|Shi (or yon)
|Shichi (or nana)
|Kyu (or ku)
|Harmonising of Ki.
|One who participates in Aikido.
|Leader of the way, world Aikido leader, head of budo.
|The basic aikido stance, half body, as in facing forward with left or right foot forward.
|One point (lower abdomen, approximately 50mm below navel) physical & spiritual center.
|Free style practice.
|Vital force of Mind, Body and Spirit.
|Staff practices with a partner.
|Sword practices with a partner.
|Kyu grade students, before reaching Dan grade.
|Attack intervals. One must keep the proper attack intervals.
|Gazing at the distant mountains. This means to focus the eyes at a distance.
|The person performing the technique.
|"The Great Teacher", Founder of Aikido - The Late Morihei Ueshiba.
|Formal kneeling position.
|Master, instructor (6th Dan & above).
|Front of a dojo, often there is a photo of the Founder, also front or top of head.
|Japanese straw mat.
|The person receiving the technique.
|The way of receving techniques.
|Dan grade students.
|Remaining mind or heart. Even after an aikido technique has been completed, one should remain in a balanced and aware state.
|Altering step, left and right, like normal walking.
|Rowing boat exercise, standing up.
|Hai shin undo
|Rotation move or turning move.
|Front roll or break-fall.
|Sliding step, front leg slide and back leg follow.
|Cutting in four directions.
|Tai no tenkan
|Turning move or changing direction.
|Following step, back foot following and not passing front foot.
|General term for break-fall techniques.
|Back roll or break-fall.
|Same foot forward stance.
|Collar grip by the neck.
|Nage kneels, uke standing.
|Defense against Jo attacks.
|Kata men uchi
|Shoulder grab and execute a straight frontal strike to the top of the head with the other hand.
|Both hands grab partner's wrist.
|Thrust, straight punch to chest or stomach.
|Positive move, entering to the front of the partner.
|Ryo hiji dori
|Two hands grab both of the partner's elbows.
|Ryo kata dori
|Two hands grab both of the partner's shoulder.
|Two hands grab both of the partner's wrists.
|Thrust, straight punch to the face.
|Straight strike to the top of the head.
|Defense against Bokken attacks.
|Defense against Tanto attacks.
|Negative move, entering to the rear or behind of the partner.
|From the rear or behind.
|Ushiro hiji dori
|Two hands grab from behind both of the partner's elbow.
|Ushiro kubi shime
|Rear or neck choke with one hand from behind and grab at the wrist with the other hand.
|Ushiro ryo kata dori
|Two hands grab from behind both of the partner's shoulder.
|Ushiro ryote dori
|Two hands grab from behind both of the partner's wrists.
|Strike to the side of the head or neck.
|1st immobilisation lock.
|2nd immobilisation lock.
|3rd immobilisation lock.
|4th immobilisation lock.
|5th immobilisation lock.
|Crossed arm throw.
|Method for using breath.
|Wrist throw or outer wrist twist.
|Four directions throw.
|Corner drop throw.
|Heaven and Earth throw.