Common terminology 1

Dachi 立ち Stance

  • Zenkutsu-dachi         斜め前屈立            Front stance
  • Kiba-dachi                  騎馬立                    Horse Riding Stance
  • Kokutsu-dachi           後屈立                    Back Stance
  • Fudo-dachi,               不動立     三戦立    Immovable Stance
  • Kamae                        構え                        Fighting Stance
  • Seiza                           正座                        Sit/Kneel Quietly
  • Nekoashi-dachi        貓足立                    Cat Stance
  • Shizentai-dachi         自然体立                Natural Stance    
  • Heisoku-dachi           閉足立                    Closed-foot Stance




Kazu 数 Numbers

 

  • Rei                             零                                 Zero    
  • Ichi                            一                                 One
  • Ni                               二                                 Two
  • San                                                             Three
  • Shi (Yon)                   四                                 Four
  • Go                                                               Five
  • Roku                                                          Six
  • Shichi                        七                                 Seven
  • Hachi                         八                                 Eight
  • Ku                                                               Nine
  • Ju                                                                 Ten 
  • Ju Ichi                        十一                              Eleven
  • Ju Ni                          十二                              Twelve
  • Ju San                        十三                             Thirteen
  • Ju Shi                         十四                             Fourteen
  • Ju Go                         十五                             Fifteen
  • Ju Roku                     十六                             Sixteen
  • Ju Shichi                   十七                              Seventeen
  • Ju Hachi                   十八                              Eighteen
  • Ju Ku                         十九                             Nineteen
  • Ni Ju                           二十                            Twenty
  • Ni Ju Ichi                   二十一                        Twenty One
  • San Ju                        三十                            Thirty 

Common terminology 2

Uke 受 Block

  • Soto-uke                         中段外受                 Outside block
  • Uchi-uke                         中段内受                 Inside block
  • Gedan-barai                   下段払い                Downward block
  • Age-uke                          上段受 上げ受        Rising block
  •  Shuto-uke                     手刀受                     Knife Hand Block
  • Haito-uke                       背刀受       Reverse Knife-hand Block
  • Morote-uke                    諸手添受                 Augmented Block,


Geri 蹴 Kick

  • Ashi-barai                     足払                                 Leg Sweep
  • Hiza-geri                       膝蹴                                 Knee Kick
  • Keage                            蹴上                                 Snap Kick
  • Kekomi                         蹴込                                  Thrust Kick
  • Kin-geri                         金的蹴                              Groin Kick
  • Mae-geri                       前蹴                                  Front Kick
  • Mae-geri-kakato          前蹴踵      Front Kick with the Heel
  • Mawashi-geri               廻蹴                    Round-house Kick
  • Mikazuki-geri              三日月蹴                    Crescent Kick
  • Ushiro-geri                   後蹴                                   Back Kick
  • Ura mawashi-geri        裏廻蹴       Back Roundhouse Kick
  • Yoko-geri                       横蹴                                    Side Kick

Seiken-waza 拳技 Fist Techniques

 

  • Chudan-tzuki                   中段突                Stomach Punch
  • Jodan-tzuki                      上段突                        Face Punch
  • Gedan-tzuki                    下段突           Lower Level Punch
  • Gyaku-tzuki                     逆突                      Reverse Punch
  • Oi-tzuki                             追突                        Lunge Punch
  • Age-tzuki                         上げ突                      Rising Punch
  • Ippon-ken                       一本拳               One Knuckle Fist
  • Naka-daka ken               一本拳中高   Middle Knuckle Fist
  • Nukite                               貫手突           Spear-hand Thrust
  • Haito-uchi                        背刀 打 Reverse Knife-hand Strike
  • Tettsui                              拳槌打           Hammer-fist Strike
  • Shuto-uchi                       手刀打             Knife-hand Strike 
  • Uraken-uchi                     裏拳打                  Backfist Strike       

Parts of the body

  • Ago                                                                               Chin, Jaw
  • Ashi                                                                  Foot and/or Leg
  • Atama                                                                                 Head
  • Hana                                        鼻                                           Nose
  • Haisoku                                  背足           Reverse Foot (Instep)
  • Haito                                       背刀              Reverse Knife Hand 
  • Heiken                                    平券                                    Flat Fist 
  • Empi                                     , 猿臂                                   Elbow
  • Hiza                                                                                     Knee
  • Kakato                                                                                 Heel
  • Koshi                                                                                   Hips
  • Kubi                                                                                    Neck
  • Me                                                                                        Eye
  • Mune                                                                                Chest
  • Nakadaka ken                中指一本拳           Middle Finger Fist 
  • Nodo                                     咽, 喉                                    Throat
  • Nukite                                     貫手                              Spear Hand
  • Seiken                                    正拳                                Proper Fist
  • Shuto                                      手刀                              Knife Hand
  • Soku                                                                                    Foot
  • Sokutei                                  足底                       Sole of the Foot
  • Sokuto                                  足刀                                  Foot Edge
  • Suigetsu                              水月                               Solar Plexus 
  • Tekubi                                   手首                                         Wrist
  • Tettsui                                  鉄槌                            Hammer Fist
  • Ude                                                                             Forearm
  • Uraken                                裏拳                                   Back Fist
  • Yubi                                                                                Finger