stances in shotokan karate. Karate vocabulary list and pronunciation guide japanese.
Basic karate terms and pronunciations for shotokan karate. Basic shotokan karate glossary belt ranking the belt a student wears is colorcoded to indicate his or her progress in karate. Shotokan karate training manual its immensely important to begin read the introduction section, next towards the brief discussion and discover each of the subject coverage within. Shotokan one of the main styles of karate sonkyo squatting position for mokuso soto outside, opposite of uchi sundome control of an attack 1 sun 3cm tai chi a chinese martial art taijuido weight transferral taikai tournament taikyokuken tai chi in japanese taisabaki body shifting tameshiwari board breaking tanden center point. Japanese karate terminology dublin city university shotokan. The style is characterized by highly concentrated striking, forthright blocking, powerful stances, and a series of captivating kata. General terms chudan chewdahn chest area dojo doejoe training hall gedan gaydahn lower level of the body hajime hajimay start hanmi. Glossary of kyokushin karate terms this is a basic glossary of terms found in kyokushin karate, with definition and audio pronunciation.
If you are serious about training karate, doshikai is the dojo for you. The goal of this booklet is to provide the new student with some basic information about shotokan karate do in general and to provide students of the heisui dojo orono community martial arts with specific information about class structure and practice. Shotokan karate is a traditional japanese style of the art founded by master gichin funakoshi. You may assign your rights under this agreement to any party that consents to, and agrees to be bound by, its terms and conditions. The kiai or spirit cry as it is sometimes referred to, occurs only at certain predetermined moments in each kata. A traditional shotokan karate magazine featuring the most senior and famous shotokan senseis and it is totally nonpolitical shotokan karate magazine a traditional publication with a truly international following.
Shotokan karate terminology to 1st dan general terms japanese literal english common translation karate do empty hand way karate. The japanese terms are used in all karate dojos all over the world. Notes when shihan or sensei is used as an honorific or a title, there are a few important things one needs to be aware of shihan or sensei is attached to the end of the persons family name, e. Shotokan karate is comprised of 26 katas, each with their own emphasis on fast and slow or controlled and powerfull movements. Kata kion, heian shodan, heian nidan, heian sandan, heian. A listing and phonetic spelling of core punches, kicks, blocks, strikes, stances, and other general terms used in traditional japanese shotokan karate. Japan karate association of albany 1 welcome to the japan karate association jka of albany as with any new endeavor, karate for the new student may seem very confusing. General terms chudan chewdahn chest area dojo doejoe training hall gedan gaydahn lower level of the body hajime hajimay start hanmi hummi 45 degrees, hips hanmi when blocking hara harrah lower abdominal area hidari hidarree left.
For more information on nagewaza, please refer to karate do kyohan, pages 227232. This material has been duplicated here with his permission. So, apart from physical power, one needs to learn various playing tactics to have a cutting edge over others. At 27 shotokan katas halfway through the bunkai begins. Yoi ready yame stop rei bow hajime start mokuso meditation mawatte turn around dojo place of the way training hall sensei person who has gone before teacher form of. The heian yondan contains a lot of openhanded strikes and blocks. This packet contains a basic introduction to karate do the way of karate, proper etiquette, philosophy, and terminology.
Welcome to the practice of shotokan karate do, a traditional form of japanese martial arts. Kyokushinkai a style of karate founded by oyamasensei kyudo the way of the bow japanese archery. One must concentrate primarily on achieving a relaxed body, free from tension, to exert maximum stability, speed and control. The heian shodan involves some very simple sjotokan and punches. Karate terminology glossary by paul walker shotokan sensei. In 1987, the nonpolitical funakoshi shotokan karate association was founded with its world headquarters now in milpitas, ca and affiliates throughout the united states, mexico, europe, africa, middle east and south america. For translating the chinese or kanji characters of the japanese terms and defining the root meanings of the characters, the excellent dictionary, the modern readers japaneseenglish character. Shotokan karate magazine university college dublin. The kugb is affiliated to european and world shotokan karate bodies. For example, the kui karate union of ireland, utilises the full and proper japanese name for each move and kata in training, grading and competition.
Jan 10, 2018 save this book to read shotokan karate training manual pdf ebook at our online library. Glossary of kyokushin karate terms the martial way. Peter lindsays web site was the original source for the material on this web page. Virtually all of the katas taught today in the shotokan system have two kiai points. Shotokan karate championships in all age groups in iran sea. The complete beginners guide to shotokan karate global. Responsible for spreading karate to the general public in okinawa. The sioux falls shotokan karate club is a nonprofit organization that adheres to the same high standards and principles set forth by master funakoshi. The karate union of great britain the kugb has over 300 karate clubs and is. Shotokan is a form of self defense that is built like a strong house first a formidable foundation is molded within a. The history of the martial arts style shotokan karate begins with gichin funakoshi, a man who not only started the form but also helped to popularize karate in general. The terms and conditions terms describe how sko, 1517 stafford street, audlem, cheshire, cw30aw regulates your use of this website please read the following information carefully to understand our practices regarding your use of the site. More recently, a ufc fighter by the name of lyoto machida has done quite a bit to bring the art of shotokan to the forefront as well. Shotokan karate terminology as with any other art form shotokan karate has its own unique terminology, and even though shotokan is taught all over the world, and in many different languages, it is still common in most dojos to give some commands in japanese.
Doshikai shotokan karate member handbook strong and effective. General terms chudan chewdahn chest area dojo doejoe training hall gedan gaydahn lower level of the body hajime hajimay start hanmi hummi 45 degrees, hips hanmi when blocking. Japanese karate terminology dublin city university. Page 4 introduction to the four stages t he first stage is the practise of the kata techniques without a partner and is what most people think of as kata practise.
This is similar to the way in which musical terms are often referred to in italian and dance terms in french. Click download or read online button to get shotokan free pdf ebooks users guide, manuals, sheets about goju ryu karate katas ready for download. The origins of shotokan kata 17 karate as selfdefense 19 karate as a sport 20 master gichin funakoshis 20 precepts of karate do 21. Japanese characters kanji, rendered in exquisite, handmade calligraphy, uniquely compliment the terminology used throughout this book. Karate vocabulary list and pronunciation guide caltech its. The shotokan karate dictionary, schlatt books january 1, 2001 advanced karate do. Karate terminology glossary by paul walker punches agezuki rising punch. Shotokan karate magazine a traditional publication with. Shoto, shoto, meaning pinewaves the movement of pine needles when the wind blows through them, was funakoshis penname, which he used in his poetic and philosophical writings and messages to his students. Central edmonton karatedo karate terminology september 2006 page 3 standing dachi positions the stance is more than just standing.1132 346 947 1081 1525 1 799 1111 655 631 60 1222 948 1154 1067 1240 135 525 395 1247 880 120 746 55 1287 46 1289 190 825 1227 365 911 1236 1300 1024 1322 54 455 485 1447 988 462 116 318 130 1023 448