Terminology 

In Kyushindo Karate, we use the same language as the country we are in. However it can be useful to know some basic commands in Japanese for when we mix with other styles at seminars or tournaments.

Basics

 Japanese

English

 SenseiMaster
SeitoStudents
RyuStyle
 DojoTraining room or school
YoiAttention
ReiGreeting-Salute
ObiBelt
DanGrade
HajimeStart
YameeFinish
DachiPosition or stance
JodanUpward
ChudanMiddle
GedanLow
KimeFinal movement with spirit
GeriKick
TsukiPunch
KataForm
KumiteFighting

Counting

 Japanese

English

Ichi1
Ni2
San3
Shi4
Go5
Roku6
Shichi7
Hachi8
Ku9
Ju10

 Kumite

 Japanese

English

AkaRed
AoBlue
ShiroWhite
HidariLeft
MigiRight
Sanbon Three Points
NihonTwo Points
IpponOne point
Waza AriHalf point
HikiwakeDraw
Aka ( AO ) No KachiRed ( Blue ) wins
JogaiExit from the mach area
ChukokuWarning without penalty
KeikokuWarning with Ippon penalty
HansokuChui-Warning with Nihon penalty
HansokuDisqualification
ShikkakuDisqualification "Leave the Area"