STANCES

 

Zenkutsu Dachi ~ front stance

Kokutsu Dachi ~ back stance

Kiba Dachi ~ horse riding stance

 

AREAS OF THE BODY

 

Jodan ~ upper (head)

Chudan ~ middle (body)

Gedan ~ lower (groin and below)

 

 

BLOCKS

 

Age uke ~ rising block

Soto uke ~ outside block

Uchi uke ~ inside block

Shuto uke ~ knife hand

Gedan barai ~ downwards block

 

 

PUNCHES & HAND TECHNIQUES

 

Oi zuki ~ stepping punch

Gyaku zuki ~ reverse punch

Morote zuki ~ two punches

Sanbon zuki ~ three punches

Uraken ~ back fist

Kizame zuki ~ jab punch

Shuto uke ~ knife hand

KICKS

 

Mae geri ~ front kick

Yoko geri kekomi ~ side thrust kick

Yoko geri keage ~ side snap kick

Mawashi geri ~ roundhouse kick

Ushiro geri ~ back kick

Ashi barai ~ foot sweep