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New Members

 

Karate Registration for 3 Month Beginner's Program

Fee for three (3) months at all HSK branches

 

1 Member

$100.00

2 Members*

$150.00

3 Members*

$175.00

4 or more*

$200.00

* Immediate Family Only!

 


Beginners' Training Schedule

 
  Manoa Dojo:

Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii (JCCH)

Mondays,  5:30 to 6:30  pm

Saturdays,  1:30 to 2:30 pm

 

Shinshu Kyokai Mission (SKM)

Thursdays,  5:30 to 6:30 pm

 

  Kaneohe Dojo:

St. Mark Lutheran School

Mondays and Wednesdays,  6 to 7 pm

 

  Aiea Dojo:

Aiea Intermediate School

Mondays and Fridays, 5:30 to 6:30 pm

 

 

 


Principles (Dojo Kun)

        Seek Perfection of Character

        Be Faithful

        Endeavor

        Respect Others

        Refrain From Violent Behavior


Karate Training Methods

 

        Kihon (basic techniques)

 

        Kata (pre-arranged form)

 

        Kumite (sparring)

 


Karate Ranking

 

Kyu (colored belts) Belt
  (beginner) white
  10 yellow
  9 blue
  8 blue (advanced)
  7 green
  6 green (advanced)
  5 purple
  4 purple (advanced)
  3 brown
  2 brown (intermediate)
  1 brown (advanced)
     
  Dan (black belt)  
  Shodan black (1st degree)
  Nidan black (2nd degree)
  Sandan black (3rd degree)
  Yondan black (4th degree)
  Godan black (5th degree)
  Rokudan black (6th degree)
  Shichidan black (7th degree)
  Hachidan black (8th degree)

 


Basic Karate Terms

 

  Japanese Term English Translation
  Tsuki, Zuki  Punch
  Keri, Geri kick
  Dachi  stance
  Kihon basic techniques
  Kata form
  Kumite sparring
  Kime focus
  Kiai yell
  Mae  front
  Yoko  side
  Ushiro  back
  Uke  block
  Kara-zuki body punch
  Age-uke up block
  Uchi-uke inside block
  Gedan Barai down block
  Ude-uke outside block
  Shuto-uke knife-hand block
  Mae-geri front kick
  Yoko-geri side kick
  Mawashi-geri round-house kick
  Ushiro-geri back kick
  Zenkutsu-dachi front stance
  Kokutsu-dachi back stance
  Kiba-dachi straddle leg stance
  Sensei teacher
  Senpai senior
  Kohai junior
  Shomen front
  Rei bow
  Dojo training area
  Yooi be ready
  Hajime  begin;  start
  Yame  stop
  Naotte  rest
  Mokuso  meditate

 


Holidays

 

        ALL STATE AND FEDERAL HOLIDAYS ARE OBSERVED 

 

        NO TRAINING ON THESE DAYS!!!

 

 
 
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