Terms used within Penrith Self Defence &
Bukido Kai Martial Arts

 

This is a list of terms you may hear in class or on training camps.  While you may hear these terms form time to time the use of Japanese terminology is kept to a minimum.

Bu Martial: pertaining to combat activities
Budo Martial Arts Way
Bukido Spirit of the Martial Way
Bushido (1) Way of the Warrior
Bushido (2) Black belt grading (Bukido)
Bushido CRT A four day boot camp style black belt grading.
CQC Close Quarters Combat
C.R.T Combat Reality Training
Chuuten Waza Junior black belt drill
Daisho Twin swords that form part of the shinzen
Dan Black belt grade
D.A.P Deliberate Action Plan
Do Way or Path
Dojo Training Hall (Way Place)
Drill Pre-arranged sequence of techniques (kata)
Gi Training Uniform
Geri Waza Kicking Drill (Form)
Godan Fifth Dan
Godan Ho Provisional Fifth Dan
H.P.T Hard Physical Training
H.G.D Hand Gun Disarming
I.A.P Immediate Action Plan
Kai Association or club
Karate Empty hand
Kata Pre-arranged sequence of techniques. (Drill)
Ki Spirit, inner power
Kyoshi Founder, Chief Instructor
Kyu Student rank below black belt
Nidan Second Dan
Nidan Ho Provisional Second Dan
P.S.D Psychological Self Defence
R.A.C.T Random Attack Combat Training
RBSD Reality Based Self Defence
Rei Bow
Renshi Senior Instructor.
Rukodan Sixth Dan
Rukodan Ho Provisional Sixth Dan
Sandan Third Dan
Sandan Ho Provisional Third Dan
Sempai Senior student (usually black belt).
Sensei Instructor
Shichidan Seventh Dan
Shichidan Ho Provisional Seventh Dan
Shihan Master instructor or Chief Instructor.
Shiken Gijutsu A test of skill & the art (annual black belt test)
Shinzen Heart & spirit of the Dojo (Focal point during bow in & out)
Shodan First Dan.
Shodan Ho Provisional First Dan.
S.P.A.R Spontaneous Protection And Reaction
S.T.A.B Strategies & Tactics Against Blades
Tenshin Waza Senior black belt drill
Yondan Fourth Dan.
Yondan Ho Provisional Fourth Dan.

 

Penrith Self Defence & Bukido Martial Arts

Penrith Self Defence & Bukido Martial Arts