'SHOGUN' TRADITIONAL SHOTOKAN KARATE-DO

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KARATE IS SO MUCH MORE THAN JUST SELF-DEFENCE ----- THE DOJO KUN - TO STRIVE FOR THE PERFECTION OF CHARACTER - TO DEFEND THE PATHS OF TRUTH - TO FOSTER THE SPIRIT OF EFFORT - TO HONOUR THE PRINCIPLES OF ETIQUETTE - TO GUARD AGAINST IMPETUOUS COURAGE - CHARACTER - SINCERITY - EFFORT - ETIQUETTE - SELF-CONTROL

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Important: All Theory Tests will be now done on line!

When you apply to take a Grading/Exam, you will be giving a User Name and a Pass Word to take the test!  

 

  Click Here for the Old Paper Theory Test.

(Note: The old paper Test link above, not to be used)

 

Please Note: Below is Not the Club Theory Test.

 

But you can use it to Practice

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  Karate Theory Information

 

Q'1' What style of Karate do you practice ? Q'2' What is a Dojo ?  
Q'3' What should you do on entering and leaving the Dojo ? Q'4' What does Zenkutsu Dachi mean ?  
Q'5' What is the Japanese name for stance ? Q'6' Position of feet in Heisuko Dachi ?  
Q'7' What is Gedan Barai ? Q'8' What is Jodan uke ?  
Q'9' What is Uchi uke ? Q'10' What is Soto uke ?  
Q'11' What does Tsuki mean ? Q'12' Can you name the Straight Punch in Japanese ?  
Q'13' Can you name the Lunge Punch in Japanese ? Q'14 Can you name the Reverse Punch in Japanese ?  
Q'15' What is Mae Geri ? Q'16' What is Yoko Geri ?  
Q'17' What is the Japanese name for Roundhouse Kick ? Q'18' What is the Japanese name for Thrust ?  
Q'19' What is the Japanese name for Snap ? Q'20' What does the word Kata mean ?  
Q'21' What is the Japanese word for Sparring ? Q'22' What does the word Mawate mean ?  
Q'23' What does the word Kiai mean ? Q'24' Why should we Kiai ?  

 

    

Q'1' What does the word 'Karate' mean ? Q'2' Why do we Bow ?
Q'3' What is English for 'Kizami Zuki' ? Q'4' What is English for 'Kagi Zuki' ?
Q'5' What is English for 'Ura Zuki ? Q'6' English for 'Tate Zuki' ?
Q'7' English for 'Age Zuki' ? Q'8' What is Japanese for 'Roundhouse' Punch ?
Q'9' Japanese word for 'Flowing Punch' ? Q'10' What is 'Hiza' ?
Q'11' What is the Japanese for 'Elbow' ? Q'12' What is Japanese for 'Kick' ?
Q'13' What is Japanese for ' Front Snap Kick' ? Q'14' What is the Japanese for 'Trust Kick' ?
Q'15' Japanese for 'Side Kick' ? Q'16' Japanese word for 'Roundhouse Kick' ?
Q'17' Japanese word for the 'Back Kick' ? Q'18' What is the Japanese word for 'Technique' ?
Q'19' What is Japanese for 'Block' ? Q'20' Japanese name for 'Punch' ?
Q'21' Japanese name for 'Strike' ? Q'22' What is Japanese for 'Kick' ?
Q'23' What is Japanese for 'Sweep' ? Q'24' What is 'Ashi Barri' ?
Q'25' What is 'Uchi Waza' ? Q'26' What is Japanese for the Stance ' Heels & Toes touching ?
Q'27 Japanese for 'feet hip width apart' ? Q'28' Straddle Stance ?
Q'29' Foward Stance ? Q'30' Back Stance ?
Q'31' What is 'Hidari' ? Q'32' What is 'Migi' ?
Q'33 What is 'Mae' ? Q'34' What is 'Yoko Geri' ?
Q'35' What does the word 'Mokusoh' mean ? Q'36' What is the essence of all Karate technques ?
Q'37' Do you Know what 'Maai' means ? Q'38' What is the first technique in Kata ?
Q'39' What is 'Bunkai' ? Q'40' What is 'Morote Uke' ?
Q'41' What is Japanese for 'good morning' ? Q'42' What is the Japanese for 'good afternoon' ?
Q'43 What is Japanese for 'good evening' ? Q'44' What is Japanese for 'good night' ?
Q'45' Japanese for ' good bye' ? Q'46' What is the Japanese word for a child to say 'good bye' ?

 

 

 

Q'1' Who was the founder of Shotokan Karate ? Q'2' Where did the founder originate from ?
Q'3' What does the word 'Do' mean in Karate ? Q'4' What does the word 'Ryu' mean ?
Q'5' What does 'Kime' mean ? Q'6' What is the Japanese word for 'Fore Fist' ?
Q'7' What is the word for 'Hammer Fist' ? Q'8' Word for 'Back Fist' ?
Q'9' What is the Japanese word for 'One Knucke Fist' ? Q'10' What is the word for 'Middle Knuckle Fist' ?
Q'11' Name the 'Fore Knuckle Fist' ? Q'12' Japanese name for 'Sword Hand' ?
Q'13' What is the word for 'Ridge Hand' ? Q'14' Word for ' Back Hand' ?
Q'15' Word for 'Spear Hand' ? Q'16' Japanese word for 'Heel of  the Palm' ?
Q'17' Name 'Ox Jaw Hand' ? Q'18' What is 'Bear Hand' ?
Q'19' Japanese word for the 'Eagle Hand' ? Q'20' Word for 'Chicken Head Wrist' ?
Q'21' Name for 'Bent Wrist' ? Q'22' Japanese word for 'Arm' ?
Q'23' What is the word for 'Elbow' ? Q'24' Word for 'Ball of Foot' ?
Q'25' What is the Japanese word for 'Sword Foot' ? Q'26' What is the word for 'Heel' ?
Q'27' Japanese word for 'Instep' ? Q'28' What is the Japanese word for 'Toe Tips' ?
Q'29' What is the word for 'Knee' ? Q'30' Japanese word for 'Hand' ?
Q'31' What is 'Haishu Uchi' ? Q'32' What is 'Nukite Uchi' ?
Q'33' What is 'Teisho Uchi' ? Q'34' What is the Japanese word 'Shuto Uchi' ?
Q'35' The Japanese word ' Haito Uchi' ? Q'36' What is the Japanese for 'Wedge Block' ?
Q'37' What is the pattern of performance of all Kata? Q'38' What is 'Sun-dome?
Q'39' What is 'Nagashi zuki'? Q'40' What is 'Kizami zuki'?
Q'41' What is the Japanese word 'Ren- zuki? Q'42' What is 'Dan zuki'?
Q'43' What is 'Morote zuki'? Q'44' What is the Japanese word 'Age zuki'?
Q'45' What is the Japanese word 'Ura- zuki ? Q'46' What is 'Kagi zuki' ?
Q'47' What is 'Mawashi zuki' ? Q'48' What is the Japanese word 'Awase zuki'?
Q'49' What is the Japanese word 'Yama -zuki? Q'50' What is 'Heiko zuki' ?
Q'51' What is 'Hasami zuki'? Q'52' What is the Japanese word

'Kentsui uchi'?

 

         

Q'1' Can you explane the ful meaning of 'Kara' as used in Karate ? Q'2' Why is it so important to do the  Etiquette before and after Training ?
Q'3' What is Japanese word for 'Rising' ? Q'4' What is Japanese for 'Downward'?
Q'5' What is Japanese for 'Side' ? Q'6' What is Japanese for 'Back' ?
Q'7' What is Japanese for 'Sweeping' ? Q'8' What is Japanese for'Hooking'?
Q'9' What is Japanese for 'Scooping'? Q'10' What is Japanese for 'Pressing'?
Q'11' What is Japanese for 'Augmented' ? Q'12' What is Japanese for 'Wide U punch' ?
Q'13' What is Japanese for 'U punch'? Q'14' What is Japanese for 'Parallel punch'?
Q'15' What is the Japanese for 'Scissors punch'? Q'16' What is the Englishfor 'Mikazuki geri'?
Q'17' What is the English for 'Fumikiri geri'? Q'18' What is the English for 'Fumikomi geri' ?
Q'19' What is the English for 'Ushiro mawashi geri'? Q'20' What is the English for 'Tobi geri'?
Q'21' What is 'Kin geri'? Q'22' What is Japanese for 'Rooted immovable stance'?
Q'23' What is Japanese for ' Square stance'? Q'24' What is Japanese for 'Half moon stance'?
Q'25' What is the Japanese for'Cat leg stance'? Q'26' What is in Japanese 'Crane stance'?
Q'27' What is Japanese for 'Crane stance'? Q'28' What is the Japanese for'Crossed leg stance'?
Q'29' What is 'L stance' in Japanese? Q'30' What is Japanese for 'T stance'?
Q'31' What is 'Tai sabaki'? Q'32' What is a decisive technique called in Japanese?

 

 

 

     

Q'1' Can you name the two teachers who instructed the founder of our present day Karate ? Q'2' Who was Bodhidharma and how did he influence 'Karate-Do' ?
Q'3' What is 'Budo' ? Q'4' What do you understand by thr term 'ibuki' ?

Can you name the below in Japanese terms ?

Q'5' Bear hand ? Q'6' Ox jaw hand ?
Q'7' Chicken head wrist ? Q'8' Bent wrist ?
Q'9' Eagle hand ?    

Can yon name these hand blocks in Japanese ?

Q'10' Scooping block ? Q'11' Hooking block ?
Q'12' Pulling block ? Q'13' Trapping block ?
Q'14' Opening block ?    

Can you give the Japanese for ?

Q'15' Outer arm ? Q'16' Back of arm ?
Q'17' Inner arm ?    
Q'18' What is a 'haiwan nagashi uke ?    

Can you give the Japanese for ?

Q'19' Back heel kick? Q'20' Back arm sweeping block ?
Q'21' Front arm scooping block? Q'22' Hour glass stance ?
Q'23' Cat leg stance ?    
Give the meaning of the names for the following Kata ?
Q'24' Taikyoku ? Q'25' Heian ?
Q'26' Bassai-da i ? Q'27' Kanku-dai ?
Q'28' Ananko ? Q'29' Matsukaze ?
Q'30' Jiin ? Q'31' Empi ?
Q'32' Gankaku ? Q'33' Tekki ?
Q'34' Jitte ? Q'35' Hangetsu ?
Q'36' Jion ? Q'37' Chinte ?
Q'38' Unsu ?    
Q'39' What does 'karate ni sente nahi' mean ? Q'40' What does 'mizu no kokoro' mean ?
Q'41' What does the word 'Shotokan' actually mean, and how did it become so called ?
Q'42' What is the Japanese word for the Code of Honour we follow 'Way of the Warrior' ?
Q'43' What is the word for a practising Karate person ? Q'44' What is the word for a Black Belt holder ?
Q'45' What does the word 'Ki' mean ? Q'46' What is the Japanese word for 'Thanks' ?
Q'47' What is the Japanese word for 'Thank You' ? Q'48' What is the word for 'Thank you very much' ?
Q'49' What is the Japanese word 'Cheers' ? Q'50' What is the Japanese word for ' Yes Please' ?

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