Rochford Shotokan Karate Terminology : Karate - General Terms


 

Ichi - One

San - Three

Go - Five

Shichi - Seven

Ku - Nine

Niju - Twenty

Hyaku - One hundred

Yon - Fourth

Ni - Two

Shi - Four

Roku - Six

Hachi - Eight

Ju - Ten

Niju-Go - Twenty five

Ippon - First

Gohon Fifth
 

 

Budo - Way of combat

Do - Way

Embusen - Floor pattern/lines of a kata

Karate - Empty Hand

Karateka - Practitioner of Karate

Kime - Focus

Kyu - Rank

Sempai - Senior student

Shiha - Master

Dan - Level

Dojo - 'School, training room or hall'

Gi - Uniform

Karate Do - The Way of Karate (Empty Hand)

Kihon - Fundamentals

Kohai - Junior student

Obi - Belt

Sensei - Teacher

Shotokan - 'House of Shoto' ; pen name of Funakoshi
 


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