Some common terms you will hear in Kendo class. Ohayo = Good morning Konnichi wa = Good day Domo Arigato gozaimasu = Thank you Onegaishimasu = Please… Hajime = Begin Yame = Stop Kata = Paired forms Ki = Energy Ma-ai = Distance
Some common terms you will hear in Kendo class. 1 = ichi, 2 = ni, 3 = san, 4 = shi, 5 = go, 6 = roku, 7 = shichi, 8 = hachi, 9 = kyu, 10 = jyu Sensei = Instructor Rei = Bow Seiza = To sit by kneeling Keiko = Practice
A big thanks to Oakland Dojo’s Aono Sensei for stopping by to practice with us!