Dictionary of Terms World Black Belt - O
"Big" or "great."
"Great teacher." The honorific prefix "o" attached the word sensei indicates respect and acknowledgement of the chief instructor of a system. Most commonly associated with Uyeshiba Morihei, founder of modern day Aikido.
"Front" or "obvious."
Extended knuckle fist
"Respect" or "etiquitte." A expression of formal greeting in karate.