Terminology

Romaji Kanji Translation
keiko-gi 稽古着 practice top
hakama practice trousers
bougu 防具 armor
men head armor
kote 小手 arm armor
dou torso armor
tare hip armor

Romaji Kanji Translation
rei show courtesy (bow)
seiretsu 整列 form line
seiza 正座 sitting position
mokusou 黙想 meditation
shou-men ni 正面に bow to the front
sensei ni 先生に bow to the sensei
sougo ni 相互に bow mutually
hajime 始め start
yame 止め stop
sonkyo squat position
osame-to return sword to side
tai-to put sword on hip
nuke-to draw sword out
kamae 構え readied stance

Romaji Kanji Translation
ichi one
ni two
san three
shi (yon) four
go five
roku six
shichi (nana) seven
hachi eight
kyuu (ku) nine
jyuu ten

Romaji Kanji Translation
ashi foot / feet
ashi-sabaki 足さばき footwork
suri-ashi 摺り足 sliding feet
okuri-ashi 送り足 one step footwork
renzoku okuri-ashi 連続送り足 continuous footwork
ayumi-ashi 歩み足 crossing footwork
fumikomi 踏み込み attack step

Romaji Kanji Translation
men head
kote 小手 arm
dou torso
tsuki 突き thrust (throat)
uchi 打ち strike
suburi 素振り swing
jyouge-buri 上下ぶり top to bottom swing
naname-buri 斜めぶり diagonal swing
sho-men-suburi 正面素振り men swing
haya-suburi 早素振り fast swing

Romaji Kanji Translation
taikai 大会 tournament
shiai 試合 match
shinpan 審判 referee / judge
hajime 始め start (match)
yame 止め stop (match)
wakare 別れ separate
gougi 合議 consensus
men-ari 面あり men point
kote-ari 小手あり kote point
dou-ari 胴あり dou point
tsuki-ari 突きあり tsuki point
ippon-ari 一本あり one point (given)
nihon-me 二本目 second point
shoubu 勝負 third point (tied)
shoubu-ari 勝負あり winner decided (match ends)
hikiwake 引き分け draw (match ends)
encho 延長 overtime
hantei 判定 judge's decision
hansoku 反則 foul / penalty
hansoku ikkai 反則一回 first foul / penalty
hansoku nikai 反則二回 second foul / penalty
tasuki flag on competitor's back (sash)