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COUNTING

1.    - ICHI
2.    - NI
3.    - SAN
4.    - SHI
5.    - GO
6.    - ROKU
7.    - SHICHI
8.    - HACHI
9.    - KU 
10.  - JU



Judo Terminology

1.   Shihan - Dr. Jigoro Kano, founder of Kodokan Judo
2.   Judo    The gentle way
3.   Dojo   -   Practice hall
4.   Sensei  - Teacher/instructor
5.   Tatami  - Practice mats
6.   Randori  - Free practice
7.   Mate / Matte!  - Stop
8.   Sore-made!  - That's all!  Stop what you're doing!
9.   Sei-retsu!  Line-up!
10. Seiza  -
Formal Japanese sitting position
11. Kio-tsuke!   Attention!
12. Rei   -  Salutation (bow) 
                         - Ritsu-rei  
- Bow from standing position.
                                (When  entering dojo, when leaving dojo, when 
                                stepping on, or leaving the tatami, before and after
                                a randori (practice) or a shiai  (contest).

                         - Za-rei  -  Salutation from sitting position

13. Sensei-ni-rei!   - Bow/salutation to the teachers 
14. Shomen-ni-rei!  -
Salutation (bow) to the Shihan
15. Otagai-ni-rei!  - Salutation (bow) to one another
16. Tatte!  - Stand!  Stand up!
17. Anza  - Sitting with legs crossed 
18. Ukemi  -
Break-fall
19. Waza  - Technique
20. Judo-gi   -   Judo costume

 - Uwagi    -  Jacket or top of uniform 
 - Eri   - Lapel
 - Sode  -
Sleeve
 - Suso  - Lower part of jacket
 - Obi  - Belt
 - Zubon  -
Pants 
 - Zoori   - Straw slippers

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