AikidoEye-key-doeThe way of harmonizing with universal energy.
O SenseiOh-sen-sayGreat Teacher - Morihei Ueshiba (1883-1969)
SenseiSen-sayTeacher
DojoDoe-joeThe place in which we practice
SeizaSay-zahThe formal sitting posture
ReiRayTo bow in appreciation and respect
Onegai ShimasuOh-nay-guy-shee-mah-ssPlease do me the honor (of practice)
Domo Arigato GozaimashitaDoe-moe-are-ee-got-oh-goh-z-eye-mash-tahThank you very much
UndoOon-doeExercise
UkemiOo-chem-eeProtecting oneself from injury; falling
MaeMyFront
UshiroOo-shee-rowBehind
ShikkoShee-kohKnee walking
TenkanTen-kawnPivoting 90 or 180 Degrees on the front foot
SuwariwazaSoo-wah-ree-wah-zahTechniques done from the seated position
YokoYoh-kohSide
MenMenFront
UchiOo-cheeInside
OtoshiOh-toe-sheeDropping
FunakogiFoo-na-koh-gheeRowing
MenuchiMen-oo-cheeFront inside
KiKeyEnergy
KohoKoh-hoSmaller version
ZazenZaw-zenSeated meditation
KyuCueRank
MukyuMoo-cueBeginner (Without Rank)