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Numbers Commands
Ichi 1 Nihonme Second point
Ni 2 Shobu Play off
San 3 Shobuari Match point
Shi 4 Shugo Gather around
Go 5 Hajime Begin
Roku 6 Yame Stop
Shichi 7 Rei Bow
Hachi 8
Kyu 9 Directions
Ju 10 Mae Forwards
Ato Backwards
Etiquette Migi Right
Onegai Shimasu Please Hidari Left
Arigato Gozaimasu Thank you
Chakuza Sit down The Basic Cuts
Seiza Kneel correctly Men-uchi Cut to the head
Mokuso Meditate Kote-uchi Cut to the wrist
Do-uchi Cut to the torso
Tsuki Thrust to the throat
General
Ma-ai Distance Isoku itto no ma Normal distance
Kiai Meeting of spirits Kensen Tip of the shinai
Kissaki Point section (sword) Zanshin Remaining heart
Sonkyo Crouching position Kiritsuke Cutting action
Nukitsuke Drawing action Noto Re-sheathing
Suburi Warm up swing Kamae Posture
Ashi-sabaki Footwork practice Jigeiko Free practice
Kata Set pattern Ryu School
Waza Technique
   
Equipment
Shinai Bamboo sword Tsuba Sword guard
Keikogi Jacket Tenugui Head Band
Bogu Armour Men Helmet
Kote Gloves Do Breast plate
Tare Groin protector Habaki Blade collar
Kashira End of handle Kojiri End of scabbard
Tsukamaki Handle wrap Koshirae Sword mountings
Mei Signature Ura Back (right)
Omote Outside (left) Uchiko Polishing powder
Hakama Pants Nodo Throat guard
Tsuka Hilt Himo Cords
Obi Belt Shinken True Sword
Saya Scabbard Sageo Cord to belt
Fuchi Metal sleeve Kurigata Cord knob
Menuki Hilt ornaments Koiguchi Scabbard opening
Mune Back edge Monouchi Striking area
Choji Clove oil

 

 

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