How to count from one to ten in Japanese

At some stage in your early karate career, you will need to learn how to count from one to ten in Japanese.  In this article I will share with you how to do so. I will also reveal the secret reason why we want to count in Japanese.

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My Third Lesson

Guess what readers, Well, I was accepted today. I’m getting my uniform in the next lesson, it’s so expensive, but it’s probably worth it, I don’t want to be the odd one out again.
Anyway, today I tried my hardest just like you. As in, hard and strong punches.

And today you will find out about MISTAKES.

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My First Karate Lesson

It was a cool Wednesday evening when my dad dropped me and my older sister at the karate school hall (dojo).

The sensei greeted us and told us what we needed to do every time before we entered the dojo.

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My Second Karate Lesson

It was a sunny Saturday morning when we rushed into the car and drove up to the dojo. We got to the dojo and took off our shoes. We bowed and entered.

This time, we knew what we had to do, and my friend had joined the class.

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My First Karate Lesson

It was a pleasant, cool evening in Sydney.  My dad had dropped me and my younger sister off at the karate school (the ‘dojo’ ).  This was to be a trial lesson for me and my sister, as we had never had any martial arts lesson before.

I was quite nervous when I got to the dojo. Me and my sister were the only people there without a white uniform.

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