As with any other art form Shotokan karate has its own unique terminology, and even though Shotokan is taught all over the world, it is common in most dojo's for commands to be issued in Japanese - this is certainly the case at JKA Noble Park.

The following list of Japanese words and their English counter part is by no means definitive, however it does cover the essential/common terms.

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