Dojo Glossary

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keiko gi

(keh-ee-koh gee):  Training uniform

 

 

Hits: 41
Kekomi

(kay-koh-me): Thrust kick

Hits: 43
Kentsui-uchi

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

Hits: 38
Ki

(key): Mind, Spirit, Internal Energy

Hits: 40
Kiai

(key-aye): Focusing shout or spirit yell

Hits: 41
Kiba-dachi

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

Hits: 36
Kihon

(key-hohn): Basic technique

Hits: 54
Kihon kumite

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

Hits: 37
Kime

(key-may): Focus of power or spirit

Hits: 57
Kokutsu-dachi

(koe-koo-tsu dah-chee): Back stance

Hits: 38
Kosa-dachi

(koe-sah dah-chee): Crossed legged stance

Hits: 34
Ku

(koo): Nine

Hits: 35
Kumite

(koo-me-teh): Sparring

Hits: 53
Kyu

(kyoo): Rank given to those below black belt.  Beginning rank starts at 10th kyu and as one progresses the number goes down in value to the 1st kyu, just below black belt.

Hits: 73
Mae

(mah-eh): Front

Hits: 50