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jitsu-jo Newbie 1 posts
i have just completed my fisrt grading tonight in koshindo ju jitsu and was successful. I am interested in learning more about everything, i'm trying to locate definations of japanese words that we use for example sensai and kyoshi what is the actual meaning can anyone help or point me in the right direction also any web sites which are informative would be great to check out. thanks[][/email]:-)
trevek2 Addict 119 posts
Hi Jo, congrats on grading. I'm surprised your sensei doesn't have a list.
See how well I block all your
sl Resident 855 posts
I can only offer one translation i learnt to my Jiu Jitsu ... Sianora!;-)
steve Resident 217 posts
ko = Hard
shin = spirit
do = way

so maybe something like " the way of tough / valliant spirit"

"Its not the size of the dog i
steve Resident 217 posts
oh and

sensei = teacher
kyoshi = master teacher
Hanshi = teacher of teachers
"Its not the size of the dog i
SCOTTland Spectator 2 posts
well actually sensei means born before, btw where do you do koshindo jujitsu, are you in adelaide? and do you train under Anthony Hockley
The gentle art, isnt very gentle
spider Regular 235 posts
I can't paste the link as I'm on the ps3, but google search jujitsu terms and the first link contains a comprehensive guide, allowing alphabetical views by either english or japanese