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 …

Yellow Belt Atemi

Atemi represents the hand strikes that you must know to advance to the Yellow Belt¬†ranking. In general, Atemi should be delivered quickly and with a very rapid return to a guard position (unless noted otherwise). Additionally, strikes should be delivered using the concept of . When applied to strikes (and kicks) this concept provides that Read More …