This glossary of technical Japanese terms from the judo or martial arts is to give a brief overview of the most commonly used terms. Becaus the Japanese language is a visual language in the first place, it is possible to translate the following terms also slightly different. This page is only to give the student a broad overview and is not exhaustive.
|Abe, Ichiro||japanese judomaster|
|ayumi ashi||gliding steps with overtaking|
|budo||japanese martial arts|
|bushido||honor code of the samurai|
|Chudan||middle part of the body|
|do||way, principle, doctrine|
|fusen gachi||victory by a no shown opponent|