"Body art." A generic term for a system of empty-hand combat.
The captain of a team
"Sea of chi." The psychic center located just below the naval, which protects the center of gravity and produces a reservior of force upon which to draw. Also known as "tan den."
Tang soo do
"Art of the Chinese hand." A Korean combative differing only slightly from Tae Kwon Do.
A Japanese dagger with a blade eight to sixteen inches long and carried by the samurai in addition to the katana
"Expert." An expert of Japanese martial arts who is of third- to fourth-degree black belt. All belts within this category, however, do not recieve this title.
"Straw mat." A mat usually measuring three by six feet and three inches thick (with bound straw inside.)
A command to stand up from a kneeling position
A four-pointed caltrop used by the ninja to slow down a persuer. No matter which way a tetsubishi landed one sharp point always protruded upward
"Iron staff." A weapon used by the samurai from either a horse-mounted or ground position.
Three sectional staff
A Chinese weapon consisting of three rods connected by chain or rope