Karate Terminology- Purple-1st kyu

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  1. Bushido
    The way of the warrior as it applied to the ancient samurai of Japan
  2. Budokai
    A practitioner of the bushido way
  3. Bushido Code
    This was a set code of honor that a samurai warrior had to follow, even to the death in order to maintain his family and personal honor
  4. The Book of Five Rings
    This was a primary manual written by Miyamoto Musashi in the fifteenth century. It was a text that dealt with fighting tactics, and has been used by the Harvard Masters of Business Administration program, in teacing students how to handle business opponents.
  5. Katana
    This was the long sword of the samurai, which varied in length but was normally seven palms or 42 inches in length
  6. Daito
    This was an intermediate length sword of the samurai
  7. Shoto
    This was the short sword used in fighting and was allowed to be worn in the house
  8. Daimyo
    This was a Japanese military leader
  9. Shogun
    This was a Japanese military dictator
  10. Ninjutsu
    This was the ancient Japanese art of invisibility. It was practiced by clans of assassins who rented their services to various military and political leaders. A ninja was considered the lowest form of life to the traditional Japanese samurai
  11. Dr, Masaaki Hatsumai
    The current master of the 34th clan generation of the Togakure Ryu Ninja style. He is also the only known living ninja master
  12. Steven Hayes
    One of the few legitimate American ninja instructors
  13. Dim Mak
    The legendary delayed death touch
  14. Honesty
    Always telling the truth no matter what
  15. Grand Master Jhoon Rhee
    Father of Tae Kwon Do in the United States
  16. Jigoro Kano
    Father of Kodokan Judo
  17. Fumio Demura
    Father of American Shito-Ryu and weapons expert
  18. Ed Parker
    Founder of American Kenpo
  19. Morihei Ueshiba
    Father of Japanese Aikido ("the way of redirecting force")
  20. Tatsuo Shimabuku
    Father of Isshin-Ryu ("one heart way")
  21. Robert Trias
    Opened the first Karate School in the United States in 1946
  22. Masatoshi Nakayama
    10th Dan and founder of the J.K.A (Japanese Karate Association) in 1949
  23. Ip Man
    One of Bruce Lee's primary instructors who taught Chinese Wing Chun
  24. Mas Oyama
    Author of This is Karate, founder of the Kyokushinkai fighting karate system
  25. Francisco Conde
    10th Dan in Kajukenbo Hawaiian Karate, founded in part by Master Emperado
  26. Helio Gracie
    Founder of Modern Brazilian Jui-Jitsu
  27. Mike Swain
    5-time Olympian and World Judo Champion
  28. Bill "Superfoot" Wallace
    9th Dan, undefeated middlewieght champion kickboxer
  29. Grand Master Ernie Reyes, Sr.
    One of the Greatest Martial Arts Masters of the 20th Century and the first youth to be nationally ranked among adults in competition
  30. Humility
    Not being proud or haughty, not arrogant or assertive
  31. Kung Fu
    This literally means, "to excel"
  32. Gung Fu
    This is the same as Kung Fu, only with a dialectic variation
  33. Five Chinese Traditional Animal Systems
    These include the dragon, tiger, crane, praying mantis, and the monkey. There are many variations.
  34. Sillum
    This is a northern Chinese variation that uses hand techniques
  35. Pau-Kua
    This is a southern Chinese variation that primarily uses leg techniques
  36. Tai-Chi
    This is an older variation of Chinese self-defense geared for developing fitness
  37. Hwa-Rang-Gar
    This is a specific style of Chinese Kung Fu
  38. Student
    One who has been training for less than 10 years
  39. Disciple
    One who has devoted at least 10 years to training
  40. Sensei
    One who has devoted at least 10 years to instructing
  41. Master
    One who has superior skill in their style and leads by example
  42. Grand Master
    One who has developed their style throughout a lifetime
  43. Patience
    Quiet, steady perserverance; diligence
  44. Cycle Training
    • This is a method of doing a variety of single sets, without repeating previous techniques, and advancing the difficulty as the workout progresses
    • Example: doing techniques from white to 1st kyu
  45. Circuit Training
    • This takes a set number of techniques and repeats them over and over again.
    • Example: doing 1st kyu techniques over and over again
  46. Reflex Training
    • This employs having the students attack and then counter, as fast as possible, for a set period
    • Example: Sparring
  47. Stretch Training
    • This employs the aspects of static, dynamic, ballistic, and PNF (Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation) in a program
    • Example of Static: Hamstring Stretch
    • Example of Dynamic: Lunges
    • Example of Ballistic: Butterfly stretch
    • Example of PNF:
  48. Strength Training
    • This allows the student to increase the amount of force that a muscle or group of muscles can exert
    • Example: Weight lifting
  49. Isometric Training
    • This employs having the student push or pull against an immovable object to shorten and tighten the muscles used
    • Example: Pull up or Push up
  50. Anaerobic and Aerobic Training
    • These use both endurance and explosive technique to maximize student conditioning
    • Example of anaerobic: Sprints
    • Example of Aerobic: Long-Distance Cycling
  51. Perseverance
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Karate Terminology- Purple-1st kyu
2012-06-06 01:44:12

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