Karate-do - "Karate" means empty hand & "do" means the way. Translated it means the way of the empty hand.

One - Ichi

Two - Ni

Three - San

Four - Shi

Five - Go

Six - Roku

Seven - Shichi

Eight - Hachi

Nine - Ku

Ten - Ju

Ni Ju - Twenty

San Ju - Thirty

Yon Ju - Fourty

Go Ju - Fifty

Roku Ju - Sixty

Nana Ju - Seventy

Hachi Ju - Eighty

Ku Ju - Ninety

Hiyaku Ju - One hundred

Sensei - Teacher

Sempai - Senior Student

Kohai - Junior Student

Dojo - Training Hall

Obi - Belt

Gi - Karate Uniform

Rei - Bow

Yoi - Ready

Hajime - Begin

Yame - Stop

Hidari - Left

Migi - Right

Jodan - Upper Level

Chudan - Middle Level

Gedan - Lower Level

Dachi - Stance

Zuki - Punch

Uchi - Strike

Uke - Block

Geri - Kick

Tai Sabaki - Body Shifting

Belt Levels:

Junior Yellow (Ages 7 - 12)

Junior Orange (Ages 7 - 12)

Junior Green (Ages 7 - 12)

Junior Blue (Ages 7 - 12)

Juvenile Yellow (Ages 13 - 17)

Juvenile Orange (Ages 13 - 17)

Juvenile Green (Ages 13 - 17)

Juvenile Blue (Ages 13 - 17)

Adult Yellow (Ages 18+)

Adult Orange (Ages 18+)

Adult Green (Ages 18+)

Adult Blue (Ages 18+)

Adult Brown (Ages 16+)

Shodan - 1st Degree Black

Nidan - 2nd Degree Black

Sandan - 3rd Degree Black

Yodan - 4th Degree Black

Godan - 5th Degree Black

Rokudan - 6th Degree Black

Schichidan - 7th Degree Black

Hachidan - 8th Degree Black

Kudan- 9th Degree Black

Judan - 10th Degree Black

Kyu Belt & Dan Tests:

Each program (Kids, Juvenile & Adult) has its own testing syllabus. Click on the appropriate test below to open.

Shodan

Nidan

Sandan & Up to Follow