A series of three punches, generally the first is OI
TSUKI JODAN, followed by a slight pause then, CHUDAN GYAKU TSUKI. immediately
followed by CHUDAN TSUKI, but it can be performed with three punches to the
A punch or thrust.
A different spelling of TSUKI. You would use the
spelling 'Zuki' when you are adding the word to another. You use the spelling
'Tsuki' when it is said by itself
Straddle Stance. Also known as HORSE RIDING STANCE
Forward Stance. The actual translation means Front
Knee Bent Stance.
Upper Rising Block. Used generally to guard against
an attack to the face.
CHUDAN UDE UKE
Middle Level Forearm Block, blocking an attack to
Middle Level Block. A general term for middle level
Lower Level Sweep
Lower Level Block
JUJI UKE X
SOTO UDE UKE
Outside Forearm Block or sometimes said as Lower
Outside Block, a shortened version of Soto
UCHI UDE UKE
Inside Forearm Block
Inside Block - a short version of
Uchi Ude Uke
Back Fist Block. For when the Back Fist is used as a
block. This application is seen in the Kata Heian Nidan
Kick - When using the spelling of 'geri' it should be
added to another word to describe the kick.
HIZA GERI (strike)
'Kick Up' in karate we use this when describing
snapping as opposed to thrusting kicks. But see Keriage
Thrust Kick ( Kick Into/Straight). See
itself is a noun meaning kick coming from the verb Keru "To kick".
The normal spelling is GERI
MAE GERI KEAGE
Front Snapping Kick
MAE GERI KEKOMI
Front Thrust Kick