Kihon Definition

What Does Kihon Mean?

Kihon

ki·hon

\ˈkē-ˈhȯŋ\
noun

Definition: Refers to the foundations of Japanese martial arts, such as karate. It means “fundamentals” or “basics” in Japanese. Practitioners must master kihon in order to reach an advanced level, and it also helps karateka show the correct attitude and spirit at all times.

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