Please Pronounce Correctly


I don’t speak Japanese, but I do my best to pronounce it correctly. Too often, I can see t-shirt written “Gyokko Ryū Koshi Jutsu” instead of “Gyokko Ryū KoSShi Jutsu.” (1) Twelve years ago in a Nagato sensei’s class, he asked what we wanted to study as he always does. An American teacher jumped in…