General Terminology

Obi (Belt)
Dogi/Gi (Uniform)
Dojo (School)
Hanshi (Supreme Master)
Shihan (Master)
Sensei (School master / Teacher)
Sempai (Senior)
Yoi (Prepare)
Norei (Return to Yoi)
Rei (Bow)
Mawatte (Turn)
Hantai (Opposite side)
Yame (Stop)
Yasume (Relax)
Soto (Outside)
Shita (Down)
Migi (Right)
Age (Rising)
Juji (Cross arm)
Kohai (Junior)
Shomen (Front of Dojo)
Otagai (Each other)
Seiza (Kneel)
Kamaete (On guard)
Hajime (Start)
Uchi (Inside)
Hidari (Left)
Yoko (Side)
Tobi (Jump)


Body Weapons - The hand and arms as weapon

Seiken (Fist)
Shuto (Knife hand)
Hiji / Enpi (Elbow)
Tettsui (Haummer fist)
Koken (Arc fist), Uraken (Reverse fist / Back hand)
Haito (Reverse knife hand)
Nukite (Finger tip strike)
Shotei (Palm heel)
Kote (Forearm)


Body Weapons - The leg and foot as a weapon

Sokuto (Knife edge foot)
Haisoku (Instep)
Kakato (Heel)
Hiza (Knee), Chusoku (Ball of the foot)
Teisoku (Arch)
Sune (Shin)
Tsumasaki (Toe)


Body Weapons - Others

Zutsuki (Head-butt), Taiatari (Tackle), Kiai (Spirited shout)


Body parts as a target

Jodan (Neck and Head)
Ago (Chin / Jaw)
Me (Eye)
Hana (Nose)
Nodo (Throat)
Komekami (Temple)
Kuchi (Mouth)
Mimi (Ear)
Kubi (Neck)
Ganmen (Face)
Jinchu (Spot between nose & mouth)
Miken (Spot between eyes)
Chudan (Torso area)
Suigetsu / Hara (Stomach / Solar Plexus)
Mune (Chest)
Sakotsu / Clavicle (Collarbone)
Rokkotsu / Abara (Rib)
Kata (Shoulder)
Hizo (Spleen)
Kanzo (Liver)
Senaka / Ushiro (Back)
Shinzo (Heart)
Ude (Arms)
Te (Hand)
Yubi (Finger)
Tekubi (Wrist)
Kobushi / Ken (Fist)
Gedan (Groin and legs)
Kinteki (Groin)
Ashi (Leg)
Hiza (Knee)
Kansetsu (Joint)
Momo (Thigh)
Koshi (Hip)
Sune (Shin)
Kakato (Heel)
Fukurahagi (Calf)


Stance  (the word "tachi" & "dachi" has same meaning)

Heisoku dachi (Closed foot stance)
Musubi dachi (Toes open & heels together)
Moro ashi dachi (Two legged parallel stance)
Kokutsu dachi (Back stance)
Kake dachi (cross legs stance)
Kiba dachi (Horse back riding stance),
Tsuru ashi dachi (Crane stance)
Heiko dachi (Parallel stance)
Fudo dachi / Shizentai (Ready stance)
Sanchin dachi (Basic practice stance)
Neko ashi dachi (Cat stance)
Zenkutsu dachi (Forward stance)
Shiko dachi (Sumo stance),


Name of the technique

Fist Striking

Seiken chudan / Jodan tsuki (Fist strike to the chudan / jodan)
Seiken ago uchi (Fist strike to the chin)
Uraken ganmen uchi (Back fist strike to the face)
Uraken sayu uchi (Back fist strike to the left & right opponents)
Uraken hizo uchi (Back fist strike to side of the stomach)
Uraken mawashi uchi (Back fist roundhouse strike to the temple)
Shita tsuki (Flipped fist strike to the middle section)
Enpi (Elbow strike)
* The term "Tsuki" often times pronounced "Zuki" with the "Z" sound.


Shuto striking

Shuto ganmen uchi (Shuto strike to the temple)
Shuto sakotsu uchi (Shuto down strike to the collarbone)
Shuto sakotsu uchikomi (Shuto forward strike to the collarbone)
Shuto uchi uchi (Shuto outward strike to the temple or neck)
Shuto hizo uchi (Shuto strike to the spleen/abdomen)


Blocking techniques

Jodan uke (Upper block)
Soto uke (Middle section from outside to inside)
Uchi uke (Middle section from inside to outside)
Gedan barai (Lower block)
Mawashi uke (Roundhouse block)
Shuto mawashi uke (Shuto roundhouse block)


Kicks

Mae keage (Front upper kick with no knee snap)
Hiza geri (Knee kick)
Kin geri (Groin kick)
Mae geri (Front snap kick)
Yoko keage (Side upper kick with no knee snap)
Kansetsu geri (Knee joint kick)
Yoko geri (Side kick)
Ushiro geri (Back kick)
Uchi mawashi geri (Roundhouse kick with no knee snap outward)
Soto mawashi geri (Roundhouse kick with no knee snap inward)
Mawashi geri (Roundhouse kick)
Ushiro mawashi geri (Spinning roundhouse kick)
Kakato otoshi (ax kick)
Tobi geri (Jumping kick)


Name of the Kata

Taikyoku sono ichi (1), sono ni (2), sono san (3)
All Taikyoku Kata has Ura (Reverse = spin)

Sokugi Taikyoku sono ichi (1), sono ni (2), sono san (3)

Pinan sono ichi (1), sono ni (2), sono san (3), sono yon (4),
sono go (5)
All Pinan Kata has Ura (Reverse = spin)

Sanchin, Yantsu
Tsuki no Kata, Gekisai dai & Gekisai sho,
Tensho, Seienchin, Garyu, Seipai
Kanku, Sushiho,
Saifa   


Number (Kazu)

1 (Ichi) 2 (Ni) 3 (San) 4 (Shi) 5 (Go)
6 (Roku) 7 (Shichi) 8 (Hachi) 9 (Ku) 10 (Ju)

11 (Ju Ichi) 12 (Ju Ni) 13 (Ju San) 14 (Ju Shi)
15 (Ju Go) 16 (Ju Roku) 17 (Ju Shichi) 18 (Ju Hachi)
19 (Ju Kyu) 20 (Ni Ju) 30 (San Ju) 40 (Yon Ju)
50 (Go Ju) 60 (Roku Ju) 70 (Nana Ju) 80 (Hachi Ju)
90 (Kyu Ju) 100 (Hyaku) 1000 (Sen)   


Other terminology

Sosai (director-general) / In Kyokushin, we define Sosai as Masutatsu Oyama the founder of Kyokushin
Kancho (Director)
Kyokushin (Ultimate truth)
Tameshiwari / Shiwari (Braking demonstration)
Goshin jutsu (Self defense)
Kumite (Fight for practice reason)
Hokyo (Strength training e.g. Push ups)
Kentate (Fist push ups)
Yubitate (Finger push ups)
Fukkin (abdominal exercises / crunch / sit-up)
Haikin (Back extention)
Sukuwatto (Squat)
Sakadachi (Hand standing)
Junan (Stretching)
Bogu (Protection gear)
Mizu (Water)
Three basic principles of Kata = Tempo of technique, Points of power stress, Breath control

Osu (In Dojo, it is use for "Yes, No, Hello, Hi, How are you? Good bye, etc..."
We use as courtesy call but it has meaning of Respect, patience, gratitude)
Osu onegai shimasu (Courtesy call when start the class / to your practice partner)
Osu Arigato gozaimashita (Thank you so much)
Osu Shitsurei shimasu (Excuse me)
Osu Shitsurei shimashita (I apologize)
Shodan Shinsa (Dan test / Black Belt test)
Shokyu Shinsa (Kyu Test / Color belt test)


For Fighters

Shomen (Front)
Shushin (Referee)
Seiza (Kneel)
Kamaete (On guard)
Yame (Stop)
Shiro (White)
Genten ichi (Minus 1 point)
Rei (Bow)
Otagai (Each other)
Mawatte (Turn)
Hajime (Start)
Aka (Red)
Chyui (Warning)
Genten ni (Minus 2 point)
Genten san = shikkaku (Minus 3 point = disqualified)
Hantei (Judgment)
Waza ari (Half point)
Akshu (Shake hands)
Ippon (Knock out = fight ends)