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Japanese Terms

  • STANCES DACHI
  • "Bow / Rray Position Musubai Dachi
  • Attention Position Heisoku Dachi
  • Ready Position Heiko Dachi
  • Natural stance Hachi dachi
  • Forward Stance Zenkutsu Dachi
  • Half Forward Stance Nename Zenkutsu dachi
  • Horse Stance Kiba Dachi
  • Back Stance Kokutsu Dachi
  • Wide Horse Stance Shiko Dachi
  • Cat Stance Neiko Ashi Dachi
  • Kneeling Stance Laigoshi Dachi
  • One Leg Stance Ippon Dachi
  • Cross Leg Stance Kosa Dachi
  • ‘ T ’ Stance Rinoji Dachi
  • Black Belt 6th Degree 'Rukudan'
  • PUNCHES ZUKI
  • Punching Techniques Zuki Waza
  • Upper Punch Jodan Zuki
  • Middle Punch Chudan Zuki
  • Lower Punch Gedan Zuki
  • Single Reverse Punch Oei / Kizami Zuki
  • Opposite Reverse Punch Gyaku Zuki
  • Combination of Oei zuki & Gyaku zuki Nihon Zuki
  • Combination of three Punch Sanbon Zuki
  • Beak Thrust Shi-Zuki
  • BLOCKS UKE
  • Blocking Techniques Uke Waza
  • Upper Block Jodan Age Uke
  • Outter Block Soto Ude Uke
  • Inner Block Uchi Ude Uke
  • Downer Block Gedan Uke / Gedan Barrai Uke
  • Knife Hand Sideward Block Chudan Shuto Uke
  • Two hand blocking techniques Juji Uke
  • One Hand Supported Block Morete Uke
  • Elbow Block Hiji Uke
  • Cresent Kick Block Hangetsu Barai Uke
  • Upper Cross Block Jodan Kosa Uke
  • Middle Cross Block Chudan Kosa Uke
  • Downer Cross Block Gedan Kosa Uke
  • KICKS GERI
  • Kicking Techniques Geri Waza (Kata)
  • Front Kick Mai Geri
  • Front Snap Kick Mai Mawashi Geri
  • Side Kick Yoko Geri
  • Snap Kick (Roundhouse) Mawashi Geri
  • Turning Kick (Thrusting) Yoko Kekomi
  • Back Kick Ushiro Geri
  • Reverse Snap kick Ura Mawashi Geri
  • Back Turning Kick Ushiro Kekomi
  • Back 360 Degree Snap Kick Ura Mawashi Geri (360)
  • Knee Kick Hiza Geri
  • Forward Jump Kick Mae Tobi Geri
  • Side Jump Kick (Flying) Yoko Tobi Geri
  • Chest Level Kick Kyobu Geri
  • Abdomen Level Kick Fukubo Geri
  • Groin Kick Kinteri Geri
  • STRIKE UCHI
  • Striking Techniques Uchi Waza
  • Back Fist Strike Uraken Uchi
  • Elbow Strike Hiji Ate / Empi Uchi
  • Open Hand Strike Haito Uchi
  • Open Hand Finger Strike Nukite
  • Hammer Fist Strike Kentsui Uchi
  • Chest Knifehand Strike Kyobu Shuto Uchi
  • SMASH ATE
  • Smashing Techniques Ate Waza
  • Upper Palm Heel Smash Jodan Shotei Ate
  • Upward Elbow Smash Tate Hiji Ate
  • Supported Elbow Smash Sasae Hiji Ate
  • Open Palm Heel Smash Shotai Ate
  • Fight (Sparring) Uraken Uchi
  • Start the bout Shobu Hajime
  • Start extended bout Shobu Hajime
  • To stop Yame
  • Fight on Tsuzukete
  • Resume fighting (Begin) Tsuzukete Hajime
  • Simultaneous Scoring so no point awarded to either contestant Aiuchi
  • One Point Uco
  • Two Point Waza-Ari
  • Three Piont Ippon
  • Win No Kachi
  • 1st Warning Chukoku
  • 2nd Warning Keikoku
  • 3rd Warning Hansoku Chui
  • Penalties Hansoku, Keikin & Shikaku
  • Exit from fighting area Jogai
  • Draw Hikiwake
  • Unacceptable as Scoring technique Torimasen
  • Right Migi
  • Left Hidari
  • More details for Kata & Kumite go to WKF rule on website
  • Count in Japanese 1-Ich, 2-Ni, 3-San, 4-Shi, 5-Go, 6-Ruku, 7-Sish, 8-Huth, 9-Ko, 10-Ju
  • Fist Seiken
  • Hand Te
  • Foot Ashi
  • Applications of Kata Bunkai
  • Karate Uniform Gi
  • Sweep Barai
  • Right Turn Usetsu
  • Left Turn Sasetsu
  • Right Hand Side Migigawa
  • Left Hand Side Hidarigawa
  • Breaking Techniques Atemi Waza
  • Cross Leg Sitting Anza
  • Hello, Good Day Konnichi Wa
  • Good Morning Ohayoo Gozaimasu
  • Good Night Oyasumi Nasai
  • Thank You Arigatoo Gozaimasu
  • Good Bye Sayonara

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South Asian Karatedo Federation (SAKF)
Self Defence Education Trust
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World Karate Federation International World Games Association Japan Shotokan Karate-Do Kanninjuku Organisation Japan
Asian Karatedo Federation
Government Of India & Indian Olympic Association
International Olympic Committee Karate Association of India
South Asian Karatedo Federation (SAKF)
Self Defence Education Trust
International Olympic
Sportaccord International Federations Union