Dictionary of Terms World Black Belt - T
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
An iron truncheon similar to the Okinawan sai
An expression referring to the head area except the face
"Circular" or "stomach."
"Handle." An old Okinawan farming tool developed as a weapon by Okinawan farmers.
The guard of a samurai sword
The handle of a samurai sword
"Continue." A term used by the referee in a karate match, most frequently after a scoreless exchange.