Dictionary of Terms World Black Belt - N


Nagare

Flow

Nage

Throw

Naginata

"Reaping sword." A curved-blade spear, once used by Japanese monks and samurai. It is approximately seven feet in length including the blade. Many women of the samurai class became adept at the use of this weapon.

Naiwan

Inner arm

Nakago

The tang; that portion of the sword blade to which the hilt is attached

Naotte

A command to be at ease or relax

Narande

A command to line up

Neikya

An advanced system of combat developed from Korean kwonbop

Ninja

"Stealer in." Japanese warriors most associated but sadly stereotyped with spying, infiltration and assassination. They became legends in their time, supposedly capable of disappearing into thin air and turning into animals.

Ninjutsu

The art practiced by the ninja of feudal Japan

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