Seiki-Juku Karate Seiki-Juku School of karate Sensei F. T. Perry
Dojo Etiquette
 
  Etiquette and procedure

1. On entering the Dojo (hall) all Karate-ka (students) should say “Osu” loudly and with confidence.

2. Always pay attention to the instructor and attempt to follow his instructions to the best of your ability.

3. No eating, drinking or smoking is permitted in the dojo.

4. Karate gi’s should be kept clean and in good repair at all times.

5. Finger nails and toe nails should be kept clean and well cut.

6. Jewellery must not be worn. If it cannot be removed, it must be taped over.

7. All karate0ka should use the time before class as a period for warming up and asking the higher grades for information and advice.

8. Instructors must be addressed appropriately: Senei (3rd Dan or over) or Sempai (highest grade up to 3rd dan).

9. Whenarriving late, you should kneel down bt the side of the dojo and wait for the instructor to let you know if you are permitted to join the class. Always ask permission to leave the dojo for whatever reason.

10. Any member found using the art of Karate for personal gain or conducting his or herself in a violent or rude manner will have his or her membership terminated.

11. The dojo must always be kept clean and tidy. This is the responsibility of the lower grades.

12. When sparring, association recommended groin guards, mittens ans shin and instep pads are mandatory.
 
Basic knowledge

English

Japanese Pronounciation
One
Two
Three
Four
Five
Six
Seven
Eight
Nine
ten
ichi
ni
san
shi
go
ruku
shichi
hachi
ku
ju
itchy
nee
san
she
go
roke
sitch
hatch
ker
jer

Begin
Bow
Head Area
Middle Body
Groin
Left
Right
Ready
Rest
Shout
Stop
Turn
Block
Strike
Kick
hajime
rei
jodan
chudan
gedan
hidari
migi
yoi
nawre
kiai
yame
mawatte
uke
uchi
geri
haj-im-me
ray
jo-dan
choo-dan
gee-dan
he-dar-ray
me-gee
yoy
now-ray
kee_eye
yam-me
ma-wat-tay
oo-kay
oo-chi
gelli