Ken Zen Ichi Peaceful Warriors
Mind, Body & Soul

Schedule

 

Location: 

Vassar College, Walker Athletic Center

Class Schedule

Children's classes:

White belts:  Thu, 6-7 pm and Sat, 11-12 noon

Yellow, Green, Brown belts:  Tue/Fri, 6-7 pm
Green Belts, Wed. 6:00pm


Adult classes:

Mon/Thu, 7-8 pm

Black Belt classes: 

Sun, 10-12 noon  (this class is open to under belts by invitation only)



                                Terminology

Karate Meanings

 

Karate-do  The way of the empty-hand

 

Wado-Ryu  The way of Harmony

 

Ken Zen Ichi  The mind, body and soul of a warrior are one

 

Master  An instructor who has reached the highest levels of achievement in a martial art system

 

Soke  The founder of a Karate system

 

Kyoshi  A master teacher of a Karate system

 

Shihan  The keeper of the school of a Karate system

 

Sensei  An instructor or teacher of a Karate system

 

Karate-ka  The student of a Karate system

 

Dojo  The school or place of training of a Karate system

 

Gi  Karate uniform

 

Bow  To show respect for the art of Karate and the place of training

 

Technique  Punches, strikes, kicks, blocks and stances

 

Kiai  Verbal sound used to produce the flow of energy from within (using exhalation of breath)

 

Kata  A series of predetermined techniques simulating fighting multiple opponents

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