Dojo Kun

Dojo Kun

What Does Dojo Kun Mean? Dojo Kun do·jo·kun \ˈdō-(ˌ)jō\ ˈkən\ noun Definition: This is a set of guidelines all karate practitioners are expected to follow. Not only do these guidelines apply within the dojo, they also apply to everyday life. [the_ad...
Dan

Dan

What Does Dan Mean? Dan dan \ˈdan\ noun Definition: A ranking system used in modern Japanese martial arts such as karate. It was adopted in 1924 by Gichin Funakoshi, the founder of Shotokan Karate. Different-colored belts signify a student’s ranking, and the...
Dojo

Dojo

What Does Dojo Mean? Dojo do·jo \ˈdō-(ˌ)jō\ noun Definition: The formal gathering place for students of martial arts such as judo or karate. Dojo literally means “place of the way” in Japanese. A dojo is considered to be a special place and must be treated...