Karate Term - Karate

Explain the terms that are used in Karate?

However, Japanese’s Tae and Chinese’s Kung Fu are the sisters of Karate, but it is the Japanese art, which has given a great contribution in popularising this art globally. So it is obvious to use some Japanese words in this game. A person who wants to practise the game should learn the meanings of these words first to analyse this game. So given below are some of the common abbreviations with their actual meanings.

Terms

Meanings

Kazu

Numbers

Tachikata

Stances

Utekata

Blocking methods

Semekata

Attacking methods

Kerikaka

Kicking methods

Kata

Forms

Atemi

Strike

Barai

Sweep

Bunkai

Application of Kata techniques

Dai Ichi

The first

Deshi

The pupil or students

Dojo

Place to practice

Hai

Yes

Hidari

Left

Iya

No

Kokyo-Ho

Breathing methods

Obi

Karate belt

These are the least number of words that one must know basically. However, the list is big if we distinguish each player. As one basically starts practicing, as the time passes, he ought to learn new terms every day. A good person should know the in depth meaning of each word and it is mandatory to understand very well on how to get master over these words prior to the end of the session.

All rights reserved © 2018 Wisdom IT Services India Pvt. Ltd DMCA.com Protection Status

Karate Topics