Home   Archive by category "vocab"

Category Archives: vocab


These are the required (kyu ranks) white-brown belt vocabulary.  Technical requirements are listed here (kata & kihon)  Japanese Pronouce Literal Common use WHITE BELT ↓ shiro shear-roe white white chōchō cho-cho butterfly butterfly Dojo doe-joe Way Place Karate school Gi gee uniform uniform Hai hi yes yes Hebi heb-bee snake snake Kamaete ka-may-e-tay posture low block ready Karate ka-raw-tay empty hand japanese self-defense Kiai
Learn more »

My first karate test

It’s time to test.  Below are your minimum requirements, vocabulary and test fee info.  Your novice belt tests are only $35 and includes a new belt and certificate.