Dojo Glossary

Glossary of terms.

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Hai

(hi): Yes

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Haishu-uchi

(hi-shoo oo-chee): Back hand strike

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Haito-uchi

(hi-toe oo-chee): Ridge-hand strike

Hits: 39
Hajime

(hah-zhim-ay): Begin

Hits: 142
Hangetsu-dachi

(hahn-geh-tsue dah-chee): Half-moon stance

Hits: 46
Heiko-dachi

(hay-koh dah-chee): Parallel stance

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Hidari

(he-dah-rhee): Left

Hits: 42
hikite

(hee-kee-teh):  Pulling hand

Hits: 40
Hiza-uke

(he-zah oo-kay): Knee block

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Hombu-Dojo

(hohm-boo doh-joh): Dojo headquarter

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Ichi

(ih-chee): One

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Ippon kumite

(eep-pohn koo-me-teh): One step sparring

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Ippon-ken

(eep-pone ken): One-knuckle fist

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Irimi

(ee-ree-mee)Moving to opponent straight to a technique

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Japan Karate Association

The Japan Karate Association is the oldest and most influential martial arts organization.  It is officially approved by the Japanese as an association of members for the promotion of karate.  The organization was originally formed by Gichin Funakoshi's senior students, Isao Obata, Masatoshi Nakayama and Hidetake Nishiyama on May 27, 1949.

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