Translations

 

Our Name

Shorinjiryu                        Small forest temple style 

Renshinkan                       Of great heart

 

 

Basic Terms

KaratedoWay of the empty hand
DogiKarate suit
ObiBelt
DojoPlace to train

Titles

TermTranslation
SokeGrand Master
ShihanChief Instructor
SenseiInstructor
SempeiSenior (to you)

Belts

TermTranslation
Kur obiBlack Belt
Char obiBrown Belt

Commands

CommandTranslation
ShugoLine up
YoiGet ready
KirritsuAttention
SeizaKneel
Shoman mokusoMeditate to the front
Mokuso yamaeStop meditating
Shizukani MeokeiteiOpen eyes
Shoman reiBow to front (Soke, dojo)
Sensei ni reiBow to teacher
Shihan ni reiBow to chief instructor
Otaga ni reiBow to senior / each other
ReiBow
HajimeBegin
YameStop / finish
NaotteReturn to position
Ichi wazaCounted technique
KoteiChange (direction)
RenshuPractice
KyukeRest
KamiteGet ready

   

Co-ordinations

CoordinationTranslation
MigiRight
HidariLeft
MasuiStraight
MiDistance

Kumite Expressions

Terms used in free sparring which is called Kumite.

TermTranslation
WazariHalf Point
Ichi di ichOne point each
IpponFull Point