Common Terminology

The Mudansha ranks in Tensoku Ryu primarily study skills, practices, Kata, and other curriculum materials based on Japanese martial arts. This suggests that much of the terminology you will encounter during instruction involves Japanese terms. In this article we will cover some of the more common terms you will encounter. You will likely want to Read More …

Blue Belt Reishiki and Attitude

Each new belt rank introduces a novel set of skills and experiences. These often require you to consider additional etiquette practices. They also require that you understand how you might initially react to new situations so you can avoid embarrassment and offending another practitioner. Reishiki The primary new skill you encounter in this belt is Read More …