Northumberland Karate - Pictou County's Oldest Karate Dojo
Karate-do - "Karate" means empty hand & "do" means the way.  Translated it means the way of the empty hand.
 
One - Ichi
Two - Ni
Three - San
Four - Shi
Five - Go
Six - Roku
Seven - Shichi
Eight - Hachi
Nine - Ku
Ten - Ju
Ni Ju - Twenty
San Ju - Thirty
Yon Ju - Fourty
Go Ju - Fifty
Roku Ju - Sixty
Nana Ju - Seventy
Hachi Ju - Eighty
Ku Ju - Ninety
Hiyaku Ju - One hundred
 
Sensei - Teacher
Sempai - Senior Student
Kohai - Junior Student
Dojo - Training Hall
Obi - Belt
Gi - Karate Uniform
Rei - Bow
Yoi - Ready
Hajime - Begin
Yame - Stop
Hidari - Left
Migi - Right
Jodan - Upper Level
Chudan - Middle Level
Gedan - Lower Level
Dachi - Stance
Zuki - Punch
Uchi - Strike
Uke - Block
Geri - Kick
Tai Sabaki - Body Shifting
Belt Levels:
 
Junior Yellow (Ages 7 - 12)
Junior Orange (Ages 7 - 12)
Junior Green (Ages 7 - 12)
Junior Blue (Ages 7 - 12)
 
Juvenile Yellow (Ages 13 - 17)
Juvenile Orange (Ages 13 - 17)
Juvenile Green (Ages 13 - 17)
Juvenile Blue (Ages 13 - 17)
 
Adult Yellow (Ages 18+)
Adult Orange (Ages 18+)
Adult Green (Ages 18+)
Adult Blue (Ages 18+)
Adult Brown (Ages 16+)
 
Shodan - 1st Degree Black
Nidan - 2nd Degree Black
Sandan - 3rd Degree Black
Yodan - 4th Degree Black
Godan - 5th Degree Black
Rokudan - 6th Degree Black
Schichidan - 7th Degree Black
Hachidan - 8th Degree Black
Kudan- 9th Degree Black
Judan - 10th Degree Black
 
 
Kyu Belt & Dan Tests:
 
Each program (Kids, Juvenile & Adult) has its own testing syllabus.  Click on the appropriate test below to open.
 
 
 
Adult Green Belt (05/14/15)
Adult Blue Belt (05/14/15)
Adult Brown Belt (05/14/15)
 
 
Sandan & Up to Follow
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