Dojo Glossary

Glossary of terms.

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kaette

(kah-eht-teh) Pivot/assume opposite direction

Hits: 46
Kamae

(kah-may): Sparring posture, usually referring to position of entire body and mindset.

Hits: 61
Kamatae

(kah-mah-ta-eh) Assume stance

Hits: 40
Karate

(kah-rah-teh): Empty hand

Hits: 78
KarateKa

(kah-rah-teh-kah): Karate practitioner

Hits: 41
Kata

(kah-tah): Form or pre-arranged set of techniques.

Hits: 58
Keage

(key-ah-geh): Snap kick

Hits: 46
keiko gi

(keh-ee-koh gee):  Training uniform

 

 

Hits: 41
Kekomi

(kay-koh-me): Thrust kick

Hits: 44
Kentsui-uchi

(ken-tsue-ee oo-chee): Hammer fist strike

Hits: 38
Ki

(key): Mind, Spirit, Internal Energy

Hits: 41
Kiai

(key-aye): Focusing shout or spirit yell

Hits: 42
Kiba-dachi

(key-bah dah-chee): Side stance (horse stance)

Hits: 37
Kihon

(key-hohn): Basic technique

Hits: 56
Kihon kumite

(key-hohn koo-me-teh): Basic sparring

Hits: 37