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Bushido Codes were followed by the Samurai Class for over a 1,000 years.  Regardless of  any style or art, the principles still apply today to every Martial Artist, whether you are an Instructor or a Student.  Get to know the "Way of the Warrior."

 

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Martial Arts and Religion

The AFJ receives many emails from concerned parents and students on the subject of martial art's involvement in the study of religion. This is understandable because most martial arts are of oriental origin.

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TERMINOLOGY

Jujitsu Japanese Terminology

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WILLOW STYLE - YOSHIN RYU

3 POINTS OF A THROW (1st Green)

OFF BALANCE KUZUSHI

ENTRY TSUKURI

EXECUTION KAKE

EIGHT PONTS OF HAPPO NO

OFF BALANCE KUZUSHI

 

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APPLICATIONS (2nd Green)

STRIKE ATEMI

KICK GERI

THROW NAGE

JOINT LOCK KANSETSU

ENTANGLE GARAMI

STRANGLE JIME

GRAPPLE KATAME

SWEEP HARAI

SPRING HANE

WHIRL GURUMA

WINDING MAKI

DROP OTOSHI

FLOATING UKI

REAP GARI

SICKLE GAMA

ROUNDHOUSE MAWASHI

BACKFIST URAKEN

 

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SCHOOL MATCHES (1st Brown)

SCHOOL DOJO

TEACHER SENSEI

INSTRUCTOR SHIHAN

SENIOR STUDENT SEMPAI

JUNIOR STUDENT KOKAI

BOW REI

BLACK BELT RANK DAN

COLOR BELT RANK KYU

SPIRIT SCREAM KIAI

FORM KATA

TECHNIQUE WAZA

BEGIN HAJIME

HALT YAME

STOP MATE

CONTINUE YOSHI

1 POINT WIN IPPON

THROWER TORI

RECIEVER UKE

FIT-IN UCHI KOMI

ARRANGED PRACTICE YAKUSOKO-GEIKO

FREE PRACTICE RANDORI

 

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STANCES - WALKING -FALLING (2nd Brown)

NORMAL STANCE SHIZEN HONTAI

DEFENSIVE STANCE JIGO HON TAI

NORMAL WALK AYUMI ASHI

STEP DRAG TSUGI ASHI

BODY PIVOTING TAI SABAKI

FALLING UKEMI

 

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DIRECTIONS (Student Black)

FRONT / BACK MAE / USHIRO

RIGHT / LEFT MIGI / HIDARI

SIDE YOKO

CORNER SUMI

CIRCLE TOMOE

REVERSE GYAKU

INSIDE / OUTSIDE UCHI / SOTO

BIG / SMALL O / KO

CROSSING JUJI

SOFT / HARD JU / GO

HOOK KAGE

TRIANGLE SANKAKU

CRESCENT MIKA

 

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BODY - CLOTHING (1st Black, entire board)

NECK KUBI

CHEST MUNE

STOMACH HARA

HIP GOSHI

SHOULDER SEOI

TESTICLE KINE

ARMPIT WAKI

ARM UDE

ELBOW HIJI

WRIST TEKUBI

HAND TE

FINGER YUBI

KARATE CHOP SHUTO

PALM HEEL TEISHO

HAMMERFIST TETTSUI

THIGH MOMO

KNEE HIZA

FOOT ASHI

LAPEL ERI

BELT OBI

SLEEVE SODE

NAKED HADAKA

UNIFORM GI

 

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NUMBERS (also 1st Black)

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

 

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