Karate terminology

Being from japan, the terms used in kyokushin to describe various mouvements and things are japanese.

Basics

KIHON WAZA

BASIC TECHNIQUES

Tsuki

Punch (thrust)

Uchi

Strike

Uke

Block

Geri

Kick

KIHON JUTSUGO

BASIC TERMINOLOGY

Anza

Relaxed Sitting

Arigato Gozaimasu

Thank You

Budo

Martial Way

Bunkai

Detailed study of kata techniques

Dan

Black belt grade

Dojo

Training Hall

Dojo Kun

Training hall's oath

Dogi (Gi)

Karate Uniform

Fumiashi

Step with a change of feet

Hajime

Begin

Hanshi

Honorable master

Ibuki

Forced Tension Breathing

Jisen Kumite

Full-Contact Fighting/p>

Jiyu Kumite

Free fighting

Kamaete

Take a ready stance

Karate

Empty hand

Kata

Form

Ki

Inner energy

Kiai

Energetic shout during katas

Kihon

Basics

Kihon Waza

Basic techniques

Kime

Focus

Kohai

Junior student

Kokusai

International

Kosa

Switch stance

Kotai

Change partner

Kumite

Fight

Kyokushin

Ultimate truth

Kyu

Rank before achieving black belt

Maai

Distance (between opponents)

Makiwara

Striking post wrapped in straw

Mawatte

Turn

Mokuso

Meditation

Mugorei

No Counting

Mushin

Without tought, empty mind

Naore

Return to starting position

Nogare

Steady breathing

Obi

Belt

Okuriashi

Shuffle step

Onegaishimasu

Please

Osu

Patience and determination

Otagai

Together

Rei (...ni Rei)

Bow

Renmei

Federation

Renma

Training

Renraku

Combinations

Seishin

Spirit

Seiza

Kneeling position

Sempai

Instructor (1e & 2e Dan)

Sensei

Teacher (3e & 4e Dan)

Shomen

Front of the dojo

Shihan

Expert (5e, 6e & 7e Dan)

Sosai

President

Tameshiwari

Breaking test

Tanden

Center of the body, below the navel

Waza

Technique(s)

Uchi Deshi

Apprentice undergoing internship in a dojo

Yame

Stop

Yasume

At ease

Yoi

Ready

Yudansha

Black belt holder

Zanshin

To remain alert

KAZU

NUNBERS

Ichi

One

Ni

Two

San

Three

Shi, Yon

Four

Go

Five

Roku

Six

Shichi, Nana

Seven

Hachi

Eight

Ku

Nine

Ju

Ten

Sanju

Thirty

Hyaku

Hundred

Sen

Thousand

Man

Ten thousand

Stances

DACHI

Stances

Yoi Dachi

Ready stance

Fudo Dachi

Immobile stance

Zenkutsu Dachi

Forward leaning stance

Uchi Hachiji Dachi

Inside character 8 stance

Sanchin Dachi

Three point stance

Kokutsu Dachi

Backwards leaning stance

Musubi Dachi

Open foot stance

Kiba Dachi

Horseback stance

Neko Ashi Dachi

Cat stance

Tsuru Ashi Dachi

Crane stance

Moro Ashi Dachi

One Foot Forward (two-foot) Stance

Heisoku Dachi

Closed Foot Stance

Heiko Dachi

Parallel Stance

Kake Dachi

Hooked Stance

Soto Hachiji Dachi

Outside Character "8" Stance

Shiko Dachi

Sumo Stance

Kumite Dachi

Fighting stance

Han Mi

Half Body Stance

Migi Ashi Mae

Right Foot Forward

Hidari Ashi Mae

Left Foot Forward

Hidari Ashi

Left Foot

Attack

BUKI

WEAPONS

Ashi

Foot or Leg

Chusoku

Ball (middle) of the Foot

Haisho

Backhand

Haisoku

Instep of the Foot

Haito

Inner Knife Hand

Hiji

Elbow

Hiraken

Flat Fist

Hiza

Knee

Kakato

Heel

Keiko

Chicken Beak

Koken

Wrist top

Kote

Forearm

Nakayubi Ippon Ken

Middle Finger Knuckle Fist

Nukite

Spear Hand

Oyayubi Ippon Ken

Thumb Knuckle Fist

Ryutoken

Dragon's Head Fist

Seiken

Forefist (correct fist)

Shotei

Palm Heel

Shuto

Knife Hand

Sokuto

Outside Edge of the Foot

Sune

Shin

Te

Hand

Teisoku

Arch of the Foot

Tetsui

Hammer Fist

Toho

Sword Peak Hand

Uraken

Backfist

NERAIDOKORO KOGEKIHOKO

TARGETS & DIRECTIONS

Age

Rising

Ago

Chin or jaw

Atama

Head

Chudan

Mid level ( plexus)

Ganmen

face

Gedan

Lower level

Hidari

Left

Hizo

Spleen

Jodan

Upper level

Kake

Hook

Kansetsu

Articulations (elbow, knee)

Kintama (Kin)

Groin, testicles

Kubi

Neck

Mae

Front, forward

Mawashi

Round, circular

Me

Eyes

Migi

Right

Nodo

Throat

Oroshi

Downwards

Sakotsu

Collarbone

Sayu

Left and right

Soto

Outside

Tobi

Jumping

Uchi

Inside

Ura

Reverse, backwards

Ushiro

Back

Yoko

Side

TSUKI WAZA

PUNCHING TECHNIQUES

Seiken -

Forefist –

- Oi Tsuki

– Lunge Punch

- Morote Tsuki

– Two-Handed Punch

- Gyaku Tsuki

– Reverse Punch

- Tate Tsuki

– Vertical Punch

- Jun Tsuki

– Side (corresponding)
Punch

Shita Tsuki

Lower Punch

UCHI WAZA

STRIKING TECHNIQUES

Seiken -

Forefist –

- Ago Uchi

– Chin / Jaw Strike

- Furi Uchi

– Hook Strike

Tetsui -

Hammer Fist –

- Oroshi Ganmen Uchi

Descending Face
Strike

- Hizo Uchi

– Spleen Strike

- Mae Yoko Uchi

– Forward Side Strike

- Yoko Uchi

– Side Strike

Uraken -

Backfist –

- Ganmen Uchi

– Face Strike

- Sayu Uchi

– Left and Right Strike

- Hizo Uchi

– Spleen Strike

- Oroshi Ganmen Uchi

– Descending Face
Strike

- Mawashi Uchi

– Roundhouse Strike

Nihon Nukite

Two-Fingered Spear Hand

Yonhon Nukite

Four-Fingered Spear Hand

Shotei Uchi

Palm Heel Strike

Shuto -

Knife Hand –

- Sakotsu Uchi

– Collarbone Strike

- Yoko Ganmen Uchi

– Side Face Strike

- Sakotsu Uchikomi

– Collarbone Driving Strike

- Hizo Uchi

– Spleen Strike

- Uchi Uchi

– Inside Strike

Hiji Ate

Elbow Strike

Mae Hiji Ate

Forward Elbow Strike

Age Hiji Ate

Rising Elbow Strike

Ushiro Hiji Ate

Backwards Elbow Strike

Oroshi Hiji Ate

Descending Elbow Strike

GERI WAZA

KICKING TECHNIQUES

Hiza Ganmen Geri

Knee Face Kick

Kin Geri

Groin Kick

Mae Geri

Front Kick

Mae Keage

Front Rising Kick

Soto Mawashi Geri

Outside Crescent Kick

Uchi Mawashi Geri

Inside Crescent Kick

Yoko Keage

Side Rising Kick

Mawashi Geri

Roundhouse Kick

Kansetsu Geri

Joint Kick

Yoko Geri

Side Kick

Ushiro Geri

Back Kick

Mae Kakato Geri

Front Heel Kick

Ago Geri

Chin / Jaw Kick/p>

Tobi Mae Geri

Jumping Front Kick

Defense

UKE WAZA

BLOCKING TECHNIQUES

Jodan Uke

Upper Block

Gedan Barai

Lower Parry

Chudan Uchi Uke

Middle Area Inside Block

Chudan Soto Uke

Middle Area Outward Block

Morote Chudan Uchi Uke

Two-Handed Middle Area Inside Block

Shuto Uke

Knife Hand Block

Juji Uke

Knife Hand Block

Kake Uke

Hooked Block

Shotei Uke

Palm Heel Block

Mawashi Uke

Circular Block