Plymouth School of Aikido
Across Plymouth UK

Techniques and Words!

"One gaise masu sensei"
Please teach me sensei
(Said by everyone at the beginning of a class)
"Domo arigato goza imashita sensei"
Thank you very much for teaching me sensei
(Said by everyone at the end of class)
NAMES NUMBERS
Sensei Teacher Ichi One
Dojo training Hall Ni Two
Hajime Begin training San Three
Ke Gogi (or 'gi') Suit Shi or Yon Four
Obi Belt Go Five
Rei Bow Roku Six
Maai Distance Shichi or Nana Seven
Tatami Mats Hachi Eight
Yame Stop Ku Nine
Ki Spirit Iyu Ten
FORM ATTACKS ARTS (Techniques)
1st Ai Hanmi Shihonage Four Directions Throw
2nd Gyaku Hanmi Iriminage Entering Throw
3rd Munedori Kotegaeshi Wrist Turn
4th Katadori Tenchinage Heaven and Earth Throw
5th Shomen Kaitenage Winding Throw
6th Yokomen Ikkyo First Principle
7th Mune tsuki Nikkyo Second Principle
8th Men tsuki Sankkyo Third Principle
9th Ryote mochi Yonkkyo Fourth Principle
10th Ryote Dori Gokkyo Fifth Principle
11th Ushiro Ryote Dori Rokkyo Sixth Principle
12th Ushiro Kubishime Siendo or Sukomen Under chin throw
Ukemi Rolls or /break falls
MOVES POSTURES
Irimi Entering Hidari Hanmi Left Posture
Tenkan Turning Migi Hanmi Right Posture
Irimitenkan Forward Step and Turn Ai Hanmi Partners postures are same side
Irimiash Large Forward Movement Gyaku Hanmi Partners postures are opposite side
Ushiro Backwards or From Behind Seiza Sit
Sukiash Forward Slide
TYPES OF TECHNIQUES OTHER WORDS (equipment)
Suwariwaza Sitting Technique Ken, Iaito, Shinken Sword
Hanmi Handachi Waza Opponent stands, partner sits Tanto Knife
Nage waza Throwing Technique Jo or jyo Stick (medium)
Atemi waza Striking or Hitting Technique Bo Stick (long)
Bokken Practice Wooden Sword