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Shotokan Karate Terminology
These pages provide information that will be useful for any student trying to grasp the Japanese terminology of Karate. The terms have been divided into separate topics to make navigation of these easier, click on the tabs below and the directory of terms underneath will change to that topic.
Upper Rising Block. Used generally to guard against an attack to the face.
Leg Hooking Block, in which the leg is raised to the side and swung in a circle to deflect an opponents side kick to the abdomen.
Ankle Hooking Block. Normally used to block a front kick. It is similar in motion to Ashibo-Kake Uke.
CHUDAN UDE UKE
GEDAN BARAI UKE
GEDAN SOTO UDE UKE
JO UKE WAZA
KENTSUI UKE (Or TETTSUI UKE)
SOTO UDE UKE
TE GATANA UKE
UCHI UDE UKE
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