Seido Karate - Full Syllabus

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Osu / Osu Shinobu
Literally, "striving with patience," also as a greeting and response to instructions
Mokuso
Meditate
Yame
Stop
Ni Rei
Bow to
Kaicho
Title, Grandmaster or Head of system
Nidaime
Title for the inheritor of the system
Hanshi
Title, 8th dan
Shuseki
Shihan Title, 7th dan
Sei Shihan
Title, senior 6th dan
Jun Shihan
Title, newer 6th dan
Kyoshi
Title, 5th dan
Sensei
Title, 4th dan
Senpai
Term referring to someone senior in rank, especially black belts
Kohai
Term referring to someone junior in rank
Yoi
Get ready
Ichi
One
Ni
Two
San
Three
Chi
Four
Go
Five
Roku
Six
Shichi
Seven
Hachi
Eight
Ku
Nine
Ju
Ten
Kiai
Yell of Spirit
Ibuki
Slow, forceful audible breathing with dynamic tension of the abdomen
Kamaete
Move to stance
Naore
Return to normal / ready stance, maintaining awareness
Mawate
Turn
Hajime
Begin
Kosa
Quickly switch leads in stance
Migi
Right
Hidari
Left
Karate-do
The Way / Path of the Empty Hand
Karate-ka
A student of the Way / Path of the Empty Hand
Dojo
Karate school, literally a place to study a Way / Path
Seido
Sincere Way
Juku
A Special Place
Ryu
A martial arts organization whose syllabus and traditions are passed downwards to successive generations of students
Honbu
Headquarters
Gi
Training uniform
Obi
Belt
Budo
Literally, "Martial Way," a term that includes all Japanese martial / combative arts
Shinzen
Spiritual Center of the Dojo
Dan
A term referring to levels of black belt ranking
Kyu
A term referring to levels of color belt training
Zazen
Seated Meditation
Kinhin
Walking Meditation
Kata
Literally "form," choreographed martial sequences that are part of the syllabus of a martial system
Taikyoku
Take the Wide View
Pinan
Peace and Harmony
Sanchin
Three Points (mind, body, techniques)
Gek Sai Dai/Sho
Break Down the Fortress (large/small)
Yansu
Keep Pure
Tensho
Rolling Hand
Tsuki-no
Fortune and Good Luck
Saiha
Big Wave
Kumite
Sparring
Yakusoku Kumite
"Promise" or choreographed sparring
Kihon Kumite
Sparring Basics
Tameshiwari
The Practice of Breaking Techniques
Ki (Chinese, Chi)
An organic force or energy that can be felt but not seen
Yin / Yang
The interconnection of opposing energies
Zanshin
Lingering Energy
Hara
For martial artists, the physical and emotional center of the self, in the belly
Ma-ai
Distancing
Tai Sabaki
Skillful body movement
Ashi Sabaki
Footwork
Fumikomi-ashi
Stepping Footwork (change leads)
Okuri-ashi
Shifting/scooting Footwork (no lead change)
Sei Chu Sen
Cover Center Line
Ren Ma
Keep Polishing
Toh Kon
Fighting Spirit
Kokoro
Heart / Mind
Kizuna
Relationships
Jodan
High Target
Chudan
Middle Target
Gedan
Low Target
Seiken
Forefist (first 2 knuckles)
Tsuki
Punch
Morote Tsuki
Double Punch
Seiken Ago Tsuki
Punch to Chin with Hands Up
Awase Tsuki
Combined High / Middle Punch
Oi Tsuki
Lead Punch
Gyaku Tsuki
Rear Punch
Shita Tsuki
Short Punch
Tsuki Age
Rising Punch
Kagi Tsuki
Hook Punch
Jun Tsuki
Side Punch
Tate Tsuki/Tate Ken
Vertical Punch
Shuto
Knifehand
Shuto Gammen Uchi
Roundhouse Knifehand Strike
Shuto Sakotsu Uchi
Downward Knifehand Strike
Shuto Uchi Uchi
Inner Knifehand Strike
Shuto Sakotsu Uchi Komi
Driving Knifehand Strike to Collarbone
Shuto Hizo Uchi
Knifehand Strike to the Spleen
Nukite
Spearhand
Shotei
Palm Heel
Haito
Ridgehand (inner edge of hand)
Tettsui
Hammerfist
Toho
Sword Peak Hand
Haishu
Back of Hand
Hirate
Whole Inside of Hand
Kumade
Bear Claw Hand
Keiko
Chicken Beak Hand
Atama
Head
Kakiwake Uke
Double Downward Circular Block
Jodan Uke
Upward Block
Chudan Uchi Uke
Middle Inside Block
Chudan Soto Uke
Middle Outside Block
Gedan Barai
Downward Block
Chudan Uchi Uke/Gedan Barai
Combined Middle Inside & Downward Block
Kote Uke
Forearm Block
Kake Uke
Hook Block
Soete Chudan Uchi Uke
Reinfored Middle Inside Block
Shuto Mawashi Uke
Roundhouse Knifehand Block
Shuto Enke Uke
Circular Knifehand Block
Hiji Yoko Uke
Side Elbow Block
Hirate Ashi Barai
Sweep with Inside of Hand
Juji Uke
Crossed Arm Block
Koken Uke
Wrist Block
Tensho Uke
Rolling Hand Block
Teisoku Uke
Block / Jam Kick with Bottom of Foot
Keage
Kicks that Rise Straight Up
Geri
Kicks that Thrust or Snap
Chusoku
Ball of Foot
Haisoku
Top of Foot / Instep
Sokuto
Knife Edge of Foot
Kakato
Heel
Mae Keage
Front Rising Kick
Mae Geri
Front Snap Kick
Hiza Geri
Knee Kick
Kin Geri
Groin Kick / Instep Kick
Kakato Geri
Stomp Kick
Kakato Ushiro Keage
Rising Back Heel Kick
Mawashi Geri
Roundhouse Kick
Yoko Keage
Side Rising Kick
Yoko Geri
Side Thrust Kick
Kansetsu Geri
Joint Kick / Low Side Kick to Knee
Uchi Mawashi Geri
Inside to Outside Kick
Soto Mawashi Geri
Outside to Inside Kick
Kakato Otoshi Geri
Descending Heel Kick
Ushiro Geri
Back Kick
Kake Geri
Hook Kick
Ushiro Mawashi Geri
Back Spin Kick / Spinning Hook Kick
Tobi Geri
Jumping Kick
Kekomi
Thrusting Action
Uraken
Backfist (Back of 1st Two Knuckles)
Uraken Shomen Uchi
Backfist to Front (face area)
Uraken Sayu Uchi
Backfist to Side (face area)
Uraken Furi Uchi
Backfist to Back (midsection)
Uraken Mawashi Uchi
Roundhouse Backfist
Hiji
Elbow
Hiji Age Ate
Rising Elbow Strike
Hiji Yoko Ate
Side Elbow Strike
Hiji Mawashi Ate
Roundhouse Elbow Strike
Hiji Ushiro Ate
Back Elbow Strike
Hiji Oroshi Ate
Descending Elbow Strike
Hiji Ushiro Age Ate
Back Rising Elbow Strike
Dachi
Stance
Fudo Dachi
Normal Stance
Heiko Dachi
Parallel Stance / Ready Stance
Kiba Dachi
Horse Stance
Shiko Dachi
Sumo Stance
Sanchin Dachi
Three Point Stance
Re Dachi
Fighter's Stance
Zenkutsu Dachi
Front Leaning Stance
Kokutsu Dachi
Back Leaning Stance
Suriashi Dachi
Gliding Stance
Heisoku Dachi
Closed Toe Stance
Musubi Dachi
Open Toe Stance
Nekoashi Dachi
Cat Stance
Tsuruashi Dachi
Crane Stance
Kake Dachi
Hooked Stance
Garyu Dachi
Crouching Dragon Stance
Kuzure Heiko Dachi
Staggered Parallel Stance
Chusoku Heiko Dachi
Parallel Stance on Balls of Feet
Kata Hiza Dachi
One Knee Stance
Uchi Hachiji Dachi
Toes in Parallel Stance
Sagi Ashi Dachi
One Legged Stance with Instep Pressed to Back of Knee
Shinsei
One palm up, the other down
Gyaku Shinsei
Both palms up or down
Ura Gyaku Shinsei
Both palms down
Omote Gyaku Shinsei
Both palms up
Fudo no kamae
Front end of Bo down/ 45° down to right
Gyaku Fudo no kamae
Front end of Bo up/ 45° down to right
Tachi no kamae
Bo held vertically/45° to right
Koken no kamae
Bo held on wrist & inner forearm/Front end 45° down to right
Shuryo dosa
Circular block with bo
Chion
Sound Knowledge
Fujin
Big Wind / Gale
Sai Kata Ganki-Dai
Good Spirit / Enthusiasm
Ooyo
Jo Application
Suihei No Kamae
Hold Jo Horizontally in front of body
Happo Dosa
Eight Directions
Namegaishi Tate Uchi
Returning Wave Vertical Strike
Sayu Suihei Tsuki
Side Strike with tip of jo
Okuri Tsuki
Pool cue style strike with tip of jo
Namegaishi Yoko Uchi
Returning Wave Side Strike
Koryogojushiho
Traditional 54 Steps
Kanku
Rising Sun (literally Good observance of the Universe)