Formal Opening Ceremony

The following bolded words are spoken by Sempai or highest ranking kyu student in a commanding tone of voice:

 Yoi Call class to attention

 Wait for Sensei to turn to front and kneel
 Seiza Formal sitting position facing front of dojo
 Mokusou Fold your hands in front, close your eyes, and clear your mind 
  Pause for a brief time
 Kaimoku Open your eyes and return your hands to seiza position
 Shomen ni rei Bow to Sensei Mabuni, thanking him for his teachings
  Wait for Sensei to turn and face class
 Sensei ni rei Bow to Sensei thanking them for the class 

 Wait for Sensei to stand 
 Tato Stand and come to attention 
 Sempai rei Bow to senior student only if one is present 
 (this is spoken by the highest non-sempai)
 Otagai ni rei Bow to all other students 
  Shake hands with all members of class

Please note that other students present in the dojo who are not participating in the class should stand quietly during the opening ceremony.