Kansha means “gratitude” in Japanese. It is an important concept in life as well as in martial arts. Show your gratitude to your sensei or training partners with this necklace which reads Kansha in Japanese.
Rei is a Japanese word which is used in Japanese martial arts. When used in the dojo, it means “bow”.
Zanshin is a Japanese term used in Japanese martial arts. It literally means “remaining mind” and is often translated as “state of awareness” or “relaxed alertness”.
Kiai is the shout or expression of spirit when executing techniques in Japanese martial arts. This pendant reads Kiai in Japanese.
Sensei means “Teacher” in Japanese. This pendant reads Sensei in Japanese.
OSS (or Osu) is a greeting used in many martial arts. The pendant reads OSS (Osu) in Japanese.
Kuro Obi means “black belt” in Japanese. The pendant reads “kuro obi”.
Kata are forms practiced in many martial arts. The pendant reads “Kata” in Japanese.
Judoka means “Judo practitioner”. The pendant reads “Judo practioner” in Japanese.
“Hachidan” means 8th degree black belt in Japanese. This pendant reads “Hachidan”. A great gift for someone who has recently passed their hachidan! (If they have, they deserve some kind of celebration!)