Basic Terminology

Series

Terminology

Numbers

  • 1 - ichi (一)
  • 2 - ni (二)
  • 3 - san (三)
  • 4 - si (四)
  • 5 - go (五)
  • 6 - roku (六)
  • 7 - sichi (七)
  • 8 - hachi (八)
  • 9 - ku (九)
  • 10 - ju (十)

Bows

  • Seiza - kneeling down
  • Shomen ni rei - bow to the front
  • Sensei ni rei - bow to the Sensei
  • Otagai ni rei - bow to each other

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