Sukona Karate

Terminology

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Karate
Empty hand
Maegeri
Front snap kick
Gi
Karate suit
Yoko-geri
Side kick
Obi
Belt
Ushiro-geri
Spinning back kick
Maai
Distance
Mawashi-geri
Roundhouse kick
Ki (Chi)
Internal energy
Mikazuki-geri
Cresent kick
Kihon
Basic
Uramawashi-geri
Reverse roundhouse kick
Tori
Attacker
Kakato-geri
Axe kick
Uke
Defends oneself (block)
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Ippon
Full point
Shuto Uchi
Knife hand strike
Wazari
Half point
Teisho Uchi
Heel palm strike
Jiyu
Freestyle
Tettsui Uchi
Bottom (hammer) fist strike
Kamae
Posture (guard)
Nukite Uchi
Spear hand strike
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Uraken Uchi
Back fist strike
Chusoku
Ball of foot
Haito Uchi
Ridge hand strike
Kakato
Heel
Empi Uchi
Elbow strike
Sokuto
Foot edge
Hiza Uchi
Knee strike
Haisoku
Instep
Ippon ken
One knuckle
Teisoko
Arch
Koken
Bent wrist
Hamni gamae dachi
Fighting stance
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Zenkutsu dachi
Front stance
Seiza
Kneel
Kokutsu dachi
Back stance
Sensei-ni-rei
Bow to instructor
Sanchin dachi
Hour glass stance
Kiritsu
Stand
Musubi dachi
Open toe stance
Yoi
Ready
Kiba dachi
Horse riding stance
Rei
Bow
Neko ashi dachi
Cat foot stance
Mawatte
Turn
Heisoku
Feet together
Hadjime
Begin
Yoi dachi
Ready stance
Yame
Stop
Kosa dachi
Cross foot stance
Hidari
Left
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Migi
Right
Age uke
Rising block
Jodan
Head height
Soto uke
Inward block
Chudan
Body (stomach) height
Uchi uke
Outward block
Gedan
Low level (groin) height
Gedan barai
Lower sweeping block
Kekomi
Thrusting
Haisho uke
Back hand block
Keage
Rising
Koken uke
Wrist block
Barai
Sweeping
Shuto uke
Knife hand block
Renraku
Combination
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Waza
Technique
Kingeri
Groin kick
Dojo
Place of the way
Fumikomi
Stamping kick
Kamite
Spirit
Mawashi Uchi
Roundhouse strike
Gyaku
Reverse (backwards)
Shita Tzuki
Upper-cut to stomach
Yasume
Relax
Nagashi Tzuki
Side stepping snap punch
Kiai
Shout
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Ichi
1
Sanju
30
Ni
2
Sanjuichi
31
San
3
Yonju
40
Shi, Yon
4
Yonjuni
42
Go
5
Goju
50
Roku
6
Gojusan
53
Shichi
7
Rokuju
60
Hachi
8
Rokujushi
64
Kyuu
9
Shichiju
70
Ju
10
Shichijugo
75
Juichi
11
Hachiju
80
Juni
12
Hachijuroku
86
Jusan
13
Kyuuju
90
Jushi
14
Kyuujushichi
97
Jugo
15
Hyaku
100
Juroku
16
Hyakuhachi
108
Jushichi
17
Sen
1,000
Juhachi
18
Man
10,000
Jukyuu
19
Oku
100,000,000
Niju
20
Cho
1,000,000,000,000
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Heian
Peaceful Way
Kanku Sho
Viewing the sky minor
Bassai Dai
To penetrate a fortress maj
Nijushiho
24 steps
Kanku Dai
Viewing the sky major
Sochin
Preserve Peace
Tekki
Iron Horse
Gojushiho Dai
54 steps major
Empi
Flying swallow
Chinte
Incredible hands
Jion
Named after the temple
Jiin
Named after the saint
Jitte
Ten hands
Gojushiho Sho
54 steps minor
Hangetsu
Half Moon
Unsu
Hands of a cloud
Gankaku
Crane on a rock
Wankan
Crown of a king
Bassai Sho
To penetrate a fortress min
Meikyo
Mirror of the soul