OCIGK Class Resources
New students should read through the Introductory Package and FAQ. All students should become familiar with terms, stances, and techniques documented in the materials below.
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For students who are new to the OCIGK, this document contains everything a student needs to know to make the first few classes a bit more comfortable. It contains information regarding dues, uniforms, testing procedures, belt rankings, basic terminology, and class guidelines & rules.
This is a handy reference that includes all of the Japanese terms and translations. It covers all of the Japanese terms we use in class including stances, numbers, kicks, punches, and blocks.
Technique A-D is the most basic technique that all white belts need to learn before being promoted to higher ranks. This document contains step-by-step instructions on how to perform Techniques A, B, C, and D.
Gichin Funakoshi is known as the "father of modern karate" and was one of the Okinawan karate masters who introduced karate to the Japanese mainland in 1922. This document contains the 20 precepts of Gichin Funakoshi. We highly recommend that you read these precepts as they set the mental foundation of karate and the OCIGK.