Japanese Language Book for Martial Artists



 Japanese Language Book for Martial Artists
ISBN 978-1-4092-8154-2

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This basic course on the Japanese language and its use in the dojo and for getting around Japan is specifically designed for martial arts. The course is structured into 7 separate video files for easy download.

The narration for the online Japanese language audio video download is by Jason Armstrong P.h.D, who has lived and trained with a master in Japan and has more than 20 years experience teaching karate in Japan, the USA and Australia. He also worked at CEO level in Corporate Japan. Native Japanese on the course is spoken by Master Uetake (8th Dan Shito-ryu) and Mayuko Sumida. DownloadKarate-BioProperty thanks them for their time and effort.






This Japanese audio & video course covers:

  • basic language skills to speak Japanese
  • karate terminology and correct pronounciation
  • over 210 words spoken by a native speaker
  • over 65 sentence and grammar examples
  • example dialog filmed in Japan on greeting a Japanese sensei
  • learn to to talk about karate in Japanese
  • referee word pronounctiation, protocols hand symbols
  • will provide most people with material that will providea 1-2 months of ongoing learning

This book is complentend
by the audio-video version of the text which is free in streaming mode on this website (the book contains far more material than the video - but the video helps with pronunciation).  Click here to access the video version...

Contents of Book:

 1.     Acknowledgements.................................................................­7
 
 2.     Introduction.............................................................................­9
 
 3.     Introduction to the language....................................................11
            3.1.   Kanji and the Japanese term BuDo
            3.2.   The origin of Kanji
            3.3.   JapaneseCalligraphy: Origins & Methods of ShoDo
            3.4.   Kanji origins of some major Japanese martial arts
            3.5.   Kanji Empty, Zen and the Martial Arts
            3.6.   Kana charts and Syllables
                        Hiragana
                        Katakana
                        Osu an example of kanji & kana together with a full translation
            3.7.    Combining kanji & kana: Osu as an example translation
            3.8.    Japanese words used in chapter 3

4.     Basic Language Structure........................................................­27
             4.1.    Some basic grammar
             4.2.    Formal versus Informal Japanese
             4.3.    Japanese words used in chapter 4
             4.4.    Some more Budo sentences and¡± particles
             4.5.    Dialog build up - part 1
             4.6.    Japanese words used in chapter 4
 
  5.     Meeting a Japanese Sensei & talking about karate....................41
              5.1.    Saying "Hello"
              5.2.    Asking someone's name
              5.3.    How are you
              5.4.    Talking about the Dojo
 
   6.     Counting and Numbers...........................................................51
              6.1.     Counting
              6.2.     Times
              6.3.     Angles
              6.4.    Counting objects
              6.5.    Counting people
              6.6.    Days, weeks, months, years
              6.7.    Days of the week and going places
              6.8.    Counting months
 
  7.     Talking more about Training......................................................71
              7.1.    More general training sentences
              7.2.    Stances
              7.3.    Some other short training related phrases
 
  8.     Body Parts, Injuries.................................................................87
               8.1.    Sentences for body parts & injuries

  9.     Terms & Signals for Refereeing.................................................95
               9.1.    A commentary on refereeing
               9.2.    A commentary on tournaments
               9.3.    Judge and referee calls and signals
 
10.  Some final philosphical terms and kanji.......................................111
 
11.  Supporting Editors...................................................................­..141
 
12.  Bibliography..............................................................................143
 
 
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A book has also now been authored which accompanies this video course (ISBN 978-1-4092-8154-2)

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